Launch a career in Canada

Launch a Career in Canada

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre.

Launch a Career in Canada is UBC’s annual networking event dedicated to supporting the career development of UBC International Students. International students have the opportunity to connect with Industry Professionals, many of whom were once International Students, and learn how they made a successful transition from UBC to the Canadian workplace.

Discover how industry professionals across different sectors launched their careers in Canada. 

Learn more about the Canadian job market and gain valuable and practical tips on establishing a career in Canada. The event will feature:

  1. A Panel Conversation with Alumni Professionals. Hear the stories of former UBC international students now working in Canada.
  2. Roundtable Speed Networking Sessions. You'll have the opportunity to ask international alumni about their experiences & advice.
  3. A Networking Reception. Connect during a networking reception (refreshments and appetizers will be served). 

This event is limited to current international UBC students.

Registration is $10 (GST included, non-refundable). Registration will be opening soon.

Panel Conversation


A list of our 2019 Panelists is coming soon!

Student Moderator

Sharon Shamuyarira, 4th year Bachelor of Commerce

Sharon Shamuyarira is in her 4th year at UBC pursing a Bachelor of Commerce, specializing in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources as well as Business Technology Management at the Sauder School of Business. Sharon is one of the sixty UBC recipients of the prestigious MasterCard Foundation Scholarship. In line with this, she has served as President of the UBC Africa Business Club, highlighting emerging business opportunities on the continent. She is a talented orator and has been honored to be one of the featured speakers for the Walrus Talks on Africa’s Next Generation and Jumpstart Opening Ceremonies where she addressed 4000 first year students.

Event Contact

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers