BA Economics 2009 Through the Arts Co-op Program, Josephine Fong worked as a Project Co-ordinator with Blackberry. She managed three projects: writing project charters, project plans, and work breakdown schedules.
Alexey Pazukha’s dual degree in Electrical Engineering and Economics offered “an opportunity to fulfill both my interests simultaneously.” “Electrical engineering and economics are complementary,” he says, “in the sense that it is impossible to engineer any product or service without understanding the underlying economics.” Learn more.
During his 4th at UBC, Economics and Psychology major Deyan Ivanov participated in a Community-Based Learning course that had students partnered with the Network for Inter City Community Services Society. “It's good to be able to say ‘This is what I did, and you can read about it in the paper.’ The main advantage of community learning is that it sets you apart from the rest of the crowd.”