Your experiences will open doors to new opportunities and help clarify understanding of your values and interests.
UBC Materials Joint Student Chapter
Participate in social events and industry nights, and learn about opportunities in metals and materials engineering.
Gain hands-on technical experience in developing new satellite technologies.
UBC Mars Colony
Develop your technical skills in manufacturing and design and get experience working in a multi-disciplinary team.
Collaborate with a team working with open source software or get experience with 3D printing.
Work in a team to design, build, test and race a submarine at the annual competition.
UBC Concrete Canoe
Design, fabricate and race a 20-foot long canoe made of concrete and participate in an annual competition.
Apply your technical skills to design and build products and automation systems from campus waste products.
Materials Engineering Research Colloquium
Learn about graduate research work within the department during this day-long event in December and April of each year.
Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, UBC Student Chapter
Network with industry professionals and attend guest lectures to learn about the mining field and potential career paths.
Departmental research opportunities
Reach out directly to faculty members to ask about potential research positions.
UBC Engineering Co-op
Gain work experience in materials engineering between study terms.
Canadian Biomaterials Society, BC Student Chapter
Meet like-minded individuals who share your interest in research in the biomaterials field.
The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society Annual Meeting and Exhibition
Attend the annual meeting held in February and participate in undergraduate student competitions and events.
Women Who Rock
Connect with a mentor in the mining community, get inspired, and learn about career opportunities in the field.
AME Roundup Convention
Attend a mineral exploration industry convention in term 2 and network with professionals.
ASM International, BC Chapter
Join local events to learn about the applications of material processing in industries related to your areas of interest.
Canadian Materials Science Conference
Participate in the student poster competition at the annual conference held in June.
Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM – Learning Centre
Access the online library for live recordings of conference sessions, workshops, interviews, webinars, and presentations.
Engineering job board
Check out engineering employment opportunities.