Beyond the BSc

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Designed for UBC Science students.

Participate in a series of small virtual workshops designed to help you take the first steps in transitioning from the lecture hall to the workplace.

These workshops will help you dig deeper into the experience gained through your BSc.
You’ll get the chance to identify what’s transferable to the workplace, brush up your résumé & cover letter, practice interview skills, and more.



Attend all the virtual workshops, or just register for a few. Just make sure to commit to attend.



All virtual workshops are free to attend for UBC Science undergrads.


For everyone

You don’t have to be graduating to attend. Register for any of the virtual workshops beneficial to your career and personal development.

Student Reviews

“Helpful in freaking you out about the real world, so you want to start doing something.”

“Guides you on how to properly and effectively market yourself.”

“A fantastic informational program that helps better prepare your career path.”

"This series was immensely helpful - I feel much better prepared [for the workplace] than I previously was!"

Workshops & Certificate Option

Beyond the BSc - formerly known as the Graduating Workshop Series - includes both virtual live workshops and additional resources and support on Canvas. When you participate in three virtual workshops, attend the Alumni Networking Night, and complete the reflection assignments, you'll be recognized for your achievement with a Certificate of Completion. You can use this as an example to demonstrate your motivation and follow through to employers.

Virtual workshops are held Saturday mornings, 10 - 11:15 AM, in January. Alumni Networking Night is on Wednesday Jan 31, 2024, from 6 - 7:30 PM.

What Can I Do with My Science Degree? Saturday Jan 20, 2024

Discover how to build a well-designed life and career using design-thinking principles and resources like "What can I do with my Science degree?"


Telling the story of your degree: Interviews, Networking & Career Fairs
Saturday Jan 27, 2024

Explore ways to navigate interviews and networking events with confidence and expertise.


Alumni Networking Night | Wednesday Jan 31, 2024

Network with BSc alumni from a variety of career fields to find inspiration for careers you might not have considered before. Learn more about this event.


Telling the story of your degree: Resumes, Cover Letters & LinkedIn | Saturday Feb 3, 2024

Tailor your job application, resume and LinkedIn profile to highlight your achievements and stand out to employers.


Job Search Strategies: What is the hidden job market and how can you access it? Saturday Feb 10, 2024

Strategize to find and land the job you want, and explore how to access the hidden job market through networking.



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Additional Career Development Resources

Browse volunteer and job positions on UBC CareersOnline

Drop by the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers for career advising and resources

Check out other career-building events and workshops