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COVID-19 and UBC's response

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Science Alumni Profile: Adjoa - Geophysics, '18

UBC Science alumni have gone on to build meaningful and fulfilling careers in sectors around the world. Our conversations with alumni have told us that your journey through Science and beyond isn’t a linear path but a complex navigation of right and left turns, and even some dead-ends, that will eventually lead you to where you're meant to be.

Our Science Alumni Spotlight Series will show you the breadth of career paths that UBC Science alumni have pursued, and offer a fresh perspective on new opportunities to discover. 

Science Alumni Profile: Serena - Integrated Sciences, '15

UBC Science alumni have gone on to build meaningful and fulfilling careers in sectors around the world. Our conversations with alumni have told us that your journey through Science and beyond isn’t a linear path but a complex navigation of right and left turns, and even some dead-ends, that will eventually lead you to where you're meant to be.

Our Science Alumni Spotlight Series will show you the breadth of career paths that UBC Science alumni have pursued, and offer a fresh perspective on new opportunities to discover. 

Science Alumni Profile: Jonathan - Chemistry, '07

UBC Science alumni have gone on to build meaningful and fulfilling careers in sectors around the world. Our conversations with alumni have told us that your journey through Science and beyond isn’t a linear path but a complex navigation of right and left turns, and even some dead-ends, that will eventually lead you to where you're meant to be.

Our Science Alumni Spotlight Series will show you the breadth of career paths that UBC Science alumni have pursued, and offer a fresh perspective on new opportunities to discover. 

Science Alumni Profile: Pavin - Environmental Science, Minor International Relations, ‘15

UBC Science alumni have gone on to build meaningful and fulfilling careers in sectors around the world. Our conversations with alumni have told us that your journey through Science and beyond isn’t a linear path but a complex navigation of right and left turns, and even some dead-ends, that will eventually lead you to where you're meant to be.

Our Science Alumni Spotlight Series will show you the breadth of career paths that UBC Science alumni have pursued, and offer a fresh perspective on new opportunities to discover. 

Science Alumni Profile: Iyad - Integrated Sciences, '14

UBC Science alumni have gone on to build meaningful and fulfilling careers in sectors around the world. Our conversations with alumni have told us that your journey through Science and beyond isn’t a linear path but a complex navigation of right and left turns, and even some dead-ends, that will eventually lead you to where you're meant to be.

Our Science Alumni Spotlight Series will show you the breadth of career paths that UBC Science alumni have pursued, and offer a fresh perspective on new opportunities to discover.

Science Alumni Profile: Maisie - Biochemistry, '06

UBC Science alumni have gone on to build meaningful and fulfilling careers in sectors around the world. Our conversations with alumni have told us that your journey through Science and beyond isn’t a linear path but a complex navigation of right and left turns, and even some dead-ends, that will eventually lead you to where you're meant to be.

Our Science Alumni Spotlight Series will show you the breadth of career paths that UBC Science alumni have pursued, and offer a fresh perspective on new opportunities to discover.

Cover Letter Looking Empty? Here’s How to Strengthen It

Preparing a cover letter when you have zero or irrelevant experience.

A cover letter is an important part of a job application. Writing one can be challenging, especially if your work experience isn’t obviously or directly relevant to the position you’re applying to, or if you don’t have much professional experience yet! There are some strategies you can implement to make sure your cover letter is still strong and impressionable.

Developing Your Career: Your Future After Fourth Year

Fourth year is the time to reflect on your experience at UBC.

Your fourth year at UBC may feel intimidating. You may or may not be graduating this year, and there is a good chance that you are starting to feel daunted by questions about your future. Questions like, “How can I stand out to employers?”, “What can I do with my degree?” and “What happens if I don’t get into my preferred graduate program?” are common for UBC students in their upper years. Answering these questions is going to require consideration of factors that are unique to you.

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