Third year is the time to start building connections in the community.
Gain career experience
Second year is the time to start exploring potential career paths.
As you enter into your specialization this fall, you have an opportunity to begin to ask new questions about how your studies are equipping you for next steps after school and, ultimately, to pursue an exciting career that matters to you.
First year is where you get your first glimpse of the possibilities that a science degree can bring.
Keep these 5 points in mind as you consider your specialization options:
One of the key strengths of a Bachelor's Degree is the breadth of your skills and experience.
Your degree is designed, in part, to prepare you for jobs that don't yet exist and so that you can be adaptable as the job market shifts with new technologies and changes. It isn't all about acquiring hands-on skills, but also the continual development of non-technical competencies that develop your career and you as an individual. Some of the top skills you're developing and that translate directly to employable traits are included below:
What comes after grad? Meet professionals with BSc degrees from diverse work and research fields.
Join us at our annual event where we bring BSc alumni to chat with you about what they got up to after graduation and how they ended up in diverse fields by leveraging their Bachelor of Science degree. You might be surprised at all of the places a BSc can take you.
Love competition? Want to practice your analytical, problem solving, and presentation skills? SCI Team is presenting the annual Science Case Competition where you can flex your Science muscles and synthesize your knowledge to create a comprehensive solution to a real world challenge.
Other than Co-op, there are numerous on-campus job positions for UBC students to build work experience.
Apply for winter positions in August. Apply for summer positions in March.
Give back to the community and make the UBC experience great for new and current students.