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SFU Vancouver - Harbour Centre

515 West Hastings Street

Room 1400

Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3

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Connects you (international graduate students in the social sciences) to programs, services, and resources to support your career.

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SFU Urban Studies, with support from SFU Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, is hosting an SFU Career Services Fair and professional development panel with local employers designed especially for international students in the social sciences hoping to build their careers in the Vancouver Region.

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Time: 1-5 PM

Date: March 6

Location: SFU Harbour Centre Campus, Room 1400

Cost: Free, Register now!

International social sciences graduate students! Not sure about where you’re going with your degree? Connect with services, resources, and employers at Access BC. Hear what local employment experts have to say about graduate student opportunities and professional development at our event. While this event is aimed at SFU international graduate students, it is open to the public. We welcome anyone interested in learning about employment opportunities and services for those with international backgrounds.

What is it for?

Access BC will connect you (international graduate students in the social sciences) to programs, services, and resources to support your career and professional development.

Our schedule:

Services & Supports Booths, Networking Opportunities (1:30 - 3 pm)

Moderated Panel Discussion: Insights From Local Employment Experts (3:00 pm – 4:30 pm)

Closing (4:30 – 4:40 pm)

Networking (4:40 - 5:00 pm)

What's in it for me?

You will:

Connect with services and resources that cater to your specific needs and concerns as international social sciences graduate students;

Gain valuable insight about MetroVancouver's job market from employment experts;

Get a chance to share and discuss your current situation and future at the roundtable, and network.

Along with a services fair featuring the SFU offices that can help you prepare for a career in Canada, a forum of local experts and employers will provide their perspectives on the Vancouver labour market and finding work in our region.

Confirmed panellists include:

Shagun Bhanot, Engagement Manager, Vantage Point

Mark Masongsong, CEO and Co-Founder, UrbanLogiq

Nicoleta Radoi, Senior Associate Director, SFU Advancement Services

Natasha Jeshani, Vice President, HR & Recruitment Consultant, CareerContacts

Confirmed services include:

Mitacs

Library+Research Commons

Faculty of Arts + Science Co-op

Health + Counselling Services

Career + Volunteer Services

International Student Services

Graduate + Postdoctoral Studies

Got more questions?

Contact leanne_roderick@sfu.ca

Harbour Centre is an accessible building. If you have any accessibility concerns or requests, please contact Leanne Roderick using the email address above.

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