Spring 2021 Career Talks

The Co-op and Career Development Centre brings you Career Talks Presented by RBC Royal Bank – a series of virtual career panels that will feature experts from a variety of industries. Each panel will focus on a different theme including hiring trends, science & tech, business, and more. The panels are open for all registered students, they are held on Zoom and free to attend.

Note: Event registration forms will close two hours prior to the start of the event. Please contact career@langara.ca if you have any questions.

Human Resources Panel 
Tuesday, January 26 | 10:30 am–12:00 pm | Register
Industry experts will speak to the hiring process, hiring tips including resumes, cover letters and interviews. Panelists will also speak to networking. This is an opportunity to gain insights and tips that can help you align your career interests.

Hiring Trends Panel 
Tuesday, February 2 | 10:30 am–11:30 am | Register
Industry experts will speak to growth and changes in their industry sectors as well as their hiring programs.

Biology/Bioinformatics Panel
Tuesday, February 9 | 10:30 am–11:30 am | Register
Industry experts will speak to their careers in biotech, molecular biology and more.

Physics Panel 
Thursday, February 11 | 10:30 am–11:30 am | Register
Speakers will include UBC graduate students.

  • Sarah Morris, UBC PhD in Medical Physics
  • Erik Frieling, UBC PhD in Optics/Atomic Physic

Careers in Science Panel 
Tuesday, February 23 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm | Register

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering and Nursing; hear a day in the life of the different scientist, researchers, and health care providers

Criminal Justice Panel
Wednesday, February 24 | 11:30 am–12:30 pm | Register
Industry experts and recruiters speak to careers in policing, fraud, parole, and other criminal justice careers.

Engineering Panel
Tuesday, March 2 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm | Register
Industry experts will speak to their careers in civil, mechanical, software, and environmental engineering.

Project Management Panel
Monday, March 8 | 6:30 pm–7:30 pm | Register
Industry experts will speak to their careers in technology, construction, finance, health, and business.

Marketing Panel
Tuesday, March 9 | 2:30 pm–3:30 pm | Register
Industry experts will speak to all aspects of marketing, advertising, and digital marketing.

Business Panel
Thursday, March 11 | 10:30 am–11:30 am | Register
Industry experts will speak to business operations, supply chain, and human resources.

Accounting Panel
March date and time TBA
Industry experts will speak to accounting practices from large firms to small companies. CPABC will also be available to answer questions.

Entrepreneurship Panel 
Friday, March 26 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm | Register
Entrepreneurs who are also Langara Alumni will share their stories on starting a business and how they took an idea, a product, or service and created a business. These industry innovators will speak to how they assess the need in the market, market research, and balancing working on the idea and on the business.

Environmental Panel
Tuesday, March 30 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm | Register
Industry experts will speak to environmental, sustainability, and green initiatives in business.

 

Fall 2020 Career Talks events included:

Human Resources Panel 
Monday, September 28 | 10:30 am–12:00 pm
Industry experts will speak to the hiring process, resumes, cover letters, interviews, and networking. This is an opportunity to gain insights and tips that can help you align your career interests.

Industry Trends Panel 
Thursday, October 1 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to growth and changes in their industry sectors as well as campus programs.

Physics Panel 
Monday, October 5 | 10:30 am–11:30 am
Industry experts will speak to their careers technology, radiology, medicine, and more.

Chemistry Panel
Wednesday, October 7 | 11:30 am–12:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to their careers in toxicology, biochemistry, organic, and medicinal chemistry.

Engineering Panel
Wednesday, October 14 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to their careers in civil, mechanical, software, and environmental engineering.

Biology/Bioinformatics Panel
Thursday, October 15 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to their careers in biotech, molecular biology and more.

Criminal Justice Panel
Thursday, October 22 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm

Industry experts and recruiters speak to careers in policing, fraud, parole, and other criminal justice careers.

Health Care Panel
Tuesday, October 27 | 2:30 pm–3:30 pm
Come to this session to hear about the varying careers in Health Care, thoughts for the future, and knowledge on the recruitment process.

Data Science/Data Analytics Panel
Thursday, October 29 | 4:30 pm–6:00 pm
Industry experts will speak to their careers in technology, finance, health, and business.

Project Management Panel
Tuesday, November 3 | 6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to their careers in technology, construction, finance, health, and business.

Accounting Panel
Tuesday, November 17 | 2:30 pm–3:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to accounting practices from large firms to small companies. CPABC will also be available to answer questions.

Finance Panel
Wednesday, November 18 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to finance as a career in traditional banking, investment, insolvency, and actuary work.

Business Panel
Thursday, November 19 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to business operations, supply chain, and human resources.

Marketing Panel
Tuesday, November 24 | 4:30 pm–5:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to all aspects of marketing, advertising, and digital marketing.

Industry Innovator Panel Talk with Langara Alumni 
Monday, November 30 | 4:30 pm–5:30 pm
Entrepreneurs who are also Langara Alumni will share their stories on starting a business and how they took an idea, a product, or service and created a business. Panelist questions will include: how they assess the need in the market, market research, balancing working on the idea and on the business, and how this complements the individual and their lifestyle.

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For any questions regarding Career Talks, contact career@langara.ca