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.

Thank you to all the panelists, students, faculty, and staff who participated. A special thank you to RBC Royal Bank, our Premier Sponsor, for supporting this panel series. Career Talks will return in the fall 2021 semester. Stay tuned for updates.

Past Spring 2021 Career Talks events included:

Human Resources Panel 
Tuesday, January 26 | 10:30 am–12:00 pm
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
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
Industry experts will speak to their careers in biotech, molecular biology and more.

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

Careers in Science Panel 
Tuesday, February 23 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering and Technology; hear a day in the life of the different scientists, researchers, and business development specialists.

Criminal Justice Panel
Wednesday, February 24 | 11:30 am–12:30 pm
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
Industry experts will speak to their careers in civil, biomedical, chemical, and software engineering.

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

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

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

Accounting Panel

Friday, March 19 | 11:30 am–12:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to accounting practices from large firms to small companies. 
Julian Robertson, Senior Student Recruitment Officer for CPABC will also be available to answer questions. 

Entrepreneurship Panel 
Friday, March 26 | 12:30 pm–1:30 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. These industry innovators will speak to how they assess the need in the market, market research, and balance working on the idea and on the business.

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

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Employers are subject to change. Check this page for updates.
For any questions regarding Career Talks, contact career@langara.ca