Tech Thursday is a series of monthly panels where industry experts will talk about a day in the life of their career, the position and skills required to do their work, and tips for students entering their company. A variety of job types, career paths, and future outlooks will be presented each month. The panels are open for all registered Langara students, they are held on Zoom and free to attend. Event registration closes 2 hours prior to the start of the event.
Students who participate in 5 career events this spring semester can participate in the Career Explorer Passport Contest for a chance to win a $350 tuition credit prize! See full contest details.
Spring 2022 Events
Tech Thursday: Recruiters
January 27, 2022 | 5:00 pm–6:15 pm | Virtual event via Zoom | Register
Hear tech recruiters share insights about the hiring process and tips for students.
- Anna Hicks, Technology Staffing and Recruiting at S.I.Systems
- Alan Hackett, Technical Recruiter at Bench Accounting
- Mia Tapp, Recruitment at Zapier
Tech Thursday: Careers in Computer Science
February 17, 2022 | 12:30 pm–1:45 pm | Virtual event via Zoom | Register
Hear from a software engineer, a software developer, a data scientist, a cloud engineer, and cyber security professional about their career paths.
- Daniel Lai, Senior Bioinformatics Scientist at BC Cancer
- Regina Yuen, Software Engineer at EA
Sandy Buchanan, Chief Security Officer, Mirai Security Inc.
Farzaneh Hosseini, Software Developer at Best Buy Canada (Alumni)
Tech Thursday: Web Design and Development Careers
March 31, 2022 | 12:30 pm–1:45 pm | Virtual event via Zoom | Register
Hear from web designers specializing in user design and functionality.
Liz Brito, Project Manager | Frontend Developer | Web Developer at 2 Guys with Knives (Alumni)
- TBA, UX/UI
- TBA, Web Programmer
See the list of past Tech Thursday events from previous semesters.
Employers are subject to change. Check this page for updates.
For any questions regarding Tech Thursday, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.