Career Talks

The Co-op and Career Development Centre brings you Career Talks a series of 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. These panel talks are open to all registered Langara students and are free to attend.

The Career Talks series has concluded for the Spring 2022 semester. Thank you to all the panelists, students, and faculty who joined us at these events. Career Talks will return in the Fall 2022 semester – stay tuned for updates.

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Spring 2022 Events

Human Resources and Recruiter Panel 
Tuesday, January 25 | 4:30 pm–6:00 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.

Engineering Panel
Tuesday, February 1 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to their careers in mechanical, electrical, computer, and chemical engineering.

Business Development Panel
Wednesday, February 9 | 4:30 pm–5:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to strategic planning, business development, operations, and community development.

Criminal Justice Panel
Wednesday, February 16 | 11:30 am–12:30 pm
Industry experts and recruiters speak to careers in policing, fraud, parole, and other criminal justice careers.

Accounting Panel
Friday, March 4 | 2:30 pm–3:30 pm

Industry experts will speak to accounting practices from large firms to small companies. A representative from CPABC will also be available to answer questions. 

Business Operations and Supply Chain Panel
Wednesday, March 9 | 4:30 pm–5:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to business operations, logistics, supply chain, and global business considerations.

Project Management Panel
Friday, March 11 | 2:30 pm–3:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to their careers in technology, finance, health, and business.

Marketing Panel
Tuesday, March 15 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Industry experts will speak to all aspects of marketing, digital marketing, and account management.

Entrepreneurship Panel
Wednesday, March 30 | 4:30 pm–5:30 pm 
Hear from entrepreneurs about how they started their businesses. Included will be an introduction to Futurpreneur a funding program for entrepreneurs.

See the list of past Career Talks events from previous semesters.

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