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 2023 semester. Thank you to all the speakers, students, faculty, and staff who participated in this semester's activities and many thanks to RBC for supporting this event series. Stay tuned for more speaker events in the Fall 2023 semester!
Past Spring 2023 Events
Business Career Talk (online via Zoom)
Wednesday, January 18 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
- Lais Carvalho Leite, Manager Strategic Planning & Corporate Development at Innovation Networks (Alumni)
- Jennifer-Lee Gunson, Founder & Podcast Marketer at J-Pod Creations
- Simrandeep Singh, Warehouse Manager at Canadian Dry Storage (Alumni)
Engineering Career Talk (on campus)
Monday, February 6 | 5:30 pm–7:00 pm | T Building Gallery
- Ankur Partap Singh, Mechanical Engineer at McCue Engineering Contractors
- Derek Yau, Transportation Engineer at Translink
- Jenikka Javison, P.Eng., Rainwater Management Engineer at the City of Vancouver
- Sandy Buchanan, Chief Security Officer/Security Engineer at Mirai Security
Criminal Justice Career Talk (online via Zoom)
Tuesday, February 7 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
- Correctional Services Canada – Kiyoka Burrows, Parole Officer
- FINtech Legal – Emmanuelle Rouleau, Attorney at Law
- Vancouver Coastal Health – Sinead O'Sullivan, Addiction Counsellor (Social Worker)
- Vancouver Police Department (VPD) – Constable Michelle Neufeld, Recruitment
Project Management Career Talk (on campus)
Thursday, March 2 | 5:30 pm–7:00 pm | Library Building, Room L224
- Isabel Ferreras, Project Manager at Premium Brands Holding Corporation
- Farnoush Haddadi, HRIS Analyst & Project Manager at Atira (Alumni)
- Lawrence Carrington, IT Project Manager at Langara College
- Navid Ahmadi, Project Manager at Vancouver Coastal Health (Alumni)
Human Resources and Hiring Tips Talk (on campus)
Wednesday, March 8 | 12:30 pm–1:30 pm | T Building Gallery
- Christine Apsega, Recruiter, STEMCELL Technologies
- Keren Cruz-Guerrero, Recruitment Advisor, Providence Health Care
- Manisha Owan, People and Culture Advisor at Telus (Alumni)
- Sally Puri, Recruitment Relationship Manager, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) (Alumni)
Accounting & Finance Career Talk (on campus)
Wednesday, March 8 | 3:30 pm–4:30 pm | T Building Gallery
- Darren Prins, Partner, Invictus Accounting Group LLP
- Mirela Oliveira, Consultant Finance and Performance, Deloitte (Alumni)
- Sean Jensen, Associate, Baker Tilly Corporate Finance (Alumni)
- Steven Lin, Senior Manager Strategic Finance, Bench Accounting
- Tim Tran, Associate, PwC Canada (Alumni)
Marketing Career Talk (on campus)
Wednesday, March 8 | 5:30 pm–6:30 pm | T Building Gallery
- Emma Cruickshank, Brand Activation Manager, Sleemans Breweries Ltd.
- Daisy Ya, Senior Marketing Data Analyst, Electronic Arts (EA)
- Thomas Golka, Coordinator Marketing & Citizenship, RBC
See the list of past Career Talks events.
Panelists and event details are subject to change. Check this page for updates.
For any questions regarding Career Talks, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.