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. These panel talks are open to all registered Langara students and are free to attend.
Fall 2022 Events
Tech Thursday: Careers in Tech (online via Zoom) | Register
September 29, 2022 | 5:00 pm–6:15 pm
- Amed Rodriguez, Senior Software Developer at Shopify
- Srishti Yadav, Machine Learning Engineer at CubicFarm Systems Corp
- Justin Yau, Deputy Chief Information Officer at Langara College
Tech Thursday: Career Prep (on campus) | Register
October 27, 2022 | 5:00 pm–7:00 pm | T Building Gallery
- Hear from recruiters about the process, practice mock interviews, and learn how to present yourself as a great candidate for the tech industry. This event requires students to have a current resume, cover letter ready and be prepared to engage in practice interviewing with feedback.
Tech Thursday: Careers in Software Development (online via Zoom) | Register
November 24, 2022 | 5:00 pm–6:15 pm
Past Events: Spring 2022
Tech Thursday: Recruiters
January 27, 2022 | 5:00 pm–6:15 pm | Virtual event via Zoom
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
Hear from a software engineer, a software developer, a data scientist, 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)
- Liz Brito, Project Manager, Frontend Developer at Fidelity Factory (Alumni)
- Ozair Peracha, Senior UX Designer at Mastercard
- Mike Bunce, Senior Program Manager at TELUS Digital
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.