Career Resources

Career Day

This event occurs annually in October and is open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellow.

It provides an opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to hear from leading edge professionals in different career streams including Academia, Industry, Government and Education.


  • UBC Career Services – counselling, job posting links, resources on CVs, interviewing, etc.
  • ScienceCareers – Extensive advice, information, news, postings on careers in science, postdocs, etc.
  • Naturejobs – Career advice, tools, job postings
  • – Multiple links to career advice on graduate school, postdocs, jobs




CVs and Résumés

  • The Career Doctor: Turning a CV into a résumé – Mary Morris Heiberger and Julie Miller Vick
  • How to Write a Winning Résumé – Peter Fiske
  • CVs that Open Industry Doors – Dave Jensen
  • Model CVs and comments from the Faculty of Medicine / UBC PDA Professional Development workshop on Preparing and Applying for Positions in Alternative Careers

Dealing with Problems

Papers of Interest