Career Resources

Career Day

This event occurs annually in October and is open to both graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, providing them with an opportunity to hear from leading professionals in different career streams including academia, industry, government and education.


  • UBC Career Services – Counselling, job posting links, CV development, 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