"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." —Benjamin Franklin
In today's job market, you need to take a proactive approach. It's not enough to be educated, you also need to have networking and work experience.
Our Faculty can help you prepare for your future through a number of innovative and successful initiatives that will allow you to connect with the real world long before you graduate. These programs are an opportunity for students to develop their skills, expand their horizons and help others. They may also provide a road-test for future careers.
Peer Education Program
Get ahead in your career planning and help your fellow students by volunteering as a Career Peer!
Career Peers coach other students on their resume writing and interview skills, enabling you to:
Apply for the Career Peer Education Program (or one of the 16 other peer programs at UBC.)
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Experiential learning is a core philosophy in our Faculty. Find out how you can connect with your community while gaining professional experience.
Jointly-run between Land and Food Systems Co-op and the Science Co-op, this program offers students the opportunity to augment academic studies with full-time relevant paid work. Paid work assignments are a minimum of four months and are monitored by Faculty Advisors. Applications are accepted from second year students who have a GPA of 70% or higher.
For more information about the program please visit the Science Co-op website.
The Faculty's Tri-Mentoring program creates networking opportunities through "clusters" or "triads." Clusters/triads consist of a junior student (first or second year), a senior student (third/fourth year or graduate student) in the same program, and an industry-related professional.
As an educator, you can give your students the opportunity to discover the undergraduate degree programs and career options offered through the Faculty of Land and Food Systems. Our Faculty offers a free, interactive presentation on degree and career choices available through the Faulty.
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The Faculty uses student-centered learning to educate a new generation that is equipped to understand and resolve pressing societal issues concerning food safety, resource use and the state of our shared environment.
What You and Your Students Gain:
Sample Presentation Topics:
Applied Animal Biology
Food and Environment; Plant and Soil Sciences:
Businesses started by LFS/Agricultural Sciences Alumni