The LFS Academic and Career Engagement Team (ACE Team) focuses on delivering programming related to academic success and career development that allows participants to gain and apply relevant skills, be exposed to campus and Faculty-specific resources, and engage with their peers.
The ACE Team is a of group LFS students representing all four programs, they are invested in creating a sense of community and support in the areas of academics and career-related development opportunities for their peers.
Your LFS: Career Stories with Our Alumni
This event provides students with an opportunity to connect with alumni from the LFS Faculty and gain perspective on how our alumnus’ degrees helped them get to where they are. The event will consist of a round robin networking activity, where students will have an opportunity to speak a few different alumni in smaller groups on Zoom. It is a great opportunity to get practice networking.
ACE Your Way through Virtual Involvement (Click here to watch the recording)
This workshop is centered around the different student leadership opportunities available in LFS. It will feature our very own LFS student leaders and staff to share about their own experiences in student involvement. Students will learn the different resources that UBC LFS offers to stay connected during these unprecedented times. At the end, there will be a Q&A portion where students will be able to ask the guest panel any questions.
Fri. Nov. 27th
ACE Your Way through Finals Season (Click here to watch the recording)
This workshop will give students insight on how to better manage their time and stress levels to set them up for success. Students will learn many strategies through various interactive learning activities, a presentation done by both a UBC Peer Health Educator and the student leaders of the ACE workshops committee.
Tues. Mar. 16th
Design Your Major (Click here to watch the recording)
Building off of the Discover Your Major event, this workshop will give students a bigger picture of all majors in LFS, by presenting summaries, highlights, and key considerations. Students will have the opportunity to think about their degree more holistically in regards to non-academic experiences and take part in activities inspired by Designing Your Life webinar presented by the UBC Centre for Student Involvement & Careers. Time will be allocated for a Q & A portion and students will leave this workshop with a collection of resources to support their further exploration.
Members of LFS ACE Team gain specific skills in the areas of project management and student development, increase their knowledge of student resources and outlets, and expand their friendships and professional relationships across the Peer Programs Network and the broader community of student leadership on campus.
Applications for team lead positions will open in March 2021 and applications for committee members will open in April 2021.
If you’re unsure about what opportunities will best help you meet your goals, we encourage you to visit LFS Student Services
to meet with our student engagement officer, career strategist, academic advisor, or all three! We’ll help you narrow
down your choices and share what we know about how to reach beyond campus to build your network.