LFS Academic and Career Engagement Team

LFS ACE Team

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.

Programming

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.

Date

Event

Thurs. Oct. 13th 5pm-6pm (Vancouver time) on Zoom Greet Your Grad School
Starting to wonder what you want to do after undergrad? Are you wondering what types of graduate studies and opportunities are out there?
Well, you're in luck! Join the LFS ACE Team and meet some LFS alumni who have pursued or are currently pursuing graduate studies will be at the event to share their experiences, career journeys, and answer your questions! Whether you are interested in business, education, food science, and more, this is your chance to see what is out there for you! You can't miss this!
Click here for more info about graduate schools
Thurs. Nov. 24th 5pm-6pm in
Hebb 116
Let’s Talk about Research
This event is focused on sharing experiences and ways for LFS Undergraduate students who were looking for research opportunities. There will be panelists from different majors at LFS to share their undergraduate research experiences in the field of animal welfare, marine biology, insulin encapsulation and winery. Also there opportunities for you to get your questions answered about research as an undergrad student.
TBD Connect with LFS Majors
This event brings program advisors/coordinators and senior year students together to answer questions students had about different majors offered in LFS.
Wed. Mar. 29, 2023 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. It is a great opportunity to get practice networking and build connections.

Date

Workshop

Mon. Oct. 24th 3:30pm-5:00pm in the Peña Room, IKBLC 301 Time Management Skills Workshop
This workshop will focus on improving time and project management skills. Presenters from Chapman Learning Commons will help you practice time management techniques and bring tips on time management that will help you in your classes and work. After this workshop, we hope you can find the strategies that fit your style most!
TBD Map Your Major with LFS ACE Team
Watch a recording of the event here
To help you prepare for the Connect with Majors event, this workshop will give students a bigger picture of all academic options 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.
TBD Networking 101 Workshop
This workshop designed to help students explore formal, semi-formal and casual networking strategies. Rob Kim, the LFS career Strategist, will be present as our guest speaker. This workshop is perfect for students who are inexperienced with networking in person and want to build their skills for future career opportunities (e.g., the Career Stories with LFS Alumni Event).

The Communications Committee develops all the assets and marketing materials for all ACE events and workshops. They also work closely with Student Services to support specific communication initiatives.

 

Want to join the ACE Team?

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.

Applications for the LFS ACE Team Lead roles have now closed.

Applications for LFS ACE Committee roles are now closed.

Learn more about the LFS ACE team roles

 
 
 

Still Have Questions?

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.