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.

Attend the ACE Team events that run throughout the year!

Date

Event

Mon. Nov. 2nd
12pm-1:30pm (PST)
Let’s Talk about Research (Click here to watch the recording)
Click here for more info on different types of research opportunities
This event is focused on providing the tools and resources for LFS Undergraduate students who were looking for research opportunities. Students learn about the various ways they can take part in research opportunities by hearing from other students who have participated in research.
Fri. Nov. 20th
11am-12pm (PST)
Is Grad School Right for Me (Click here to watch the recording)
Click here for things to think about when contemplating attending graduate school
This event showcases the numerous possibilities and pathways that can lead up to graduate school. Panelists talk about their experience during their application and time in graduate school. Students also hear about what the graduate school application process looks like.
February 2021 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 panel of LFS Alumni sharing stories about the connections between their LFS degree and their career. Afterwards, there is a round robin networking activity, where students will have an opportunity to speak a few different alumni in smaller groups.
Early March 2021 Discover Your Major
This event brings program coordinators and senior year students together to answer questions students had about different majors offered in LFS.

Date

Workshop

Thurs. Oct. 29th
1:30pm-2:30pm (PST)
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
4:00pm-5:30pm (PST)
ACE Your Way through Finals Season (Click here to register)
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.

More information to be released by November 2020.

 

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 across the Peer Programs Network and the broader community of student leadership on campus.

Click here to find out more about the role

 
 
 

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.