UBC’s Sauder School of Business Early Career Master’s program is fast-paced one-year business management program that may be a welcome alternative to spending 2 or 3 years getting an undergraduate business degree or a masters.
Many students go to college or university with the notion that by going they’ll be doing something that will improve their chances of finding a high-paying job. However, a recent study out of the U.S. suggests there is actually a negative correlation between striving for that six-figure salary and your own subjective happiness.
In Canada, the title “professional engineer” is restricted by law. When you hold a P.Eng., you are licensed to practice engineering in the province or territory where it was granted. The licence also gives you the right to use the letters P.Eng. after your name. You are not legally an engineer or a professional until you have the P.Eng.
Dev Aujla and Billy Parrish recent published a free ebook that outlines the steps you can take to start a promising career that helps change the world without having to live off of instant ramen noodles for the rest of your life.
“Arts students have so many transferable skills, from communication, writing, to research,” says Phoenix Lam, the program administrator for the University of British Columbia’s Arts Internship Program.
With much of the population concentrated in cities, they are an obvious place to find high profile opportunities for a new career. But not everyone has the interest or means to work in the city and it’s possible to find yourself in a small town with seemingly limited options.
Depending on your interests, there are positions within the retail industry for students and recent grads in everything from fashion to business to marketing to interior decorating (store design) to industrial engineering (manufacturing) and more!