4 Day Career-Launching Bootcamp

Career Readiness & Business Skills

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Tuesday to Friday at UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St. (Lower Level)

Cost $650.00

May 9-12

8:30am – 5:00pm

May 16-19

8:30am – 5:00pm

May 23-26

8:30am – 5:00pm

Sponsored by

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Can't make the May Bootcamp?

Contact us anyway to be put on the waiting list for our fall session

MAY 9 - 12

8:30am – 5:00pm Tuesday to Friday

Day One

Featured Speaker:
Dana Stephenson
Co-Founder, Riipen

Make the Leap from Student to Professional

Discover & articulate your Career Story

Overview of Live Business Projects

Day Two

CRG Personal Style Profile: Learn your role on the team

Adapt your communication style effectively

Harness Team Dynamics to excel at Business Projects

Find your style profile in C2C database of 300 hiring companies

Day Three

Featured Speaker:
Donna Shum
Service Line Delivery Lead
Cognitive Process Transformation
IBM Global Services, IBM Canada

Transfer your academic training into the workplace

Tap into creative problem-solving talent

Approach business challenges from a variety of angles

Hone your presentation skills

Day Four

Featured Speaker:
Tina Star
Senior Account Manager, 6S Marketing

Translate your Career Narrative & Business Projects into: Resume, Cover Letter, Elevator Pitch, Networking, Interviews

Organize Informational Interviews from Sponsor List & Database

Develop Career Action Plan

Hone your presentation skills

MAY 16 - 19

8:30am – 5:00pm Tuesday to Friday

Day One

Featured Speaker:
Sam Bath
Director of People & Culture, TELUS

Make the Leap from Student to Professional

Discover & articulate your Career Story

Overview of Live Business Projects

Day Two

Featured Speaker:
Philippe Arrata, Senior Vice President, Best Buy Corporate

CRG Personal Style Profile: Learn your role on the team

Adapt your communication style effectively

Harness Team Dynamics to excel at Business Projects

Find your style profile in C2C database of 300 hiring companies

Day Three

Featured Speaker:
Andrea Lindsay, Senior Campus Recruiter, RBC

Transfer your academic training into the workplace

Tap into creative problem-solving talent

Approach business challenges from a variety of angles

Hone your presentation skills

Day Four

Translate your Career Narrative & Business Projects into: Resume, Cover Letter, Elevator Pitch, Networking, Interviews

Organize Informational Interviews from Sponsor List & Database

Develop Career Action Plan

Hone your presentation skills

MAY 23 - 26

8:30am – 5:00pm Tuesday to Friday

Day One

Featured Speakers:
Judy Liang, Talent Acquisition, Lisa Wong, HR Specialist, and Hermina Khara, Senior Manager Global Talent Vision Critical

Make the Leap from Student to Professional

Discover & articulate your Career Story

Overview of Live Business Projects

Day Two

Featured Speaker:
Tim Sjogren
People Solutions Consultant from Vancity

CRG Personal Style Profile: Learn your role on the team

Adapt your communication style effectively

Harness Team Dynamics to excel at Business Projects

Find your style profile in C2C database of 300 hiring companies

Day Three

Featured Speaker:
Adera Angelucci
Co-Founder, Spiro Creative

Transfer your academic training into the workplace

Tap into creative problem-solving talent

Approach business challenges from a variety of angles

Hone your presentation skills

Day Four

Translate your Career Narrative & Business Projects into: Resume, Cover Letter, Elevator Pitch, Networking, Interviews

Organize Informational Interviews from Sponsor List & Database

Develop Career Action Plan

Hone your presentation skills

MEET OUR GUEST SPEAKERS

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Sam Bath
Director-People & Culture

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Tina Star
Sr. Digital Account Manager

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Philippe Arrata
Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

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Judy Liang
Talent Acquisition Co-Ordinator

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Lisa Wong
HR Specialist

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Hermina Khara
Senior Manager, Global Talent

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Andrea Lindsay
Senior Campus Recruiter

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Adera Angelucci
Co-Founder, Spiro Creative

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

C2C has researched and organized into a collection—easily accessed on their website—three hundred Vancouver and Lower Mainland Companies who have hired recent university grads in the last two years. Grads will do interactive work with these company profiles as we believe that the more they become aware of the opportunities and career paths available, the more they will make an informed choice on what companies to focus their time and energy on while seeking their career-launching position.

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Self-awareness

Using DISC profiling, learn about your strengths and challenges; discover your purpose and focus your search
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Business skills

Work on business cases to develop skills such as:

  • Quantitative analysis
  • Problem solving
  • Persuasion and influence
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Confidence

Analyze, innovate and present in a multi-media environment that encourages intensive participation

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Communication skills

Learn how to communicate on a team, and while networking, to make connections that open doors

HEAD INSTRUCTORS

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JENNIFER FRASER

After obtaining her PhD, Jennifer spent seven years designing courses and lecturing at U of T. When she moved to Victoria in 2003, she taught English and creative writing in international independent schools, as well as directed, produced and wrote plays for a student theatre program. She has presented her academic work at forums across the US and Europe while researching and writing her books. Her interdisciplinary publications revolve around the importance of mentorship and empathy in the transfer of knowledge. Jennifer is a certified consultant in DISC profiling as well as in empathy facilitation.

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John Fagan

John works as a Career Educator in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Victoria. His background includes mechanical engineering work in Southern Africa, industrial sales and management in Alberta/Saskatchewan, and most recently professional practice curriculum building with UVic Engineering. He is passionate about learning and teaching, having worked with UVic Learning and Teaching Centre as an instructional skills instructor/facilitator. His academic background includes diplomas in in mechanical technology (1985);business/project management (1990); A BA Honours in philosophy (2006), and he is currently working on an MA in Education (Curriculum Studies), with his research focus on learning ethics and professionalism in engineering undergraduate programs. Having completed his philosophy degree with a millennial cohort, John enjoys success in coaching millennials on realizing and actualizing their potential.

HOW TO APPLY

First, you will fill a short application form and submit your resume to us. We will contact you with any further questions or concerns.

Payment Options

If cost presents a problem, please apply and let us know and we will explore ways to support you. All Successfully Completed Programs will earn a certificate