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Career Resources

We've got all you need in this Career Resources section to help you find a job. Plan your career, get salary info and more.

UBC Career Services

UBC Science Co-op

ICICS/CS Reading Room Resources (in ICCS Room 262):

Online resources

The Riley Guide: Gives extensive listings of online sites and services useful for job searching

Quintessential Careers: Comprehensive career development site

TalentEgg: Canadian web site for upcoming and new graduates- has job postings and career advice

Interview resources

Microsoft Interview: Great overview of process and types of technical interview questions

William Poundstone, How would you move Mount Fuji? Microsoft's cult of the puzzle: How the world's smartest companies select the most creative thinkers.

CareerCup: Interview candidates' reports from Microsoft, Amazon, etc.

Techinterview.org: Puzzles

MSDN Blogs

LeetCode: Preparing for technical coding interviews

HackerRank: Practice algorithms and find jobs

Glassdoor: Find what coding questions your next interview asks, among other things

ePortfolio ideas

Codeplex.com or codeproject.com: Favourable mention on coding sites

TED talk: Mashups

TED talk: Pictures say so much more than words

Visualizations can easily be done in the browser using Google code

YouTube video  YouTube video:  Why not present your topic using a 3-minute video (but spend 100×3 minutes for its production)?

Ghost in the Pixel: Tips for Portfolios

Quora: What do clients/employers/recruiters look for in a UX portfolio?

The Geek Weekly: Tips on how to put together a digital portfolio

Bright Hub: What to look for in a job candidate's electronic profile - advice for recruiters 

Career Contacts

Career Planning and Placement Coordinator, UBC Computer Science

Diane Johnson
Room 253, ICICS/CS Building
Email:  dianejoh@cs.ubc.ca
Phone: 604-827-3258