Industry Mentors' Expectations

Our program has extremely dedicated industry mentors, many who have been involved with the program for multiple years and who are very experienced professionals. They have a great desire to help students and make a positive difference for them. They are also busy people with numerous professional and personal obligations.

They are committed to being your mentor. What they expect from students is that you honor the commitment that you have made with them.

This means that:

Tri-Mentoring Information and Resources

NOTE: Remember to scroll to the bottom of this page to view the following documents:

*Tri-Mentoring Student Learning Objectives  *TM program suggested activities  *Junior student possible questions for senior student

 1. Tri-Mentoring Program Key Features and Responsibilities

Computer Science Tri-mentoring Wins UBC Helen McCrae Award

The UBC Office of the Vice-President, Students annually recognizes exceptional contributions and significant improvements to the UBC student experience and learning environment. For 2016, they’ve selected UBC Computer Science’s tri-mentoring program to receive the Helen McCrae Award. The award is presented to a student service provided by AMS, GSS, or UBC programs that aids in student development.

Building CS Skills and Experience

Besides working at co-op or summer jobs, here are additional ways you can build your computer science-related skills and experience.

Finding Summer Jobs and Internships

Getting a summer job isn’t just about making money. Ideally, you want to find a job that also builds your career-related experience and develops your transferable and soft skills. Here are some tips to make finding that job easier.

(NOTE: A number of these ideas were gleaned from a past article from the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Career Action web page (now offline), as well as the article 10 Summer Job Search Tips for Students by Josh Dehaas.)

Alumni Job Postings

If you have any questions about these positions, please contact

E-Portfolio Tech Talk By Axiomzen: Free And Inexpensive Startup Technologies You Can Use For Your Projects

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm
DMP 110

Chris Scott - Mobile Technology Lead Eric Lin - Full Stack Engineer Marc Kuo - Full Stack Engineer Nick Chow - Producer Axiomzen is a local Vancouver company specializing in the design and development of complex, scalable, and multi-platform experiences. RSVP. Axiomzen builds native mobile and web applications as well as the cloud infrastructure to tie them together. See here [1] for more details. Please sign up below so we know how much food to order. [1]

Programming Interview Resources Drop-in Clinic

Thursday, February 6, 2014 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Presented by the ICICS/Computer Science Reading Room

Browse some of our materials to help you prepare resumes and study for programming interviews.

Access our book lists and ebooks.

Find resources on networking, social media, presentation & communication skills.

Drop by for 10 minutes or however long you like.

Pick up some free giveaways (notebooks, highlighters, etc.).

Deloitte Info Session

Monday, January 20, 2014 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
9th Fl., Sauder School of Business

We’re searching for talented individuals for the following:

UBC Tech Career Fair

Thursday, January 30, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm

The fair is happening Thurs. Jan 30, 10 am to 4 pm in the Life Sciences Centre. Last year over 50 companies attended, and we're expecting a similar number this year.

The fair gives students an excellent chance to speak with recruiters and other company representatives about new graduate, summer, internship, or co-op positions.

Some resources to help you prepare for the fair (provided by Diane Johnson, our department's Career Planning and Placement Coordinator).

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