Education

Maddy showed resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic to adapt UBC CCEL’s plans to an online format.

In his position with the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute, Ayan has gained practical experience and exposure to negotiating the balance between sustainability and development.

Matthew is gaining experience in promoting socioeconomic equity and justice for Indigenous youth through his role as the Development Student Assistant with GEERing Up!.

As the UBC Thunderbirds Social Media Coordinator, Amanda has had the opportunity to embark into a new field of sports journalism that has enhanced her writing abilities.

Cassandra’s role with UBC Safety & Risk Management allowed her to consider a new career path in emergency management that she can utilize with her studies in Geography.

Viet’s Co-op experiences as a Research Assistant and Strategy Analyst helped him learn the technical skills that led him to his dream career as an Economist for the Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Working at organizations that advocate for community development and investment helped Namomba to discover her interest in impact investment and social entrepreneurship.

Crystal’s Co-op experiences allowed her to foster her passion for digital user experience, which helped her land her dream job as a Content Strategist at Facebook.

Nicole is now able to professionally curate exhibitions and create digital writing content since completing her co-op term with the University of Victoria’s Special Collections and University Archives Department.

After completing her co-op term at the Bamfield Marine Science Centre library, Yvette has grown her skills in data management and collection development that will help her feel confident in future careers.