Tri-mentoring Orientation 2007

Categories: Career

How are the first few days back in school? Having lots of fun, meeting old and new friends, or feeling grumpy that the summer has ended? Hope that you all are enjoying a brand new start in the new school year.

Don’t know if you have already heard about the news; this year, the tri-mentoring program has EXPANDED and has recruited mentors from- ready for the list?- Telus, IBM, Microsoft, EA, Business Objects, Apple, MDA, Blast Radius, Accenture, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency! All of these organizations have sent out mentors to share past experience with us fellow students!

Also, for junior students, here is a great chance to find out all the things that you are wondering about: joining coop, choosing courses, obtaining programming experiences, and how to get a good coop job etc. In tri-mentoring, you will find that devoted senior students who are more than glad to share their experiences with you!

Don’t miss out on the great one-on-one opportunity to interact with these fantastic people! Come out to the Tri-mentoring orientation and find out what this program is all about!

Date: Sept 11, 2007
Start Time: 5:30
Place: DMP 110

When: 

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 - 18:30 to 20:00

Where: 

DMP 110

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Career

Tri-mentoring Wrap Up - Call for volunteers

Categories: Career

Want to meet people from MSFT, EA, IBM, BOBJ, Telus, AAPL, and MDA? Or just looking for a chance to gain more volunteering experience, show leadership & get involved in CS?

Either way, come join us to run the Tri-mentoring Wrap Up event on April 3rd evening.

To show our appreciation, the 3 volunteers will be given both: - free catered dinner (reception food, better than pizza & pop) - free T-shirt

The 3 volunteers will be registering mentors and mentees from 5:15-6:15pm. Then they are welcome to join us in the reception and social mingling afterwards until 7:30pm.

Interested? Email James Lo at jlo_at_thecube_dot_ca (preferably by March 29th, 2007)

Time: 5:15-6:15pm Venue: Sage Bistro Address: 6331 Crescent Road, Vancouver

When: 

Tuesday, April 3, 2007 - 18:15 to 19:15

Where: 

Sage Bistro, 6331 Crescent Road, UBC (next to Rose Garden)

Tri-Mentoring Kick Off!

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The annual kick-off for students and industry people involved in Tri-Mentoring at UBC Dept. of Computer Science.

More to come.

When: 

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 17:00 to 19:00

Where: 

Graduate Students Society Ballroom

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Career

Tri-Mentoring Information Session 2006

Categories: Career

Are you interested in being mentored by an industry or faculty member? Are you curious about what it’s like to be working in the high tech industry? Please think about joining the tri-mentoring program to:

  • connect with an industrial/academic mentor who will offer insights into future opportunities;
  • improve job search skills;
  • establish important industry contacts;
  • explore various career options;
  • hone your networking and communication skills;
  • share your CS experience by mentoring a junior undergrad student.

We have recruited mentors from big companies and organizations such as Business Objects, EA, IBM, MDA, Telus, Blast Radius and BC Cancer Agency. We also recruited various faculty members and technical staff from our own department as mentors.

If you are interested in finding out more about the program, please come to the info session and orientation on Tuesday, September 12, at 5:30 pm in DMP 310. Please note that attending the orientation is a requirement for joining the program. Juice will be provided. Please bring a snack.

Please email Mary Anne Lyons at [email protected] to sign up for the info session and orientation.

When: 

Tuesday, September 12, 2006 - 17:30 to 18:30

Where: 

DMP 310

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Career