Employment and Settlement Support Initiative

Connecting With Your Community

This event is held in collaboration with S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Listen and chat with professionals from different fields. Get insight into different careers!

Jessica Garcia – Resource Manager, Randstad Canada

As resource manager for Randstad Canada, Jessica tries to find the best candidates for her clients' vacancies, as well as finding the best fit for her candidates. Hiring for administrative roles, Jessica can provide much insight on job search if you want to develop your career in administration.

Khurram Virani | Founder & Head of Education at Lighthouse Labs

Khurram has a strong passion for two things: coding and teaching. This is what drove him to co-found and teach at Lighthouse Labs. He is also a Partner at Functional Imperative, a boutique software agency which has hired several of his own grads.

Gleb Vaguine | Business Development Associate at SAP

Gleb Vaguine is the Co-Founder of Killwood Inc., a sustainable lifestyle goods company that creates premium products from Pine Beetle Kill Wood. He launched Killwood in 2016 as a Kickstarter campaign and has grown this local startup to gain global attention from magazines such as British GQ to Bloomberg Business. When he is not working on developing Killwood he is pursuing a career at the business software company SAP.

Adnan Sarwar

Public Speaker/ Entrepreneur;  Career College Teacher, Adjunct Professor, UBC
After graduating from the London School of Business with  BSc. MBA, and IT degrees, he moved to Canada, choosing it as his new home. He is passionate in helping international students and new immigrants through his wide experiences in different walks of life.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

Time: 6pm-8pm

Location: SFU BBY – Global Student Centre (AQ2013)

Please register here.

Snacks and refreshments will be provided. 

Mentor Mondays

This event is held in collaboration with S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Meet a local professional for 20 minutes and get more insight into their working field! Each session is short, so come prepared with a list of questions you would like to ask beforehand.

Stay tuned for mentor bios.

Date: Monday, November 6, 2017

Time: 6pm-8pm

Location: SFU Surrey (exact location TBA)

Please register here.

GSC Drop-in Services

This event is held in collaboration with S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

If you’re looking for work or wanting to settle in Canada, drop by to receive information about career mentorship opportunities and settling in BC.

Date: Every other Monday starting on October 2

Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm

Location: SFU BBY - Global Student Centre (AQ 2013)

Drop-in Career Support

Learn how to write a resume, cover letter, prepare for a job interview, and how to find jobs on campus.

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: TBA

For more details on employment options and regulations, visit Employment and Volunteer Options.