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UCalgary Career Services: In the Works

Jun 24, 2022

Social media content creators are popping up everywhere: podcasts, YouTube, Instagram, TikTok and Twitch. Can this unconventional profession be an established career choice for students, and how might it fit into a long-term career plan?

In this episode, Labib Ahmad and Harrison Yeung discuss what it takes to have a...


No plan, no worries with Labib Ahmad and Harrison Yeung

Feb 21, 2022

Do you remember being asked as a kid, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question that haunts people throughout their careers — where am I going? Well, we have good news: it’s totally okay to not know what you want to do. In this episode, Labib Ahmad and Harrison Yeung discuss their career paths...


Dec 13, 2021

In this episode, we take a peek into recruitment and culture by chatting with Lauren Bozko, a recruiter with Litco Law. She tells us about the unique way they interview potential employees, how they've cultivated a culture that ensures that staff love what they do and where they work. Lauren shares why she thinks...


Dec 13, 2021

In this episode, David and Lawrence sit down with an old friend! Hasnaien Ahmed (BSc '19) was a longtime volunteer with Career Services and is now studying medicine at the University of Alberta. He discusses some of the challenges of medical school and how he reframed "failure" to stay resilient, motivated and...


Dec 13, 2021

Does attending post-secondary count as a career move? We think so — additional education shapes your career in many ways and can open up more options for you in the future. Grad school is one of those options — it can lead to higher salaries, advanced roles and may even be required for positions in research and...