There are many, many resources out there to help you get involved. Here are some we'd like to share with you!
- Alma Mater Society (AMS)
Take time to explore the AMS website as they are the student society representing you! Their website is a wealth of information from student government to campus life to AMS Connect. It is a good resource for junior and senior students alike.
- CUS Student Clubs
If you are interested in one specific area of business, check out some clubs under the Commerce Undergraduate Society. Or for more clubs outside of business, visit the AMS website - there are over 300 AMS clubs to choose from! No matter what your likes and/or dislikes, the AMS is bound to have a club that piques your interest.
- Arts Tri-Mentorship Program
Having a mentor never hurts. The Faculty of Arts has initiated their very own Tri-Mentorship Program, perfect for Arts students. Senior students (generally 3rd or 4th years) are matched with mentors already working in careers that are of interest to students. The senior students in turn mentor a junior student (2nd year) to help them make the most of their campus experience. Matches between mentors and mentees are based on area of study, academic and career interests, and long-term career goals.
- Go Global
Go Global is a key resource at UBC that develops and facilitates international learning opportunities through study, research and service learning. Offers students transformational, experiential learning experiences that promote global awareness, meaningful engagement and cross-cultural understanding.
- Global Vision Junior Team Canada
Provides real world experience by taking youth on economic or development missions into foreign markets. Ambassadors meet with industry, developmental, government, community and youth leaders to explore pertinent global issues as well as business opportunities on behalf of their sponsors. Team members will also promote cross-cultural understanding and private sector development. Global Vision also offers a few other programs besides JTC.
- Forum For Women Entrepreneurs
FWE currently runs seven programs to educate and help women accelerate their entrepreneurial opportunities to launch, lead, build, and invest in their businesses. Geared towards business women mainly, but they do have Roundtable discussions and internship program for students.
- Vancouver Board of Trade's Leaders of Tomorrow
The Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) Mentorship Program brings together post-secondary students and industry experts to develop the leadership and managerial skills of Vancouver's future business leaders. Once accepted into the program, Vancouver's future business leaders develop their skills further in Mentorship, Volunteerism, Networking & Leadership.
- The Company of Young Professionals
The Company of Young Professionals is a leadership development program of The Vancouver Board of Trade, designed specifically for young professionals under the age of 32. CYP is based on three pillars: Connectorship, Leadership and Volunteerism. It is also western Canada's most active business association.