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UBC named one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People for tenth consecutive year

For the tenth consecutive year, UBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2022. This special designation recognizes employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people starting their careers.

The Postdoctoral Fellows Office (PDFO) is proud to have received special acknowledgement for the ninth consecutive year, for the support, advocacy, and professional development opportunities provided to UBC’s postdoctoral community. In addition to the Foundations of Career Planning Program, Postdoctoral Fellows Teaching Internship and the PDFO-SPARC Internal Review Program, the PDFO introduced in 2021 a six-week Summer Institute in Project Management designed to provide foundational knowledge in project management.

The PDFO is also proud to offer three annual orientation sessions for new postdocs, as well as professional development workshops on topics such as time management, networking, and grant writing.

The PDFO continues to develop new programming for UBC’s postdoc community. In addition to finalizing a revamped Foundations of Career Planning Program expected to launch in mid-2022, upcoming initiatives include a Winter Institute in Project Management designed to provide participants with practical project management experience.

Read the UBC announcement.