Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Build your career: October 2016

Simran K. was hired by the CRA to work in their IT department.

Student success story

Simran K., a Computing Science and Information Systems student, completed two Co-op terms with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). After completing her Co-op terms, Simran was hired by the CRA to work in their IT department part-time and also serves as a CRA Campus Ambassador.

“I’ll be providing information on the student hiring program, sharing my experience working in the public service, acting as a liaison between Douglas College and the CRA, and increasing awareness about positions at the CRA,” Simran said.

Simran is well-positioned to launch her career with the CRA when she graduates next spring.

October's hot job

Bank of Montreal (BMO) New Westminster Station Square is hiring for a Customer Service Representative posting (#1600019214). This role is three full days a week – Monday, Friday and Saturday (the branch’s busiest days). With the right scheduling of classes, you could manage this role while finishing your studies. If you are looking at a retail banking career with the opportunity to move up within the branch environment, you’re an ideal candidate! To find out more, contact the Student Employment Centre (604-527-5889 or sec@douglascollege.ca) or visit BMO’s website.

October events

Oct. 25Meet the Pros: Secure Your Future - Employers representing various organizations in the securities and public safety sectors will be on campus to take part in an employer-panel event, answering questions about what it takes to secure work in their industry. Canada Border Services Agency, the RCMP and the New Westminster Police Department are a few of the organizations attending the event. For more information and a full list of employers, see here.

Coming soon

Nov. 2College 2 University 2 Career - In collaboration with SFU’s Career Services Office and Science Department, this event will be of interest to all Douglas UT Science students. Learn tips and get advice from current SFU students (and Douglas alumni), as well as science sector employers on what it takes to make your education-to-work journey a successful one. 5:30-8pm at SFU Burnaby. Contact the SEC to register.

Employers on campus

Oct. 27 РCanada Border Services Agency will be in the New Westminster Campus Concourse recruiting for Summer 2017 job opportunities. 10am-2pm. Bring your resum̩!

Stay in the loop

Let us help you find - and then do - what you love. Be the first to know when employer-related events are coming to campus or receive job alerts for off-campus work opportunities posted on our job board. Register now with the Student Employment Centre. Click on the Students/Alumni icon on our home page and follow the prompts to complete your free user registration.


The SEC and Co-op offices are in rooms S2844 and S2850 at the New Westminster Campus, and in room A1430 at the Coquitlam Campus.