Opportunities to learn by doing through real world business projects, Internships and co-op education are core part of the UBC Sauder experience for all of our graduate and undergraduate students.
While at UBC Sauder you will also enjoy numerous opportunities to add to your network of contacts by attending events with business leaders, alumni
Find a mentor
Regular industry events help you find a mentor within the business community
Internships, co-op programs and other work experience opportunities help you build your resume.
Learn by doing
During your program, you'll have opportunity to apply what you learn in real world.
Build your network
Graduate with a valuable network of contacts, including students, hiring managers
CEOs and alumni.
Network and build practical experience
At UBC Sauder the academic side of your learning experience is balanced out by opportunities to work and connect with organizations that need your skills. Below are a few examples
Gain a competitive advantage
For BCom students, co-op education is a fantastic way to gain career-building, paid work experience relevant to your BCom specialization. UBC Sauder co-op students perform valuable, useful work and develop skills and a professional network that help launch a career after graduation.
Manage a real multimillion-dollar portfolio
Targeting a career in the global capital markets? The UBC Portfolio Management Foundation program provides a select group of BCom students with the opportunity to work with industry mentors to manage a real multimillion-dollar portfolio as part of a unique real-world learning experience.
Connect with employers and influencers
UBC Sauder acts as a bridge between students and employers, alumni and other members of the broader business community. Events like the UBC Sauder Entrepreneurship luncheon, which provides a unique opportunity for students to showcase their start-up businesses, help bring everyone together.
Help local social enterprises grow
Master of Management students at UBC Sauder can put their business skills to work on community-enhancing projects with not-for-profit and social enterprises in Vancouver. Students use their expertise in business planning, market expansion, community planning and environmental sustainability initiatives to help make a difference.
Solve live business problems
A highlight of the UBC MBA program is the summer experiential learning component. Students use their learning and skills to solve live business problems as part of a hands-on internship or entrepreneurial project - from consulting and financial analysis to driving forward a new business idea.
Release your inner entrepreneur
You don't need to invent an app or start a business to be an entrepreneur; you can also become an 'intrapreneur' within a company or help build a fledgling start-up. We offer courses, options and tracks in entrepreneurship. And when your "eureka" moment arrives, expert support - and even seed money - is on hand.
Drive social innovation
Vancouver is developing into a recognized innovation hub, and UBC Sauder is part of it. The Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub supports early stage ventures devoted to solving social and environmental problems using for-profit business models. The Hub provides working space, expert faculty and alumni mentors, and support from UBC Sauder students.