UBC Diploma in Accounting Program

Career Development

Find the Right Opportunity

Accounting is utilized in practically every business and industry and the demand for accounting professionals continues to grow. Pursuing this career pathway opens doors at home and abroad whether your aspirations are entrepreneurial or more corporately aligned.

Who Hires our Grads

Amazon Coast Capital Savings Lululemon Athletica
Aritzia Davidson & Company MNP
Auditor General of BC Deloitte Parks Canada
BDO Canada EY PwC
Bench Accounting Fortis RBC
BMO Bank of Montreal Grant Thornton Scotiabank
Bosa Properties Hootsuite Smythe
Canada Revenue Agency JOEY Restaurant Group TD

UBC Diploma in Accounting Program: Employer Experience

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Take Charge of your Career

UBC DAP reaches beyond the classroom to help you develop your career. Find the career path and job that's right for you by:


Joining our workshops, one-on-one career coaching, exclusive networking events connecting students with top employers, and other beneficial resources

Personal Marketing

Developing your personal marketing plan

Accounting Industry

Gaining insight into the accounting industry

Understanding the value of a CPA designation and successfully apply for the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP)

One-on-One Career Coaching

Reap the benefits of a personal coach for face-to-face or online guidance with self-assessment, career planning, job search skills, and the transition to professional life. The coaching relationship begins at orientation and continues throughout the program.

Career Development Workshops

Attend our career development workshop series that is offered alongside the accounting recruitment cycle to hone your career development skills, and help you navigate the CPA Public Practice firm and industry recruitment and hiring processes

Jobs, Events & Career Resources

Access the Sauder Business Career Centre’s online career management database 24/7 that features job postings, event notices, and other career resource tools and materials.

Networking & Recruiting Events

Meet people in the industry and build your network by attending UBC DAP networking and recruitment events synchronized to the accounting professional recruitment cycle.

Join the UBC DAP Student Club

Get involved with the UBC DAP Student Club by participating in volunteer opportunities or attending events. The club connects you with accounting professionals through recruiting and networking events such as Casino night, Summer BBQ, Alumni Night, firm office tours, industry events, and information sessions.

Alumni Career Services 

Take advantage of our commitment to provide support through the Sauder Alumni Career Service program for personal coaching, online resources, events, webinars, and job postings throughout your working career