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Getting Ready for the Job Market - EVSC

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How can we be best prepared?
Start-ups
Healthcare
Technology
Education
Business
Telecommunications
Jacqueline Lang
BASci Computing Science (2014-2018)

Kevin N.
Jeffrey Leung
BASc Computer Science (2014-2019)
Junior Full Stack Engineer (intern)

Government
Teaching Assistant
Embedded Software
Developer Co-op

Sierra Wireless
Lighthouse Labs

B.Sc. Environmental Sciences
Water Science

Game Design
One Major+Minor, Endless Possibilities
William W.
LadiesLearningCode.ca
CareerCruising.ca
User: sfucareer
Pass: explore
Bridges.ca
According to Post-Secondary Program
Workbc.ca
Explore careers by education & salary
siteID: 0061399
pass: sfucareer
TAKE ACTION
With others

Active experience
Volunteer
Your Career Journey?
2015 - 2025
7. User Support Technicians (2,900)
research on your own

Computing Science
Alumni
Business
Telecommunications
Government
Technology
Start-ups
Game Design
Organizations
Sarah C.
Administration & Reception
Cloverdale Physiotherapy & Sports Clinic
Agro-climate Data Analyst
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
B.Sc. Environmental Sciences
Environmental Earth Systems

Education
Watershed Team Leader - Salmon Habitat Restoration
Dillon Consulting
Student Campus Safety Program
SFU
B.Sc. Environmental Sciences
Applied Biology
Marta S.
EVSC-related
Openings
Community Planning Assistant
QA
Technician
Environmental Information Specialist
Environment
Students

Water Quality,
Ecotoxiology
Specialist
Lab Technician -
Inorganics
Field EnvironmentTech
Sales Development
Rep
Nathalie S
CanCOLD Study Coordinator
UBC Centre Heart Lung Innovation
Level 2 Official
Delta Ringette
Environmental Assessment Asst
Environment & Climate Change Canada
Events & Symposium Coordinator
Burns Bog Conservation Society
Waterwise Outreach Coordinator
Langley Environmental Partners Society
Wetland Naturalist
Creston Valley Wildlife Management
Water Demand Technician
City of Campbell River
Research Assistant
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Local Official
Volleyball BC
Soil Science Research Asst
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Environmental Technician
Hatfield Consultants
Lab Technician
SFU - River Dynamics Lab
Laboratory Assistant
ALS Environmental
Laboratory Technician
PBR Laboratories Inc.
Environmental Health & Research Safety Associate
SFU
Adopt-a-Trail
Volunteer
City of Coquitlam
Brian C.
B.Sc. Management and Systems Science
IT Support Analyst
Creation Technologies
Technical Analyst
ACTIVE Network
Marketing Manager
ACTIVE Network
Customer Programs Specialist
ACTIVE Network
1. Computer & Information Systems Managers (4,100)
2. Information Systems Analysts & Consultants (9,100)
3. Computer Programmers & Interactive Media Developers (7,800)
4. Web Designers & Developers (2,600)
5. Computer Engineers* (1,400)
6. Computer Network Technicians (3,800)
Green Spaces - Summer Jobs for Students
Project Technologist -- Indoor Environment Quality
Environmental
Services
Officer
Environment
Assessment
Coordinator
Park
Ranger
Visit: sfu.ca/career/WCID.html
LighthouseLabs.ca
Healthcare
SFU Computing Science programs
B.Sc. Environmental Sciences
Water Science - GeoSciences Certificate


Exploration Geologist
Equity Exploration Consultants
Considering Careers Related
to Statistics or Data Science?

B.Sc. Management & Systems Science

Rebecca M.
President
MSSC Student Society

Personal Assistant
Jonkopings kommun
QA Analyst/Tester and Technical Writer
Cirius Messaging Inc.
Co-President
The Kenya Project
Data Science-related
Openings
Research Assistant -
Program
Evaluation
Test Analyst
Programming
Analyst
Network & Systems Administrator
Big Data
Engineer

Manager,
Data
Analytics
Jr. Data Scientist
Director of Data Sci &
Analytics
Specialist -
Data
Intelligence
ETL Developer
Internship --
Artifical Intelligence/Big Data
Project
Manager
Full Stack
Developer
B.Sc. Environmental Sciences
Applied Biology
Rock Climbing Instructor
ABC Kids Climbing
Learn to Fish Instructor
Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC
Junior Exploration Geologist
AuRico Metals Inc
Freelancer
Desk Freelancer

core programming
data analysis
statistics
public speaking
project management
problem solving
communication
teamwork
leadership
creativity
educating/teaching
@SFU_Career
SFU Career Services
STAY CONNECTED
SFU.ca/career
Burnaby / Surrey / Vancouver
CAREER SERVICES
VOLUNTEER SERVICES
SFU Volunteer Services
@SFU_Volunteer
SFU.ca/volunteer
Technician, Occupational Health & Trades Safety
SFU
Professional Services Consultant
Allocadia
Implementation Consultant
PerfectMind
Taking Action #1
Co-operative education
Work study
Study or work abroad
Internships
Summer or part-time job
Volunteering
On or off campus leadership opportunities
Join a student club, society, DSU
Taking Action #2
Research, research, research and more research!
Attend presentations & workshops to learn insider tips
Join a student club on or off campus
Generate blog posts to start building a professional portfolio
Create a profile on LinkedIn
Follow blogs, twitter accounts, and academic articles from people in your field of interest
Conduct information interviews
Read trade journals in your field
Download University lecture podcasts
Develop a project or initiative
Apply for job positions with companies even if they aren't hiring
Be part of a sports team on or off campus
Join a professional association
Network at job fairs or events


YOUR IMAGINED FUTURE
The Power of Experience/Taking Action

Employers valued work integrated learning and co-curricular involvement above academic performance

TAKE ACTION
OUTCOMES OF ACTION
Continue
Rethink
Expand
Write down
ONE action
Experience
Skills

Manager, Data Analytics
Destination Canada


Experience: When applying, the candidate must clearly demonstrate in writing how they meet the following experience criteria:

4+ years of direct work experience in the application of theories and principles of economics, econometrics, and/or statistical science towards the development and management of business intelligence, data management for business applications, statistical data analysis, building predictive models, and managing statistical/data analysis and/or insight delivery in a professional setting.
1+ year experience in Supervisory/Management capacity, overseeing or coaching someone else’s work.
1+ year experience in establishing cooperative working relationships with business units, industry stakeholders, and senior management; and in managing projects and working in cross-functional teams.
Experience developing and/or managing measurement programs; with hands-on exposure to the preparation and development of research reports, research studies and briefing materials based on insights from statistical data analysis, and data visualization.
Experience working with a variety of statistical analysis tools, including Excel, Access, SPSS/SAS, SQL, R, relational databases, data warehouses, data integration and analytics systems for the conduct of statistical digital analytics for defining, creating, collecting, verifying, and/or transforming digital data-statistics, into reporting, research, analyses, recommendations, optimizations and predictions, for business purposes.
Strong analytical skills and experience e in applying data visualization tools for more effective presentations of data for decision-making by senior management, and strong analytical skills are required.

Knowledge:

Knowledge of theories, principles, and methodology of economics, statistics, and econometrics as well as of industry studies and their interrelationship with a number of fields of consumer economics, sociology and demography, psychology in sufficient depth to direct or carry out complex and in-depth statistical studies and carry out data analytics of tourism and tourism marketing economics, consumer behaviour, and of the micro-economic implications of macro-economics.
Thorough professional knowledge of the business applications of statistical science including statistical modeling techniques for data analytics, segmentation, research techniques and methodologies, and data mining, the development of business intelligence, and of data governance.
Knowledge of performance measurement techniques and approaches.
Knowledge of project management concepts and methodologies.
Knowledge of analytical methodology and marketing results analysis approaches.


Abilities:

Ability to lead, collaborate & work with cross-functional teams.
Ability to motivate others to action and deliver results in a very fast paced environment.
Enjoys learning from, and teaching others.
Creative thinker and problem solver with an eye to future opportunities.
Ability to use any resources independently to lead the analytics process and identify valuable/innovative approaches that can be employed to deliver better results.
Ability to create impactful analytic presentations leveraging data visualization techniques.
Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to tailor communication of data and findings for various audiences.
Self-starter with a passion for data and a desire to keep up with changes in technologies and techniques.
EVSC 300:
Getting Ready for the Job Market
CACEE Campus Recruitment & Benchmark Report, 2013
What can I be doing today?
Education
Knowledge
Skills
Abilities
Brenda Badgero, Career Education Manager

Sample
Employers
SNC-Lavalin
Parsons
Ecofish
Research
David Suzuki
Foundation
WaterAid Canada
Meadowfresh
Dairy Corporation
City of Burnaby
Pinchin
Port of Vancouver
United Nations Association
Dillon
Consulting
Government of Canada
District of North Vancouver
Data Science
Employers
Aritzia
VanCity
Hothead
Games
Silver Creek Software
Fortinet
SQI Diagnostic Systems
Telus
Huawei Canada
Yellow Pages
Canadian National Railway
Cybercoders
BC Clinical & Support Service
Co-op
COPE Lab - Paleolimnology
Volunteer
SFU
Field Services Assistant - Grading
BC Ministry of Transportation
Lab & Field Work Aide
Volunteer
Parks Canada
Field Work Aide
Volunteer
SFU - REM
Various Volunteer Roles:
Maida Duncan Drop-in Staff
Salmon Surveyor
Invasive Species Removal
Watershed Stewardship
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