Career Enhancement

Support for your career

Whether you’re looking for a career change, want to progress your career faster, or are open to any and all opportunities, the SFU Beedie Career Management Centre (CMC) is here to help. Throughout the program you’ll enjoy opportunities to build your network, explore your career options and improve your job-searching skills.

 

MBA graduate Adam Hull of Fresh Air Publishing talks about Beedie's connection to industry.

Personalized career services

Career management is an integral component of the MBA, and the CMC will help you create a plan for success. We provide personalized support and useful resources and tools, as well as helping you develop and hone your job seeking skills.

Meet Doug, your dedicated careers advisor
Doug Leong is responsible for providing one-to-one career support to our MBA students. With over a decade’s experience in the career management field, including managing a career services department at a private college in Calgary, Alberta, you’ll be in very safe hands.

Doug Leong

Workshops and coaching

Through workshops and one-on-one coaching, we will walk you through the entire job search process. We’ll start by providing you with self-assessment tools and then show you how to map out future possibilities and tap into the hidden job market. Specific workshops and coaching include:

  • How to build and communicate your personal brand
  • Interview techniques
  • Salary negotiating

Mentorship and networking

SFU Beedie has the largest business mentorship program in Western Canada, with over 300 mentors available every year to help you expand your network and uncover opportunities. You can also tap into our vast and engaged alumni network to help you land your ideal position. We organize many events throughout the year to give you opportunities to meet influential people.

Professional experience opportunities

Although the CMC does not arrange your work term for you, we can provide guidance and introductions. We understand the needs of organizations because we're integrated into the business community.

Learn more about professional Experience opportunities

Who hires our MBA grads?

Our grads secure employment at some of the world’s leading companies, both locally and around the world. Here is a small sample of past companies and job titles.

Post-Program Hiring Companies
  • Accenture
  • AMEC
  • Aritzia
  • BCAA
  • BC Assessment
  • BC Hydro
  • Best Buy Canada Ltd.
  • Cypress Capital Management
  • Deloitte
  • FortisBC
  • Fraser Health Authority
  • Goldcorp Inc.
  • HSBC
  • lululemon athletica
  • Metrie (formerly Moulding and Millwork)
  • Mobify
  • MRX Solutions
  • National Guard Health Affairs
  • Ontario Genomics Institute
  • Orbis Investments (Canada) Limited
  • PNI Digital Media
  • Providence Health Care
  • Provincial Health Services Authority
  • Qlik
  • QuickMobile
  • RBC Royal Bank
  • Saje Natural Wellness
  • Suncor Energy
  • TD Commercial Banking
  • Teck
  • TELUS
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Wind Prospect Inc.
  • WorkSafeBC
Positions
  • Account Manager
  • Associate
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Development Coordinator
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Process Specialist
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Client Associate
  • Consultant
  • Corporate Banking Officer
  • Corporate Risk Coordinator
  • Executive Officer
  • Field Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Operations Analyst
  • General Manager
  • HR Generalist
  • Lead Developer
  • Market Analyst
  • Marketing Director
  • Marketing Manager
  • Product Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Purchasing Coordinator
  • Senior Consultant
  • Sales & Marketing Manager
  • CRM Application Consultant