Career Management Centre

Programs

We’re here to support you through your journey from school to career. We’ll work with you to discover your skills and interests, and help prepare you for the working world. A combination of workshops and events leads you through a process of self-evaluation, reflection, and planning. You’ll identify and capitalize on opportunities to learn about your options and start your career. From there, build your brand and signal to potential employers that you are ready to lead.

Stand out in a competitive world with the skills developed in the Business Career Passport (BCP). Six mandatory workshops hone your interests and sharpen your focus, preparing you to apply for club positions, Co-ops, part-time jobs and more.

  • Self-Assessment & Finding Your Fit
  • Job Search Strategies & Career Management
  • Competitive Cover Letters
  • Professional Business Resume
  • Interview Preparation Tactics
  • Networking & Business Etiquette

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Founded in 2011, BEAM is one of the largest undergraduate student-run investment funds in Canada, with over $5 million invested in Canadian equities, fixed income and cash. It is an investment fund run entirely by undergraduate students, and members are responsible for administering the group, preparing economic research and analysis, and making investment decisions. Students selected for BEAM undergo a rigorous, hands-on training program including Bloomberg terminal certification, financial analysis, and equity research. Emphasis is on developing the same applied skills expected in a real-world finance job.

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The SFU Marketing Accelerator Program (MAP) is a first-of-its-kind marketing development program for top-tier marketing students within SFU Beedie School of Business. The program allows students to bridge their academic training into an industry framework through case-based marketing assignments, portfolio development, networking opportunities, and targeted mentorship.

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Interested in building well-planned and sustainable communities for the future? Designed in collaboration with the Urban Development Institute, students learn about the inner workings of urban development, its role in the Lower Mainland, and opportunities within the industry in this six-workshop program. 

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The SFU Management Consulting Career Preparation (MCCP) Program is a skill development program for SFU undergraduate and graduate business students interested in careers in Management Consulting—with an emphasis on strategy consulting or strategic functions of a company. The program consists of lecture-based workshops, followed by multiple firm visits that deliver exclusive networking opportunities with some of the top global consulting firms.

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Network with employers and learn more about opportunities through virtual information sessions and company tours. Find a calendar of upcoming events on Beedie Community.

Gain experience and practice professional skills with the Career Management Centre’s integrated learning programs. Delivered across a variety of business courses, such as Marketing Me in BUS 343, these programs are a great way to put business education into practice

Industry Specific Recruits

Interested in becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)? Start your career journey with the CPA Recruit. This ongoing recruitment campaign is attended by local and national CPA firms who hire accounting students and graduates for full-time, summer, or Co-op positions up to one year in advance. The Career Management Centre, Business Co-op, and the Accounting Student Association (ASA) work together to coordinate the CPA Recruit and support you along the way

Many banks and other financial firms complete the bulk of their campus recruiting a year in advance. They visit SFU Beedie each September to find the best fit for their organization. Banks hold recruiting events to meet students interested in working for their company upon graduation or as an intern during the summer. We add job postings to Beedie Community beginning in late August (for full-time jobs starting in the following year) and January (for summer internships).

Are you a self-starter or changemaker? Do you enjoy analyzing, brainstorming, and problem-solving to help improve processes and make good businesses even better? Businesses often hire consultants to come up with great ideas and advice to provide lasting solutions to problems.
Each year, companies come to SFU Beedie in the Fall to recruit consultants up to one year in advance. Generally, they are interested in senior students who wish to work for their company upon graduation, or as a summer intern. We add job postings to Beedie Community beginning in late August (for full-time jobs beginning in the following year) and in January (for summer internships.


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