Societies & Professional Networks

A graduate degree is a stepping stone in building your career path. As you navigate through your chosen degree we encourage you to take advantage of the many volunteer positions, groups and societies that identify specific interests and expertise that mirrors your own objectives.

Student Societies and Networks

The Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Student Society (MIGSS) - The Dept of M&I has a dedicated Graduate Student Society that meets regularly.

Graduate Student Society - GSS UBC has a thriving grad student population! Get involved early!

Vancouver Bioinformatics Users Group (VANBUG) - Join the Vancouver Bioinformatics Users group made up of researchers, professionals and student who meet monthly.

Student Biotechnology Network (SBN) - Student Biotechnology Network is a student founded network building relationships, career connections within a thriving biotechnology industry.

Student Services - Offers information and guidance on available career support on campus.


Professional Societies and Networks

LifeSciences BC - LifeSciences BC offers memberships, ways to review connections, events and programs, as well biotechnology news and a link to potential jobs:

Microbiology & Immunology Societies - Consider joining societies that focus on your fields of interests:

Canadian Society for Immunologists 

The American Association of Immunologists 

Canadian Society for Microbiologists 

American Society for Microbiologists 

Canadian Association for Graduate Studies