By partnering with other UBC units, LSI offers comprehensive insight and support to our trainees in their career pursuits. Whether it is workshop and professional development opportunities, assisting with industrial partnerships or licensing your research and forming a company, various resources at UBC and the LSI are available for academic success, and the development of competencies and outlooks to prepare our trainees for their professions and for their role in advancing a civil society.


GPS: Graduate Pathways to Success


UBC’s GPS program is a palette of non-credit workshops, seminars and other activities designed to complement your graduate program’s academic curriculum and mentorship experience. GPS resources can help students develop competencies for success in graduate school, self-management, professional effectiveness, career building and constructive leadership.


e@UBC – Entrepreneurship @ UBC


Inspiring entrepreneurial thinking to create innovative ventures. e@UBC offers a range of programs for students, alumni, faculty and staff to develop as entrepreneurs and accelerate the creation of viable commercial and social ventures. Teams have access to world-class mentorship and an entrepreneurial community, providing accountability and support throughout the process.




Mitacs is a not-for-profit organization that offers unique research and training programs and internships to develop the next generation of innovators with vital scientific and business skills in partnership with companies, government and academia. Mitacs offers programs for all levels of trainees and includes Mitacs-Accelerate, Elevate, Globalink and Step Programs.