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Panel Discussion

BrainStation Alumni Panel | A Discussion on Transforming Your Career

Wednesday April 24th, 2019

6:30 - 8:00 PM

455 Granville St, Vancouver, BC

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$10.00

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Looking to transform your career? Interested in entering the world of tech but not sure where to start? Join us for a discussion with some of our most successful graduates who will share their experiences before, during and after our Full-Time Programs.

BrainStation's Full-Time Programs prepare you for a new career in technology. They are intensive, collaborative and rewarding learning experiences where no two days are the same. Get a chance to hear directly from our graduates about their journey through our program. Their stories highlight the success of our student experience with over 90% of graduates being hired within 6 months.

*This event is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Speakers

Erin Beaudoin

Erin Beaudoin

Incoming UX Design Intern at Vancity

Erin has a diverse background spanning Legal Assistance, Account Management, HR and Operations. A natural eye for design and desire to improve the Canadian immigration experience drew her to UX, and served to inspire her notable capstone project. After graduating from BrainStation, she worked as a UX Researcher and Designer with ShopandShout, a startup agency specializing in influencer marketing. This coming May, she is excited to be joining Vancity's UX Team as a UX Designer.

Tim Wernke

Tim Wernke

Full Stack Developer at Engine Digital

Tim is a Full Stack Web Developer at Engine Digital, a full-service Digital Consultancy with offices in Vancouver and New York. Formerly a Training Associate at accounting software company Xero, he chose to study Web Development at BrainStation to fully immerse himself in the tech world as a developer. A standout graduate from the Summer 2018 program, Tim progressed into a TA role before joining the Engine Digital team in January.

Nicholas Sim

Nicholas Sim

UX/UI Designer at Microsoft

With a background in graphic design and digital design, Nick wasn't new to the design world when he arrived at BrainStation. His decision to pursue the Full-Time UX program was based on a determination to deepen his understanding of Design Thinking methodologies, in order to transition into a UX role. He credits the research, strategy and process skills learned at BrainStation as integral preparation for his current work with Microsoft.

John Thurman

John Thurman

Recent Graduate

John is a former Actuarial Consultant with a background in Mathematics and over 10 years of experience in the UK and Canada. His rooted curiosity and desire to explore the tools and technologies driving data science methods led him to dive into the Full-Time diploma program at BrainStation. A graduate from our most recent Winter 2019 Cohort, he has currently been interviewing with several household names in the Vancouver tech scene.

Topics of Discussion

  • What were our panelists doing before deciding to transform their careers
  • Personal perspectives on the BrainStation Full-Time Experience
  • Insights & tips into the job prospecting experience during and after BrainStation
  • How did our Full-Time Program prepare our panelists for the real world
  • The biggest takeaway they had from our program as they headed into their new careers

What You'll Get

Insights from industry experts

Snacks & refreshments at our campus

Networking opportunity with like-minded professionals

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Vancouver Campus

455 Granville St
Vancouver, BC

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Wednesday April 24th, 2019

6:30 - 8:00 PM

455 Granville St, Vancouver, BC

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$10.00

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