Welcome to Entrepreneurial Services

About us

The BCIT Student Association is proud to offer Entrepreneurial Services to BCIT students and alumni. Our programming was developed in response to student demand and our aim is to engage students and alumni of BCIT in a culture of entrepreneurial thinking, learning and development. Through our programs and services, we hope to inspire potential entrepreneurs, provide opportunities for exploration, and connect BCIT entrepreneurs to additional resources on and off campus.

3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2


Sara Kandathil

Entrepreneurial Services Manager
604-456-1237 | skandathil@bcitsa.ca

With over 8 years experience in the field of career development, I have had the opportunity to work in government-funded employment programs, post-secondary co-operative education and post-secondary career services. My passion for assisting clients to bring their career goals to actuality has driven me to where I am today. Joining the BCIT Student Association in 2014, I had the pleasure and challenge of assisting in the launch of the Career Services department. Now, as Entrepreneurial Services Manager, my goal is to utilize my career development background to create a centre that supports students in innovative growth and entrepreneurial spirit fitting with the modern definition of entrepreneurship.

Darshana Dave

Entrepreneurial Services Coordinator
604-432-8416 | ddave@bcitsa.ca

With over 7 years of experience in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation, I have had the opportunity to be part of start-ups, a start-up incubator, and micro-finance organisations working closely with entrepreneurs and helping them build their ventures. My passion is to motivate individuals and organizations around me to create exponential social and economic impact by maximizing on their resources and network.  I have an unreasonable dream to positively impact 1 billion human lives within my lifetime. Joining the BCIT Student Association in June 2016, as Entrepreneurial Services Coordinator, my goal is to help develop an entrepreneurial mindset in the students who believe in creating positive change in the world.

One-to-One Appointments

Email Us | beaboss@bcitsa.ca

Do you have specific questions about your business or business idea and you’re not really sure where to look? Make a one-to-one appointment with our Entrepreneurial Services Coordinator. We’ll help give you the tools and resources to get you moving.

Monday: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday: 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Friday: 9:30am to 10:30am

To schedule an appointment within the times above, email beaboss@bcitsa.ca with the following:

*  Full Name
*  Phone Number
*  BCIT Program of Study
*  Area of Business Interest
*  Question/topic you’d like to discuss