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BCITSA Career Specialists offer Office Hours for all BCIT Students and Alumni across BCIT campuses.

 

Meet our Team

The office hours and personal bios can be viewed by clicking on the names or individual photos.

Office hours are subject to change without notice.

Please check availability regularly in Career Track.

Tara Mollett, MA

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Student and Career Services Manager


tmollett@bcitsa.ca | 604.456.1167

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Student and Career Services Manager
tmollett@bcitsa.ca | 604.456.1167

Tara has worked with the BCIT Student Association since April 2015. She manages all aspects of Student and Career Services at the SA and developed the SA’s Career Services department from the ground up.

Tara has a strong background in program management and career development. Over the past seven years she has played a lead role in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of several career programs and she has experience working with a wide variety of populations including youth, students, aboriginals, older workers, and immigrants. Tara studied program evaluation while completing her MA at Royal Roads University and completed a meta-analysis of training program evaluation methods.  Tara also holds an MA in History from the University of Toronto.

Tania Loken, MA, CTDP, PID

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Career Specialist School of Business


tloken@bcitsa.ca | 604.456.1013

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Career Specialist School of Business
tloken@bcitsa.ca | 604.456.1013

Office Hours

Burnaby Office Hours:
Monday 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Tuesday 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Wednesday 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Thursday 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Tania is very excited to join the BCITSA Careers team. She brings over 20 years of experience working in and with BC’s Tourism Industry in sales and marketing. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Hotel Management from RRU, a Provincial Instructors Diploma and is a Certified Training and Development Practitioner.

Mirranda Cross, BA

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Acting Student Development Manager


mcross@bcitsa.ca | 604.431.4928

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Acting Student Development Manager
mcross@bcitsa.ca | 604.431.4928

Mirranda works as the Student Development Manager where she assists with the Mentorship Program, Peak Leadership and Peer Tutoring. She is also involved in the development of programs for international students. Mirranda is a lifelong learner who enjoys supporting and coaching students to reach their goals. She graduated from SFU with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and studied abroad in South East Asia which gave her global insight and a true passion for helping others.

Samantha Wallin

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Career Services Administrator


swallin@bcitsa.ca | 778.331.1307

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Career Services Administrator
swallin@bcitsa.ca | 778.331.1307

Samantha has been working in customer service jobs since she was 15 years old. She went to school for Hair Dressing which taught her how to help people when they are unsure of what they really wanted. Samantha also went to school for Dental Reception which gave me the basic skills in some software systems, which she still continues you to educate herself in. Samantha continues to grow, learn and help in any way she can. Helping people is a strong passion of hers. She cares greatly about the well-being of others and their futures. To her success is having the courage, determination and the will to become the person you are truly meant to be. Samantha believes she was meant to help people.

Samantha is the main contact for employers and students seeking assistance with Career Track.

Joyce Lee, CCDP, PhD

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Career Specialist School of Health Sciences, Part Time Students & Alumni


jlee@bcitsa.ca | 604.432.8222

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Career Specialist School of Health Sciences, Part Time Students & Alumni
jlee@bcitsa.ca | 604.432.8222

Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
11:00 am -12:30pm

As a certified career practitioner, Joyce brings 9 years of experience in Career Services.

Joyce has a strong passion for helping BCIT students turn their stressful career search experience into meaningful experience of self-discovery and success.

Joyce’s expertise includes one-on- one coaching, group learning facilitation, and career resources development.

Joyce holds a MA in second language & literacy education (UBC) and Ph.D in intercultural education (U of Alberta).

Laurie Sinnott-Lee, BA

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Career Specialist School of Construction and the Environment & School of Energy


lsinnottlee@bcitsa.ca | 604 431 4973

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Career Specialist School of Construction and the Environment & School of Energy
lsinnottlee@bcitsa.ca | 604 431 4973

Office Hours

Burnaby Office Hours:

Monday – Thursday 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Laurie brings 9 + years of experience working within the community, specifically within the non-profit and employment sector. Her focus is supporting students and job-seekers along their career trajectory by guiding them to explore their strengths, talents and passion. Laurie’s expertise includes one-to-one employment counselling, workshop facilitation and community referrals.

Amy Smith

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Acting Career Specialist School of Computing & Academic Studies & International Students


asmith@bcitsa.ca | 604 453 4098

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Acting Career Specialist School of Computing & Academic Studies & International Students
asmith@bcitsa.ca | 604 453 4098

Office Hours

Burnaby Office Hours

Tuesday: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Friday: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

DTC Office Hours:

Mondays

Be sure to check back here for my bio

Larry Jung, BA

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Career Specialist School of Transportation


ljung@bcitsa.ca | 604.432.8278

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Career Specialist School of Transportation
ljung@bcitsa.ca | 604.432.8278

Office Hours

Burnaby Office Hours:

Monday 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Thursday 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Friday  2:00pm – 4:00pm

ATC Office Hours:

Tuesday  10:00am – 4:00pm

Larry is very excited to be back at his alma mater to help BCIT Transportation Technology students and alumni, meet, learn and connect to careers and life.  He is an experienced career mentor with a focus on strategic job search.  Larry has worked with current and recently graduated post-secondary students as well as seasoned industry professionals from many areas of study and industries.   His extensive work experience in a variety of sectors and roles has taken him from engineering services marketing, retail operations & management including procurement to career development and coaching.

Larry is passionate about helping others and sharing to achieve individual and common goals.  He relies on his many years of local work experience and broad knowledge base to facilitate student career and life success.  Larry’s educational background includes, Dip’l.T. – Marketing from BCIT, BA – Communication from SFU, and various other training in career development and HR.

Lucy Labine

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Student Development Coordinator


llabine@bcitsa.ca | 604.432.8974

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Student Development Coordinator
llabine@bcitsa.ca | 604.432.8974

Lucy works as the Student Development Coordinator where she assists with the Mentorship Program, Peak Leadership and Peer Tutoring. Her communication and leadership skills have flourished since joining BCITSA in 2015. Lucy has a background in Customer Service and Computer Engineering, and has lived and worked abroad for several years learning different cultures and lifestyles. Her passion is serving and empowering others to recognize their potential for personal growth, always bringing a touch of joy with a positive attitude in the workplace.Lucy works as the Student Development Coordinator where she assists with the Mentorship Program, Peak Leadership and Peer Tutoring. Her communication and leadership skills have flourished since joining BCITSA in 2015. Lucy has a background in Customer Service and Computer Engineering, and has lived and worked abroad for several years learning different cultures and lifestyles. Her passion is serving and empowering others to recognize their potential for personal growth, always bringing a touch of joy with a positive attitude in the workplace.