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Business Development

Recruit on campus

Build your brand on campus and meet our students and grads face to face through career fairs, speed networking events, mentoring opportunities, or hosting an information session about your organization or industry. Get started by filling out an Employer Participation Form or contact us.

Customized recruiting needs?

Talk to the Business Development Administrative Officer to find out how we can help: 604 777 6596

Business Development – Connecting Douglas to the Business Community

Business Development

The Business Development Department works to connect the business community with the College to:

  • Engage the business community with the College as potential Faculty advisors, mentors or speakers to enhance work-integrated and experiential learning
  • Lead and manage the Douglas College Career Centre: overseeing events and programs for on-campus recruiting, and career development skills training
  • Facilitate businesses’ creation of opportunities for Co-op work terms, part-time and full-time job opportunities for students and alumni
  • Facilitate the College’s engagement with business on academic and applied research opportunities, guiding potential partners to Faculty expertise and initiating and supporting relationships
  • Represent the College in the local community at Boards of Trade and on municipal Economic Development committees
  • Keep our programs and curricula current by forwarding feedback from business on emerging trends and potential gaps in the labour market

Contact us

Catherine Williams
Director, Business Development
604 527 5877

Barb Kojder
Liaison, Corporate Relations
604 527 5890