English Alumni Career Advice

Calling all English alumni: we want to hear your stories!

Share the story of your career path and offer advice to students and NEW GRADUATES through Storytap, an app that let’s you record your story for students using only your smartphone, tablet or desktop!

Complete your video story and you’ll be entered in a draw to win two tickets to the Awesome ’80s Dance Party at Homecoming!

Here are some questions to think of as you share your story:

  • What challenges did you overcome to establish your career?
  • What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?
  • What is the most important step you’ve taken to build your career?

Share your answers and inspire students to follow in your footsteps. It only takes five minutes!

Share your story now.


Fred Lee, Director of Alumni Engagement at alumni UBC, shares his own story:

Some tips to keep in mind as you’re recording:

  • Make sure there is plenty of light – Storytap will let you know if it’s too dark!
  • Find a space where you can talk in full volume and there is little to no background noise.
  • As Ralph Waldo Emerson says, “Heroes, saints and gods use short and positive speech.” Be a hero and keep it short.
  • Relax and have fun!

If you have questions about Storytap or how these videos will be used, please contact Joel Bentley.