Fairs & Events

Career and employment events

Hiring fairs, recruiting events, employment forums, networking opportunities and more are offered throughout the year – on and off campus – by a variety of Calgary and area businesses and organizations. Check often as new events are added every week.


Harmony Beef hiring event

Hiring meat cutters with knife skills, sanitation crew, packing crew, shipping crew, food safety QA technicians, fabrication floor supervisors, occupational nurse, human resources assistant.

  • No registration needed
  • Interviews are on a first come, first served basis
  • Bring your resume
  • Quick screening by hiring representatives.

When: Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 | 1 to 4 p.m.
Where: 1010, 999 - 36 Street NE | Entrance through Pacific Place Mall by T & T Supermarket


Pacekids job fair

Pacekids is hosting a job fair to recruit 25 open part-time Child Development Assistant positions to work in and around the Calgary area. Looking for individuals who can work in 9 to 11 a.m. or 4 to 6 p.m. time slots. Positions are perfect for students or those looking for additional hours!

When: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2017 | 1  to 3 p.m.
To register: RVSP by sending your name to cdajobs@pacekids.ca and type "RSVP" into the subject line. Please bring up to date resume with you to the fair. 


HR in a Box 2

Focusing on Competencies in an Innovation Driven Environment, organized by the Talent Pool in partnership with CCVO and HRIA.

When: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 | 9 a.m. to noon
Where: #200, 105 - 12 Avenue SE | Kahanoff Centre
For more information or to register:  Visit https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ed0by4at603cbb46&oseq=&c=&ch= 


ATB 101 Networking event

ATB is inviting post-secondary students from across Alberta to mingle and connect with ATB recruiters, hiring leaders and other students in a social gathering. Join us to find out why ATB 101 is THE student program and why ATB is the THE place to work! We have diverse positions ranging from Communications and Human Resources, to Innovation and Marketing so all students are encouraged to attend.

When: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 | 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: ATB Campus | 3699 - 63 Avenue NE
For more information or to register: Visit eventbrite.ca/atb-101


Career Planning and Goal Setting workshop

Not sure what you want to do? This workshop offers resources and information to help you explore career options that are right for you. Whether you're in your first year and wondering what you want to be or in your final year and wondering what you can do with your MRU education, Career Planning and Goal Setting can help you make a career choice and discover how your education connects to many careers and occupations. Open to MRU students and graduates only.

Career Planning and Goal Setting workshop

When: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Mount Royal University | Room EA1057
Register: Online via https://goo.gl/forms/v1pWi71gKjdWL42j2
For more information: Visit mtroyal.ca/careerservices


MRU Student Leadership ConferenceThis is the 3rd annual Student Leadership Conference (SLC). The theme for the 2017 conference is Celebrating Diverse Leadership.

SLC is a one day conference that brings together students from across MRU to share their experience and knowledge about leadership. The 2017 conference is free for students to attend thanks to generous sponsorship from the Division of Student Affairs & Campus Life. We are very excited about SLC 2017 as our keynote speaker will be the one and only Paul Brandt!

When: Saturday, January 28, 2017
Register: Registration for the conference is available on the
SLC website


Nursing Opportunities in AustraliaNursing students and recent graduates are invited to attend an information session at MRU presented by Caduceus International. Caduceus has been placing healthcare workers in Australia since 2005 and has placed over 25 MRU nursing students since that time. Learn about nursing opportunities in Australia for 2017/18. The presentation covers immigration, Australian board registration, salaries and benefits, cost of living, banking and taxation. Some of their clients do not require the minimum one year of work experience. Candidates graduating in 2017 can apply for positions starting in January 2018. A limited number of one-to-one consultations will be available before and after the presentation - to book, please email your request.

When: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Where: MRU Room Y318
Register for the information session:  4 to 4:30 p.m. 

Register for a personal 15 minute consultation: 3 to 4 p.m. or 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
For more information or to book a consultation email:  admin@caduceus.ca


Crowchild Classic Hockey – volunteer opportunity

Cougar Athletics is currently recruiting volunteers for the Crowchild Classic. The Crowchild Classic is the biggest event in the Cougar Athletics calendar, as over 12,000 students pack the Saddledome to see MRU take on the U of C in men's and women's hockey. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities available if you want to get involved with this record-breaking event, including pre-game promotions, campus shuttle bus leaders, as well as ticket and swag distribution at the Saddledome on the night of the game.

To learn more: Contact Ciara Lane at clane1@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.6516
For more information about the Crowchild Classic: Visit mrucougars.com


Career Cafe: career and labour market information

Career Cafe offers career and labour market information to job seekers, career planners and career professionals. Each noon-hour talk is based on an industry with two to three speakers at each session. Seven Career Cafes are planned this year focusing on Calgary's key industries as identified by Calgary Economic Development. Registration is not required, and all take place from noon to 1 p.m.

The next topics are as follows:

  • Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 – Careers in the Real Estate Sector
  • Friday, March 3, 2017 – Careers in Manufacturing
  • Friday, April 7, 2017 – Careers in Renewable Energy
  • Friday, May 5, 2017 – Careers in the Film and Creative Industry

Where: Calgary Public Library, Central Branch | 616 Macleod Trail SE
For more information: Contact Leita Blasetti at 403.268.3784 or leita.blasetti@calgary.ca


The Calgary Performing Arts Festival – volunteer opportunity

Passionate about music or drama? The Calgary Performing Arts Festival is looking for volunteers to help with the 2017 festival from April 18 to May 6, on the Mount Royal University campus.

Volunteer opportunities: Mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends; training will be provided
For more information: Contact Holly at 403.283.6009 or volunteer@cpafestival.ca


The Business Link – network and learn events

The Business Link, Alberta's Business Information Service, offers free network and learn events. Take this opportunity to meet entrepreneurs, exchange business cards, hear an educational presentation and enjoy light refreshments. Free, no registration required.

For more information: Call 1.800.272.9675