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.

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Career and employment workshop – Job Search and Networking

Learn professional tips for finding program-related positions and how to connect with potential employers in your field.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2018 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: MRU Campus | EA1055
To save a seat: Sign up via https://goo.gl/forms/uHXtIxu3hEsDpChx2 
For more information: Visit mtroyal.ca/careerservices/workshops

AgeCare hiring fair

Do you have a passion for working with seniors, truly care about their well-being, and see them as people first – not just a job? Then we want to hear from you. We are looking for compassionate people for our new Seniors Care Community in NE Calgary. Bring your resume and application to one of our hiring locations and times below. RSVP today!

Genesis Centre – Food Service and Housekeeping
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Sunday, March 11, 2018 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Genesis Centre | 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE

Vivo Centre – Health Care Aides, Food Service and Housekeeping
When: Health Care Aides – Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Food Service and Housekeeping – Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | 4 to 8 p.m.
Where: Vivo Centre | 11950 Country Village Link NE

For more information, positions or applications: Visit agecare.ca/hire

YMCA hiring event

The YMCA will be coming to the Youth Employment Centre for a hiring event. They will be looking to hire Day Camp Counsellors for all Calgary locations for their summer programs. Interviews will be scheduled in advance.

When: Friday, March 9, 2018
Where: Youth Employment Centre | Floor 2, 315 - 10 Avenue SE
To pre-register: Drop into YEC prior to the event date anytime Monday to Friday | 8 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

Aboriginal spring job fair

Find your next job! Bring your resume and apply for jobs. Meet and network with employers. Enter to win a grand door prize.

When: Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Delta Calgary South | 135 Southland Drive SE (walking distance from Southland LRT station)
For more information: Visit aboriginalfutures.com or call 403-253-5311

20th Annual Youth Hiring Fair

The Youth Hiring Fair is an excellent opportunity for youth ages 15 to 24 to connect with employers who are hiring for part-time, full-time and seasonal employment.

 When: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | 1:30 to 6 p.m.
Where: Big Four Building, Stampede Park | 1801 Big Four Trail SE

Business Links and activities

Business Link helps Alberta entrepreneurs start and grow their own businesses. From idea to startup and growth, Business Link provides one-on-one support and guidance, market research, access to experts, training, networking opportunities and specialized support of Indigenous entrepreneurs. We will be hosting the following activities and events for entrepreneurs in Alberta:

Live webinars
What: Learn about various small business topics from market research and financing to legal issues and selling to the Alberta government
Where: Every Friday
Where: Online (can be accessed from anywhere!)
For more information: Visit businesslink.ca

Small business events
What: A number of events are hosted each month, including Exploring Entrepreneurship & Self-employment sessions, Business Model Canvas workshops, and BizConnection events
When: Various dates throughout the month
Where: Various locations around Calgary and Edmonton
For more information: Visit businesslink.ca

Government of Alberta career fairs

Alberta Works is partnering with local and regional agencies throughout the year to deliver job fairs in many communities throughout the province. The list is updated often, so check back for dates and locations near you. Job seekers who attend should bring resumes and be prepared to be interviewed on site.

For more information and updates: Visit humanservices.alberta.ca