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.


YMCA hiring event

The YMCA is recruiting youth ages 16 to 24 for summer day camp counsellors for all YMCA facilities across Calgary, camp counsellors for Camp Riveredge, as well as lifeguards and swim instructors. All interviews will be scheduled in advance. In order to secure an interview, drop by the City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre and talk to an employment counsellor.

When: Friday, May 25, 2018
Where: Youth Employment Centre | Floor 2, 315 - 10 Avenue SE
For more information: Visit the Youth Employment Centre website


WP Puppet Theatre Conference – volunteer opportunity

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers for our upcoming Puppet Power: Story, Conference! We have a variety of positions we would like to fill including: session hosts, registration, way finders, room set up and social media. The Conference attracts over 100 local, national, and international guests and explores how puppetry, entwined with stories, can connect, empathize and make meaning of our world today.

When: Friday, June 1 to Sunday, June 3, 2018
Where: University of Calgary campus
For more information: Visit puppet.com
Apply by May 4, 2018: Visit hr@wppuppet.com 


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