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


MRU GradUPerks

Follow @MRUAlumni on Twitter and tweet us with #GradUPerks during exams on April 24! We'll deliver coffee, a snack, a pencil or something else you need to get you through your last exams at Mount Royal University.

When: Monday, April 24, 2017
For more information: Visit #GradUPerks


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


Alberta Works Week

Alberta Works Week has a number of events running April 24 – 28, 2017, from workshops and information sessions to several employment events including:

  • Your Future is Now Job Fair

Hosted by the Talent Pool.

When: Monday, April 24, 2017 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Grandstand, Calgary Stampede Park | Accessible via 25 Avenue SE and 3 Street SE

  • Bilingual Job Fair

Hosted by Connexion Carriere

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Bow Valley College | 345 - 6 Avenue SE

  • RCMP hiring and recruitment information session

Hosted by Centre for Newcomers

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Centre for Newcomers | #1010, 999 - 36 Street NE
To register: Email v.stikic@centrefornewcomers.ca

  • Connections Networking Fair

Hosted by Alberta Works, Prospect and the Private Career Development Contractors (PCDC) Associaiton of Alberta

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Telus Convention Centre | 120 - 9 Avenue SE
For more information: Visit alis.alberta.ca

For more information: For information on events happening in Calgary and through out the province, visit Calgary Jobs Facebook and ALIS.


Nordstrom Retail Management Internship program

Learn the art and business of the sale. Our Retail Management Internship is designed to jump-start your career and to move you into an assistant department manager role. You'll rub elbows with some of our top performers and learn from the best. The program runs June to August 2017. We are looking for graduates in Spring 2017, or have recently graduated as of December 2016.

To apply or for more information: Visit careers.nordstrom.com


Career Cafe – careers in the film and creative industry

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, and focus on Calgary's key industries as identified by Calgary Economic Development. Our next topic will be Careers in the Film and Creative Industry. Registration is not required.

When: Friday, May 5, 2017 | Noon to 1 p.m.
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


2017 Disability Employment 10th Anniversary Event and Career Fair

Day One: Training Workshops, Evening Gala, Dinner, Entertainment
Day Two: Career Fair

When: Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18, 2017
Where: Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre | 1316 - 33 Street NE
For more information: Please contact Johnathon at johnathonrg@t7edc.com or Lenora at lenorar@t7edc.com


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