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.

Popeyes hiring event

At Popeyes, it's not just about our great Louisiana inspired recipes, but also about the passionate people who continuously strive for excellence. Popeyes Louisiana is looking for helpful and energetic candidates for the following positions in its new location in SE Calgary.

  • Cashiers/service crew
  • Cooks
  • Dishwasher/seasoner

Bring your resume.

When: Friday, Dec.9, 2016 | 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Centre for Newcomers | #1010, 999 - 36 Street NE
For more information: Call 403.891.8344

Nature Harmony's 2nd annual Life to Buildings Design Challenge

Last year we had 20 design teams participate in designing a space using our VIGA system and it was a great success! This year, participants will be faced with a new challenge: VIGALand, to design an indoor space. Winners will receive a monetary prize, a nice addition to their portfolio and a great learning experience! Full instruction packages will be emailed to contestants upon registration.

Deadline to register:  Friday, Dec. 30, 2016  |  Designs are to be submitted no later than Friday, March 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
Questions or inquiries:  Please email Jennifer Kong, jennifer@higarden.ca

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

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, Jan. 13, 2017  – Careers in the Technology Sector
  • 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 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