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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Bissett Networking Day: conference and career expo

MRU's Bissett School of Business will host the Bissett Networking Day – a day filled with conferences, a keynote speaker, break-out sessions, workshops, networking and a career expo. During the career expo portion of the event, all students taking courses at the Bissett School of Business are invited to network with employers. Bring your resume and dress for success!

When: Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 | 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning | Ross Glen Hall EC1060
For more information: Visit mru.ca/bnd


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Career and employment workshop – Career Strategies

Not sure what you want to do? Then sign up for the Career Services' Career Planning Strategies workshop. This workshop offers resources and information to help you explore career options that are right for you.

When: Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: MRU Campus | EB1102

To register online: Visit https://goo.gl/forms/Fa4uBaSTxj5fNR722
For more information: Check out our Winter 2018 workshop schedule for more free workshops


Careers in Archives, Libraries and Information Science information session

Meet professionals with careers in libraries, information management and archival studies and learn about pursuing Masters Degrees in these areas. This session will be hosted by the Faculty of Arts.

When: Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 | 4 p.m.
Where: EA3001


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