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.


Employer Coffee Connect

Employer Coffee Connect – Scotiabank

Stop by the Bissett School of Business to connect with Scotiabank as part of the Career Services Employer Coffee Connect series.

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become financially better off. Are you looking for a career in Retail Branch banking? Do you want to build your skills and knowledge using your previous work experience or education? Are you looking for a company with a solid training program that is committed to your career development? If you answered yes to these questions, then Scotiabank is where you want to be! Our Domestic banking division provides a comprehensive range of banking and investment services to almost 7 million retail, wealth management, small business and commercial customers across Canada. Our multi-channel domestic delivery network includes more than 970 branches, close to 2,750 ATM's, Internet, telephone and wireless banking.

When: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (drop by)
Where: EB building, MRU Campus | Near room EB 1112


Career Services – Employer Coffee Connect

Stop by the main floor of the Bissett School of Business (next to EB 1112) for coffee and conversation with employers looking to hire MRU students and graduates. Part-time, full-time, Co-operative Education, work experience and new graduate positions are available. View the list below for upcoming dates and company profiles.

Calgary Airport Authority – We are more than just planes and tarmacs. We are about connections and stories made possible by the work we do every day. The Calgary Airport Authority is committed to creating an environment where our students are rewarded through meaningful work experiences and numerous opportunities to connect with employees, stakeholders and other students just like you.
When: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (drop by)
Positions available: Co-op, work experience, internships
For more information: Visit yyc.careers
DHL – DHL Supply Chain (formerly Exel) is America's leader in contract logistics, providing customer-focused solutions to a wide range of industries including automotive, consumer, retail, engineering and manufacturing, life sciences and healthcare, technology, energy and chemicals. DHL Supply Chain’s skilled people make its customers more competitive by creating innovative logistics and supply chain solutions – from initial situation analysis to the continuous improvement programs that help deliver better results every day. DHL Supply Chain has over 25,000 employees in over 400 locations spread throughout the USA and Canada with revenues just under $5 billion in North America. DHL Supply Chain is part of the $20 billion global Supply Chain Division of Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL).
When: Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (drop by)
Positions available: Full-time and new graduate
For more information: Visit exel.com
Scotiabank – Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become financially better off. Are you looking for a career in Retail Branch Banking? Do you want to build your skills and knowledge using your previous work experience or education? Are you looking for a company with a solid training program and is committed to your career development? If you answered yes to these questions, then Scotiabank is where you want to be! Our Domestic Banking division provides a comprehensive range of banking and investment services to almost 7 million retail, wealth management, small business and commercial customers across Canada. Our multi-channel domestic delivery network includes more than 970 branches, close to 2,750 ABMs, Internet, telephone and wireless banking.
When: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (drop by)
Positions available: Full-time, part-time, Co-op, new graduates
For more information: Visit scotiabank.com
Fastenal – Fastenal provides companies with the fasteners, tools, and supplies they need to manufacture products, build structures, protect personnel, and maintain facilities and equipment. Guided by a motto of "Growth Through Customer Service," our local teams work closely with customers to keep needed supplies flowing, provide supply chain solutions and expertise, and drive business improvements that help them compete and thrive. Simply put, we don't just make a sale — we align with our customers to make them more successful.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (drop by)
Positions available: Full-time, part-time, Co-op, work experience, internships
For more information: Visit fastenal.ca
Repsol – Repsol is one of the top companies in the oil and gas industry. We are present along the entire value chain, including exploration, production, refining, new energy research and development and marketing of energy that is efficient, sustainable and competitive for millions of people.
When: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (drop by)
Positions available: Full-time, part-time, Co-op, work experience, internships, new graduate
For more information: Visit repsol.ca
ATB FInancial – At ATB Financial, we put people first. We've been doing it for more than 75 years. In that time, we've grown from one small Treasury Branch to become the largest Alberta-based financial institution, with assets of $48.5 billion. ATB was named one of Canada’s 50 Best Employers in 2015 by Maclean’s Magazine in partnership with Aon Hewitt – in fact we made it to the top top 10!
When: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (drop by)
Positions available: Full-time
For more information: Visit atb.com
C.H. Robinson – C.H. Robinson is the original third-party logistics company. We provide transportation solutions and technology services to help our customers move their supply chains around the globe.
When: Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (drop by)
Positions available: Full-time, Co-op, work experience, internships, new graduate
For more information: Visit chrobinson.com/careers

Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme – information session

JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme) is funded by the Japanese government. Successful applicants will work as Assistant Language Teachers (ALT)s in the Japanese public school system or as Coordinators of International Relations (CIR)s in local government offices in Japan for a period of one year with a possibility of renewing the contract. The JET Programme provides a chance for participants to gain once-in-a-lifetime experiences while living and working in Japan and experiencing its unique culture.

Register today to meet a JET representative face to face, to learn about this great "work abroad" opportunity, including eligibility requirements, application and program details.

When: Wednesday,  Nov. 1, 2017 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Mount Royal University Career Services | A200 Kerby Hall
For more information: Email jet@cl.mofa.go.jp
To register: Visit googleforms/jet


Employment in Transportation Expo

Find a career in the transportation industry at one of two expositions in Alberta – one in Calgary, and one in Edmonton. Hosted by Alberta Motor Transport Association, the expo is free for all job seekers.

In Calgary
When: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 | 2 to 7 p.m.
Where: Carriage House Inn | 9030 Macleod Trail South

In Edmonton
When: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 | 2 to 7 p.m.
Where: Chateau Nova | 13920 Yellowhead Trail, Edmonton


4th Annual Career Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair

The Canadian Immigrant magazine's signature fair has proven to be a great opportunity for immigrants, immigrant service providers, educational institutes and employers to learn, engage and connect with each other. The fairs feature diverse sponsors, exhibitor booths and speakers workshops led by experts in various fields of interest to new Canadians, from careers to immigration law. Other highlights include an onsite resume clinic, speed mentoring, networking and more!

When: Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: MacLeod Hall (South building), Telus Convention Centre | 120 - 9 Avenue SE
For more information & free registration: Visit canadianimmigrant.ca/careerfair


Rock View Employment Services Job and Career Fair

Looking for a job? Want to get a job that is local to the Rocky View area? Want to meet lots of employers in a short period of time? Want to learn about training opportunities available in this economy? This is the Job Fair you need to be at!

When: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Rocky View Education Centre | 2651 Chinook Winds Drive SW, Airdrie
For more information: Visit rockyviewemployment.com


Calgary IT Security Conference

The Calgary IT Security Conference will have industry leaders speaking on various IT security topics such as cloud security, network security, compliance and more. Between the educational sessions there will be time to visit over 40 vendor booths to obtain information on the latest IT security products and service offerings.

When: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 | 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Palomino Room, BMO Centre | 20 Roundup Way SE
Cost : $15 plus tax
To register: Visit calgarytechsecurityconference


Business Link activities and events

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