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.


Famous 5 Foundation – volunteer opportunity

We are seeking a volunteer for the position of Fund Development Committee Member. In this role you will work alongside the other Fund Development Committee members and the Board of Directors to fund raise for the Famous 5 Foundations programs, such as the Future 5 – Girls Leadership program. This requires a 3 hours/month commitment which includes 1 meeting per month either in person or by phone.

When: Open until suitable candidate is found
Where: Calgary
For more information and role description: Visit famou5.ca/volunteer
To apply: Email w.struthers45@gmail.com


Pinnacle Accounting and Finance

Pinnacle Accounting is a small, rapidly growing tax-based firm hosting a Wine and Cheese Open House. You will be meeting the team, learning about the business, meeting with CPA Alberta, and will be taken on an office tour. Open to all accounting students, especially those interested in taxes.

When: Thursday, June 28 | 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: #204, 3333 - 18 Avenue NE
To register: RSVP by June 20 to events@pinnacleequities.ca. Include your name, program, school and year of graduation
For more information: Visit www.pinnacleaccounting.ca


MRU International Student Support Centre – Recruiting student leads and volunteer positions

The International Student Support Centre (ISSC) at MRU provides a vibrant space for students from all backgrounds to meet other MRU students as well as students studying on exchange.  The ISSC is staffed by student leaders and volunteers who can provide information, support and peer-driven programs that connect international and domestic students. The ISSC team plans and creates opportunities for students to participate in fun and engaging social and cultural activities, and provides a space for students to gather to practice language, study, meet new people, and learn from each other.

Now hiring for student leads and student volunteers for the 2018-19 academic year – view postings.

For questions and to submit your application: Email international@mtroyal.ca 
Deadline: Friday, June 29, 2018


Academic Writing Boot Camp

Many university students aren't sure what to expect when it comes to writing assignments. The team of Writing and Learning Strategists in Student Learning Services has developed a one day Academic Writing Boot Camp.

You will learn how to:

  • Avoid procrastination
  • Plan an academic paper
  • Write powerful thesis statements
  • Compose strong introductions, paragraphs and conclusions
  • Edit for grammar, punctuation and structure
  • Paraphrase correctly to avoid plagiarism
  • Reference your sources (using APA)

When: Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018  | 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
OR Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cost: Early bird $149, or $175 (after August 19); includes materials, breakfast and lunch
For more information or to register: studentlearningservicesbootcamp


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