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. 

*Please check with the organizers about the status of events as they may change.* 

KPMG Management Consulting Case Prep — ICON

KPMG's Management Consulting group would like for you to join them for an exciting opportunity to learn about KPMG's Management Consulting practice and prepare for our upcoming Fall Recruitment Cycle.

The event will consist of a presentation held by our MC leaders, thorough case preparation session to train, guide and provide you with feedback needed to interveiw successfully with MC and a networking session to meet our greater team.

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 | 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Zoom conference
Register now: Register by July 12 at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C2HCW3P

National Information Session — BDO Canada

BDO Canada is continuing to leverage technology in their commitment to connecting with students. They are hosting a virtual National Information Session for students to get to know BDO and learn about future career opportunities. If you are a student in Business/Accounting and want to learn more about work and life at BDO, join them!

When: Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual
Register now: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GetToKnowBDO

Career Leap Online Open House and Info Session

In partnership with Alberta Labour, the Career Leap program supports those individuals who are having difficulty entering the workforce, as well as highly skilled professionals, and those transitioning to other industries or occupations. Career Leap is a government funded program, so there are no fees to access our services. 

Our area of expertise is providing client-centered services to help individuals gain employment where they can utilize their existing skills and qualifications.

When: Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Virtual
Register now: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/career-leap-online-open-house-info-session-tickets-112535617060

How to start a career in IT and the Calgary Market webinar

Guest expert Rosanna Sardella—Making Changes' Women in Technology Program Specialist—is joining Prospect Human Services for a talk on current trends in Calgary's tech sector. Learn about the skills local companies are looking for, who is currently hiring, and what are some programs that offer job seekers opportunities to further or upgrade their skills.

When: July 22, 2020 | 11 a.m. to noon
Where: Zoom webinar
Register now: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkc--sqj4rEtTjpgoJUkf9cAbRkQoa4U-5

 Business Link events and activities

Business Link is Alberta's entrepreneurial hub. They are a non-profit organization that helps people navigate the steps toward starting their own businesses. They provide one-on-one support and guidance, market research, access to experts, training, networking opportunities, and specialized support for Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Live webinars
What: Alberta experts and organizations present and answer questions in live interactive-style and presentation-based webinars covering business topics including market research, sales and marketing, regulations, financing, selling to the government, independent contracting, and more.
When: Most Fridays
Where: Online (can be accessed from anywhere!)
For more information: Visit

In-person learning and events
What: Participate in regular monthly workshops and BizConnections events in Edmonton and Calgary that provide entrepreneurs with the opportunity to learn, network, share ideas, and support one another.
When: Various dates throughout the month
Where: Various locations throughout Alberta
For more information: Visit

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