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.

Parks Canada student hiring fair

Parks Canada is currently recruiting summer students to work at our National Historic Sites and National Park in Banff. Many student jobs are available in different areas in Banff, such as Assets– Trades & Engineering, Informatics, Visitor Experience, Resource Conservation and more! 

When: Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 and Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Parks Canada Administration Building | 101 Mountain Avenue, Banff, AB
For more information: Check out our Facebook page this month for more information at Facebook.com/pnbanff AND for position descriptions and requirements, visit parkscanada.gc.ca/students

HMCS Tecumseh Calgary's Naval Reserve Division information session

You are invited to our career information session. Come learn how you can join our team in a wide variety of part-time and full-time jobs with the Navy in Calgary.

When: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 | 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: 1820 - 24 Street SW
For more information on positions available: Visit forces.ca OR contact us at jobs_tecumseh@forces.gc.ca

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Career and employment workshop – Career Planning Strategies

Not sure what you want to do? Then sign up for 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, 108 | Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: MRU Campus | EB1102
For more information and to register: See our Winter 2018 workshop schedule

MRU Crowchild Classic Volunteer

We're looking for volunteers to assist with the fifth Annual Crowchild Classic at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Volunteer opportunities include: Bus Leaders, Social Media Team, Mascot Body Guard, Swag Giveaways, Tickets, Peer Support Group and Pre-Game Promotion (done in the weeks leading up to the event). A volunteer information session will be held a week in advance. Perks include: Event ticket, T-shirt and food allowance!

Interested groups or individuals must email the volunteer coordinator below with their name, phone number and preferred position. Positions will be filled on a first come first serve basis.

When: Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 | 2:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
| 555 Saddledome Rise SE
To register: Email Rebecca Gould at rgould@mtroyal.ca with your name, phone number and preferred position on or before Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.

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: Thursday, Nov. 2, 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 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

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