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.

 Aboriginal spring job fair

Find your next job! Bring your resume and apply for jobs. Meet and network with employers. Enter to win a grand door prize.

When: Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Delta Calgary South | 135 Southland Drive SE (walking distance from Southland LRT station)
For more information: Visit aboriginalfutures.com or call 403-253-5311

The Washington Centre information session

Transform your major into a career while living, working and learning in Washington, D.C for a semester or summer. Representatives from The Washington Centre will be hosting an information session at MRU. This session is open to all MRU students. No pre-registration needed.

When: Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 4 p.m.
Where: International Student Support Centre | Room E140

20th Annual Youth Hiring Fair

The Youth Hiring Fair is an excellent opportunity for youth ages 15 to 24 to connect with employers who are hiring for part-time, full-time and seasonal employment.

 When: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | 1:30 to 6 p.m.
Where: Big Four Building, Stampede Park | 1801 Big Four Trail SE

Banff Spring Hiring Fair 2018

Work and play in Banff, Alberta. Is there a better way to spend the summer than living and working in the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains?
The Job Resource Centre of Banff is excited to announce their Spring Hiring Fair. This annual event is a chance for job seekers with a passion for the mountains to meet with the region's top employers and line up a job for the summer and beyond. We anticipate that there will be over 300 job openings, most in hospitality and tourism, and many with subsidized staff housing.

When: Thursday, May 3, 2018 | 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: Cascade Shops | 317 Banff Avenue
For more information: Please call 403-760-3311 or visit www.jobresourcecentre.com

Escape from the Everyday Networking Event with Collin Barrow LLP Calgary

It is a great pleasure to announce the 2018 Escape from the Everyday Networking Event with Collin Barrow Calgary LLP. This event is an opportunity for you to get to know the Collins Barrow Recruiting Team and more importantly, for us to get to know you!
In this Escape from the Everyday Networking Experience you will be given a chance to display your marvelous brainpower and creativity by solving puzzles, uncovering thrilling clues and escaping before times up.
This event will also provide an opportunity to interact with other students in your designated field of study, as well as, team members from Collins Barrow Calgary LLP.
We woud love for everyone to partake in this event, but due to limited space, we will only be accepting a minimal number of applicants.

When: Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 5 p.m.
To register and learn more: Click here

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