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Career Fair 2019 will bring 100+ employers to campus.

Career Fair 2019 will bring over 100 employers to campus

Check it out on the 2nd floor of UMSU University Centre from 3:00-7:00 on January 15 and from 9:30-2:30 on January 16.

January 7, 2019 — 

The University of Manitoba’s largest career fair is coming to campus on January 15 and 16!

Over 100 employers and educational institutions, are here to meet with students to share summer and permanent full-time employment opportunities and discuss what they look for in potential candidates. This is your chance to speak directly with a variety of  companies, including our platinum sponsor Intelife Security and Automation and gold sponsors McCain Foods, IG Welath Management and Deliver-Eats.

The world of work is not organized by degree or major. The Career Fair is an excellent opportunity to learn how the knowledge, skills and attributes you are developing in your classwork can co-curricular activites can link to a multitude of occupations.

Career Fair is January 15 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm and January 16 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm, on the 2nd Floor of UMSU University Centre. Different employers and educational institutions will be attending on each day of the fair; the lineup can be found in the Career Fair section of the Career Services website. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to learn more about educational options, explore career ideas and meet with employers looking to hire you.

To make the most out of the Career Fair, plan ahead. Make a positive first impression by fine-tuning your resumé and educating yourself on who will be at the event. Take a couple of hours to explore the employers attending the fair. By searching their websites you can discover key projects and priorities of each organization and identify potential career pathways you may want to discuss.

There are also plenty of online resources to support your preparation. Access the job search and resumé workbooks to prepare for the event. You should also watch the Ten Tips for Career Fair Success video to get advice from employers on how to make a great first impression!

Career Services also offers career fair prep sessions so you can learn how to effectively connect and network with employers. Register on careerCONNECT.

Start to build the career you want by learning more about yourself and the world of work. Career Services is here to assist you in mapping a plan to create the life you want to live and do what inspires you.  Whether you need support planning for the Career Fair or planning for your wider career, you can visit us at 474 University Centre or use our online resources. You will also find us at the Career Services booth at the Career Fair.

Also, don’t miss your chance to get a free LinkedIn headshot taken by a professional photographer. This opportunity is offered by Alumni Relations to both students and U of M graduates. All students currently enrolled at the U of M are also encouraged to stop by the Alumni Relations booth at the Career Fair to enter the $1,000 BMO Bank of Montreal tuition draw.

See you on January 15 and 16!

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