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Get Hired! Week of September 25, 2023

Check back for job opportunities and tips week-to-week.

September 25, 2023 — 

Are you looking for work, trying to get that first job, or gain experience in your field of study? You will not want to miss the weekly edition of Get Hired by Career Services!

Get access to timely updates on what is happening in the job market and the inside scoop from UMConnect (formerly Career Connect).

Each week we will also share upcoming conference and information session opportunities.

Who’s Hiring?

  • The Canada Revenue Agency is hiring Indigenous Students for jobs in Winnipeg and across Western Canada. Learn more about current opportunities here.
  • Interested in working with children? Consider applying to be on the Babysitter/Child Minder directory to support parent professionals seeking childcare during conferences and away from home events. See Event Childminder** (66379) and Babysitter** (66380).
  • Interested in working in recreation? Visit Recreation and Leisure opportunities at the City of Winnipeg. Note: All applicants must have current Emergency First Aid and Level C CPR. CPR requires annual re-certification.
  • UMSU is urgently hiring a Cycling Associate to assist with the daily operations of the kiosk, warehouse operations, assisting staff members and customers. As this is a casual position, timeline of the position is based on operational needs.
  • Looking to work as a TA or Grader/Marker during the 2023-24 academic year? Visit UM Careers to explore positions available in your faculty.
  • Applications are open until October 5 for the GLOCAL’s CANConnect Microgrants for Empowering Immigrant and Refugee Youth in Digital Civic Leadership and Service. Group and Individual projects relevant to local, regional, or community concerns are encouraged to apply for 1 of 100 available grants ranging from $500-5000.
  • The Government of Manitoba’s STEP Services Program is now accepting applications for Fall 2023 employment. Applicants must be returning to school the following academic year to be eligible. View full details and register on their website today!
  • Work part-time as a research affiliate with the Government of Canada, while pursuing your studies. Conduct innovative research related to your degree or program, and gain experience with a federal department or agency. Read more about the Research Affiliate Program today!
  • Richardson is looking for CPA Students pursuing their CPA designation to join the accounting team for the Winter 2024 term. Deadline to apply is October 3.
  • Imperial is recruiting for engineering grads to assign for a variety of positions in the engineering services organization in Ontario. Deadline is October 6.
  • The City of Winnipeg is looking for a Committee Support Clerk (French Bilingual) (123812) to provide clerical support to the Committees of Council. Closing date is October 10.
  • There are 33 openings for part-time and summer positions available on UM Connect within the Job Postings tab! Check out the Student Caller (Fundraiser) (Position 66718) at the University of Manitoba – Donor Relations **

** UM Students: to access opportunities on UM Connect make sure you are logged into your account to follow the links to postings directly! Please note that UM alumni are also able to create an account to access these postings. **

** UM Students: to access opportunities on UM Connect make sure you are logged into your account to follow the links to postings directly! Please note that UM alumni are also able to create an account to access these postings. **


Career Fairs, Information Sessions and Conferences provide an excellent way for you to learn more about your field, to network and to find the opportunities available in it.  Employers attend career fairs and trade show booths to inform students of future opportunities as well as look for talented students/graduates for current positions. Check out these upcoming events!

  • Nursing Students at University of Manitoba are invited to our upcoming Western Canada New Grad Nurse Virtual Career Fair ** on October 4. We have Shared Health Manitoba attending the event to hire nursing students, in addition to healthcare organizations from other provinces.
  • Better Together ** is a new co-curricular approach to building entrepreneurial thinking skills. Over two incredible days November 14-15, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. You’ll have the opportunity to learn with other students, faculty, and staff about an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Global Biotech Week – BioTalent Canada is hosting an event for networking on September 27, 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. as part of the celebration of the Global Biotech Week (GBW). Our special guest speaker, Rob Henderson, BioTalent Canada, President and CEO will speak on “Overcoming Recruitment and Retention Challenges in the Bio-Economy,” Click here for registration for Rob’s presentation. 
  • The Bank of Canada’s University Recruitment Campaign ** is hosting an information session on September 26, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. virtually.  This session is geared towards students in Economics, Finance, Mathematics and Computer Science programs.
  • ASE Career Fair Prep ** is happening virtually on September 27, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. They also have an in-person ** ASE Career Fair Prep on September 28, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. here on campus, located at 474 UMSU University. Get tips on how to highlight your strengths and skills and impress potential employers! Registration closes September 26 at 9:30 a.m.
  • The Asper Career Fair will be taking place on September 27, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Student Commons (main floor) and Sony Study Area (3rd floor) of the Drake Centre. Discover opportunities, connect with top employers, and ignite your career. This is open to ALL students!
  • Microsoft Canada is hosting a #CoastToCoast Information Session ** on September 27, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. This is targeted for undergraduate and MBA students who are interested in exploring a Career at Microsoft.
  • TECH MB’s Career Connections ** event will be taking place on September 28, 12 p.m – 3:00 p.m. virtually. Registration opens September 1 and closes end of day September 20.
  • The Manitoba Environmental Industries Association is hosting The Green Lair Pitch Competition ** which offers select Canadian entrepreneurs and innovators the opportunity to pitch their product or technology. Submission deadline is September 29.
  • The Genetic Counselling Virtual Career ** is happening October 3, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Genetic Counseling is a unique and rewarding healthcare profession, and this virtual fair will help you learn all about it.
  • The annual UM ASE Career Fair will take place on October 3, 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, 2nd floor UMSU University Centre. Connect with industries and companies interested in employing students and graduates from the faculties of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Science, Engineering, and Environment.
  • TECH MB’s is hosting its 3rd annual Plugged In ** event. This is a free in person networking event on October 3rd, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Across the Board Game Café, 211 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg MB.
  • The University of Manitoba P&G Virtual Info Session and Networking event is happening on October 5, 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. to learn about P&G’s internships and post-graduate opportunities.
  • The JET Programme is hosting an Information Session ** on opportunities for students to become participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme. This will be online October 5, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration is required.
  • TECH MB and IISD (International Institute of Sustainable Development) Will be hosting the ELA (Environmental Lakes Association) Hack-a-thon. ** The event will be taking place from October 23-November 6. Deadline to register is October 8.
  • The International Conference on Advancing Sustainable Futures (ICASF 2023) Dubai. ICASF 2023 offers an exciting opportunity for your research to be considered for publication in esteemed journals and book series. This will be held December 5 – December 6, 2023. Registration deadline is October 30 (registration fee is required).
  • CBC Short Story Prize is open for 2024 – submit your new fiction now! Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada can submit their original, unpublishes fiction up to 2,500 words. This runs until November 1, 4 p.m. cost is $25.00.
  • HYPER Interactive Tech and Arts Conference ** is being held at the Red River College Downtown Campus.  Save the date, November 18. Ticket pricing starts at $25.77.
  • RRC is hosting Sprint to Innovate Challenge, ** February 1 – 4, 2024.  Teams of 4 to 6 students will choose from available business challenges provided by industry and work together to create a solution, including developing a prototype, to be presented to judges on the final day. Register your team today!

Need support navigating your job search efforts? Career Services not only has access to available jobs, but it also offers a variety of services to help you get the knowledge and skills you need to get that job, as well. Whether you are looking for experiential learning, part-time, summer, or full-time employment upon graduation, we are here to assist you. To help you excel in your skills, we offer workshops on resumés and cover letters, creating a LinkedIn profile, mentoring, job searches, and interview preparation. Check out the Student Affairs Event Calendar and register today!

Do you have questions about anything specific? We would love to answer your job search questions! Questions can be forwarded to cs [dot] receptionist [at] umanitoba [dot] ca.


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