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Get Hired! Week of February 26, 2024

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

February 26, 2024 — 

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?

Part-Time/Casual Opportunities

  • The Community Services Department is hiring Summer 2024 Recreation Technicians (124156) for wading pools, recreation facilities, and preschool, children’s, and youth summer programs.  Apply online and then drop in for an in-person interview at one of the following Recruitment Fairs:
    • Saturday, March 9: 10 am– 4 pm, Sergeant Tommy Prince Place, 90 Sinclair St.
    • Thursday, March 28: 1 – 6 p.m. Fort Rouge Leisure Centre, 625 Osborne St.
    • Applicants only need to attend one session. Come prepared to be interviewed.
  • The City of Winnipeg is looking for Public Skating Monitors (123702). Closing date is March 18.
  • Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) Freshwater Management Directorate is looking for enthusiastic students to join the EcoAction Funding Program Team for Summer 2024. They are currently looking for a Junior Program Coordinator. French information can be found here. Deadline is March 13.
  • Work part-time with the Research Affiliate Program 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. 
  • The Canada Revenue Agency is hiring Indigenous Students for jobs in Winnipeg and across Western Canada. Learn more about current opportunities here.
  • The Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) has a variety of work opportunities, both part-time and full-time for students. Apply to their Ongoing Student Recruitment Inventory (also includes Employment Opportunity for Students with Disabilities (EOSD) & Indigenous Student Employment Opportunity (ISEO)) to get involved!
  • The Government of Manitoba’s STEP Services Program is now accepting applications for Summer 2024 employment. Applicants must be returning to school the following academic year to be eligible. View full details and register on their website today! 
  • The Level UP program is a paid opportunity for students to work on short term remote projects.
  • To be eligible you must be a current student registered in a Canadian post-secondary education institution, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and are legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulation.
  • There are 78 openings for part-time, casual, and summer positions available on UM Connect within the Job Postings tab! Check out the Part Time Home Staging and Design assistant position (69580) with Adorn Interior Decorator Services. Deadline to apply is March 1.

** 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!

  • TECHMB is hosting Plugged In– a FREE networking and community building event for early tech professions at Across the Board Café on March 13 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Checkout other upcoming tech week events.
  • Futurpreneur is hosting Rock My Business, a 3 part workshop. The next round of the series is March 4, 5 and 7.
  • New Media Manitoba is hosting VOICE: An IDM Industry Summit and EDI Conference from March 7- 8 at Red River College Polytech. Tickets start at $210.
  • CASTL Canada is hosting Elevate Program, a 6-week initiative aimed at advancing Canada’s biomanufacturing sector through comprehensive training. Cost is $150 and the deadline to apply is March 11.
  • Abu Dhabi University is hosting an international conference on education “Innovations in Teaching and Learning: Pioneering Education’s Future” from October 2-4, 2024 on the campus of Abu Dhabi University. Deadline for submissions is April 30.
  • ECO Canada is hosting an Environmental Professional Tour.** The next one is March 20 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Winnipeg. Register here!
  • The Government of Manitoba is hosting its first Career Fair ** on March 7 at from 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location is 1650 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, at the Viscount Gort Hotel (Banquet Rooms Royal A,B,C).
  • The City of Selkirk is offering FREE certification courses to cover the training costs associated with becoming or recertify as a Lifeguard and/or Swim Instructor. Deadline to apply is February 23.
  • The Medicine Hat Police Service is hosting an informal information table on March 7 from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. in 1st floor Fletcher Argue.
  • They are also hosting a formal presentation from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. on March 7 in the Tier Building, room 403.
  • The Canada Revenue Agency is hosting “Free tax help for small business owners and self-employed individuals”** on March 8 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. in Room 474, University Centre.
  • Join the Black Law Students Association & Manitoba Indigenous Law Students Association on February 29, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. for an evening at Robson Hall, Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. Hear from BIPOC Faculty, Students, and Practitioners about law and see yourself attending law school.
  • The U of M is hosting Elevate Your Skills. ** The next topic is Salary Negotiation on March 11 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. in 205 Armes

** 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. **

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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