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We offer a ton of events each year to help you:

  • find work and meet employers
  • improve your job search skills
  • learn about potential careers


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Co-op and Career Fair

Co-op and Career Fair

When: Tues, Sept 23 and Wed, Sept 24, 2014 | 10 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Michele Pujol Room, Student Union Building

On Tuesday, September 23 and Wednesday, September 24, 2014, students and alumni can connect with over 50 employers from a wide range of companies and representatives from graduate and professional schools all in one place at the UVic Co-op and Career Fair. Thousands of students and alumni attend this event each year!


                   Pason Systems Logo
FAST Enterprises Logo

Co-op Photo Contest

Co-op Photo Contest

When: May 1 – August 29 at noon
Where: Online at
Contact: Meghan Thompson -

Give us your best shot(s)!

The 2014 Co-op Photo Contest is now open! Whether you worked in an office, a lab or the great outdoors, we want to see you in action. 

We're offering great cash prizes:

  • Grand prize – $200
  • Runner-up – $100
  • Third place – $50

Find contest details, see current entries and submit your photos here.

The contest will close Friday, August 29, 2014 at noon.

Co-op and Career Info Day

Co-op and Career Info Day

When: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Where: Michele Pujol Room, Student Union Building
Contact: - 250-853-3172

Welcome to UVic. Now what?

Student life is great, but what comes next? Co-op and Career Info Day is the place to:

Thank you to these local businesses and organizations for the generous donations!

 The Mint logo   imaxlogo   Art Gallery of Greater Victoria logo

     Vikes logo       silkroadlogo       

  uvicbookstorelogo     RoyalMcPhersonLogo   


If you'd like to provide a donation for one of our 2014 giveaways, please contact!

Event details for: STUDENTS

Spread the word and win!

Going to Info Day? Spread the word and enter to win prizes donated by local business and organizations!

We're not the only ones excited about Co-op and Career Info Day! Local businesses have generously donated prizes for our week of giveaways: September 2-9

Come to Info Day on Tuesday, September 9, and enter in our grand prize draw to win a Zipline Tour for 2 from Adrena LINE Zipline Adventure Tours!

Spread the word through our social media contest, and you could win:

How to enter

If you're a UVic student, you can enter in our social media prize draw. Enter the contest up until September 9, 2014 (but you'll have more chances to win if you enter before Sept. 2!) One entry per person (one entry on Twitter includes the two steps listed below:

How to enter the contest on Twitter

1. Use the "follow" button to follow us on Twitter

2. Use the "tweet" button to share that you're going to the Career Fair and be entered to win a prize!

Vote for your favourite Co-op Photo Contest submission

Every year, hundreds of co-op students submit photos of their work experiences as part of our Co-op Photo Contest. Their submissions will be on display at Info Day and it's up to you to decide who will win the grand prize of $200!

Make sure to vote for your favourites when you visit Info Day!

Submit a photo

Are you a co-op student? Submit your photo - the deadline is August 29, 2014 by noon.



When: Tuesday September 16, 2014 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Bob Wright Centre lobby, Clearihue Building lobby (near computer labs), University Centre lobby

Do you want to improve your résumé? Need to tweak the content? The format? Maybe give it a complete overhaul? Stop by Résumania with a copy of your résumé and get expert feedback from our career educators.

Event details for: Students and Alumni

Why attend?

Everyone struggles with writing a résumé, but you don’t have to! Attend this free drop-in event to learn how to create a strong résumé for your job search.

You’ll spend 5-10 minutes reviewing your résumé with a career educator. If you need more help, you can drop by Co-op and Career for a longer session.

What to bring

Bring a copy of your résumé, or two! It will help to have a goal in mind—what do you want to accomplish with this résumé? What type of job are you applying to?

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