Events for students

Info Day
We offer events throughout the year to help you meet employers, learn more about potential careers and build your professional skills.

An overview of what we offer (and when!)

Here, you'll find an overview of our major event offerings for students and alumni and what you can expect to see throughout the year.

To see what's coming up next with specific dates and times, check our Co-op and Career events calendar (or the calendar on Learning In Motion)!

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If you require accessibility accommodations to attend an event, please let us know as far in advance as possible.

Co-op and Career Info Day

Curious about co-op? Or starting to think about your future career? Stop by Co-op and Career Info Day to get acquainted with the co-op program so you're ready to apply in second year. You can also learn about the free career-related services, resources, programs and workshops we offer for all students on campus at Career Services.

This event is usually held in the second week of September.

Co-op and Career fairs

We offer a range of career fairs throughout the year, including:

Our on-campus career fairs attract a variety of employers who are looking to recruit students. Come and meet the reps, ask questions and learn about opportunities!

Co-op Student for a Day

This year's contest is now closed! Check back in the fall of 2017 for information about the next contest.

Test out the co-op experience!

Tell us why you want to be a co-op student for a day for your chance to experience what it's like to be a co-op student and see what we have to offer!

Contest winners will have a chance to:

  • Sample co-op, the employer, and the work environment
  • Shadow employees
  • Tour the workplace
  • Network with team members
  • Witness the workplace environment and culture
  • Conduct informational interviews with employees and current co-op students
  • Learn tips of the workforce

Winners will be notified by October 18. Watch for contest updates on Twitter: #coop4aday 

Questions? Contact the Co-op Student for a Day team at or 250-721-6616.

Résumé Day

Résumé Day is a free drop-in event to help you create a polished, professional résumé. Stop by one of our booths with a copy of your résumé—our career staff will be happy to give you some pointers!

This event is usually run in September and January.

Career Pathways for Graduate Students

What lies beyond graduate school for you? Take part in panel sessions and workshops as part of Career Pathways for Graduate Students to explore future career paths.

These workshops are run from September to April, with a full-day event held during Reading Break in November.

Career workshops

Career Services holds regularly scheduled career workshops on résumés, interviews, networking, LinkedIn and more. Learn from a career educator in an interactive format.

These workshops are run from September to June.

Horizons and Navigator career programs

Sign up for these free, self-paced, online career programs to explore career possibilities or find help with your work search.

Workshop groups begin in September, January and May.

"What can you do with your degree?" panel sessions

Wondering how to make the leap from classroom to career? Come to a "What can you do with your degree?" panel to hear from alumni about their career paths after graduation. Listen to different perspectives and get inspired!

These are held in October and March.

Success in the Humanities and Fine Arts (employer networking night)

A degree in humanities or fine arts can lead almost anywhere! During Success in the Humanities and Fine Arts, you can meet your co-op staff, attend a special career workshop and network with employers who've hired humanities and fine arts grads.

This evening event is usually held in November.

Shift Into Summer: Online Summer Job Expo

Thinking about your summer job prospects? Shift Into Summer can help you kick your work search into higher gear, featuring handpicked summer job postings from around the web in Victoria and beyond.

This online resource runs from March to May.

Gear up to Graduate

Are you about to graduate? We'll help you put all the pieces together—interests, competencies, experience and future opportunities—to help you make the leap from the classroom to the working world.

Employer and grad school information sessions

Check out our employer and grad school info sessions all year long to learn about specific organizations and opportunities. These are booked throughout the year by employer request, so keep an eye on the Co-op and Career events calendar (or the calendar on Learning In Motion)!

Indigenous career panel and mock interview clinic (Indigenous students)

Meet employers, learn about career and co-op opportunities available to Indigenous students, or practice your interview skills in a 20-minute mock interview with feedback.

These clinics usually run in October and March. Learn more about career resources for Indigenous students.

Mock interview clinics (co-op students)

For co-op students only: Practice your interview skills in a realistic setting by doing a mock interview. We bring employers, alumni and community members to campus for a series of discipline-specific clinics. You'll apply for a sample posting, complete a 20-minute mock interview for that position and get immediate feedback from your interviewer.

Dates vary by co-op program.

Upcoming clinics: