Work Experience and Career Fair

Work Experience and Career Fair

Tuesday, October 1 and Wednesday, October 2, 2019

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Michele Pujol Room, Student Union Building


Where could your degree take you? Meet with 50+ employers to chat about possible careers and more.

Thinking about grad school? Start your search by meeting with 20+ schools in the Upper Lounge.

Not sure how to connect with employers? Don't feel ready? Don't worry!
Your career educator will be there at our CAREER CORNER to help you prepare.

We'd like to give a special thank you to our sponsors for their generous support! 

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Career Corner

Get resources to make the most of the fair

Stop by to connect with our career educators! They will be stationed outside the Michel Pujol Room and will happily provide you with the following:

  • Advice on how to make a great first impression with employers at the fair
  • Brief career coaching to help you determine which employers to speak with
  • Resources for professional development, job searching, and how to build your career
  • Information on how to drop-in or book an appointment with Career Services for more in-depth coaching

Exhibitors - Oct 1, 2019

Here's who will be on campus on October 1.

Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia - Sponsor

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The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) is the training, governing, and regulatory body for over 36,000 CPA members and 5,000 CPA students and candidates. CPABC carries out its primary mission to protect the public by enforcing the highest professional and ethical standards and contributing to the advancement of public policy. CPAs are recognized internationally for bringing superior financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, and leadership to organizations.

Website: www.bccpa.ca

Opportunities: Graduate or professional program

Target student disciplines: Business, Social Sciences

Codan Communications - Sponsor

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Codan Communications is a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of Land Mobile Radio (LMR) communications solutions. When you dial 9-1-1, our radio equipment is what the 911 dispatcher uses to send police, firefighters, or paramedics to you.

A career at Codan Communications is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic global business, reaching out to all corners of the world, helping people communicate in the moments that matter.

Website: www.codancomms.com

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Engineering/Computer Science, Science

Sample job description:

  • Software engineer: We are looking for talented, motivated individuals to join our dynamic team of developers, which designs and implements software for Land Mobile Radio (LMR) products. A great fit will have strong aptitude for object-oriented design and familiarity with networking and communications protocols and principles.

Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce - Sponsor

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As the voice of business in the Victoria area, the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce represents business people in the Capital Region working together for the economic and social well-being of the community. Membership in the Chamber gives you the opportunity to support your business and contribute to these goals in many effective ways.

Website: www.victoriachamber.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Teck - Sponsor

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Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on copper, zinc, steelmaking coal and energy.

We have received several awards and recognitions that are worth noting. Teck was selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in both 2018 and 2019, Teck was recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in 2019 and in 2018 and Teck was also ranked on the Corporate Knights Best 50 for the 12th straight year based on our dedication to environmental sustainability, and social responsibility.

Teck hires more than 150 students each year to work at our various operations and offices in Western Canada. At Teck, we have a range of opportunities for students to expand their knowledge and skills in a rapidly-expanding sector. If you are driven to succeed, self-motivated and seeking a fast-paced, dynamic organization with extensive education and career development opportunities, you’ve come to the right place.

Teck also offers the chance to live and work in some of the world’s most amazing locations where year-round local attractions and recreational choices are unlimited for the outdoor enthusiast! We have world-class mountain biking, skiing, hiking and fly fishing all at your doorstep. We think you will find what you are looking for at Teck!

Website: www.teck.com

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op, summer

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science, Science

Adler University

Adler University is committed to improving individual and community health and well-being through positive social change. Established in 1952, Adler University is an independent not-for-profit institution of higher learning that offers graduate degree programs with focus on socially responsible practice. Our Vancouver Campus programs are offered under the written consent of the British Columbia Minister of Advanced Education, having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet criteria established by the Ministry.

Website: www.adler.edu 

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Fine Arts, Human and Social Development, Humanities, Social Sciences

Advancing Women in Engineering and Technology / ACEC-BC

The Advancing Women in Engineering project is partnership between ASTTBC, ACEC-BC, and Engineers and Geoscientists BC. The objective of the project is to increase the participation of women in the engineering, geoscience, technology and technician occupations thorough the implementation of diversity and inclusion strategies to recruit, retain and support career development for women in these professions.

Website: womenintech.ca

Opportunities: Employment resource

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering, Medical and Health Sciences, Sciences

Amazon

We're a company of pioneers. It's our job to make bold bets, and we get our energy from inventing on behalf of customers. Success is measured against the possible, not the probable. For today’s pioneers, that’s exactly why there’s no place on Earth they’d rather build than Amazon.

Website: www.amazon.jobs/en

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Engineering

Sample job titles:

  • Software development engineering co-op fall 2019

Bambora Inc.

Bambora is an international payments company based in Stockholm, Sweden that processes payments in 65 markets around the world.

The North American office is located in Victoria, British Columbia. It began as Beanstream in 2000 and evolved into Bambora in 2015, joining 12 other companies around the world.

In July 2017, Bambora joined the Ingenico Group, one of the world’s largest payments companies, to further streamline the payment experience. Together, Bambora and Ingenico offer payment solutions that scale as companies grow their businesses globally.

Website: www.bambora/com/en/ca

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering

BC Assessment

BC Assessment develops and maintains real property assessments throughout British Columbia in addition to providing real property information.

Website: www.bcassessment.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Property information collector
  • Appraiser
  • Assessment administrator
  • Information technology and software development
  • Human resources
  • Finance
  • Customer service and support analysts

BC Pension Corporation

BC Pension Corporation is one of the largest professional pension services providers in Canada. We serve over 560,000 active and retired plan members and more than 1,100 plan employers, paying out more than $349 million in benefits each month ($4.2 billion a year) to over 181,000 retirees.

One in nine BC citizens is a member of one of the five pension plans we serve.

Services include providing plan information to members and employers, managing contributions and member records, paying pension benefits, and providing policy, financial and communication services to plan boards. We are a community of dedicated professionals who share common beliefs about client service and a desire to make our organization an even better place tomorrow than it is today.

We have a diverse team with a variety of specialized and professional roles – from client service and pension experts, financial and technology roles to creative and communications roles – together we foster a culture that encourages innovation, continuous improvement and a passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience.

Website: www.bcpensioncorp.ca

Opportunities: Full-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science, Humanities, Social Sciences

BC Public Service Agency

The BC Public Service is comprised of over 26,000 employees in more than 200 different job types working across 280 communities within the province to deliver services to more than four million British Columbians every day. The BC Public Service offers a range of careers and the opportunity to engage in rewarding, innovative work driven by purpose and responsibility to the citizens of British Columbia.

Website: www.gov.bc.ca/myhr/employment 

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

BC Transit

BC Transit is a provincial crown corporation and coordinates the delivery of safe, reliable, cost-efficient and market-focused transit services in British Columbia outside of the Greater Vancouver region. Working in partnership with local governments and private companies, BC Transit provides direct services in fleet acquisition and management, contract administration, transit planning, marketing and financial services.

This position is based in Victoria which is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Victoria (regional population 330,000) is the capital of British Columbia and a community of choice for many, due to our temperate climate, natural beauty and diverse economic opportunities. Victoria is an international resort destination with a transportation network that includes airport, helicopter and seaplane services, buses, ferry and cruise ships.

Website: https://bctransit.com/

Opportunities: Co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science, Human and Social Development, Medical and Health Sciences

Camosun College

Website: www.camosun.ca

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Human & Social Development, Humanities, Science, Social Sciences

Canada Border Services Agency

BSA ensures Canada's security and prosperity through border protection, surveillance, immigration enforcement and customs services operating in Canada and around the world.

Website: www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Human & Social Development, Humanities, Science, Social Sciences

Canada Law From Abroad

CLFA provides free assistance to students applying to Law School in the UK. High school and university/college graduates can pursue three-year LLB degrees, while University graduates qualify for two-year LLB programmes. Bachelor’s graduates may also eligible for one-year graduate level LLM degree programmes.

Website: www.canadalawfromabroad.com

Opportunities: Career and education resources

Target student disciplines: All

Canada Revenue Agency

This year, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada.

At the CRA, our diverse and inclusive workplace fosters innovation and drives us to be a world-class tax and benefit administration. High employee morale and engagement are the core of our agency. To make sure that our employees are heard, we listen to what they have to say, learn what’s important to them, and turn those findings into programs that make the CRA a welcoming and happy place to work.

We offer a variety of apprenticeship and developmental programs for students and new graduates: all designed to offer hands-on work and educational experiences through term assignments. We have supportive networks and mentors, and offer a variety of training and learning programs to give employees the opportunity to strengthen their existing skills and learn new ones to excel in their career. As Canada’s tax program administrators, the work that our employees do touches the lives of all Canadians.

We work together to create healthy workplaces by making efforts to ensure that people feel valued. Initiatives such as the Positive Space Initiative encourage employees to be their whole selves at work and create a safer, more tolerant and open-minded work environment for everyone.  We realize that life doesn’t always follow a 9 to 5 schedule, and at the CRA we want our employees to enjoy flexibility that fits their lifestyle: on and off the job. Our family-friendly policies such as flexible work arrangements and leave provisions help our employees integrate their personal and professional lives.

Website: www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency.html

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Tax auditor
  • Collections contact officer

Canadian Armed Forces

Make a difference. Travel the world to provide humanitarian efforts or engage in a mission using innovative technology all while receiving competitive benefits, paid education and training.
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are consistently ranked among the top 25 employers in Canada.

All our members enjoy a range of prestigious full-and part-time career options in fields like healthcare, law, IT and engineering, the possibility of specializing in your career, accelerated responsibilities and faster advancement opportunities than in the civilian world, the chance to travel and work around the world, and a full range of enviable benefits and advantages.

Website: www.forces.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Engineers
  • Telecommunications
  • Sensors and radar
  • Air and ship's crew
  • Combat specialist
  • Administration
  • Health care

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

Website: www.ccnm.edu

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

At the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the safety of Canada's food supply is central to everything we do. That's why the CFIA works from the farm gate to the consumer's plate to protect public health. We safeguard not just the food supply, but also the plants and animals upon which safe and high-quality food depends.

In carrying out its mandate, and in support of Government of Canada priorities, the CFIA strives to:
  • protect Canadians from preventable health risks
  • protect consumers through a fair and effective food, animal and plant regulatory regime that supports competitive domestic and international markets
  • sustain the plant and animal resource base
  • contribute to the security of Canada's food supply and agricultural resource base, and
  • provide sound agency management

Website: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Opportunities: Part-time

Target student disciplines: Science

Sample job title:

  • Inspector

Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) celebrates a tradition of excellence in chiropractic education, research and patient care. With expert faculty, a rigorous curriculum, extraordinary facilities, and outstanding clinical experiences for students, our commitment to building a strong future for the profession ensures that graduates of CMCC are among the best educated and most skilled chiropractors in the world.

CMCC offers a four-year Doctor of Chiropractic degree program as well as the opportunity for advanced post-graduate studies in Clinical Sciences, Radiology, and Sports Sciences.

Website: www.cmcc.ca

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Centre for Digital Media

The Master of Digital Media (MDM) program is a sixteen-month, internationally recognized, research informed, and industry relevant professional graduate program that engages students in the development of digital media products. The MDM program is offered in partnership by four institutions: University of British Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU), Emily Carr University of Art + Design, and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).

Website: www.thecdm.ca

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Department of National Defence (DND)

Civilian employees of the Department of National Defence (DND) work some of the most exciting and fulfilling jobs in the Government of Canada. Whether it’s servicing cutting-edge military equipment, developing strategic defence policies, or gathering top secret defence intelligence, you'll find the career that's right for you with DND. DND employs more than 20,000 civilian federal public service employees performing nearly 70 different types of jobs in over 40 locations across Canada and abroad. DND offers a career’s worth of possibilities!

Website: www.canada/ca/civilian-defence-jobs

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time, co-op, summer

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Science, Social Sciences

EMCO Corporation

EMCO Corporation is one of Canada’s largest integrated distributors of products for the construction industry. EMCO offers products in the distinct categories of plumbing, HVAC-R, waterworks, and industrial. Our Profit Centres are the key to how we do business. With over 250 Profit Centres (and growing) across the country, there is ample opportunity for you to grow with us throughout your career. Our success and growth is driven by a simple idea - invest in our people and reward them for delivering superior business results.

Website: www.emco.ca

Opportunities: Full-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Sample job title:

  • Management trainee

FAST Enterprises

FAST is an industry leader in the development and installation of software for government agencies. In 1998 we forever changed the way government revenue agencies support their business with the introduction of GenTax®.

This commercial off the shelf (COTS) solution has enabled many agencies to take advantage of package implementations, providing more cost efficient and fully functional software systems to our clients. We have expanded beyond tax and now do implementations for Motor Vehicle, Drivers License, Unemployment Insurance and Unemployment Benefit agencies.

Much of the work at FAST happens on our client sites as part of the product implementation. Individuals who understand the technical aspects of systems implementation as well as the business needs of our clients fill these positions. Employees participate in the full project life cycle from requirements gathering through production support.

Website: www.fastenterprises/com/careers

Opportunities: Co-op, part-time

Target student disciplines: Engineering/Computer Science

Sample job titles:

  • Implementation consultant
  • Tech team members
  • Conversion team members
  • Training coordinator

Freedom 55 Financial

Founded in London, Ontario in 1874, London Life offers Canadians financial security advice and planning through its Freedom 55 Financial division. Our financial security advisors help clients identify their financial security needs and goals, and establish a personal financial security plan to reach their goals.

Through our industry leading training program, you will have the opportunity to develop and grow in an exciting professional entrepreneurial environment.

If you believe that you have what it takes to build your own financial planning practice, have a strong history of success, possess outstanding leadership qualities, enjoy helping people and have a deep desire to be in control of your future success, we encourage you to explore a financial security advisor career with Freedom 55 Financial.

Website: www.freedom55financial.com

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Sample job title:

  • Financial security advisor

Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office

The Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office is the official representative of The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in Canada. Accredited by Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade under the Foreign Missions and International Organizations Act, the Office promotes Hong Kong’s interests across Canada. It also maintains a small liaison office in Vancouver.

Our role
  • promoting HK-Canada trade relation by closely liaising with the federal government, inter-government relations with provincial and municipal governments in Canada;
  • promoting Canadian investment in Hong Kong; and liaising with the media and business community;
  • working closely with the Toronto offices of Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Tourism Board in Hong Kong promotions.
Our services
  • organizes business seminars and other promotional events;
  • arranges programmes for visitors from Hong Kong and vice versa;
  • organizes Hong Kong information sessions for Canadian students;
  • answers public enquiries relating to Hong Kong matters;
  • gives updates on Hong Kong through newsletters and websites.

At BBA, engineering, project, environmental and field services consultants team up to quickly and precisely pinpoint the needs of industrial and institutional clients. We’re focused on developing cutting-edge expertise and creating reliable, sustainable and innovative solutions that make sense to them.

That’s why we’re hands-on and regularly on site to fully understand client operations—as unique and complex as they may be. Because the broader our perspective, the more our solutions are on point.

Website: www.hketotoronto.gov.hk

Opportunities: Full-time

Target student disciplines: Business

Sample job titles:

  • Administrative officer
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • Government

ICBC

ICBC is one of BC’s largest corporations and one of Canada’s largest property and casualty (P&C) insurers with annual earned premiums of $5.3 billion and $18 billion in assets.

A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community.

ICBC is committed to being an inclusive employer, one that reflects the diversity of the people and communities of British Columbia.

Website: www.icbc.com

Opportunities: Full-time, Part-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human and Social Development, Science

Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme offers a minimum, one-year opportunity to experience Japan as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) or Coordinator for International Relations (CIR) through an official Government of Japan program. ALTs work alongside Japanese teachers of English in the public school system, while CIRs are employed in local government offices assisting with projects that promote internationalization at a community level.

Website: www.jetprogramme.ca

Opportunities: Full-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities,  Science, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Assistant language teacher
  • Coordinator for international relations

Luhui Development Construction Co., Ltd

Luhui Development and Construction Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Takfi International Group, which is controlled by Hong Kong's Sher De Cong family. They are mainly engaged in real estate development, large shopping malls, hotels and education. Founded in 1980, Hong Kong TAK FI International (Group) Co., Ltd. is an international group company with 38 years of history and strength.

Website: www.takfi.com

Opportunities: Full-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science

Metro Vancouver

Every day, 1,500+ employees at Metro Vancouver take care of the nearly 2.5 million people we serve in one of Canada's most desirable regions. Together, our employees enable us to provide clean drinking water, treat wastewater, support waste reduction, provide affordable housing, run a parks system, steer regional planning and engage citizens in growth and sustainability issues.

As part of this dedicated team, you’ll carry out meaningful, challenging work … and help shape a place where people want to be. Here, you’ll grow through involvement in meaningful, diverse and innovative work and by seizing every development opportunity. Training, workshops, conferences, seminars, educational support, advanced leadership development programs, coaching, mentorship, health and safety courses, skilled trade apprenticeships, and an Engineer-In-Training program are among the outstanding growth opportunities we offer.

Website: www.metrovancouver.org

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Science, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Engineering co-op
  • Watershed protection
  • Technical assistant
  • Park worker

Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) seeks to enhance the responsible development and use of Canada’s natural resources and the competitiveness of Canada’s natural resources products. We are an established leader in science and technology in the fields of energy, forests, and minerals and metals and use our expertise in earth sciences to build and maintain an up-to-date knowledge base of our landmass.

NRCan develops policies and programs that enhance the contribution of the natural resources sector to the economy and improve the quality of life for all Canadians.

We conduct innovative science in facilities across Canada to generate ideas and transfer technologies. We also represent Canada at the international level to meet the country's global commitments related to the sustainable development of natural resources.

Website: www.nrcan.gc.ca/careers

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Engineering/Computer Science, Human and Social Development, Science

PepsiCo Canada

PepsiCo Canada is home to some of the world's most recognized and respected brands including Pepsi, Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Lay's, Doritos and Tostitos. From beverages to foods and snacks, we offer consumers a broad range of product choices from simple treats to healthful offerings.

Website: www.pepsico.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student discplines: Business, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Sales co-op
  • Sales leader

Photon Control Inc.

Photon Control is a leading supplier of fiber optic temperature and position measurement technologies for the Wafer Fabrication Equipment and Semiconductor related industries.

With our “Beyond Measure” approach, we are continuously experimenting and challenging ourselves to seek and provide the best solutions for our customers.

Website: www.photoncontrol.com

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student discplines: Engineering/Computer Science, Science

Sample job titles:

  • Mechanical engineer
  • Engineering co-op

Public Service Commission of Canada

GC Jobs is your virtual gateway to one employer, thousands of opportunities. Feed your passion and discover different jobs, as your career evolves, with the Government of Canada.

Website: www.canada.ca/GCJobs

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time, co-op

Target student discplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

RE/MAX Alliance

Website: www.alliance-victoria.com

Opportunities: Full-time

Target student discplines: Business

Sample job titles:

  • Real estate agent
  • Marketing professional

Royal Roads University

Royal Roads University is an extraordinary place of higher learning.

Here, full-time students, professionals and lifelong learners can transform their education without putting their lives or careers on pause. All our programs are thoughtfully designed to balance both intellectual and personal growth that extends well beyond the classroom.

Website: www.royalroads.ca

Position types: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences

Save-On-Foods

Save-On-Foods is one of Western Canada's largest employers. Our legacy of outstanding value and customer service dates back more than 100 years. Each and every day we are committed to going the extra mile!

Website: www.saveonfoods.com

Position types: Full-time, part-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Sherwin-Williams Canada

Sherwin-Williams is the largest coatings company in North America, and the third largest in the world. With $11 billion in sales, 4,000+ stores, and 90+ manufacturing and technical centers, we proudly serve customers in over 120 countries. Our 45,000+ employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today. 

Website: www.sherwin-williams.com

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Sales management trainee
  • Part-time sales
  • Driver

Student Works Painting

Student Works provides university students an opportunity to learn all of the elements of running a business including management, sales, marketing and more with the support from a company that has been in the industry for almost 30 years.

Website: Studentworks.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Supply Chain Management Association BC

The Supply Chain Management Association BC (SCMABC) is the provincial body for the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) which is Canada’s largest association for supply chain management professionals. SCMABC advances and promotes the profession of supply chain management and sets the standard of excellence for professional skills, knowledge and integrity.

SCMA is the principle source of supply chain training, education and professional development in the country. The SCMABC grants the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation, the highest achievement in the field and the mark of strategic leadership.

Website: scma.com/bc

Opportunities: Graduate or professional schools

Target student disciplines: Business

The Capital Regional District (The CRD)

Today, the CRD is the regional government for 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, serving more than 413,000 citizens.

The CRD develops partnerships to facilitate and deliver projects and services in support of a vibrant, livable and sustainable capital region. The CRD works collaboratively with First Nations and other levels of governments and has direct relationships with individuals, businesses, organizations, institutions and communities that access regional utilities and services. The CRD conducts its business in Coast Salish and Nuu chah nulth Territories and is mindful of its commitment to Reconciliation and relationship-building with neighbouring First Nations.

The CRD plays a key role in providing services that can be delivered efficiently and effectively through region-wide or shared service delivery models. These include the regional water supply, solid waste, wastewater treatment, regional parks, housing, and recreation facilities.

Website: www.crd.bc.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Scientific/technical

The Wickaninnish Inn

Relais & Chateaux property located in Tofino. 75 guestrooms and suites, relaxation spa and award winning fine-dining restaurant.

Website: www.wickinn.com

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Guest service representative
  • Front office supervisor
  • Host
  • Housekeeping supervisor

Trinity Western University

TWU is a dynamic community of scholarly excellence where discovery research, applied research, creative works, and faith integration produce new knowledge and innovation. At TWU, faculty mentor graduate students through a holistic approach that integrates faith with discipline specialization, research, internships, and skills training. Whatever your passion, a graduate education at TWU can equip you to have a profound impact on your chosen vocation.

Website: www.twu.ca/graduate

Opportunities: Graduate or professional school

Target student disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences

UBC Sauder School of Business: Diploma in Accounting Program (DAP)

UBC DAP is a post-degree diploma program that provides students the course credits required to qualify for the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP). Recognized by the CPA Western School of Business (CPAWSB), UBC DAP can be completed in as few as 12 months or as many as 24 months of part-time study. Courses are offered weekday evenings and weekends in-class at UBC Point Grey campus, UBC Robson Square, and online. For students transitioning to a career in accounting, UBC DAP offers career coaching and career development workshops to help students embark on a successful career in business and accounting.

UBC DAP accepts applications year-round for September, January and May intakes.

Website: www.sauder.ubc.ca/dap

Opportunities: Graduate or professional school

Target student disciplines: Business, Social Sciences, Engineering/Computer Science

University First Class Painters

University First Class Painters has been employing students in Canada for over thirty years. Providing valuable experience to our franchise managers and great summer jobs for our student painters, marketers and office support staff. We provide full time summer jobs from April to September and part time work during the school year.

Website: https://ufcp.ca/

Opportunities: Full-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Science, Social Sciences

Sample job title:

  • Summer management

Victoria Cool Aid Society

We act to end homelessness by working in partnership with others to develop community-based solutions. We are committed to working in a non-judgmental way with adults experiencing marginalization in Greater Victoria by advocating for and providing emergency shelter, supportive housing, integrated health care and other support services

Website: coolaid.org

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time

Target student disciplines: Fine Arts, Human and Social Development, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Emergency support worker
  • Team leader
  • Residential support worker
  • Casual support worker
  • Floater

West Coast College of Massage Therapy

At the West Coast College of Massage Therapy we provide Competency-based education at a mastery level of education and training in the respected healthcare field of Registered Massage Therapy.
Our rigorous 20 month program will provide you with the skills needed to provide safe, effective and ethical patient care.

Known nationally and internationally for excellence in massage therapy education and training WCCMT graduates are the graduates of choice in the industry today.

Website: www.collegeofmassage.com/victoria

Opportunities: Graduate or professional program

Target student disciplines: Medical and Health Sciences, Sciences

WorkBC - Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training

WorkBC is the provincial government's access point to the world of work in British Columbia. It was created with one key goal – to help all British Columbians to successfully navigate B.C.’s labour market.

WorkBC helps people find jobs, explore career options and improve their skills. We also help employers fill jobs, find the right talent and grow their businesses.

Website: www.workbc.ca

Opportunities: Employment resource

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Workday

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.

Website: https://www.workday.com/en-us/company/careers.html

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Engineering/Computer Science, Science

WorkLink Employment Society

WorkBC is the provincial government's access point to the world of work in British Columbia. It was created with one key goal: to help all British Columbians to successfully navigate B.C.'s labour market.

WorkLink is one of 73 WorkBC Employment Service Centres in BC and serves the Western Communities, Sooke and surrounding areas, including Jordan River and Port Renfrew.

Other WorkBC Employment Service Centres serving the Greater Victoria region include GT Hiring Solutions (serving Victoria and Saanich) and Beacon Community Services (serving the Saanich Peninsula).

Website: www.worklink.bc.ca

Opportunities: Employment resource

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Yukon Department of Economic Development

Our mandate is to develop a thriving, prosperous and diversified Yukon economy to enrich the quality of life of all Yukoners.

This means working with First Nations, business and industry partners, and the federal and municipal governments to:

  • broaden our economic base;
  • build local capacity;
  • and encourage the competitiveness of new and existing businesses and services.
Our investments support sustainable job creation for Yukoners, innovative approaches to existing and new industries, increased investment opportunities, market expansion outside Yukon, and business and industry growth.

Website: www.yukon.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Exhibitors - Oct 2, 2019

Here's who will be on campus on October 2.

Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia - Sponsor

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The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) is the training, governing, and regulatory body for over 36,000 CPA members and 5,000 CPA students and candidates. CPABC carries out its primary mission to protect the public by enforcing the highest professional and ethical standards and contributing to the advancement of public policy. CPAs are recognized internationally for bringing superior financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, and leadership to organizations.

Website: www.gocpabc.ca 

Opportunities: Professional association

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce - Sponsor

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As the voice of business in the Victoria area, the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce represents business people in the Capital Region working together for the economic and social well-being of the community. Membership in the Chamber gives you the opportunity to support your business and contribute to these goals in many effective ways.

Website: www.victoriachamber.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Groupe BBA Inc. - Sponsor

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At BBA, engineering, project, environmental and field services consultants team up to quickly and precisely pinpoint the needs of industrial and institutional clients. We’re focused on developing cutting-edge expertise and creating reliable, sustainable and innovative solutions that make sense to them.

That’s why we’re hands-on and regularly on site to fully understand client operations—as unique and complex as they may be. Because the broader our perspective, the more our solutions are on point.

Website: www.bba.ca

Opportunities: Full-time,  co-op

Target student disciplines: Engineering/Computer Science, Science

AbeBooks Inc.

AbeBooks.com is an online marketplace for books, art and collectibles that spans the world from Amarillo to Zurich. We offer for sale millions of items from thousands of sellers in dozens of countries, and every day we make customers very, very happy.

Website: www.abebooks.com/

Opportunities: Co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science

Sample job titles:

  • Software development engineer
  • Accounting assistant co-op
  • Marketing co-op

Adler University

Adler University is committed to improving individual and community health and well-being through positive social change. Established in 1952, Adler University is an independent not-for-profit institution of higher learning that offers graduate degree programs with focus on socially responsible practice. Our Vancouver Campus programs are offered under the written consent of the British Columbia Minister of Advanced Education, having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet criteria established by the Ministry.

Website: www.adler.edu 

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Fine Arts, Human and Social Development, Humanities, Social Sciences

Advancing Women in Engineering and Technology / ACEC-BC

The Advancing Women in Engineering project is partnership between ASTTBC, ACEC-BC, and Engineers and Geoscientists BC. The objective of the project is to increase the participation of women in the engineering, geoscience, technology and technician occupations thorough the implementation of diversity and inclusion strategies to recruit, retain and support career development for women in these professions.

Website: womenintech.ca

Opportunities:Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering, Medical and Health Sciences, Sciences

BC Hydro

BC Hydro is the largest electric utility in BC and one of North America?s leading providers of clean, renewable energy. Our company?s business activities focus on the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity.

At BC Hydro, we provide our employees with challenging roles, opportunities for advancement and a healthy work-life balance. Opportunities for students and graduates include Co-op roles, Engineers-in-Training, Trades and Apprenticeships and Technologist Trainee programs.

Check out what BC Hydro has to offer you today!

Website: www.bchydro.com

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Engineering/Computer Science

BC Public Service Agency

The BC Public Service is comprised of over 26,000 employees in more than 200 different job types working across 280 communities within the province to deliver services to more than four million British Columbians every day. The BC Public Service offers a range of careers and the opportunity to engage in rewarding, innovative work driven by purpose and responsibility to the citizens of British Columbia.

Website: www.gov.bc.ca/myhr/employment 

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Canadian Border Services Agency

BSA ensures Canada's security and prosperity through border protection, surveillance, immigration enforcement and customs services operating in Canada and around the world.

Website: www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Human & Social Development, Humanities, Science, Social Sciences

Canada Law From Abroad

CLFA provides free assistance to students applying to Law School in the UK. High school and university/college graduates can pursue three-year LLB degrees, while University graduates qualify for two-year LLB programmes. Bachelor’s graduates may also eligible for one-year graduate level LLM degree programmes.

Website: www.canadalawfromabroad.com

Opportunities: Career and education resource

Target student disciplines: All

Canada Revenue Agency

This year, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada.

At the CRA, our diverse and inclusive workplace fosters innovation and drives us to be a world-class tax and benefit administration. High employee morale and engagement are the core of our agency. To make sure that our employees are heard, we listen to what they have to say, learn what’s important to them, and turn those findings into programs that make the CRA a welcoming and happy place to work.

We offer a variety of apprenticeship and developmental programs for students and new graduates: all designed to offer hands-on work and educational experiences through term assignments. We have supportive networks and mentors, and offer a variety of training and learning programs to give employees the opportunity to strengthen their existing skills and learn new ones to excel in their career. As Canada’s tax program administrators, the work that our employees do touches the lives of all Canadians.

We work together to create healthy workplaces by making efforts to ensure that people feel valued. Initiatives such as the Positive Space Initiative encourage employees to be their whole selves at work and create a safer, more tolerant and open-minded work environment for everyone.  We realize that life doesn’t always follow a 9 to 5 schedule, and at the CRA we want our employees to enjoy flexibility that fits their lifestyle: on and off the job. Our family-friendly policies such as flexible work arrangements and leave provisions help our employees integrate their personal and professional lives.

Website: www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency.html

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Tax auditor
  • Collections contact officer

Canadian Armed Forces

Make a difference. Travel the world to provide humanitarian efforts or engage in a mission using innovative technology all while receiving competitive benefits, paid education and training.
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are consistently ranked among the top 25 employers in Canada.

All our members enjoy a range of prestigious full-and part-time career options in fields like healthcare, law, IT and engineering, the possibility of specializing in your career, accelerated responsibilities and faster advancement opportunities than in the civilian world, the chance to travel and work around the world, and a full range of enviable benefits and advantages.

Website: www.forces.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Engineer
  • Telecommunications
  • Sensors and radar
  • Air and ship's crew
  • Combat specialist
  • Administration
  • Health care

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

Website: www.ccnm.edu

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) celebrates a tradition of excellence in chiropractic education, research and patient care. With expert faculty, a rigorous curriculum, extraordinary facilities, and outstanding clinical experiences for students, our commitment to building a strong future for the profession ensures that graduates of CMCC are among the best educated and most skilled chiropractors in the world.

CMCC offers a four-year Doctor of Chiropractic degree program as well as the opportunity for advanced post-graduate studies in Clinical Sciences, Radiology, and Sports Sciences.

Website: www.cmcc.ca

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Centre for Digital Media

The Master of Digital Media (MDM) program is a sixteen-month, internationally recognized, research informed, and industry relevant professional graduate program that engages students in the development of digital media products. The MDM program is offered in partnership by four institutions: University of British Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU), Emily Carr University of Art + Design, and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).

Website: www.thecdm.ca

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Department of National Defence (DND)

Civilian employees of the Department of National Defence (DND) work some of the most exciting and fulfilling jobs in the Government of Canada. Whether it’s servicing cutting-edge military equipment, developing strategic defence policies, or gathering top secret defence intelligence, you'll find the career that's right for you with DND. DND employs more than 20,000 civilian federal public service employees performing nearly 70 different types of jobs in over 40 locations across Canada and abroad. DND offers a career’s worth of possibilities!

Website: www.canada/ca/civilian-defence-jobs

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time, co-op, summer

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Science, Social Sciences

FedEx Ground

Think Fast. Think FedEx Ground.

Interested in a fast-paced job with career advancement opportunities? Join the FedEx Ground team as a package handler. Come see why FedEx ranks among Canada’s “Best Places to Work.”

We offer competitive hourly rates, multiple raises in the first year, and tuition
reimbursement. Package handlers are eligible for medical, dental and vision benefits as well as vacation and holiday pay, after completion of an eligibility period. Part-time positions. Full-time and flexible scheduling are available in some locations.

Website: Fedex

Opportunities: Part-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Package handler
  • Warehouse

Legislative Assembly of BC

The Legislative Assembly is an autonomous employer, separate from the administrative framework of government ministries and agencies that operates under the authority of the Constitution Act and the Legislative Assembly Management Committee Act. Legislative Assembly staff provide non-partisan services to the Legislative Assembly and its elected Members in the areas of procedural advice, information services and administrative support.

Website: www.leg.bc.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) seeks to enhance the responsible development and use of Canada’s natural resources and the competitiveness of Canada’s natural resources products. We are an established leader in science and technology in the fields of energy, forests, and minerals and metals and use our expertise in earth sciences to build and maintain an up-to-date knowledge base of our landmass.

NRCan develops policies and programs that enhance the contribution of the natural resources sector to the economy and improve the quality of life for all Canadians.

We conduct innovative science in facilities across Canada to generate ideas and transfer technologies. We also represent Canada at the international level to meet the country's global commitments related to the sustainable development of natural resources.

Website: www.nrcan.gc.ca/careers

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Engineering/Computer Science, Human and Social Development, Science

Palmer College of Chiropractic

Palmer College of Chiropractic is the founding institution for the chiropractic profession itself. Founded in 1897, we are the first, largest and most prestigious college of chiropractic in the world and over 120 years of excellence has made us the “Trusted Leader in Chiropractic Education.” Palmer offers the Doctor of Chiropractic degree (D.C.) in three locations: Davenport, Iowa; San Jose, California; and Port Orange, Florida. As a natural healthcare system, chiropractic is ideal for students interested in helping people achieve optimal health without drugs or surgery. The Palmer curriculum is a graduate-level program that is typically completed in a little more than three calendar years. In that time we equip students with a rigorous and practical education so they may be successful in completion of their boards, in obtaining licensure, and setting up practice.

Website: www.palmer.edu

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student discplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Pomerleau

Website: www.pomerleau.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student discplines: Engineering/Computer Science

Sample job titles:

  • Superintendent
  • Assistant superintendent
  • Project coordinator
  • Project manager
  • Estimator
  • Surveyor

RE/MAX Alliance

Website: www.alliance-victoria.com

Opportunities: Full-time

Target student discplines: Business

Sample job titles:

  • Real estate agent
  • Marketing professional

RevenueWire Inc

Global Payment Platform and suite of services designed for digital merchants.

Website: www.revenuewire.com

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student discplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science

Sample job titles:

  • Development
  • Quality assurance
  • Marketing
  • Client services

Save-On-Foods

Save-On-Foods is one of Western Canada's largest employers. Our legacy of outstanding value and customer service dates back more than 100 years. Each and every day we are committed to going the extra mile!

Website: www.saveonfoods.com

Position types: Full-time, part-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

School of Public Administration, UVic

Website: publicadmin.uvic.ca

Position types: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies is a biotechnology company that develops specialty cell culture media and cell separation products to support research in the fields of immunology, hematology, neuroscience, mesenchymal cell, stem cell and epithelial cell biology. We also provide instruments, cytokines, antibodies, training courses, proficiency testing and contract assay services. Driven by science and a passion for quality, STEMCELL delivers over 2500 products to more than 80 countries worldwide. STEMCELL Technologies provides consistent, unfailing quality and one-on-one assistance to help you succeed. We do this because we love science as much as you do.

Website: www.stemcell.com

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science, Medical and Health Sciences, Sciences

Student Works Painting

Student Works provides university students an opportunity to learn all of the elements of running a business including management, sales, marketing and more with the support from a company that has been in the industry for almost 30 years.

Website: Studentworks.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

The Capital Regional District (The CRD)

Today, the CRD is the regional government for 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, serving more than 413,000 citizens.

The CRD develops partnerships to facilitate and deliver projects and services in support of a vibrant, livable and sustainable capital region. The CRD works collaboratively with First Nations and other levels of governments and has direct relationships with individuals, businesses, organizations, institutions and communities that access regional utilities and services. The CRD conducts its business in Coast Salish and Nuu chah nulth Territories and is mindful of its commitment to Reconciliation and relationship-building with neighbouring First Nations.

The CRD plays a key role in providing services that can be delivered efficiently and effectively through region-wide or shared service delivery models. These include the regional water supply, solid waste, wastewater treatment, regional parks, housing, and recreation facilities.

Website: www.crd.bc.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Sample job titles:

  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Scientific/technical

Trinity Western University

TWU is a dynamic community of scholarly excellence where discovery research, applied research, creative works, and faith integration produce new knowledge and innovation. At TWU, faculty mentor graduate students through a holistic approach that integrates faith with discipline specialization, research, internships, and skills training. Whatever your passion, a graduate education at TWU can equip you to have a profound impact on your chosen vocation.

Website: www.twu.ca/graduate

Opportunities: Graduate or professional school

Target student disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences

UBC Sauder School of Business - Diploma in Accounting Program (DAP)

UBC DAP is a post-degree diploma program that provides students the course credits required to qualify for the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP). Recognized by the CPA Western School of Business (CPAWSB), UBC DAP can be completed in as few as 12 months or as many as 24 months of part-time study. Courses are offered weekday evenings and weekends in-class at UBC Point Grey campus, UBC Robson Square, and online. For students transitioning to a career in accounting, UBC DAP offers career coaching and career development workshops to help students embark on a successful career in business and accounting.

UBC DAP accepts applications year-round for September, January and May intakes.

Website: www.sauder.ubc.ca/dap

Opportunities: Graduate or professional school

Target student disciplines: Business, Social Sciences, Engineering/Computer Science

University First Class Painters

University First Class Painters has been employing students in Canada for over thirty years. Providing valuable experience to our franchise managers and great summer jobs for our student painters, marketers and office support staff. We provide full time summer jobs from April to September and part time work during the school year.

Website: https://ufcp.ca/

Opportunities: Full-time

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Science, Social Sciences

Sample job title:

  • Summer management

University of Toronto, Department of Speech-Language Pathology

University of Toronto’s Speech-Language Pathology program is a national and international leader in professional education and research. It offers a unique, integrated and effective curriculum in its full-time MHSc program. Its modular curriculum was designed to bridge the gap between the theoretical knowledge learned in the classroom and its practical application in today’s demanding and evolving work environments. Academic courses are grouped into theme-related units, followed by clinical placements in that area. This allows students to immediately apply and consolidate recent academic learning in a practical setting. Additionally, clinical placements are full-time allowing students to devote all their attention to practical work. Learning is also reinforced across academic and clinical units through the research-to-practice focus and ongoing communication with clinical educators. Students correspondingly participate in the Interprofessional Education Curriculum at the University of Toronto.

Website: slp.utoronto.ca

Opportunities: Graduate or professional school

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Science, Social Sciences

University of Western States

University of Western States (UWS) offers a world-class, integrated health care education and provides an evidence-informed approach to health and wellness. Our graduates deliver high-quality health care based on science, the professional’s skill and knowledge, and the preferences and experiences of the patient or client.

The university is at the forefront of an emerging, whole-person philosophy of health care by offering a variety of health and wellness educational programs. As a leader in health sciences education since 1904, UWS provides integrated, evidence-informed curricula grounded in our dedication to current research and practices. The commitment spans all of our graduate and professional programs: chiropractic care, human nutrition and functional medicine, diagnostic imaging, sport and performance psychology, clinical mental health counseling and sports medicine.

Website: https://www.uws.edu/

Opportunities: Graduate or professional programs

Target student disciplines: Medical Sciences, Science, Social Sciences

Varsity Tutors

Varsity Tutors is a fast growing education technology company that is revolutionizing how people learn with new and innovative technology. Our award-winning online and mobile learning platforms connect students and professionals from all around the world with personalized instruction to achieve any goal. Varsity Tutors recently closed a $50M Series C funding round, bringing its total funding to $107M. The round was led by Learn Capital, with participation from The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and existing investor TCV, which will enable Varsity Tutors to further its vision of seamlessly connecting experts and learners in any subject, anywhere, at any time. Come join our fast growing team and help change how the world learns!

Website: www.varsitytutors.com

Opportunities: Co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Engineering/Computer Science

Sample job title:

  • Engineering internship

West Coast College of Massage Therapy

At the West Coast College of Massage Therapy we provide Competency-based education at a mastery level of education and training in the respected healthcare field of Registered Massage Therapy.
Our rigorous 20 month program will provide you with the skills needed to provide safe, effective and ethical patient care.

Known nationally and internationally for excellence in massage therapy education and training WCCMT graduates are the graduates of choice in the industry today.

Website: www.collegeofmassage.com/victoria

Opportunities: Graduate or professional program

Target student disciplines: Medical and Health Sciences, Sciences

WorkBC - Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training

WorkBC is the provincial government's access point to the world of work in British Columbia. It was created with one key goal – to help all British Columbians to successfully navigate B.C.’s labour market.

WorkBC helps people find jobs, explore career options and improve their skills. We also help employers fill jobs, find the right talent and grow their businesses.

Website: www.workbc.ca

Opportunities: Employment resource

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

WorkSafeBC

We support injured workers and promote workplace health and safety across B.C.

Website: www.worksafebc.com

Opportunities: Employment resource

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

Yukon Department of Economic Development

Our mandate is to develop a thriving, prosperous and diversified Yukon economy to enrich the quality of life of all Yukoners.

This means working with First Nations, business and industry partners, and the federal and municipal governments to:

  • broaden our economic base;
  • build local capacity;
  • and encourage the competitiveness of new and existing businesses and services.
Our investments support sustainable job creation for Yukoners, innovative approaches to existing and new industries, increased investment opportunities, market expansion outside Yukon, and business and industry growth.

Website: www.yukon.ca

Opportunities: Full-time, part-time, co-op

Target student disciplines: Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human & Social Development, Humanities, Medical Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences

How to prepare for the fair

Career fairs are an excellent way to see jobs in your field of study, meet employers and expand your network. If you prepare yourself for the fair ahead of time you will get the most out of it.

Before the fair

  • Give some thought to what you hope to accomplish at the fair
  • Identify the companies you want to connect with and research them in advance
  • Prepare a list of questions you want to ask exhibitors (see "How to talk with exhibitors" section on this page)
  • Print some résumés and prepare any other material you want to bring along (business cards, examples of your work, etc)

During the fair

  • Wait your turn in line
  • Introduce yourself, offer a handshake and ask your questions
  • Allow time for the employer to respond and listen
  • Take notes
  • Ask the employer for a business card
  • Ask if you can call the employer to follow up
  • Find out if the employer plans to hire in the future
  • Thank everyone you speak with
  • Record the information you collect for future reference, especially the names, positions and contact information of the people you meet at the fair

After the fair

  • Send a thank you note to those you met at the fair
  • If there appeared to be immediate or future employment opportunities with a company, send your résumé and cover letter and make reference to meeting at the fair

How to talk with exhibitors

Not sure what to say when you're at the fair? Exhibitors want to speak with you! They are looking for talented students to help their organization and this is a great opportunity for you to make a good impression. Use these tips if you're having trouble thinking of conversation starters.

How to introduce yourself to exhibitors

An effective introduction includes your name and some information about yourself.

Here is a sample introduction:

'Hi - my name is [name] (pause for handshake).

I am working on [degree] and I am looking for information about work in the area of [your area of interest]. I'd love to have a conversation about opportunities for [co-op/summer jobs/full-time positions/etc.] and learn more about your organization.'

At this point, you can ask some questions about the organization and job opportunities. You can also find out more about the application process, and possibly leave your résumé with the recruiter.

Sample questions to ask exhibitors

To learn about the organization or industry:

  • How does one enter this field?
  • What are typical entry-level jobs like?
  • What skills are important for this work?
  • What are the most relevant majors for this work? What about educational/training requirements?
  • Would I need more than an undergraduate degree for employment or advancement?
  • Do you have any advice for someone who is interested in working in the field?
  • Could you suggest any volunteer work that might help me gain experience in this area?
  • What is the culture like at your workplace?
  • What do you like most about your work?

To learn about specific job opportunities:

  • What are the prospects for this work in Victoria? What are the prospects elsewhere?
  • What kinds of positions will you be recruiting for and from which academic backgrounds?
  • Do you hire students for the summer (or co-op work terms)?
  • When and how do you advertise your available positions?

Contact us

If you have any questions about the fair please email our Communications and Campus Engagement Assistant at evcoop@uvic.ca.

If accessibility accommodations are needed for this event, please let us know at evcoop@uvic.ca as far in advance as possible.

Are you an employer looking to register for the fair? Check out our employer page.

For other upcoming fairs and events, please see our events and news section.