Career Fairs

Thinking big and broad? Career fairs offer the benefit of large-scale, high-volume events with maximum reach.

Upcoming career fairs

Each fair is designed to help employers connect with the right students, ensuring each has the best opportunity to make the right connections at our events. 

The virtual career fair will reach students from all faculties, providing a great opportunity to start promoting or actively recruit for permanent or internship/co-op positions.

The majority of students attending this event come from Schulich School of Engineering, Haskayne School of Business, the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Science.

Want to maximize your virtual career fair experience? Our event partner, vFairs, has provided a useful guide for employers.

Employer registration deadline: Sept. 18

  1. Sponsorship package — $800 +GST (7 available)

    • Prominent display of company logo in the virtual lobby
    • Opportunity to have a pre-recorded webinar in the auditorium
    • Logo on student newsletter, website and social media
    • Customized virtual booths
      • Select from 10 templates to customize your booth 
      • Add a minimum of four company-specific images  
      • Add your corporate brand colours
    • Ability to add PDF marketing materials and YouTube or Vimeo videos
    • Promote job postings
    • Unlimited company representatives
  2. Regular registration — $500 +GST

    • Customized virtual booths
      • Select from 10 templates to customize your booth 
      • Add a minimum of four company-specific images  
      • Add your corporate brand colours
    • Ability to add PDF marketing materials and YouTube or Vimeo videos
    • Promote job postings
    • Unlimited company representatives 

    Registered charities or non-profit organizations are eligible for a rate of $375 +GST.

Perfect for post-secondary recruiters. The Grad School Fair highlights opportunities for students seeking continued learning through graduate studies and/or professional programs. The majority of students attending come from science, arts, business, engineering or medicine programs.

This fair will be hosted on the Symplicity platform — more details to be announced. Stay tuned!

  1. Regular registration - $350 +GST

    • virtual booths with company logo 
    • 1-on-1 chats and video chats
      • ability to update chat profile, set availability, view queue and select student to video chat
      • ability to end video chat based on time limit, mark student and enter notes
      • ability to email students during the fair to join queue or group video chat
    • ability to add PDF marketing materials and videos
    • unlimited company representatives 

The perfect fair to reach students from all faculties, and a great opportunity to recruit for either permanent or summer positions. The majority of students attending come from Business, Arts, Engineering and Sciences.

Featuring teaching opportunities both locally and abroad. This fair attracts primarily Education students, as well as some Arts students.

  1. Sponsorship Package - $500 +GST (10 available)

    • prominent display of rotating banner on fair main page
    • rotating company logo on fair main page 
    • logo on student newsletter, website and social media
    • virtual booths with company logo
    • 1-on-1 chats and video chats
      • ability to update chat profile, set availability, view queue and select student to video chat
      • ability to end video chat based on time limit, mark student and enter notes
      • ability to email students during the fair to join queue or group video chat
    • ability to add PDF marketing materials and videos
    • unlimited company representatives 
  2. Regular Registration - $350 +GST

    • virtual booths with company logo 
    • 1-on-1 chats and video chats
      • ability to update chat profile, set availability, view queue and select student to video chat
      • ability to end video chat based on time limit, mark student and enter notes
      • ability to email students during the fair to join queue or group video chat
    • ability to add PDF marketing materials and videos
    • unlimited company representatives

Connect with Indigenous students from across all Calgary post-secondary institutions.

Register via CareerLink

Visit CareerLink today to reserve your spot.

Questions? Email us at recruit@ucalgary.ca.


Did you know?

Most young adults want the same things in their first career-related jobs: interesting work, good benefits, job security and the chance for promotion.

Did you know?

In a recent survey with over 750 responses, career fairs ranked as the second-most highly accessed service by students, with online resources taking first place.

Partnering with the Career Services department at the University of Calgary has been a key component of our recruiting strategy in Calgary. Synopsys has been able to hire a steady stream of great interns and full time graduates from the UCalgary over the last 8 years as a result of these Career Services events.

Tyler Sims

Director, Software Engineering | Synopsys