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Get Ready! Get Hired! Mini Job & Volunteer Fair

We're Going Virtual!

The Career Development Centre is hosting KPU's virtual career event! The annual Get Ready! Get Hired! event is transitioning into a Virtual Job & Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

The event aims to connect employers and non-profit organizations with KPU students/alumni seeking part-time, full-time, and volunteer positions this Fall!

Employers/Non-Profit Organizations

Looking to recruit volunteers or hire for this Fall? Register now for the Virtual Job & Volunteer Fair! The event is going to be a fully virtual event, where you can set up private and group live video chats to connect with KPU students online. Other features include being able to view the resumes of the event attendees before the event, a real-time job board access, and a dedicated employer page for each employer. So gather your representatives and come join us! 

Registration Cost:

Regular Exhibitor (Public and Private Sectors): $100 + GST&fees - Waitlist Open

Non-Profit/Charity Organizations: $15 + GST&fees - Waitlist Open

Register now

Exhibitor Resources Page (For registered organizations only)

Exhibitor Login (For registered organizations only)

Day of the Fair - Exhibitor Instructions

 

Students / Alumni

Looking for a job or a volunteer position this Fall? RSVP now to attend the Virtual Job & Volunteer fair on September 22, 2021. Similar to an in-person fair, you will be able to talk to employers directly, have 1-on-1 video chats with representatives, or attend group video chats in KPU’s student/alumni job board, Career Connection! 

CONTEST DRAW ALERT!

PRIZE: a one-time $500 (CAD) KPU TUITION WAIVER, with an approximate value of $500 CAD

HOW TO ENTER: Before 3:00pm Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 register and attend the Virtual Job & Volunteer Fair event online in Career Connection and chat with at least three (3) different employers to receive one (1) entry (an “Entry”) to be entered into a draw to win the Prize (see Prizing). Limit of one (1) Entry per entrant. Read the contest rules and regulations here.

Cost: FREE

Register now

Watch Recordings of Career Development Webinars

Day Of the Fair- Event Instructions

 

 

Virtual Career Fair Resources

Login to Career Connection (KPU Student/Alumni Job Board).

Once you are logged in, go to Resources/Resources Library and search for 'Career Fairs' to view the resources below


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Register for Webinars now!

Presented by KPU Career Development Centre

RSVP your spot today by logging into your Career Connection account following the events tab for workshops

 

Resume Tips to Get You Noticed! 

Mon, Sept 13th, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PT

Did you know that recruiters take about 6 seconds to scan a resume? Sign up for this workshop to learn valuable tips on how to WOW the recruiter in the first 6 seconds. 

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Interview Your Way to a Job Offer!

Tue, Sept 14th, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PT

Sign up for this workshop to learn before, during and after job interview tips to help you snag that job offer. 

Topics covered: preparation, how to answer general and behavioural-style interview questions & thank you notes.

Watch Here

 

Relationship Building - AKA: Networking

Wed, Sept 15th, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PT

The majority of available jobs are NOT advertised. If that's true, how do you find, apply, and GET them? Sign up for this workshop to learn valuable strategies for developing and maintaining professional relationships to help you in your job search journey.

Watch Here

 

Get Ready! Get Hired! Navigating the Virtual Job Fair

Thurs, Sept 16th, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PT

Attending virtual job fairs is an effective networking and job search approach - unless you have no idea what to do! Sign up for this workshop to gain tips on what to do leading up to, during and after the event. Tips presented will not only help you navigate the event, but participants will also learn how to stand out from other attendees!

Watch Here

Please note: The webinar is going to be conducted in Microsoft Teams. You will need access to a computer/smartphone and internet to join. An event invitation with the link to the webinar will be sent by email closer to the event.

Register now to receive the reminder email + link.

 

 

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Questions?

For any questions regarding the GET READY! GET HIRED! the event, please email careers@kpu.ca


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