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Get Ready! Get Hired! Mini Job & Volunteer Fair


The Career Development Centre of Kwantlen Polytechnic University is pleased to announce the annual Job & Volunteer event“Get Ready, Get Hired” this Fall 2023. Get Ready! Get Hired! is a series of workshops and events hosted by the Career Development Centre that brings employment and volunteerism to the forefront.

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Employers/Non-Profit Organizations

Looking to hire or recruit for this Fall? This is also a great opportunity to enhance your organization profile within the KPU community!  Register now as an exhibitor and attend the annual Job & Volunteer Fair which will be held at KPU Surrey campus on Sept 19th.

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We look forward to seeing you at Get Ready! Get Hired! September 19, 2023

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Students / Alumni

The Get Ready! Get Hired! event connects students with employers looking to fill active employment posts. Many organizations attending will be showcasing their part-time, full-time, internships, and co-op opportunities that are perfect for students who are looking to expand their experience beyond classes and build their network. 

The event also brings volunteerism to the forefront to help students find life-shaping opportunities with community organizations in need of volunteers. 

Alumni are welcome to join as well to learn more about graduate opportunities and career positions that are open from employers attending.

Cost: FREE

To RSVP, login to Career Connection. On the Events tab and click on Get Ready! Get Hired! Job & Volunteer Fair 2023 to reserve your spot.

Registered Organizations


CSIS BCCPA Big Brothers Vancouver Big Sisters Canucks Autism Network City of Langley Costal Mental Health Delta Police Department EC Management Enterprise Holdings FNHA FPS GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions Horizon Contracting Group ICBC IITTI World Civility Index Inclusion Langley Society Make a Future Metro Vancouver Transit Police Nationwide Fuel New Westminster Police Para Space Landscaping without BG Penske Pinchin RCMP Rural eMentoring BC Sherwin Williams Scotiabank Special Olympics BC TTI The Key without BG Tutor Doctor Vohora WorkSafeBC YMCA BC YWCA Metro Vancouver Vancouver Police


Surrey Campus Get Ready Get Hired 2022 map


Presented by KPU Career Development Centre

Watch now! Login to Career Connection and go to Events to view the list of upcoming webinars this Fall


Resume/ Cover Letter

Tuesday, Sept 12, 2023 | 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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Navigating Get Ready! Get Hired! Job and Volunteer Fair

Thursday, Sept 14, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PT

Job fairs are an excellent way to meet with employers! They are also very popular, making it hard to stand out. This webinar will cover 7 important steps to take before, during and after a job fair to increase your chances of success!

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Thursday, Sept 21, 2023 | 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


For any questions regarding the GET READY! GET HIRED! event, please email


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