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Career Fair in Prince Albert

Prince Albert Campus Career Fair

Career Fairs are an excellent opportunity to enhance your networking skills, meet with professionals in a wide array of fields and obtain invaluable information early in your job search.

As a Sask Polytech student, you have the opportunity to connect with employers and explore your career options at on-campus career fairs. 

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Prince Albert campus 1500 10th Ave E in the gym

 Tips to get the most out of the career fair

  • Prepare your resume and have a friend proofread it for typos.
  • View the list of attending companies.
  • Research the companies that you are interested in and the positions offered online.
  • Prepare intelligent, informed questions in advance for those employers that interest you. This will allow you to present yourself as well informed and will capture the employer's attention.
  • Pen and notepad
  • Resumes
  • Portfolio or clipboard—to store information and business cards that you pick up.
  • Positive attitude!
  • Arrive neatly dressed, and appear well groomed and professional at all times while at the event.
  • Wear minimal jewelry and perfume/cologne, and do not have gum or candy in your mouth.
  • Remember the importance of fresh breath.
  • Smile and introduce yourself when you approach an employer! A positive attitude is very important.
  • Indicate your year and area(s) of study as well as what your career interests are. If you are unfamiliar with the employer, ask about their operations and what opportunities may exist for a student with your background.
  • Maintain good eye contact and have a firm handshake.
  • Ask about the next step in the recruitment process if an employer is willing to accept your resume.
  • Thank employers for their time before you leave.
  • Attend the event alone—you will be more focused on your job search and make a stronger impression with potential employers.
  • Be friendly and warm, self-confident, and listen attentively.
  • Stay long enough to have your questions answered and your interest recognized, but never monopolize an employer's time.
  • Ensure that you have left a positive impression.
  • Be patient while the recruiter is speaking with another student.
  • Show interest in the company, not just its promotional items.
  • Be relaxed and have fun!

Questions? Contact Student Employment Services for other career fair dates, how to prepare for the event and other employment-related support.

Nutrien

 

Thank you to Nutrien, the presenting sponsor of the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Career Fairs.

These employers attended the 2018 event:

  1. A2Z Safety and Training Ltd.
  2. Affinity Credit Union
  3. Athabasca University
  4. Brandt Group of Companies
  5. Canada Border Services Agency
  6. Canada Saskatchewan Labour Market Services
  7. Canadian Armed Forces
  8. Chartered Professional Accountants
  9. Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC)
  10. Correctional Services Canada - Sask Penn
  11. Corrections and Policing
  12. Eagles Nest Youth Ranch
  13. Environment and Climate Change Canada
  14. First Nations University of Canada
  15. Foremost
  16. GAP- Gambling Awareness Program
  17. GDI Training and Employment
  18. Graham
  19. Health Careers in Saskatchewan (Campus Sponsor)
  20. Honey Bee Manufacturing Ltd.
  21. Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  22. Ministry of Highways
  23. Ministry of Social Services
  24. Northern Lights Casino
  25. Nutrien (Presenting Sponsor)
  26. Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Health Services
  27. Prince Albert Catholic School Division
  28. Prince Albert Police Service
  29. Provincial Emergency Communications Centre SK 911
  30. Ranch Ehrlo Society
  31. RCMP ProActive Recruiting
  32. Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission
  33. Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  34. Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies - SIIT
  35. Saskatchewan Parks
  36. Scotiabank
  37. S.E.I.U.
  38. Service Canada
  39. University of Lethbridge
  40. University of Saskatchewan
  41. University of Regina
  42. Westburne Midwest (Gold Sponsor)
  43. Workhorse Hub
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