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Career Fair in Regina

Regina 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: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Regina Campus, 4500 Wascana Parkway on main street and in the library and auditorium

 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.

These employers attended the 2018 event:

  1. Access Communications
  2. Athabasca University
  3. Atlas Apex Roofing (Saskatchewan) Inc.
  4. Brandt Group of Companies
  5. Canada Border Services Agency
  6. Canadian Armed Forces
  7. Capital Automotive Group
  8. Caring Careers
  9. CEDA
  10. CLAC
  11. Combined Insurance
  12. CPA
  13. DynaIndustrial
  14. FWS Group of Companies
  15. Gabriel Dumont Institute Training & Employment
  16. Health Careers in Saskatchewan
  17. Home Depot
  18. Honey Bee Manufacturing Ltd.
  19. Immigrant Access Fund Canada
  20. Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  21. Kal Tire
  22. MB Healthcare Providers Network
  23. NAV Canada
  24. NUTRIEN (Presenting Sponsor)
  25. Official Languages Programs
  26. Painted Hand Casino
  27. Prairie Mobile Communications
  28. Ranch Ehrlo
  29. RCMP Proactive Recruiting
  30. Regina Police Service
  31. S E I U West
  32. Saskatchewan Apprenticeship Board
  33. Saskatchewan Building Trades Council
  34. Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  35. Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation
  36. Saskatchewan Government Insurance
  37. Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board
  38. SaskGaming (Casinos Regina and Moose Jaw)
  39. SaskTel
  40. ScotiaBank
  41. Skills Canada Sask.
  42. University of Regina

 

 

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