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Career Fair in Saskatoon

Saskatoon 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 30, 2019
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Saskatoon Campus, 1130 Idylwyld Drive in the gym and the main hallway

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.

Participating employers:

  1. Ag in Motion
  2. Athabasca University
  3. BASF Canada
  4. Black & McDonald Limited
  5. Brandt Group of Companies
  6. Canadian Armed Forces
  7. Canada Border Services Agency
  8. Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW)
  9. Canadian Pacific
  10. Caring Careers
  11. CBI Health Group
  12. CPA Saskatchewan
  13. Dakota Dunes Casino (SIGA)
  14. DynaIndustrial
  15. Elk Ridge Resort
  16. Entrepreneurs with Disabilities or Health Conditions Program
  17. Federated Co-operatives Limited
  18. Great Plains Consulting
  19. Health Careers in Saskatchewan
  20. HMCS Unicorn
  21. Howatt Consulting Ltd.
  22. Hy-Tech Drilling Ltd.
  23. Industrial Machine & Mfg. Inc.
  24. International Road Dynamics
  25. K+S Potash Canada GP (GOLD SPONSOR)
  26. Learning Disabilities Association of Saskatchewan
  27. Loraas Disposal Services Ltd.
  28. Mary Kay Canada
  29. Ministry of Corrections and Policing
  30. Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure
  31. MNP
  32. NAV CANADA
  33. Nutrien
  34. Queen's University
  35. Ranch Ehrlo Society
  36. RBC Royal Bank
  37. RCMP Proactive Recruiting
  38. S3 Enterprises Inc.
  39. Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre Inc./EGADZ
  40. Saskatoon Police Service
  41. Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA)/Economic Development Regina (EDR) and Futurprenuer
  42. Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission
  43. Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  44. Saskatchewan Government Insurance
  45. Saskatchewan Independent Automotive Professionals
  46. Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board
  47. SaskPower (GOLD SPONSOR)
  48. SaskTel
  49. Sedgwick Canada Ltd.
  50. Service Employees International Union West
  51. Siemens Transportation Group Ltd.
  52. The Mosaic Company
  53. The Style Academy
  54. Tolko Industries Ltd. - Meadow Lake OSB Division
  55. Triovest Realty Advisors Inc.
  56. Tron Construction & Mining Limited Partnership
  57. UA Local 179
  58. United Rentals Inc
  59. University of Regina
  60. University of Saskatchewan
  61. Venables Machine Works Ltd.
  62. Vendasta Technologies
  63. Warner Industries
  64. Wyant Group
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