Work-Integrated Learning and Career Services

Events

Attending Directions 2022? Prep Your LinkedIn Profile!

October 14, 2022

Are you attending the 2022 Directions Conference?  Hoping to make a positive first impression and network with industry professionals?  If you answered YES to both of these questions, then this presentation is for you!

A LinkedIn profile can be a great tool to showcase one’s professional experience and achievements. Having a complete and up-to-date profile is essential if you want to be found by and impress the right people. In this presentation, students will learn how to build a LinkedIn profile that makes a positive first impression, improves search rankings and opens doors to new connections.

Choose from any of the following presentation offerings:

If you have any questions, please contact Career Services at careerservices@rrc.ca

Amazon – Refugee Career Day

October 13, 2022

Amazon’s 2nd Refugee Career Day is on Thursday, November 3rd, 2022.

The goal of this virtual event is to provide an opportunity for refugees in Canada to learn more about careers with Amazon and provide the opportunity to connect with Amazon team members.

Virtual booths will be set up by job type and participants will be able to enter a booth to view job postings/information and request to speak 1:1 with Amazon representatives.

Additionally, a booth for resume reviews/tips/questions will be available, and live stream presentations on interviewing at Amazon, resume writing and Amazon’s new refugee affinity group.

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, November 3rd 2022
  • Time: 12:00pm-4:00pm CDT
  • Location: Virtual – Register at amzn.to/refugee

If you have any questions, please contact Career Services at careerservices@rrc.ca

BMO Authentic Me Workshop

October 12, 2022

The ‘Authentic Me’ workshop is a deliberate outreach effort for students, clubs and associations at universities and colleges to help them adjust and prepare for the virtual recruitment process for coop/internships/new graduates.

Students will have the opportunity to engage with BMO Campus Recruiters for an interactive virtual session focusing on creating elevator pitches, resume writing, and interview skills while ensuring to stay true to their authentic selves.

Event details:

  • Date: Wednesday, October 26
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Location: Virtual

REGISTER HERE

If you have any questions, please contact Career Services at careerservices@rrc.ca

Apply to be a Campus Ambassador for CPHR Manitoba

October 7, 2022

Applications are now being accepted for the 2022-2023 post-secondary year.

CPHR Manitoba is looking for student members to be a representative and advocate for CPHR Manitoba within their post-secondary program and institutions. Ambassadors will work to build meaningful relationships with peers and faculty while promoting CPHR Manitoba and the CPHR designation.

This volunteer position for the 2022-2023 post-secondary school year requires approximately 5 hours of commitment each month.

RRC Polytech students enrolled full-time in the Human Resource Management Certificate program or Business Administration Diploma (HR Major) program are eligible to apply.

Benefits of Being an Ambassador Include:

  • Use the title of Student Ambassador for CPHR Manitoba on your resume and LinkedIn
  • All Student Ambassadors receive a $500 honorarium
  • Be seen as a leader in your post-secondary community
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to grow your network, meet new people and make valuable connections that can help launch your career forward

To learn more about the eligibility requirements and information on how to apply, please visit the CPHR website.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to hello@cphrmb.ca by October 14, 2022.

If you have any questions, please contact the Membership Engagement Coordinator at kaylee@cphrmb.ca.

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview after the closing date.

Medical Imaging Virtual Hiring Fair!

October 7, 2022

Interior Health is offering one-to-one sessions with their hiring managers!

If you are an experienced medical imaging professional or are currently in school to join the profession, CLICK HERE TO REGISTER to book a one-to-one session for:

  • Computed Technology
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (General/Cardiac)
  • Diagnostic Mammography
  • Magnetic Response Imaging (MRI)
  • Medical Radiation Technology (X-Ray)
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology

 

These spots are limited, so act quickly!

 

Event details:

  • Date: Tuesday, October 18th, 2022
  • Location: Virtual
  • Time: 11AM – 6PM

 

If you have any questions, please contact Career Services at careerservices@rrc.ca

Do you need help with your job search?

October 5, 2022

Registration is now open for the Get Job Search Ready Series!

Career Services is providing an interactive workshop series on the development of employment documents and skills for students!

The Get Job Search Ready series will be a combination of presentations and workshops on the following topics:

  • Job Search Strategies and Networking
  • LinkedIn Profile Development
  • Resumes and Cover Letters
  • Interview Strategies and Practice Opportunities

These workshops will be designed for students in business-related programs. All students are welcome to attend and adapt the information to their field.

Dates/Time

The workshops will be delivered virtually during October and November, from 12pm – 1pm.

To register

  1. Log in to your RRC Polytech Career Bridge account here: Career Bridge – Students
  2. Select “Events & Workshops
  3. Select “List View” to see upcoming Get Job Search Ready sessions
  4. View the session you’d like to register for
  5. Click the blue “Register for this event” button

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. If you require any virtual accommodations including ASL-English interpretation, please email careerservices@rrc.ca no later than 5 days before the session and include which sessions you will be attending.

For more information, please contact Career Services at careerservices@rrc.ca.

Virtual Employer Event: Information Session with Richardson International, October 6

October 4, 2022

Richardson International is hosting a virtual information session about their recruitment for their Merchandising and Transportation Development Program!

Thursday, October 6, 2022
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm 

REGISTER HERE

Everyone who attends the session will be entered for a draw for a Yeti mug or gift card!

Richardson International is hiring for winter and summer terms in addition to full-time post-graduate roles. See below:

New Graduate opportunity
Student opportunity

If you have any questions, contact Career Services at careerservices@rrc.ca.

Job Fair: St. Vital Centre

September 27, 2022

St. Vital Centre’s Job Fair ’22!

Employers at St. Vital Centre will be filling up Centre Court looking for full-time, part-time, and seasonal staff.

Bring your resume and dress to impress – store managers will be on-site for interviews!

Details:

  • When: Thursday, October 6th from 2pm – 7pm.
  • Where: St. Vital Centre – 1225 St. Mary’s Road

If you have any questions or need assistance preparing for this event, please contact Career Services at careerservices@rrc.ca.

CRA Audit Career Fair – Western Region

September 23, 2022

If you live in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba or Saskatchewan and you are a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), an aspiring CPA, or simply considering a career in Audit, we invite you to attend the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) virtual career fair!

This career fair is intended to provide information to those who may be interested in joining our organization and would like to apply in our selection processes.

This event consists of two recurring info sessions offered over the course of two days to allow you to register for a timeslot that works best with your schedule. Each info session will require separate ticket registration.

Why work for the CRA?

  • September 27, 2022 – 10am Pacific | 11am Mountain | 12pm Central
  • September 28, 2022 – 10am Pacific | 11am Mountain | 12pm Central
  • Duration: <1.5 hours

Learn more about our workplace culture, the benefits we offer, and development opportunities for aspiring and experienced CPAs. Hear our employees share their personal experience and discover how CRA continues to be one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada.

How to apply for jobs at the CRA?

  • September 27, 2022 – 1pm Pacific | 2pm Mountain | 3pm Central
  • September 28, 2022 – 1pm Pacific | 2pm Mountain | 3pm Central
  • Duration: <1.5 hours

Discover the features of the Candidate profile portal and understand the minimum education standards of common auditor positions. Audit employees will share tips on how to submit job applications and prepare for assessments to improve your chances of success in selection processes.

Why work for the CRA? + How to apply for jobs at the CRA?

  • September 27, 2022 – 3pm Pacific | 4pm Mountain | 5pm Central
  • Duration: <2 hours

Pressed for time? This info session is a condensed version of the two sessions above.

Format:

The info sessions will be delivered via Microsoft Teams Live. When you register for a session, a meeting link will be sent to you closer to its date. Engage with the presenters using Slido via Slido.com or mobile app.

>> REGISTER HERE <<

Registration closes on September 25, 2022 at 11:59pm Pacific.

CF Polo Park – JOB FAIR

September 21, 2022

The annual CF Polo Park job fair will take place on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

Retailers will be meeting with candidates from 12:00pm – 6:00pm to answer questions about open job positions.

To get started, create a profile on CF Front Door, then get ready to meet retailers with exciting job opportunities!

Visit Guest Services at CF Polo Park for more information and a full list of retailers participating in the Job Fair.

If you have any questions, please contact Career Services at careerservices@rrc.ca