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CWDM in the Community

November 1, 2021

November is Career and Workforce Development Month in Manitoba! Career development assists individuals to explore career options, make informed decisions about their learning, training and career paths and successfully manage life and work transitions.

Consider attending one of the many events and activities happening this month to support your career development!

Virtual Indigenous Recruitment Event: Department of National Defence

Are you interested in learning more about civilian student employment opportunities at the Department of National Defence (DND)? DND is recruiting students to join the Defence Team this Fall/Winter session and beyond! There is a high number of positions designated for Indigenous students. Start your federal government career now!

  • Wednesday, November 3, 2021 from 1:30pm-2:15pm


Explore RBC

An event designed to help you learn more about yourself, the various career opportunities at RBC, and what is out there in the world of financial services and RBC, and what might be a good fit for you.

  • Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021 from 3:00pm-7:00pm EST
  • Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 from 1:00pm-5:00pm EST
  • Wednesday, November 17th, 2021 from 3:00pm-7:00pm EST


Virtual Open House at Neo Financial

Join Neo Financial for a virtual open house to learn about exciting career opportunities, what working at Neo is all about, and have an opportunity to chat with leaders at Neo. Explore what a ‘day in the life’ looks like on their engaging, fast-paced team.

  • Friday, November 5, 2021 from 5:30pm-7:00pm CST – REGISTER HERE
  • Friday, November 12, 2021 from 5:30pm-7:00pm CST – REGISTER HERE
  • Friday, November 19, 2021 from 5:30pm-7:00pm CST – REGISTER HERE

Spotlight on Careers as a CPA

CPA Saskatchewan and CPA Manitoba invite you to this complimentary virtual career panel session designed to help you learn how becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) can be the right choice for advancing your career. During the session, two CPAs working in different industries will share stories about their pathway to the CPA designation, offer insights and answer your questions.

  • Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 from 12:00pm-1:00pm CST


Manitoba Virtual Job Fair

The Manitoba Virtual Career Fair connects candidates and industries across the province of MANITOBA (Winnipeg, Brandon, Steinbach, Thompson, Portage la Prairie, Winkler, Selkirk, Morden, Dauphin, etc.)

  •  Wednesday, November 10, 2021, from 1:00pm-4:00pm


AWS Engage Fireside Chat

AWS Engage is pleased to invite you to a free virtual fireside chat about working in technology.  Learn the educational and career paths of employees at Amazon and AWS, and the exciting possibilities that a career in technology can offer – from software development to entertainment.

  • Monday, November 15, 2021 – 4:00pm – 5:00pm


Explore Careers in Aerospace and Aviation

Manitoba Aerospace invites you to explore careers in aerospace and aviation in Manitoba at their upcoming career information session. Hear from post-secondary institutions as well as graduates from aerospace and aviation-related programs about careers in the industry and pathways to those careers.

  • Thursday, November 18, 2021 – 9:00am – 3:00pm


Tech Talent Canada Virtual Job Fair

This virtual job fair will connect Canada’s fastest-growing companies with the tech talent from across North America. The online event is ideal for job-seeking candidates, hiring companies, and the organizations that support them both.

  • Wednesday, November 24, 2021 from 2:30pm-5:30pm


Film Training Manitoba presents: Careers in Film

From Accounting to Animal Wrangling, Construction to Catering, or Props to Production, there are a variety of jobs needed to create a movie or television show. During this 1-hour outreach session, Film Training Manitoba’s Managing Director will present on jobs and career opportunities in Manitoba’s film industry.

  • Firday, November 26 from 12:00pm-1:00pm

To view some of the most common roles and titles used on sets in Manitoba Click Here


Five Star Jobs – Manitoba Hotel Association

As pandemic restrictions ease and leisure travel resumes, the demand for workers in the hospitality industry is rising. The Manitoba Hotel Association (MHA) is hosting its first virtual career fair – Five Star Jobs – to entice those looking for new opportunities to fill this gap.

To view a list of possible career options: Click Here

To submit an application: Click Here

Career Conversations through the RRC Polytech Café

The RRC Polytech Café, powered by Ten Thousand Coffees (10KC), is RRC’s free online networking and mentorship platform that connects students and alumni through virtual ‘coffee chats’ and exclusive nationwide events with career development experts. More than 3,000 current students and alumni members have already joined the Café.

How does it work? Students and Alumni fill out a profile with education, experience, and interest tags. This information is then used to drive smart-match introductions between community members every month. Faculty, employers, industry partners, and supporters can also connect with students and alumni on RRC Polytech’s hub. Check out this 60-second video to see the platform in action.

Share this information with your classmates so they can start networking, too! Questions? Learn more about the RRC Polytech Cafe here, or reach out to for more info.