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Fraud Alert: Job Scams

January 13, 2021

There have been several reports of attempts to scam students through fraudulent job postings. Avoid these scams by watching for these warning signs:

  • You received a job offer without an application or interview
  • You are offered a job different from the one you applied for
  • You’re promised high pay for easy work or limited amount of work hours
  • You’re being asked to use your bank account to conduct business on behalf of the company
  • You’re told you have to pay for training, software or materials
  • You’re asked to use your own money to purchase gift cards or other items of value to send back to the “employer”

Many scammers now have an elaborate website with a matching professional-looking email which makes it difficult to tell if they are legitimate or not. If you have any doubts or questions, please contact Student Employment Services at

For more information, visit How to Spot and Avoid Online Job Scams

Venture for Canada’s new Intrapreneurship Program!

July 23, 2021

Venture for Canada is very excited to launch their newest program, in partnership with the Government of Canada, the Intrapreneurship Program.

The Intrapreneurship Program is an alternative way of gaining paid work experience. Students contribute to innovating a small business by working on a 7-week project.

Get your foot in the innovation door and get paid for it through a program designed to give students from underserved communities the ins-and-out of small and medium businesses by solving innovation challenges.


  • Enrolled full-time at a Canadian post-secondary
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or refugee
  • Residing in any Canadian province
  • Identify as a member of an underserved community, BIPOC, a newcomer to Canada, a person with disabilities, a woman studying in STEM fields, and/or a student living in a rural/non-urban community

Please note: International students are not eligible for the Intrapreneurship program. See Venture for Canada’s Fellowship Program instead.

For more information, visit Venture for Canada

Job Fair: Winnipeg Blue Bombers, July 25th

July 23, 2021

Are you looking for casual work? Maybe a shift to make some extra money? Are you a friendly, courteous, positive individual; then this is a perfect opportunity for you at IG Field, home of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Valour FC!

Job Fair: Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Sunday, July 25th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
IG Field – University of Manitoba Chancellor-Matheson Road, Winnipeg Manitoba

All interested applicants should bring a current resume and their social insurance number.

Face masks and physical distancing must be maintained at all times.

Positions available:

  • Concessions Cashier
  • Suite and Loge Servers
  • Bartenders
  • Suite Supervisors
  • Concessions Cooks
  • Line Cooks
  • Concession Stand Managers
  • Retails Associate
  • Housekeeping
  • Security and Parking
  • Fan Ambassadors (Volunteers)

For more information, visit: Winnipeg Blue Bombers – Employment Opportunities

Service Canada – Indigenous Recruitment

July 15, 2021

Service Canada is hiring Indigenous candidates across Western Canada and the Territories.

There will be opportunities across all business lines in potentially any city where Service Canada does business.

Positions include Citizen Services Officer, Payment Services Officer, Program Services Officer, Passport Officer, and Integrity Services Officer.

The first application deadline is July 19, 2021; however, these opportunities will be open to applicants until December 31, 2021.  Phased assessments will be completed throughout this period.

The job advertisement is available online at Indigenous Recruitment – Various Positions

Please see the attached recruitment poster for more information: Service Canada – Indigenous Recruitment

If you have any questions, please contact Student Employment Services at

Winnipeg Police Service Diversity Career Workshop – August 24 & 25

July 15, 2021

The Winnipeg Police Service is hosting a two-day diversity career workshop. The workshop will deliver a creative and interactive learning experience for newcomers and people from diverse communities that are interested in careers in law enforcement, and provide information and tools to reach these goals.

Information will be provided on volunteer, cadet, staff, and police officer career opportunities.

When: Tuesday, August 24 and Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Where: WPS Downtown Headquarters – 245 Smith Street

Please note, the dates and delivery method for this event are subject to change should COVID-19 restrictions not permit in-person meetings at that time.

Interested?  REGISTER HERE!  (Space is limited; registration deadline is July 30, 2021)

To learn more about career opportunities with the Winnipeg Police Service, please click here.

If you have any questions, please contact Student Employment Services at

Virtual Event – Post-Secondary Information Session with Amazon – August 10

July 8, 2021

Amazon is getting ready to open 2 delivery stations in Winnipeg and they want to hire you!

Join this virtual event to learn more about Amazon’s Winnipeg launch, employment opportunities (Delivery Station Associates), the hiring process, and what it is like to work at Amazon.

When: Tuesday, August 10, 2021 from 12:00 – 1:00pm (CST)

Where: Online – REGISTER HERE!

Students are also encouraged to join Amazon’s talent community.  Benefits of joining the talent community include:

  • Being first to hear about open positions!
  • Receiving updates for local Amazon events.
  • Discovering perks of working at Amazon, e.g., tuition assistance program, employee discounts, and more!

To join Amazon’s talent community, go to

If you have any questions, please contact Student Employment Services at

Manitoba Virtual Career Fair – July 13th

July 6, 2021

The Manitoba Virtual Career Fair is a multi-sector recruitment event, open to all local, regional and provincial organizations and job seekers in Manitoba.

While 2020 has been a very challenging year, the Manitoba Virtual Job Fair was hosted 3 times and welcomed 27+ Exhibitors with 1200+ attendees including Students, Professional Adults, Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, Landed Immigrants, and Newcomers.

When:  July 13th, 2021 from 1pm-4pm EST (12pm-3pm CST/Winnipeg time)

Where: Online – Eventbrite registration

Who: a List of Exhibitors is available now and will be updated 24 hours prior to the Career Fair.

If you have any questions, please contact Student Employment Services at

Virtual Event – Retail Employment with Apple – July 28

July 5, 2021

What are you passionate about? Music? Art? Photography? Fitness? Games?   Whatever it is, bring it to a seasonal role at the Apple Store.

If you have people skills, they’ll show you the rest.

Interested in learning more?

Join this Apple Store event to learn about part-time and full-time opportunities, plus Apple training and employee product pricing.

When: Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 3:00-3:45pm CST

Where: Online – REGISTER HERE! (Have your resume ready to upload, too!)

Space is limited, so please register by Monday, July 26.

Learn more about working at the Apple Store

Free Virtual Event: Should I Start a Business or Get a Job?

July 5, 2021

You’re invited! Ten Thousand Coffees is hosting a panel discussion on July 15, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. CT to answer the age-old question so many of us have asked ourselves: should I get a job or start my own business?

Let the great debate begin! Join Ten Thousand Coffees for an exciting discussion to help you decide if you should go out on your own or accept that job offer. Whether you’re navigating your next steps as a fresh graduate, or you’ve always wondered if starting a business and being your own boss is the right move, you’ll get a chance to hear from a group of experts who will weigh in on the benefits and challenges of either option.

Ten Thousand Coffees CEO Dave Wilkin will chat with an entrepreneur, a venture capitalist, and an early career leader for their take on this debate. The event is free and open to all Red River College students and alumni. Whether you’re already a member of the Red River College Café or new to our mentoring and networking platform, you’re invited to listen in and ask questions!

Why join?

  • You’ll hear from both sides of the table to find out if entrepreneurship is for you
  • You’ll learn about what it takes to start your own business, how the tech sector has contributed to entrepreneurship, and what trends we can expect to see in this industry
  • You’ll have the opportunity to ask panelists your burning questions in a Q&A to help inform your own decisions about your future
  • You’ll be able to network with hundreds of students and alumni from across Canada

Don’t miss this exciting panel discussion hosted by Ten Thousand Coffees.

Paid work placements for BIPOC youth

June 28, 2021

Nature Canada’s Work to Grow program connects BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) to jobs that promote and protect nature.
  • Work – Discover jobs from deskwork to fieldwork. Explore openings in science, education, administration, and more!
  • Grow – Learn how organizations are protecting nature and how you can too! All while building your professional skills and professional network.
  • Secure the bag – All Work to Grow placements pay $17.50/hour, and run anywhere from 8 to 16 weeks.

For more information and eligibility criteria, visit Nature Canada Work to Grow

If you have any question, contact Student Employment Services at

Traction on Demand is hiring for junior and senior roles in Winnipeg!

June 23, 2021

Traction on Demand is looking for individuals interested in getting into the Salesforce ecosystem, and would love to become a Salesforce Consultant.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is extremely passionate about the Salesforce space and Consulting but hasn’t been able to get their foot in the door because they don’t have prior Salesforce experience. Two of the opportunities include:

Implementation Consultant
Senior Implementation Consultant

What are the requirements you ask?

  • An awesome culture add to the team!
  • Passionate about technology
  • High technical aptitude
  • Interested in becoming a consultant

Nice to haves?

  • Some technical experience
  • Degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems

For more information:

LinkedIn: Traction on Demand
Blog: 4 Fundamentals of Sustainable Business Growth: Impact Edition

Traction on Demand (ToD) is one of North America’s largest Salesforce consulting and application development firms that continues to grow in Canada and is currently expanding locally into Winnipeg!

ToD plans to hire approximately 100 people in the next 18 months, offering new graduate opportunities and co-op/internships in consulting and app development roles. Visit the Traction on Demand – Careers page for an up-to-date list of available jobs with ToD.