Career Fairs - Information for Students

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Throughout the year, the SSC hosts a variety of Career Fairs for all Lakehead students. Our Career Fairs are the perfect opportunity for you to network with employers, apply for jobs, search for career options and explore your career possibilities.

 Thunder Bay Campus Career Fairs

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Career Day: Tuesday October 29, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday October 29, 2019

10:00am- 4:00pm- Agora

Join us in welcoming the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to campus!

DID YOU KNOW?

CRA is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers

CRA wants to hire Lakehead University students in all subject areas including Computer Science, Business, Economics, Social Sciences and Humanities, and Mathematics

CRA will be on campus to promote their career and job opportunities to students

CRA is hosting several sessions on campus to better acquaint students with their work

Schedule of Events:

10:00am-4:00pm Recruitment/Hiring Stations (Agora)

10:30am-11:00am How to Apply for a Government Job (Agora)

11:00am-12:00pm Business/Accounting CRA Coffee Chat (Agora)

12:00pm-1:00pm Student Workshop (Aboriginal Resource Centre/Lounge)

1:00pm-2:00pm Computer Science CRA Coffee Chat (Agora)

2:00pm-3:00pm Social Sciences CRA Coffee Chat (Agora)

Stay tuned for additional events!

 Career & Job Fair: Wednesday September 25, 2019  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday September 25, 2019

10:00am-3:00pm- Agora

Take this opportunity to explore career options and connect with new graduate, Summer, and co-op job opportunities.

All students are welcome - remember to make a good impression and present yourself professionally!

Participating Employers:

BDO Canada - BDO is a professional services firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. We provide assurance, accounting, tax and advisory services to over 50,000 clients across the country.

Canadian Pacific - Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service.

CRA - The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories, and administers various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system.

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) works collaboratively with partners to improve access to high quality services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Our vision is to support and empower Indigenous peoples to independently deliver services and address the socio-economic conditions in their communities.

Dilico Anishinabek Family Care - Dilico embraces a holistic approach in the delivery of its services and is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence while complimenting the strengths, values and traditions of Anishinabek children, families and communities.

EACOM Timber Corp. - EACOM Timber Corporation is a major Eastern Canadian wood products company formed in 2008. Its head office is located in Montreal, Quebec, with regional offices located in Timmins, Ontario and Val-d'Or, Quebec.

Freedom 55 Financial -  A financial security planning organization, Freedom 55 Financial offers financial security planning and advice, as well as investments and insurance.

Grant Thronton LLP -  Grant Thornton LLP is a leading accounting & business advisory firm providing audit, tax & advisory services to dynamic privately owned, publicly listed & public sector organizations. Dedicated to helping our clients, colleagues & communities thrive.

Health e(fx) - Health e(fx) offers the industry?s leading end-to-end workforce management, compliance, and analytics solution for managing the Affordable Care Act. We support our clients with technology and expertise to help them simplify the complexities of the ACA.

Hydro One - We are building the future of energy with the best and brightest people. Explore opportunities to work with us.

IG Wealth Management - At Investors Group, we believe in the power of financial advice to change lives for the better. Whatever your financial goals may be, we are committed to providing you with the very best advice, products, services, and resources.

Lac des Ils Mine - We are a Canadian mining company producing for over 25 years at our Lac des Iles Mine northwest of Thunder Bay, Ontario employing more than 700 people.

MNP - Start your career at a firm that invests in your future. Combining experience with opportunity, it all adds up to MNP.

Northwest Employment Works - NEW is an Employment Ontario Service Provider offering FREE employment & hiring support to job seekers and employers in Thunder Bay, Dryden and Marathon.

NorWest Community Health Centres - NorWest Community Health Centres exists to respond to individual and local community needs by providing a range of services that improve the health and well-being of people and their communities.

Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre - We are a fully accredited 60-bed hospital and a 20-bed extended care facility. We provide health services to all residents within Sioux Lookout and the surrounding area, including the Nishnawbe Aski communities north of Sioux Lookout.

St. Joseph's Care Group - St. Joseph's Care Group offers a broad range of programs and services in addictions and mental health, rehabilitative care and seniors' health in Thunder Bay.

Synergy North - Electrical utility, responsible for the distribution of power to customers in Thunder Bay and Kenora, Ontario.

Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre - We will deliver a quality patient experience in an academic health care environment that is responsive to the needs of the population of Northwestern Ontario.

Toromont Cat - We are seeking University educated candidates with vast flexibility, high integrity and strong work ethic to join our Management Trainee Program and have exposure to training in multiple Branches across Canada.

Victorian Order of Nurses -  Home and Community Care Visiting Nursing

Western Forest Products - Western Forest Products Inc. (WFP) is a Canadian integrated forest products company and the largest crown timber tenure holder in coastal BC.

Wesway - Wesway provides respite services that help family caregivers take a short break when they need it.

 Engineering Career Fair 2019:  Thursday September 26, 2019  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Thursday September 26, 2019

10:00am-3:00pm- CASES Building

This Career Fair will host a variety of regional and national employers recruiting from Engineering and Science related programs.

All students are welcome - remember to make a good impression and present yourself professionally!

Participating Employers:

Canadian Pacific - Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service.

Dufferin Construction Company -  Dufferin Construction is one of Canada's leading heavy civil construction companies.  Founded in 1912, Dufferin has built a solid reputation in market excellence.

Groupe BBA Inc - BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for over 35 years, from studies and design to commissioning and then operational support.

New Gold -  New Gold is a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company. The Company has a portfolio of two core producing assets in top-rated jurisdictions: the Rainy River and New Afton Mines in Canada.

Toromont Cat - We are seeking University educated candidates with vast flexibility, high integrity and strong work ethic to join our Management Trainee Program and have exposure to training in multiple Branches across Canada.

*continue to check back for additional employer registrations

 Education Career Fair 2020: Wednesday January 15, 2020 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Wednesday January 15, 2020

9:00am- 12:30pm Bora Laskin Building

Local, regional, national and international school boards and teacher recruitment agencies will be on campus to meet students and upcoming graduates interested in teaching related employment opportunities. We recommend professional attire for this event. 

Participating Employers:

Anzuk Education - Anzuk Education is an international teaching agency offering opportunities for Educators in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. We offer personalized service and assistance with the transition from Canada to your country of choice!

Engage Education - Engage Education is a specialist teacher recruitment company that supports Canadian teachers throughout the process of relocating to the UK. We hold free interview trips in Toronto and London, England throughout the year.

Impact Teachers - Impact Teachers is an educational services company that specializes in helping Canadian teachers find their ideal role in the UK. We have a full relocation package and supports in place to assist the teachers in making a smooth transition internationally.

Kativik School Board - Kativik Ilisarniliriniq is a school board offering educational services in the 14 communities of Nunavik.

Lakehead Public Schools - At Lakehead Public Schools, we work with parents, community partners and employees to make good things happen for our students inside and outside the classroom.

Maple Leaf Educational Systems - Maple Leaf Schools have been granted Certification status under the British Columbia Global Education Program ? Offshore Schools and have the authority to offer educational programs at each school leading to the British Columbia Certificate of Graduation.

Northern Lights School Division #113 - NLSD #113 is a provincial school system serving a student population comprised of 21 schools, located in 18 communities across beautiful and serene Northern Saskatchewan.

Prospero Teaching - Prospero Teaching is one of the largest teaching recruitment agencies that have been placing Canadian teachers and support staff in the UK, UAE, New Zealand and Australia since 2000.

Rainy River District School Board - The Rainy River District School Board is a K-12 Board with 11 Elementary Schools and 3 Secondary Schools, located in various communities ranging from Atikokan, to Fort Frances, to Rainy River, Ontario.

Randstad - Randstad Education is the largest recruitment consultancy in education in the United Kingdom, placing Canadian teachers in their dream jobs overseas!

The Northwest Catholic DSB - Our mission is to provide for students entrusted to our care excellence in Catholic education in partnership with the home, Church and community.

Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board - The Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board is committed to providing quality education which combines academic excellence with a concern for the spiritual, moral, social, emotional, cultural and physical growth of the student.

Tlicho Community Services Agency - The TCSA serves the Tlicho region of the NWT. We are looking for positive, committed educators. The TCSA's mission is to be "Strong Like Two People"; and as such has a strong commitment to Indigenizing Education.

*continue to check back for additional employer registrations

 Career & Summer Job Fair: Wednesday February 5 and Thursday February 6, 2020 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Wednesday February 5 and Thursday February 6, 2020

10:00am-3:00pm- Agora

*Employers will be different on both days.

Take this opportunity to explore career options and connect with new graduate, Summer, and co-op job opportunities!

All students are welcome - remember to make a good impression and present yourself professionally!

Participating Employers:

Wednesday, February 5

Dilico Anishinabek Family Care - Dilico embraces a holistic approach in the delivery of its services and is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence while complimenting the strengths, values and traditions of Anishinabek children, families and communities.

Freedom 55 Financial -  A financial security planning organization, Freedom 55 Financial offers financial security planning and advice, as well as investments and insurance.

Health e(fx) - Health e(fx) offers the industry?s leading end-to-end workforce management, compliance, and analytics solution for managing the Affordable Care Act. We support our clients with technology and expertise to help them simplify the complexities of the ACA.

IG Wealth Management - At Investors Group, we believe in the power of financial advice to change lives for the better. Whatever your financial goals may be, we are committed to providing you with the very best advice, products, services, and resources.

NFMC - The Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation  was established to operate within a defined management area that includes the communities of the Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation, Pic Mobert First Nation, Hornepayne Aboriginal community, Marathon, Hornepayne, Manitouwadge and White River.

Northwest Employment Works - NEW is an Employment Ontario Service Provider offering FREE employment & hiring support to job seekers and employers in Thunder Bay, Dryden and Marathon.

Synergy North - Electrical utility, responsible for the distribution of power to customers in Thunder Bay and Kenora, Ontario.

*continue to check back for additional employer registrations

Orillia Campus Career Fairs

Orillia Job and Career Fair

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
Orsi Learning Commons
10 AM - 2 PM

Take this opportunity to explore career options and connect with employers for current/future job opportunities.

All students are welcome - remember to make a good impression and present yourself professionally!

For information about Career Fairs and how you might want to present yourself, please book an appointment with the Student Success Advisor through mysuccess.lakeheadu.ca.

Participating Employers:

Coming Soon

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Career Day:  TBA

Details coming soon.

 

Orillia Summer Job & Career Fair

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
Orsi Learning Commons
10 AM - 2 PM

Take this opportunity to explore career options and connect with employers for current/future job opportunities.

All students are welcome - remember to make a good impression and present yourself professionally!

For information about Career Fairs and how you might want to present yourself, please book an appointment with the Student Success Advisor through mysuccess.lakeheadu.ca.

Participating Employers:

Coming Soon

 Orillia Education Career Fair

Thursday, February 6th, 2020
Heritage Place Learning Commons
9 AM - 1 PM

Local, regional, national and international school boards and teacher recruitment agencies will be on campus to meet students and upcoming graduates interested in teaching related employment opportunities. We recommend professional attire for this event. 

Participating Employers:

Coming Soon

 

Please email ssc@lakeheadu.ca (Thunder Bay) or orillia.ssc@lakeheadu.ca (Orillia)
with further questions.