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 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday October 29, 2019

9:00am- 4:00pm- Agora

*Please note- recruitment stations start at 10:00am

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

 

DID YOU KNOW?

The CRA is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

The CRA will be interviewing students for positions related to Computer Science, Business, Economics, Social Sciences and Humanities, and more.

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

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

9:00am- 11:00am CRA IT Career Showcase (RB 2024)

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

10:15am- 10:30am Opening Remarks (Agora)

10:30am- 11:00am Kick start your Career with CRA (Agora)

11:00am- 12:00pm and 1:00pm -3:00pm Career Coffeehouse Chats with CRA Professionals (Agora)

11:30am- 12:30pm CRA Information Session- Indigenous Student Employment Program (UC 1007)

12:00pm- 1:00pm Armchair Discussion with Law (Law School)

12:30pm- 1:30pm- CRA Information Session- Employment Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (SC 0003)

2:30pm- 3:00pm- The CRA's Liaison Officer Service (FB 2023- CASES Building)

 

When you attend an event during CRA Day, you will receive a prize ballot to be eligible to win a $250 Porter Airlines gift card, courtesy of the Student Success Centre. The more sessions you attend, the more chances you have to win!

*DON'T FORGET TO BRING A COPY OF YOUR RESUME! HIRING MANAGERS WILL BE ON HAND TO REVIEW THEM. 

*DRESS TO IMPRESS! A PHOTO BOOTH WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PROFESSIONAL PROFILE PICTURES.

 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:

Bayshore Home Care Solutions - - Bayshore Home Care Solutions is a Community Care Agency. We are here to keep our clients safe in their homes helping with Personal Care, Light Housekeeping, Meal Preps, Exercises, etc.

Bayshore Home Health - We provide home care and nursing services in the private sector. We hire PSWs, RPNs, and RNs to go in and assist people in their homes.

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.

Canada Revenue Agency - 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.

Correctional Service Canada - The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has a presence from coast to coast. We work everywhere from large urban centres, to remote Inuit communities in the North. Across the country, we serve increasingly diverse populations.

Each major correctional institution is like a small community. There are living units, offices and program areas. There are also buildings and spaces designed for spirituality, healthcare, employment, recreation, and other services. The nature of our work and the need for security often make these facilities unique and complex.

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.

Ericksons LLP - Ericksons LLP is an established, forward-thinking law firm serving the Thunder Bay area and the greater Northwest Ontario region. 

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.

Lakehead University Conference ServicesLakehead University Conference Services is responsible for facilitating all manner of events of campus, and we're looking for motivated, detail-oriented students who are interested in broadening their horizons through working in one of the fastest-paced departments at Lakehead. As a Conference Associate, you'll get to work a flexible schedule around your classes while learning about the inner workings of the university and honing transferable skills which you can take with you into your future career.

Ministry Children, Community and Social Services -  The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, Youth Justice Division operates six Youth Centres.

Ministry of the Solicitor General- Correctional Services Recruitment Unit - Ontario’s Correctional Services establishes, maintains, operates and monitors adult correctional institutions and probation and parole offices.

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

Newmont Goldcorp - Newmont Goldcorp is the world's leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead.

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.

The Northwest Catholic District School Board - Catholic School Board

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.

Royal Bank of Canada - RBC offers a variety of roles suited to your goals, background and talents.

Sherwin Williams - Sherwin-Williams is the largest coatings company in North America, and the third largest in the world. With $11 billion in sales, 4,000+ stores, and 90+ manufacturing and technical centers, we proudly serve customers in over 120 countries.

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.

Weyerhaeuser - For more than a century, we’ve been growing trees and making forest products that improve lives in fundamental ways. Our wood products are used to build homes where families are sheltered and raised. Our land forms the building blocks of responsible development. And our forests are used for recreation, conservation and different forms of renewable energy. We’re proud of what we do and how we do it, and we invite you to learn more.

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

Thursday September 26, 2019

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

A big thank you to our Silver Sponsor Canadian Pacific Railway!

CP Railway logo

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:

Algoma Steel Inc. - Algoma has been a mainstay of the North American steel industry for more than 100 years. We produce some of the cleanest, most consistent light gauge steel in North America, offering a wide range of hot and cold rolled steel sheet and plate products

BESTECH - BESTECH is a trusted team of engineering and project delivery professionals. Recognized as a leader in innovation and as a Top Employer based in northern Ontario, we are committed to sustainable growth through client service excellence.

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.

Domtar Inc. - Domtar Inc., Dryden is a Pulp Mill located in Northwestern Ontario.  A progressive community set between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay, Dryden offers excellent medical, educational and recreational facilities.

DST Consulting Engineers Inc. - DST Consulting Engineers Inc. is a Canadian multi-disciplinary firm providing comprehensive environmental and engineering consulting services to clients across Canada.

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.

Graham Construction & Engineering- Graham has widened our range of expertise to include all types of buildings, industrial and infrastructure projects. The company has earned a reputation for delivering any project, of any size, in any location.

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.

Newmont Goldcorp - Newmont Goldcorp is the world?s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead.

PHA Engineering Ltd. - PHA Engineering Ltd is a consulting firm that has served Government and Private Sector stakeholders on a variety of projects throughout Northwestern Ontario since 1997. We are very specialized in highway designed Contract Management.

Tbaytel - Tbaytel is a leading regional provider of telecommunications services and products. We are a dynamic, growth oriented organization committed to investing throughout the entire region.

Texas Instruments - Texas Instruments (TI) is a global semiconductor company operating in 35 countries.  With more than 30,000 TIers around the world today, we are problem-solvers collaborating to change the world through technology.

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.

Vale - As Canada's largest producer of nickel, Vale provides outstanding career  opportunities for individuals beginning their careers and for experienced  professionals

Wataynikaneyap Power PM IncWataynikaneyap Power is a licensed transmission partnership equally owned by 24 First Nation communities, in partnership with Fortis Inc. To connect remote First Nation communities to the electrical grid, Wataynikaneyap Power will develop, and operate approximately 1,800 kilometers of 230 kV, 115 kV, and 44 kV lines in northwestern Ontario.

 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:

Abbotsford School District - Surrounded by spectacular mountains & views Abbotsford schools provide a world-class innovative educational experience for over 19000 students. Teachers are drawn to our collaborative supportive network & extensive professional development.

Achieve Education - Achieve Education is an education recruitment agency specializing in placing teachers from Canada for jobs across London and the rest of the UK. 

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!

Camp Kodiak - Camp Kodiak is an overnight camp for children and teens with and without Learning Disabilities, ADHD and High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder.  We seek to improve our campers Social Skills, Academic Skills and Self Esteem through outdoor activities and 2:1 ratio. Gain valuable experience working with children and teens alongside like minded individuals and professionals from many different fields.

Cree School Board - We offer excellent employment opportunities for teachers who want to make a difference and help advance the Cree Nation, while enjoying small community living and experiencing a new culture and unique way life. Start your journey in the North today!

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.

Foresight International Education Center - Foresight International Education Center is a reputable organization that places exemplary Canadian certified teachers and other international teachers in schools in both Taiwan and China to allow them to experience teaching abroad.

Fort McMurray Catholic Schools - Fort McMurray Catholic Schools is a publicly funded school jurisdiction offering Early Childhood to Grade 12 within a vibrant community in northern Alberta. Currently we have 12 schools, staffed by 366 teachers, supported by over 558 support staff.

Fort Vermilion School Division - FVSD is a great place to start your career and discover your potential! Experience a safe and caring environment, unique and engaging programming for students, abundant supports for new teachers, well-resourced schools and leading edge technology.

Fort William Historical Park - Fort William Historical Park (FWHP) is one of the largest living history attractions in North America. The park provides cultural, heritage, entertainment and educational experiences for residents and visitors to Northwestern Ontario

Frontier School Division - Frontier School Division has 39 schools located across northern Manitoba. Frontier spans 75% of the province and proudly celebrates our commitment to reconciliation and language promotion, revitalization and stabilization. 

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board - At HWDSB, we have a mission: to empower students to learn and grow to their full potential in a diverse world. We are proud of our staff. Imagine what you could do at HWDSB.

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.

Johnny Therriault School - Johnny Therriault School provides 100+ students with a modern learning facility and environment directly in the First Nation. Johnny Therriault School provides a public on-reserve school for elementary and junior high school students.

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

Keewatin-Patricia District School Board - Located in beautiful northwestern Ontario, the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board serves the communities of Kenora, Sioux Narrows, Vermilion Bay, Ear Falls, Red Lake, Dryden, Sioux Lookout, Ignace, Pickle Lake, Savant Lake and Upsala.

Kwadacha Education Society - Kwadacha Education Society is recruiting for 2020-2021 Aatse Davie School classroom teachers. 

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.

Make a Future-Careers in BC Education - Make a Future - Careers in BC Education is the official job board for all BC public school districts, First Nations schools, and certified BC offshore schools.

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.

Ottawa Catholic School Board - When you start a career at the Ottawa Catholic School Board you become part of a team of employees dedicated to inspiring the lives of over 43,000 students. 

Peel District School Board - At the Peel District School Board, we inspire success, confidence and hope in each student. With more than 155,000 students in over 256 schools, our board is a renowned leader in helping students learn and prepare for the global workplace.

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!

Reed Education - Your specialist education agency. We help connect teachers and support staff with nurseries, schools and colleges across England and Wales. Whether you're looking for a permanent post, long term or supply work, we help you to find your perfect role.

Rocky Mountain School District - Rocky Mountain School District No. 6 is an innovative and collaborative K-12 public education system nestled in the heart of the beautiful BC Rocky Mountains. We care deeply, act wisely, and find joy in each day!

Royal Canadian Navy/Canadian Armed Forces - Department of National Defence.

School District 60: Peace River North - School District 60 is progressive and growing. There are 22 schools with School District No.60 (Peace River North). The district?s schools provide education services to approximately 6000 ethnically and demographically diverse students. 

Science North - Science North engages kids in hands on STEM activities through programming all across Northern Ontario. 

Superior North Catholic District School Board -   We provide authentic Catholic education with a commitment to gospel values in a culture of leading and learning through Destination Renewal.

Teach For Canada - Teach For Canada is a non-profit organization that partners with First Nations in northern Ontario and Manitoba to recruit, prepare, and support certified teachers.

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.

Tsay Keh Dene - The Tsay Keh Dene First Nation is one of the Sekani bands of the Northern Interior of British Columbia. 

Veritas Education - Nationwide leader in education recruitment offering better salaries and more opportunities than anyone else! 700+ schools currently using Veritas.

York Region District School Board - York Region District School Board is the third largest school district in Ontario, with over 124,000 students in 178 elementary schools and 33 secondary schools.

*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

City of Thunder Bay - The City has a variety of jobs exist for people who want to make a change for others throughout the community. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process. Come join our team!

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.

Fort William Historical Park - Fort William Historical Park (FWHP) is one of the largest living history attractions in North America. The park provides cultural, heritage, entertainment and educational experiences for residents and visitors to Northwestern Ontario.

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.

Ministry of the Solicitor General- Correctional Services - Ontario's Correctional Services establishes, maintains, operates and monitors adult correctional institutions and probation and parole offices.

Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation - The Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation is the first local forest management corporation in Ontario and represents a significant milestone towards modernizing forest tenure in Ontario.

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.

Tigercat Industries Inc - Tigercat specializes in the design and manufacture of tree harvesting systems and specialized machines for severe duty off road applications.


Thursday, February 6

Greenwich Windfarm - Greenwich Windfarm is owned by Enbridge, and we operate a 43 turbine operation in Dorion Ontario. 

Metis Nation of Ontario - The MNO, through its province-wide infrastructure delivers a range of programs and services in the areas of health, labour market development, education and housing to Ontario Métis and other Indigenous people. 

Northern Neighbours Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic - We are a Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic that provides primary health care services to the residents of White River and Pic Mobert.

Science North - Science North engages kids in hands on STEM activities through programming all across Northern 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

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.