P4E Career Fair

Date and Time

Location

RIM Park, Waterloo

Details

A collaborative effort between the University of Guelph, University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College , Partnerships for Employment (P4E) was created in 1994 to better serve our students, alumni and employers through a sponsorship of annual Career Fairs and Job Fairs.  

You don't want to miss this Career Fair...it's the largest of its kind in the country!!

Students from all disciplines and across all semester levels are welcome to network with over 285 employers from diverse sectors!  

Free admission with Student/Alumni ID from sponsoring schools 

  • Free shuttle buses to and from RIM Park, leaving from the front of the UC every 30 minutes (see below for bus schedule)

  • Bring your student card with you to the event

  • Visit the 2019 Career Fair website for a list of ways you can prepare yourself for the fair and to see a list of organizations who have registered.  To find out more about each company and what types of opportunities they have available, create an account.  https://www.partners4employment.ca/home.htm

Why Should You Attend?

  • To network with potential employers

  • To investigate and research career options

  • To obtain information from employers on:

    • Career opportunities

    • Educational requirements

    • Salary expectations

    • Corporate cultures

    • Job requirements

    • Industry growth

    • Industry trends

    • Skills and qualifications

*Admission is restricted to students and alumni from a degree/diploma program at Conestoga College, the University of Guelph, the University of Waterloo or Wilfrid Laurier University.  A student/alumni ID is required for admission.to the Fair but no registration in advance of the Fair is required. 

This event is our main career fair for the Fall 2019 Semester. Don't miss out! For full details, visit the event page.

To view a full list of Employers attending the fair, click here! 

Bus Schedule

Please note that free transporation is provided to students and alumni to and from the fair.

Bus schedule for 2019 is below (Buses will pick up and drop off at the UC - main entrace):

 

Be Prepared for the Fair

Visit the 2019 Career Fair website for a list of ways you can prepare yourself for the Fair and to see a list of organizations that have registered.

 

Before you go to the Fair, make sure that you:

  • Visit your Career Centre for assistance in preparing for the Fair (get help with your resumé, attend a workshop or learn about other services available). 
  • Download the Career Fair App to research participating employers, 'favourite' the ones you want to visit, and learn further information about the Fair. Employer profiles are also available online and in the print Guidebook availalbe at your career centre. 
  • Decide on employers whom you want to target when at the Fair (you won't be able to talk to them all!).
  • Prepare a list of questions to ask the employers.

When you go to the Fair, make sure that you:

  • Dress and conduct yourself professionally.
  • Exude enthusiasm and self-confidence.
  • Stay positive!