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Key annual events

The Centre for Career action hosts a variety of employer/alumni speaker panels and events each term. For a complete listing please visit:

Annual Events

Job Fair


Attend the largest job fair in the country. Meet employers hiring for summer, co-op, full-time, part-time, and permanent or contract openings. This event is sponsored by the University of Waterloo, University of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Conestoga College. Students and alumni from all disciplines are welcome.

Please contact Michelle Radman if you have any questions.

Career Fair


Speak to prospective employers about “after graduation” career opportunities. Sponsored by the University of Waterloo, University of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Conestoga College, Career Fair is the largest event of its kind in Canada. Students and alumni from all disciplines are encouraged to attend this fair as a networking opportunity.

Please contact Michelle Radman if you have any questions.

Volunteer Fair

September and January

Speak to agency representatives from a variety of organizations about volunteer opportunities in the local community. Meet employers from the non-profit sector and find out about project-based opportunities.

Please contact Jaclyn Halliwell if you have any questions.

Professional & Post-Degree Days


Speak to representatives from over 90 institutions from North America, Europe and Australia to learn about career options, graduate school admission requirements, program specifics, and the procedures / deadlines for application. Fields of study include: Chiropractic, Education, Health Sciences, Engineering/Technologies, Naturopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Law, MBA/Finance, Rehabilitation Sciences, Social Work, and a large variety of college post–degree programs.

Please contact Gillian McKenzie-Yorke if you have any questions.

Employer Information Sessions


Attend  Employer Information Sessions hosted on campus by employers looking to hire Waterloo students. Sessions are hosted in partnership with Co-operative Education & Career Action (CECA) at the University of Waterloo. Some info sessions are targeted for both co-op and graduating students, while others are targeted for only co-op students, or only graduating students.

Full details and registration available on the information session calendar