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Careers Fairs information for employers

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The University of Canterbury’s Careers Fairs are an excellent way of raising your organisation’s profile with future graduates. During the academic year we host a series of careers fairs including the Law and Justice Recruitment Evening, Commerce Careers Fair, Engineering and Science Careers Fair and ICT Careers Fair.

Whether you are actively recruiting quality graduates or keen to raise your organisation's profile for future recruitment, the University of Canterbury's Commerce Careers Fair is ideal for you!

The Business and Arts Careers Fair allows you to meet prospective graduate employees, introduce and market your organisation, and inform students of employment and career opportunities.

It will contribute to increasing awareness of, and raising, your organisation’s profile on campus, enable you to provide UC students with your knowledge and advice as well as distribute your organisation and recruitment information.

Event details

Date: Wednesday, 4 March 2020
Venue: Undercroft, Puaka-James Hight building
Setup: 12.30 pm - 1.15 pm
Exhibition hours: 1.30 pm - 4.00 pm
Pack up: 4.00 pm - 4.30 pm
Fee: To be released early December 2019
Registrations: Open early December 2019

 

 Included with your stand

  • A 2m wide x 1.2m deep site
  • Table, 2x chairs, tablecloth, signage, power, wireless internet access, and reusable water bottles
  • Drop off zone close to venue and allocated car parking within campus
  • Assistance from student volunteers
  • Company listing in event collateral
  • Complimentary afternoon tea

 

Exhibitor Information Pack coming soon

 

 

Whether you are actively recruiting quality Law and Justice graduates or keen to raise your firm's profile for future recruitment, the University of Canterbury's Law and Justice Recruitment Evening is ideal for you!

The Law and Justice Recruitment Evening allows you to meet prospective employees, introduce and market your firm and inform UC’s law and justice students of employment and career opportunities.

It will contribute to increasing awareness of, and raising, your firm’s profile on campus, provide UC law and justice students with your knowledge and advice as well as distribute your firm and recruitment information.

 

Event details

Date: Wednesday 4 March, 2020
Venue: Undercroft, Puaka-James Hight building
Setup: 5.00pm - 5.45pm
Exhibition hours: 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Pack up: 8.30 pm - 9.00 pm
Fees: To be released early December 2019
Registration: Open early December 2019

 

Included with your stand

  • A site 2m wide x 1.2m deep
  • Table, 2xchairs, tablecloth, signage, power, wireless internet access and reusable water bottles
  • Drop off zone close to venue and allocated car parking within campus
  • Assistance from student volunteers
  • Company listing in event collateral

 

Exhibitor Information Pack coming soon

Wednesday 20 May 2020:

 

Downer NZ                                                                 10.00 am              https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/92944923852

Summer of Tech                                                        11.00 am              https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/92493071329

EnergySkills NZ                                                           12.00 pm              https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87394403718?pwd=ZlU3RHROaTNFL0s5Ymk3RTVyWFFmQT09&status=success

New Zealand Defence Force        Engineering        1.00 pm              https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/98033498097

Beca                                                                              2.00 pm              https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/97078126870

Masters of Product Design/Product Innovation    2.00 pm              https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/6395658579

Silvester Clark Engineering                                        3.00 pm              https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84764443599

SIGNAL ICT Grad School                                            4.00 pm              https://canterbury.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJErc-qqqDkvG9IpDyzNJ8csL6CWlZ0SiONq REGISTER NOW

Applied Data Science School of Maths & Stats      5.00 pm              https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/94737464729

UC Business School                                                    6.00 pm              https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/93115057071

 

Thursday 21 May 2020:

 

Xero                                                                              10.00 am           https://xero.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6q_hEuuUToarAFzMB1H19w REGISTER NOW

Todd Energy                                                                11.00 am              https://toddcorporation.zoom.us/j/94094634333?pwd=ZUoydkFUNXM5VXo3eXFjUmdVeWtBdz09

Wyma Engineering                                                     12.00 pm              https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82713465157

Transpower NZ Ltd                                                     1.00 pm              https://bit.ly/2yMM9bY

WSP New Zealand Limited                                        2.00 pm              https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85143523518 PASSWORD: WSP2020 WSP

New Zealand Defence Force        Psychology         3.00 pm              https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/94379142234

Northrop Consulting Engineers                                4.00 pm              https://zoom.us/j/98196397608?pwd=SWllT1dqcU9ZREdFdVhqYVlGRHNDdz09

Master of Engineering in Management (MEM)     5.00 pm              https://canterbury.zoom.us/j/96958003154

ENGEO                                                                          6.00 pm              https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84192098828?pwd=a1VteUJ4RjVjYjlZR010ZjNLZFFqQT09

Each year the University of Canterbury and Volunteering Canterbury (http://volcan.org.nz/) partner host a Volunteering Expo for registered not-for-profit organisations here on campus. 

This event provides an opportunity for organisations looking for new recruits to showcase the opportunities they have available and the benefits of volunteering. It also provides our students and staff who are striving to make a change a chance to connect. 

We have experienced strong attendance numbers over the past few years. 

 

Event Details:

 

Date: Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Venue: Undercroft, Puaka-James Hight Building

Exhibition hours: 11:30 - 2:30pm 

 

If you have any questions please contact our Employment Coordinator

Robyn Cummins

03 369 3359

robyn.cummins@canterbury.ac.nz

 

Need more information?

If you have any queries, please contact:

UC Events Team
Phone: 03 369 3931
Email: events@canterbury.ac.nz

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