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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 Commerce 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, 6 March 2019
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: $540.00 + GST and booking fee
Registrations: Closed. Contact us for the 2020 fair.

 

 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

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 6 March, 2019
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: $540.00 + GST and booking fee
Registration: Closed. Contact us for the 2020 fair.

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

Whether you are actively recruiting quality graduates or keen to raise your organisation's profile for future recruitment, the University of Canterbury's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Careers Fair is ideal for you!

The STEM 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, 15 May 2019
Venue: Engineering Core and Ernest Rutherford Atrium
Setup: 8.30 am - 9.45 am
Exhibition hours: 10.00 am - 3.30 pm
Pack up: 3.30 pm - 4.00 pm
Fee: $820 + GST and booking fee
Registrations: Closed. Contact us for the 2020 fair. 

Included with your stand

  • A site 2m wide x 1.2m deep with walls
  • Table, 2x chairs, tablecloth, signage, power, wireless internet access, and resuable water bottles
  • Drop off zone close to venue and allocated car parking within campus
  • Assistance from student volunteers
  • Company listing on event collateral
  • Complimentary water, tea, coffee, juice, snacks, and lunch

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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