- Thursday | November 30, 2017
- 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
- Exhibit Hall A, Vancouver Convention Centre East Building, 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3
- 1 604 681 2153
HOW TO GET THERE
Travel north on Howe Street and parking is directly underneath the Vancouver Convention Centre in the East Building.
The Education & Career Fair at the Vancouver Convention Centre is easily accessible by public transit. The SkyTrain and SeaBus is a ten minute walk from the Vancouver Convention Centre, connecting North Vancouver and surrounding Lower Mainland residents. If you are travelling by bus, options are: 2, 5, 19, 22, 32, 44, 95, 209, 210, 211, 214, 240, and 241.
LEARNING LOUNGE SPEAKERS
9:30 AM – Importance of Work Experience While Studying by Public Service Commission
Presenters from the Public Service Commission of Canada will be here to talk abot various options available to students with a wide range of interests and areas of study, as it relates to gaining work experience in a federal government department or agency. Several key recruitment strategies in the Pubic Service are focused exclusively on targeting and attracting students of all levels, including secondary students, so its very possible to find your fit!
10:15 AM – After Graduation: Study, Work or Travel by Insurance Institute
Find your place in insurance! The property and casualty insurance industry is one of the largest contributors to our financial sector, and an employer of more than 120,000 Canadians. It also offers a variety of rewarding career paths, above-average job security, and an abundance of opportunities for personal growth and advancement. The Insurance Institute’s Career Connections aids students in their exploration and decision making. We will explore the numerous but little-known careers in insurance, highlighting a variety of career paths and essential skills necessary for success in the real world. Join us to learn more!
11:00 AM – Health, Wellness & Workplace Safety by WorkSafe BC
Hear real stories of young workers who unfortunately suffered life-changing injuries on the job. Learn from their experience and find out where you can find help and resources to ensure your health & safety are a priority in every workplace.
12:15 PM – Saving for Higher Education by Royal Bank of Canada
Higher education can be expensive, but it doesn’t mean you have to delay investing in yourself! Find out how you can make smart decisions to ensure you’re saving for your future and building a good credit score all while going through post-secondary studies.
1:00 PM – Balancing Work, Life and Money by Nimbus School of Recording & Media
Are you feeling lost about what your next career move should be? By discovering your own indivdual strengths and passions, you can enjoy a sustainable, fun-filled career! Hear about the real-life experience of someone who went through years of soul-searching in order to be truly happy in their work.