Niagara College students and community members can explore a multitude of job opportunities available in the Niagara Region at the college’s career fair, which returns in February to an in-person format for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
In a recent news release the college says it welcomes current students, alumni and community residents to attend and are encouraged to explore opportunities, hand out resumes, network, and meet with potential employers from a variety of industries.
Hosted by the college’s career services department and community employment services, the career fair will kick off on Feb. 6 and 7 at the Welland Campus, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and continue Feb. 8 and 9 at the Daniel J. Patterson Campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake, also 10 a.m. until 4 p.m..
“We are excited to welcome employers, students and community members back to campus for Niagara College’s career fair,” said Shari Walsh, director of academic advising and career services, in the news release. “This is a fantastic opportunity for job seekers to learn more about the job market in the region while connecting with recruiters and representatives who can introduce them to exciting career opportunities.”
More than 100 employers are registered to attend this year’s event and are looking to recruit full-time, part-time, co-op and seasonal positions.
Career services is also offering a variety of sessions and workshops in advance of the career fair to help NC students feel prepared when meeting with employers. Both virtual and in-person sessions are available and include resume and cover letter writing, interview prep, resume review clinics and a session on how to properly use LinkedIn.
Throughout the year, the college's career services department offers students a full suite of employment services, including job search resources and coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, interview practice, and workshops. It also helps to connect employers with students seeking part-time, seasonal, or co-op work experiences, or new graduates seeking employment. Employers are encouraged to visit mycareer.niagaracollege.ca for information on how to post an opportunity or to find out more about how the career services team can support your hiring needs.