Welcome to BCITSA's Tech Career Fair

Whether you’re just starting your program, getting ready to graduate, or have finished your program, this tech-focused career event is an opportunity to meet one-to-one with hiring managers and industry professionals.  Use this event to get to know local employers, find out what jobs they hire BCIT grads for, and gain industry insights on the hiring process and employer needs. Employers from diverse sectors will attend, so students from a variety of disciplines are encouraged to attend!

 

Attend our Prep Workshops, review our Resources Section, or book an appointment with a Career Specialist to develop your strategy and impress your future employers. You can also view some helpful Career Fair Tips & Resources to get the most out of a Career Fair.

 

This is a free event open to all BCIT students and alumni.

Quick Tips To Prepare

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Have a look at the list of employers and research your target companies
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Determine your goals (which employers to talk to, what information to gather, what job positions to target, etc.)
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Review your personal pitch and how you want to introduce yourself
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Prepare a few questions to ask your target employers and Prepare your answers for the potential questions that employers might ask you
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Tailor resumes for specific positions being recruited for
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Book an appointment with a Career Specialist to go over your Industry Days Strategy
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Get familiar with what employers are expecting at the event and how to understand their perspective
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Make sure you know what to do after the event

EVENT SCHEDULE

Employers are available for both 1-on-1 video chats and scheduled group information sessions. Please register for the event to access employer booths, video chats, and info sessions. You are not required to attend the entire event- drop in when you can!

 

Under the employer list below, you will see the scheduled info sessions for each organization. Once you are registered for the event, you will receive event links for each employer info session before the fair.

 

You will be able to access 1-on-1 video chats on the day of the event by navigating to each employer’s virtual booth and joining the queue.

PREP RESOURCES

Career Services can help you stand out and communicate your value to employers. Plan to impress employers by attending our Prep Workshops, review our Resources, or book an appointment with a Career Specialist to develop your strategy.

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
HOW TO PREPARE FOR VIRTUAL CAREER FAIRS

OCTOBER 21, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP (DOWNTOWN CAMPUS)

OCTOBER 26, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

Learn how to impress employers, stand out and land a job at BCITSA’s Career Fairs.

ONLINE SELF-PACED COURSE
HOW TO PREPARE FOR VIRTUAL CAREER FAIRS

OCT 18, 2021 – OCT 26, 2021
Self-Paced

Attend an interactive session where ideas will be shared on how best to prepare for a Career Fair. Learn how to impress employers, stand out and land a job at BCITSA’s Career Fairs.

SELF-STUDY MINI COURSE
TIPS FOR VIRTUAL NETWORKING

Are you attending a virtual networking event (a career fair, webinar, or info session) soon? Get ready to nail it with our preparation course!

15-MINS DROP-IN PREP SUPPORT
HOW TO PREPARE FOR VIRTUAL CAREER FAIRS

October 25, 2021 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
October 26, 2021 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Schedule a quick 15-minute drop-in session before the fair with a Career Specialist and get any last-minute questions answered.

LIST OF EMPLOYERS

Absolute Software

Info Sessions:

2:30 – 3:00 PM

5:00 – 5:30 PM

 

BCAA

Info Sessions:

3:30 – 4:00 PM

6:00 – 6:30 PM

 

Communications Security Establishment

Info Sessions:

3:00 – 3:30 PM

5:30 – 6:00 PM

 

Ensemble Systems

Info Sessions:

3:30 – 4:00 PM

6:00 – 6:30 PM

Harvest Builders

Info Sessions:

3:00 – 3:30 PM

5:30 – 6:00 PM

 

Helm Operations

Info Sessions:

2:30 – 3:00 PM

5:00 – 5:30 PM

 

ICBC

Info Sessions:

2:30 – 3:00 PM

5:00 – 5:30 PM

 

Save-On-Foods

Info Sessions:

3:30 – 4:00 PM

6:00 – 6:30 PM

 

SkyHive Technologies

Info Sessions:

2:30 – 3:00 PM

5:00 – 5:30 PM

Space Alpha Insights

Info Sessions:

3:00 – 3:30 PM

5:30 – 6:00 PM

 

Technical Safety BC

Info Sessions:

3:30 – 4:00 PM

6:00 – 6:30 PM

 

Teck Resources

Info Sessions:

3:00 – 3:30 PM

5:30 – 6:00 PM

 

Trimble Transportation Enterprise

Info Sessions:

3:00 – 3:30 PM

5:30 – 6:00 PM

 

Ziva Dynamics

Info Sessions:

3:30 – 4:00 PM

6:00 – 6:30 PM

VIRTUAL NETWORKING TIPS


Personal Pitch – Starting the Conversation


Engaging in the Conversation


Closing Conversations

CAREER FAIR 2019