West Coast Virtual Fairs

Connect with over 180 employers, graduate schools, and charities at this one-of-a-kind virtual event.

About this event

Being the first of its kind in British Columbia, the West Coast Virtual Fair is a collaboration between the University of British Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU), and the University of Victoria (UVic). These three institutions are pleased to offer students and alumni another exciting opportunity to connect with hundreds of employers and graduate schools at the Career, Volunteer, and Graduate Schools event this fall.

The event will take place on a virtual fair platform called Eventus. Explore exhibitor booths to learn more about their organizations and their opportunities. Attendees do not need to be present for the entire fair, and are encouraged to schedule breaks in between sessions.

Fair format

  • 1-on-1 sessions: Enjoy 15-minute private conversations with exhibitors using the video conferencing tool embedded in the platform.
  • Group sessions: Join company and graduate school representatives for group information sessions with other UBC, SFU, and UVic students.

Reasons for attending the fair

  • Create meaningful connections with recruiters and graduate school representatives across multiple industries
  • Explore full-time, part-time, Co-op, and internship opportunities without leaving the comforts of your home
  • Develop your networking and job search strategy skills by participating in virtual career-related workshops and interacting with hundreds of exhibitors
     

Before the event

Register for the event

Register for the West Coast Virtual Fair on CareersOnline in advance. You'll receive a link to book your one-on-one and exhibitor group sessions closer to the event date. 

Register now

Set up your profile

Starting September 27, access the Eventus virtual fair platform and pre-book your sessions with exhibitors. 

  1. Log onto the Eventus digital platform to create or update your profile.
  2. Browse through exhibitor booths and pre-book sessions with your favourite organizations. You can choose up to five sessions.

Attend career preparation sessions

Sign up and attend workshops on Monday, October 4.

  • Search for Work Post Pandemic (Employer Panel)
  • Ace Your Grad School Application (Grad School Panel)
  • Network Like a Pro at a Virtual Event
  • How to Navigate the Virtual Fair

Register on CareersOnline

During the event

  1. Log into the Eventus virtual fair platform to access your booked sessions.
  2. Sign up for more one-on-one or group sessions.
  3. Drop into the student preparation Zoom room during the fair for extra support. Stay tuned for more details! 

List of exhibitors

Over 180 employers participated in our previous events. Browse the exhibitors attending the fair.

Employers

  • Konrad Group (Preferred Sponsor)
  • RBC (Presenting Sponsor)
  • Affinity Group
  • Aimsio
  • BBA
  • BC Children's Hospital Research Institute
  • BC Pension Corporation
  • BC Responsible and Problem Gambling Program
  • BC Transit
  • BE Power Equipment
  • Bench Accounting
  • Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland
  • Calgary Police Service
  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Carrier Sekani Family Services
  • CBSA
  • Chilliwack Society for Community Living
  • CN Railway
  • Coast Wilderness Medical Training
  • CPABC
  • CSIS
  • Curiko
  • Dialectica
  • Elite Educational Institute
  • Equal Voice BC
  • FDM Group Canada Inc
  • First Nations Health Authority
  • Fortinet
  • FPS Food Process Solutions Corporation
  • Girl Guides of Canada
  • Groundswell Cloud solutions
  • Health Match BC
  • ICBC
  • Impact Recruitment
  • Insurance Institute of Canada - Career Connections
  • Interfor
  • Issac Operations
  • John Howard Society of Victoria
  • Kiewit
  • Learning Buddies Network
  • Legislative Assembly of BC
  • Lime Connect
  • LLT LLP
  • Make a Future – Careers in BC Education
  • MetroVancouver
  • Mission Possible
  • Nootka Marine Adventures
  • Pacifica Housing Advisory Association
  • PepsiCo
  • PLEA Community Services
  • Project Literacy Central Okanagan Society
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • S.i. Systems
  • Shelter Movers Vancouver
  • Teck Resources Ltd.
  • Terus Construction Ltd.
  • The KidSafe Project Society
  • Urban Native Youth Association
  • Vector Marketing
  • Victoria Brain Injury Society
  • Victoria Cool Aid Society
  • Wildstone Construction Ltd.
  • WorkSafeBC

Graduate and professional schools

  • Northeastern University, Vancouver (Presenting Sponsor)
  • Carleton University
  • Centre for Digital Media
  • Coast Wilderness Medical Training
  • Concordia University
  • DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
  • Edwards School of Business
  • Faculty of Law, University of Alberta
  • Faculty of Law, University of Calgary
  • Faculty of Law, Western University
  • Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Imperial College London
  • Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (UdeM)
  • Ivey Business School - Western University
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • McMaster University
  • OzTrekk Educational Services
  • Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
  • Smith School of Business
  • Study in UK Inc
  • Swiss Education Group
  • Trinity Western University
  • UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • UBC Sauder School of Business-Diploma of Accounting
  • UBC School of Audiology and Speech Sciences
  • University of Detroit Mercy Dual JD Program
  • University of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • University of Southern California - Engineering
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Toronto - Master of Urban Innovation
  • University of Toronto Mississauga, MSc in Sustainability Management
  • University of Toronto, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
  • University of Toronto Scarborough Campus
  • University of Toronto Mississauga, The Master of Biotechnology Program
  • University of Victoria
  • University of Warwick, UK
  • University of Western States

Additional resources

Event sponsors

If you have questions