Employment Opportunities for Students

Job Openings, Career Fairs and Networking Events


PeopleReady Info Booth at Columbia College

PeopleReady are recruiting part-time staff for the Cirque du soleil hosted in Vancouver.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students to work in an exciting environment from September 25th to December 15th.  Pay rate ranges from $16 to $25

Hiring for the following roles:

  • Box Office Clerk
  • Concierge
  • Food and Bev Clerk
  • Merchandise Clerk
  • Usher
  • Runner
  • Kitchen Chef
  • Line Cook
  • Kitchen Hand
  • General Labour

Date / Time: Friday, September 13th from 11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: Main floor entrance


RCMP Info Session at Columbia College

Interested in pursuing a career in Law Enforcement with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)?  Come meet with the recruiters from the RCMP and learn about the qualifications required for policing.  All students interested in law enforcement and policing careers are encouraged to attend this info session. 

Date / Time: Tuesday, September 17th, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Location: Room 416

Please visit RCMP’s career page for more information: www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/careers


Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Info Session at Columbia College

Are you a student in the Sciences that would like a career in making a difference in the health and safety of all Canadians?  Come meet the recruiters from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and learn about the qualifications needed to work with Canada’s largest science-based regulatory agency.

Date / Time: Wednesday, September 18th, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: Room 416

Please visit CFIA’s career page for more information: www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/cfia-jobs/



Strive Living Society Info Session and booth at Columbia College 

Come speak with recruiters from Strive Living Society about available positions within their organization.  Strive Living Society works to design and deliver high standards of community living services.  Students who wish to work in Social Services are highly encouraged to attend.  

Date / Time info session: Thursday, September 19th, 10:30am to 11:00am

Info session location: Room 416

Date/ Time info booth: Thursday, September 19th, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Info booth location: Main floor Entrance

Please visit Strive Living Society’s career page for more information: striveliving.ca/get-involved/work-with-us/



Correctional Service of Canada Info Session at Columbia College

Passionate about making a difference in your community and people’s lives?  Correctional Service Canada offers careers in over 30 professions, including corrections, health care and administration.  Students interested in law enforcement and social services careers are encouraged to attend this info session.

Date / Time: Friday, September 20th, 1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: Room 416

Please visit Correctional Service of Canada’s career page for more information: www.csc-scc.gc.ca/careers


Paladin Security Info Session at Columbia College

Interested in an exciting career in Security?  Come meet recruiters from Paladin Security and learn about the qualifications needed to work as a Security Guard.  Students interested in finding part-time employment at Paladin Security are encouraged to attend this info session.

Date / Time: Tuesday, September 24th, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: Room 416

Please visit Paladin Security’s career page for more information: paladinsecurity.com/careers/


H&R Block Info Booth at Columbia College

Interested in building your career in the tax industry?  H&R Block will be sharing career opportunities as well as training courses.  Part-time careers with H&R Block will be shared with students through an info booth.  

Date / Time: Thursday, September 26th, 11:00am to 3:00pm 

Location: Main Floor Entrance

Please visit H&R Block’s career page for more details: www.hrblock.ca/our-company/careers/



SAP Internship Positions 

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, SAP remain true to their roots. That’s why SAP engineers solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with employees. SAP knows that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps competitive and provides opportunities for all. SAP believes that together people can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Available positions:

SAP iXp Intern – Digital Marketing Specialist Job

SAP iXp Intern – Technical Project Coordinator – SAP Analytics Cloud Job

Full-time internships at SAP generally require 8 months of commitment.  Students who graduated with an Associate degree will be eligible to apply for these full-time internship positions within 6 months of graduation.  


Communications Assistant with Rungh

Rungh features work by Indigenous, Black and People of Colour artists and creators. Rungh features a magazine, events, programming, and an active archive.  

The Communications Assistant is a part-time contract which pays $20 per hour. Between 10 to 20 hours per month. The main tasks are to design, produce content for, and publish, a monthly newsletter. Some social media outreach is also required (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook).

The successful applicant will possess:

  • excellent writing and editing skills
  • a keen eye for detail
  • be self motivated and able to set timelines and meet deadlines
  • be familiar with the cultural communities that Rungh features
  • communicate clearly

Please check this job posting for more information: rungh.org/samachar/job-opening-communications-assistant


Residential Disability Workers with CBI Health Group

For over 40 years, CBI has been working every day to improve the health and enrich the lives of Canadians.  As Canada’s largest provider of community healthcare services, CBI is made up of over 13,000 personal caregivers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, registered massage therapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, dietitians, behavioural therapists, administrators, and professionals.

As a Residential Disability Worker with CBI Health Group team, you will be responsible with supporting and facilitating the development of skills and competencies that persons with disabilities wish to pursue and fulfill their goals, objectives and aspirations.

Please have a look at the following job posting: Residential Disability Workers-ad

Please send your resume and cover letter to Sairose Kassam (Recruitment Manager at CBI) at [email protected]. Please indicate the shift hours that you are interested in.


Strategic Aviation is Hiring 

Strategic Aviation is an emerging company offering a rapidly-broadening range of passenger, cargo and ground support services to Canadian businesses centered around aviation.  Strategic Aviation is the largest Canadian owned ground handling company in the world.  

Field Operation roles available:

  • Ground Service Agents (Starting at $15/hr)
  • Cabin Cleaning Agents (Starting at $13.50/hr)
  • Customer Service Agents
  • Passenger Assistance Agents 

What Strategic Aviation offers to employees:

  • A competitive wage with an increase after probation of 3 months
  • Dental / Medical benefits for full-time employees
  • Flight benefits
  • Advancement Opportunities

How to apply: Email your resume to [email protected] with “Columbia College” and the specific position you are applying for in the subject line.  Visit www.saaviation.ca for full job descriptions.  


Anika Youth Services Hiring Part-Time Residential Youth Workers

Anika Youth Services is a home-like environment where staff collaborate with professionals in the community to create a strength based plan that will meet the individual needs of the youth. These plans will enable the youth to develop the skills needed to be successful in the community. These include creating opportunities for positive social interactions and improving relationships with natural support systems, encouraging educational and/or vocational training, teaching life skills, increasing coping strategies needed for emotional/behavioural regulation, address any health related needs, and foster identity, cultural, and religious exploration.  

Skills required:

  • Demonstrates strong relational skills when building rapport with hard to reach youth
  • Able to demonstrate a good understanding of the dynamics of working with at risk multi barrier youth
  • Competent in conveying oral and written information to appropriate professionals
  • Skillful in maintaining professional conduct with youths care team & coworkers
  • Ability to assist and assess in times of crisis & capable of diffusing conflict situations
  • Skillful in problem solving and being solution focused in times of crisis
  • Ability to take initiative in client planning
  • Competent in understanding cultural diversity

Visit Anika Youth Services career page for more information.  

Email resume to [email protected] if interested.  



Job Fair & Technical Seminar 2019 Organized by SPEATBC

Society of Punjabi Engineers and Technologists of British Columbia a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 (SPEATBC), is organizing a Job Fair & Technical Seminar 2019.  Get motivated by learning from the industry’s best, who has done extraordinary work in the field of engineering and technology.  You will also be able to meet engineering company representatives at their booth, come and meet them to learn more about how you can make a progressive career.  This is a free event.

Date/Time: Saturday, September 14, 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Location: Cedar Conference Room 1205, A KPU Surrey Campus,, 12666 72 Ave, Surrey BC


Get Surrey Working Hiring Fair 

Don’t miss out of the annual hiring fair featuring employers committed to inclusive hiring practices

Featured employers attending hiring fair:

  • Air Canada
  • Amazon
  • Canada Revenue Agency
  • City of Surrey
  • Hudson’s Bay
  • Paladin
  • Rogers Communication
  • UPS

Date / Time: Sunday, September 15th, 11:00am to 3:00pm

Location: Surrey City Hall, 13450 104 Avenue, Surrey, BC

Please register on Eventbrite if you are interested: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/get-surrey-working-hiring-fair


WorkBC Burnaby- Autumn Job Fair

Over 40 employers ready to hire in this job fair.  Bring your resume, be prepared for interviews.

Listed below are some of the employers in attendance:

Air Canada, Amazon, Canada Post, City of Burnaby, Fortis DBC, IKEA, London Drugs, Paladin Security, RBC, Rogers Communications, Robert Half, Staples, TD Canada, Telus, Translink, Shaw

Date / Time: Thursday, September 19, 11:00am – 3:00pm

Location: Nikkei Cultural Centre | 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC

Register on Eventbrite if interested in attending.