Employment Opportunities for Students

Job Openings, Career Fairs and Networking Events


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.  


Home Depot Weekly Job Fairs

The Home Depot Vancouver Terminal location (900 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver, BC ) is hosting weekly job fairs every Friday from January 18 to March 29.  Drop by between 4pm – 6pm.  Make sure to bring: Two pieces of government issued ID (one MUST have a photo) and copy of your resume.

Home Depot is hiring for the following positions:

  • Sales Associates
  • Cashiers
  • Overnight Associates
  • Lot Associates
  • Merchandising Associates  

Visit this page for more information.


ISSofBC is hosting a Job Fair

Connect with 20+ leading companies in Metro Vancouver currently hiring: RBC / Sun Life Financial / Purdys Chocolatier / Save-On-foods / T&T Supermarkets / PerfectMind Inc. / FirstService Residential / Dufry / Swissport / C&W Services / Care at Home / Listel Hotel / Lorna Jane / Mainland Construction Materials / Bed Bath & Beyond

Location: 333 Terminal Avenue, 6th floor, Vancouver, BC.  (Right across the street from our Main campus and in the same building as our North Campus)

Date & Time: Friday, March 15th 2019, 1pm-4pm


City of Surrey is Hiring for Summer 2019

Gain valuable experience, learn new skills and grow your career doing meaningful work with one of BC’s Top Employers.

The City of Surrey is looking to fill a variety of opportunities including the following areas:
• Engineering Operations
• Parks, including Operations, and Park Play
• Day Camps
• Property taxes 

Visit the City of Surrey’s website for more information.


Congress 2019 of the Humanities and Social Sciences

The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is recruiting nearly 120 paid short-term contract workers to support the delivery of the 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at The University of British Columbia from June 1 – 7

Who is the ideal candidate?

  • An individual with flexible availability (from May 30 to June 7)
  • Personable, motivated, adaptable and able to follow directions
  • Must be legally allowed to work in Canada
  • Ability to speak in both official languages (English and French) an asset

Application timeline:

  • Applications will be accepted until March 8, 2019
  • Interviews will be held on March 25-26, 2019
  • Formal offers of contract employment will be issued mid-April
  • Successful candidates are required to attend a (paid) orientation session on May 30, 2019

Visit Congress 2019’s website for more details.


Mosaic Career Job Fair 2019

The MOSAIC Career & Job Fair brings together employers, qualified professionals, skilled workers, and entry-level individuals under one roof.  It will be hosted at the Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver) on April 9th, 2019 from 10am to 3pm. 

Location: Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC

Date & time: 10am to 3pm, April 9th, 2019

Over 80 companies were at MOSAIC’s 2018 Job Fair.  Companies in 2018 included: Air Canada, City of Vancouver; Royal Bank of Canada; Home Depot; Airport Terminal Services; Canada Revenue Agency; Fortinet Technologies; LUSH Cosmetics; UPS; Canadian Tire and many more.  

Visit Mosaic’s Career Job Fair website for more details.


Metro Vancouver Canadian Immigrant Fair

The Canadian Immigrant Fair is a free, one-stop event connecting newcomers with information and inspiration on the three pillars of immigrant success: CAREERS. EDUCATION. SETTLEMENT.

The fair offers a dynamic environment for immigrants who need help as they look for jobs, go back to school and settle into their new home.

What you’ll find at the fair:

• Hiring employers and recruiters looking for workers

• Inspirational immigrant speakers

• Career tips and coaching

• Resumé Clinic with free one-on-one advice

• Practical career and settlement workshops

• Free digital photo headshots

Location: Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, 6083 McKay Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5H 2W7

Date & Time: Monday, 29 April 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM