Employment Opportunities for Students

Job Openings, Career Fairs and Networking Events


Industry Panel: Meet Former International Students Now in Vancouver’s Tech Industry

Are you interested in a career in tech? Come learn from and connect with former international students now employed as Software Developers and Engineers by leading tech companies such as SAP, Amazon and Electronic Arts.

What you can expect:
• Experience sharing, thoughtful conversations, and tips and tricks from former international students who know what the tech career journey is like.
• Free pizza dinner provided!
• Networking opportunities. Meet professionals and gain insight into the tech industry.
• Time for questions and answers from the audience.

Date and Time: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 / 6:00pm -8:00 pm

Location: Room 550/560, Main Campus, Columbia College

This Columbia College Career Services event is in partnership with EMPOWER International Students. EMPOWER International Students is a community-driven organization supporting international students in career development.

Learn more about EMPOWER International Students:

MeetUp group: International Students of Vancouver

Instagram: @empoweris

Please contact Career Advisor, Linus Leow, at [email protected] if you have any questions or if you are interested in attending.  


Tri-Cities Job Fair

Looking for your next job? You might just find it at the Tri-Cities Job Fair! 

The Tri-Cities WorkBC Centres are excited to present the inaugural Tri-Cities Job Fair 2019! This is a free event open to all jobseekers.

Come and meet employers across retail, finance, construction and more, all of whom are looking to hire!

Confirmed employers:

  • Air Canada
  • Bayshore Healthcare
  • BC Alliance for Manufacturing
  • Canada Revenue Agency
  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Costco
  • CIBC
  • FortisBC
  • Hard Rock Casino
  • Hawthorne Senior’s Care Community
  • and many more….

Date / Time: Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Location: Evergreen Cultural Centre 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC


BMO Hiring Fair for Mandarin Speaking Customer Service Representatives

Job Fair open to the public. 

Position: Mandarin Speaking Customer Service Representatives (Bilingual: English and Mandarin) – locations: South Surrey/White Rock, Central Surrey – Guildford Area, Langley, New Westminster, Burnaby and Coquitlam

Bring copies of your resume and be prepared to talk with employers.

The industry experts will discuss:

Introduction about Bank of Montreal
Learn about the Customer Service Representative Role
Different positions in banking
Plus! Door Prizes

Date / Time: Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 1:00pm – 3:30pm

Location: ISSofBC Vancouver Welcome Centre, 2610 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC


Lush Cosmetics Hiring Fair for Seasonal Production Assistant

Lush North America supports more than 250 retail stores in Canada and the USA, and Manufacturing and Distribution Centres located in both Vancouver and Toronto.

Lush is known worldwide for our unique bath and beauty products, amazing skin and hair care, personalized customer service, and environmental activism and a fun & funky store atmosphere. We are dedicated to the practices of fair-trade sourcing and supporting sustainable communities as well as giving back to organizations that can make a difference through our Charity Pot Program.

On the spot interviews – Come by and learn more!

  • Every Monday: Arrive for registration at 4:00 PM
  • Every Wednesday: Arrive for registration at 12:00 PM
  • Every Friday: Arrive for registration at 9:00 AM

Location: 8680 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V6P 6M9

*No hiring fairs on Statutory Holidays.

Click here for more information: https://boards.greenhouse.io/lush/jobs/1818510


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 – Agile Developer – HANA and Analytics (May Start Date)

SAP iXp Intern – Product Support

SAP iXp Intern – User Assistance Design and Development

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.  


Insurance Salesperson with Capital West Insurance

Capital West Insurance is seeking an Insurance Sales Person. This is a professional position that requires licensing in BC, the right candidate would be provided training and guidance on how to obtain the insurance license. The position would entail working in our office, dealing with clients and selling insurance products (primarily auto insurance/ICBC) and would be required to do other office duties as required (filing, mailing, answering calls etc).
This opportunity is only for our Maple Ridge and Langley locations, although we do have other locations based on our operations we are able to support/employ the students only at Maple Ridge and Langley locations.

What We Offer:

  • Great opportunity to gain knowledge and valuable experience in the insurance industry
  • Flexible hours (16+ hours per week)
  • Training for ICBC Autoplan, as well as to be trained in further insurance related lines

What We Expect:

  • Level One License Eligibility
  • Ability to provide superior customer service with clients
  • Ability to multi task, excellent communication skills & Computer Skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Work location is Langley and/or Maple Ridge offices

Submit your cover letter and resume to: [email protected]



Behavior Interventionist with Imago Learning and Behaviour Services 

Currently seeking a part-time behaviour interventionist to join our team at Imago Learning and Behaviour Services.  Our agency provides assessment and individualized programming to children with autism or other developmental disabilities in the Lower Mainland Area. The selected individual will work directly with clients to help them acquire skills in areas such as language, social interactions, academics, and daily living skills, and to reduce challenging behaviour.  This is an excellent opportunity for those working towards BACB certification (RBT, BCaBA,BCBA) and looking for quality training and supervision from a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.

Interested candidates should be fluent in written and spoken English, have a valid BC driver’s licence, be 19 years of age or older, have a background in education, psychology, or other related discipline, and complete a criminal record check. Please send your resume and a cover letter to: [email protected]


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


Behavioural Interventionist with Monarch House 

Monarch House is currently looking for FUN, responsible, dedicated and creative individuals to work as a behaviour interventionist with children 2-6 years of age with developmental disabilities and Autism.  You will work as a valued member of an interdisciplinary team which includes another awesome behaviour interventionist, a Board Certified Behaviour Consultant, a Speech and Language Pathologists, and an Occupational Therapist. You need to have strong play skills, a positive attitude, and lots of energy and patience. You are a good multitasker, are organized, encouraging, enthusiastic, and responsible. You need to be able to take constructive feedback and implement it immediately. You will receive initial and ongoing training and development from all three disciplines (BC, SLP & OT). Once you have been with Monarch House for 6 months, you will be provided with 40 hours of Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) training and you will be eligible to complete the competency assessment and register with the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board as a Registered Behaviour Technician.

Please have a look at the following job posting: Behavioural Interventionist position

Please send your resume and cover letter to Sairose Kassam (Recruitment Manager at CBI) at [email protected]


Health Care Aide with CBI Health Group

CBI Health Group is the largest network of integrated community health services in Canada.  We offer rehabilitation, home health, neurodevelopment and workplace health services across the country. As a casual Health Care Aide within our CBI Home Health team, you will call upon your nurturing and assisting skills to provide overall care to clients. In this position you will assist clients with personal care, lifts and transfers, toileting, bathing, and feeding. You will also provide light housekeeping support, prepare meals, accompany clients to appointments, and be a companion.

Please have a look at the following job posting: Health Care Aide CBI Health Group

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] indicating which shifts you are available for (Shifts are 7am – 3pm, 3pm – 11pm and 11pm to 7am).  Must be able to work weekends.


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.