Employment Opportunities for Students

Job Openings, Career Fairs and Networking Events


Navigating through the Labour Market Workshop hosted by the Skilled Immigrant InfoCentre of the Vancouver Public Library

Learn how to explore different career paths by understanding the Labor Market of British Columbia. Utilize tools for identifying and researching employers that will allow you to navigate through the hidden job market. Students interested in enhancing their career exploration are encouraged to attend.

Date / Time: Tuesday, October 22nd, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: Room 416 of the Main Campus 


Networking Event at the Vancouver Public Library: Healthcare Industry (Vancouver)

New to Canada and curious about career development in the healthcare industry?  Meet with local healthcare professionals and learn about attaining career success in this field.  Light refreshments provided. 

Date/ Time: Thursday, October 17th, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: Vancouver Public Library Central, 350 W Georgia St. Vancouver

Click here if you are interested in attending: https://vpl.bibliocommons.com/events/5d5ecbf961a05724005bed30


TD Bank Panel Event

Meet TD Bank Group professionals and discover how they’ve entered the field, listen to their work experiences in various positions, and how they developed their career.  Q&A and networking session included light refreshments will also be provided.  

Date/ Time: Thursday, October 24th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Surrey Library (City Centre): Room 418, 10350 University Dr, Surrey, BC

Register here if interested in attending: https://www.successbcsis.com/events-1/td-bank-panel-event-4


Get Hired! An ISSofBC Job Fair

Job Fair hosted by ISSofBC is open to public.  The following employers will be present:

  • CRA
  • Home Depot
  • CIBC
  • Vancouver Aquarium 
  • Purdys Chocolate
  • Rocky Mountaineer
  • Sungiven Foods
  • Parq Vancouver Casino 
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Lululemon

Date / Time: Friday, October 25th, 1:30pm to 4:00pm

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

Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/get-hired-an-issofbc-job-fair


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


City of Vancouver Career Fair

Join us for City of Vancouver’s Career Fair. Learn more about the City’s employment opportunities from departments across the organization.  Be part of building a city we love! Come meet staff and recruiters from departments across the City!

Departments include Engineering Services, Real Estate and Facilities Management, Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, Arts, Culture, and Community Services, Development, Buildings and Licensing, Planning, Urban Design and Sustainability, Fire and Rescue Services and much more.

Date / Time: Tuesday, October 22th, 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: CityLab, City of Vancouver, 511 West Broadway, Vancouver

Register on eventbrite if interested in attending: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/city-of-vancouver-career-fair

Registration is preferred.  Drop-ins are also welcomed.


TECH TALENT DAY: Find your Dream Tech Job on OCT 23rd!

BC’s top tech companies are looking for developers, QAs, data analysts, UX/UI designers, IT and DevOps engineers, and project managers! 

If you are a tech professional in one of these roles who is looking for your next dream job or looking to connect with awesome local tech employers, join us at the next Talent Day! Hosted by BCjobs.ca in partnership with the BC Tech Association, Talent Day is an opportunity for you to network and connect with top notch tech companies in a casual setting.

Don’t miss out on this chance to meet recruiters and technical reps from Vancouver’s best companies face-to-face, learn about new opportunities, and build a strong connection to continue the conversation later!

Attending Companies:

  • AppNeta
  • Appnovation
  • BCAA
  • Best Buy
  • Clio
  • Global Relay
  • Group Health
  • Harris Computer
  • Keboola
  • Motion Metrics
  • Project Management Volunteers
  • Realtor.com
  • Sage Software
  • Tantalus Systems
  • Traction on Demand
  • Trulioo
  • Uplight
  • WorkSafeBC

Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tech-talent-day-


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.  


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.