5 Days, 25+ Events!

FEB 11TH – FEB 15TH, 2019

EMP FEST is an interdisciplinary Employment Festival held at the University of Alberta. It contains over 25 diverse professional and career development events within 5 days which are hosted by student groups, internal, and external organizations. This is a festival for students, hosted by students, in order to define our career paths and explore the diversity of employment.

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Event Schedule

Monday  |  Tuesday  |  Wednesday  |  Thursday  |  Friday

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Career Confessions

Feb 12, 2019    |    Dewey’s

A Pecha Kucha Style Event that introduces 6 speakers from a large array of positions and roles in industry such as: Consulting, Law, Software, Academia, Entrepreneurship and more…

Register at: EventBrite

Networking Night

Feb 13, 2019    |    Dinwoodie Lounge

A night that brings together students, employers and professionals to learn and build a foundation for future career planning.

Register at: Ticketfly

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Empower Your Future
Want to make an impact on campus and address one of the biggest problems faced by undergraduate and graduate students?
This year, the unemployment rate reached its highest at 6.6% in Canada, the competition is only getting fiercer.

EMPFEST, the UAlberta Employment Festival gives us the tools and resources we need to build our career early on, giving us an edge above the rest during our degree.

Volunteer with us during this week-long festival, and have the opportunity to work with faculty associations and stakeholders, while gaining event planning, data management, marketing and advertising experience.

View the volunteer package to find a position that is right for you.

And vote for topics and events you would like to see during the festival. Shape the festival today.

Volunteer Application

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Main Festival Sponsors


New Chinese Generation


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Want to contribute to a student held employment festival? Care about incoming graduates of the UofA and their career development? Want to represent your company or organization during the festival? Sponsor by emailing empfest@ualberta.ca

We are looking for sponsors for: EmpFest Opening Keynote and EmpFest Networking Night.

Other Sponsors

Botaniful, Lucky Supermarket



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