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10 – 11AM

Entrepreneurship as a Career

Education Centre (ED) 176
Alberta Treasury Branch

At the ATB Entrepreneur Centres, we know that business is personal. We were created with entrepreneurs in mind to help them start, build and grow their business. Connecting into the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Edmonton, there is more support than ever to help Albertans who are looking at Entrepreneurship as a career option. Join Nicole Medeiros, Community Manager, AB North for the ATB Entrepreneur Centres and learn about the various programs that ATB offers that make ATB more than just a bank.

12 – 1PM

Your Future in Science

Henry Marshall Tory Building (Tory) 1-05
Interdepartmental Science Students’ Society

Many science students view a BSc as a stepping stone to a professional program. Yet, there are numerous other career opportunities for science students outside of Medicine, Law, or Pharmacy. Your Future in Science will introduce students to some of these opportunities through a panel discussion format. A moderator will support discussion among four to five panelists representing diverse science backgrounds and career sectors (industry, academia, government), and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the event. Pizza will be provided to attendees.

12 – 2PM

Rapid Career Coaching: For Art Students

8917 HUB Career Centre
Faculty of Arts

Come in for 10 – 15 minute career advising with a career coach. This coaching will clarify one’s career-related goals and provide students with the resources to taking their next steps. Coaching will be given on a first come, first serve basis. Undergraduate as well as graduate students are welcomed to attend.

rapid career coaching - laura kerslake

Name of Presenter: Laura Kerslake

Laura is a Work Experience Coordinator with the Faculty of Arts, Arts Work Experience Program. Laura has 5 years of experience in Career Coaching and advising. Prior to this, Laura put her arts degree to work and tested a few different careers in teaching, music and government.

2 – 3PM

Immigration Pathways for International Students

Henry Marshall Tory Building (Tory) 1-05
International Student Services

Learn about the different work permits available to international students and how working and volunteering while studying can be beneficial for your pathway to becoming a permanent resident.


Name of Presenter: Nora Lambrecht

International Student Advisor and Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC)
Nora was born in Iran but has lived in many different countries, including, Scotland, US, China and Belgium and traveled to even more countries. She speaks Mandarin Chinese as well as Farsi. Nora’s passion is to see international students not only succeed but thrive in their new academic and social environment here at the UofA and in Edmonton.

4:30 – 5:15PM

Resume Basics

2-100 Students’ Union Building (SUB)
Career Centre

Learn the basic components of a resume and how you can target it to specific job opportunities to grab the employer’s attention.

5:30 – 8:30PM

Networking Night

Dinwoodie Lounge – 2nd Floor Students’ Union Building (SUB)

The EMP FEST Networking Night will be an evening where students will have the opportunity to meet and network with various professionals across a wide range of different industries. This night will allow students to build meaningful connections towards future or immediate employment, as well as allow them to explore new opportunities and learn from the insight of established professionals.

Learn more about Networking Night