Students and alumni

Are you looking to connect with employers and investigate potential opportunities? Are you looking for a summer, part-time or full-time job? Do you want to learn more about graduate and certificate programs?

JOIN us for the 2025 Career Fair!

Students, mark your calendars and plan to attend this annual January event.

  • Expand your understanding of industries, companies and how your education and experience connects to opportunities
  • Increase your understanding of the knowledge, skills and attributes employers look for in future employees
  • Learn about employment opportunities: full-time, part-time, co-op and summer positions
  • Discover graduate and certificate programs that will provide you with specialized knowledge and increase the potential for career advancement
  • Open to all University of Manitoba students and alumni


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$1,000 Student Tuition Prize Draw

Throughout Career Month (Nov 1 -30) enter every time you attend a UM Career Services workshop or event, you will be entered for a chance to win $1,000 towards your tuition. This draw continues again on January 17 and 18, for annual UM Career Fair where you can enter again if you attend.
This tuition prize is organized by and provided by UM Alumni Relations.
Click the heading below for complete contest rules.

UM Alumni Association Student Tuition Contest (the “Contest”) -– Official Contest Rules


  1. How to Enter - No purchase necessary. To enter, contestants must complete an e-ballot available during Career Month activities (November 2023) activities and the annual Career Fair (January 17-18, 2024) at the University of Manitoba (the “University”). The Contest starts at 8:00 AM CT, November 1, 2023 and closes with all entries received by 11:59 PM CT, January 17, 2024. The selected contestant will be required to correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical aid before being declared a winner.
  2. Prizes - The prize to be awarded is one (1) prize of $1,000.00 CAD (the “Prize”).  The University reserves the right to make prize substitutions of equivalent value in the event of unavailability of the prize or any aspect thereof for reasons beyond the control of the University. The prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and cannot be transferred.
  3. Selection of Winners - Winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received, in a random draw by a representative, or designate, of Alumni Relations on January 23, 2024. Participation will be verified with UM Connect attendance records for Career Month, and check-in for the Career Fair.  Winner will be contacted by the contact information provided on the ballot. If he or she is unable to be reached in that manner within 24 hours of the draw, they will forfeit their prize and another eligible entry will be drawn. The Prize shall be mailed to the confirmed winner at the address they provide.
  4. Contest Closing Date - The Contest closing date is 11:59 PM, CT January 17, 2024.
  5. Contest Eligibility - Contestants must be 17 years of age or older, a current student enrolled at the University and a resident of Canada (excluding Quebec) to participate in this contest. Contestants under the age of 18 warrant they have their parent or guardian’s consent to enter. Employees of the University, and their immediate families with whom they reside are not eligible to win this contest. Contestants who are delinquent in any indebtedness to the University in respect of any other claims, or outstanding accounts are also not eligible to win.
  6. Chances of Winning - The chances of winning the Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received before the contest closing date in accordance with these rules.
  7. Release and Waiver - Winners may be required to complete, sign, and return a declaration, release and waiver of liability in the form provided by the University within the time specified by the University, and must have abided by the Contest Rules. Failure to return the duly completed declaration, release and waiver form, if required, within the time stipulated or failure to abide by these Rules will result in disqualification and another entry will be randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries.
  8. Decisions Final - By entering the Contest, contestants agree to be bound by these Contest Rules and agree that all decisions made by the University with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and not subject to challenge. These rules may be amended at any time by the University without notice. The University expressly reserves the right to take any steps it deems necessary in its absolute discretion, including the limiting of entries and the exclusion of contestants, in order to ensure that the contest is conducted in a fair way for all contestants and for the University.
  9. No Liability – The University and its employees, agents, representatives, promotional agencies and assignees shall not be responsible in any way for loss or damage arising from the use of or, bear any liability whatsoever in any way attributable to, the Prize awarded in this Contest or the entry by any contestant herein. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the University assumes no responsibility or liability for any risk or dangers associated with the acceptance or use of the prizes awarded as part of this contest or any liability associated with or arising from online or electronic entries, and expressly disclaims liability from loss or damage to a contestant's, or any other person’s, computer system or other hardware resulting from participating in the contest and for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems or servers, computer software problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website.
  10. Entries belong to the University - All entries become the property of the University and will not be returned.
  11. Lost Entries - The University is not responsible for any lost, misdirected, illegible, incomplete or delayed entries.
  12. Consent to Use and Personal Information - By entering the contest, contestants’ consent to the use and publication of their name, photograph, voice or statements in connection with the contest or any subsequent similar contest held by the University, without payment or compensation other than the chance to win the prize awarded. The personal information obtained from the contest entry form will not be used or disclosed by the University for any purpose other than general contest administration and the purpose set forth herein.
  13. Applicable Laws - This contest is subject to all applicable, federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations.
  14. Cancellations, Suspensions or Modifications - The University may, in its discretion, cancel, suspend or modify this Contest, without liability to anyone whatsoever. If this is an online contest and for any reason the online portion is not capable of being completed as planned, including but not limited to computer lines, bugs, tampering, technical failures or other causes beyond its control, the University reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the online portion of the contest.
  15. Email Addresses - In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be deemed to be made by the person who was assigned the email address by an internet service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address in question at the time of entry.
  16. Errors and Omissions Excepted - The University is not responsible for any errors whatsoever in the Contest Rules or promotion of the Contest, including without limitation any printing, distribution or production errors and may, in its discretion, withdraw this contest if it is found to contain any such error, without liability to anyone whatsoever.

Volunteer for the UM Career Fair

This is an opportunity to become university ambassadors and support your school. It will be a great addition to your resume and provide more opportunities to connect with your community and fields of interest while developing interpersonal, leadership and networking skills.

Learn about the tasks of volunteers below.

Volunteer Information Sheet Sign Up Today

Prepare for the UM Career Fair

Register for career fair prep sessions, resumé and cover letter workshops and more offered by Career Services.

Career Fair Prep workshop

Get ready for the annual UM Career Fair! Get tips on how to highlight your strengths and skills and impress potential employers. Learn strategies for researching employers, meeting behavioral expectations and utilizing conversation starters with employers. Log into UM Connect to see the full calendar for when Career Fair Prep Workshops are offered next.

Career Fair Resumé Blitz

Is your resume career fair ready? Career Services will be providing brief, on-the-spot resumé feedback to students attending the UM Annual Career Fair.
Drop-in to the Career Services office at 474 University Center with your resumé and meet with our staff. Register in advance to let us know you're coming in-person on the 11th or virtually on the 15th.

Resumé and Cover Letter workshops

Join this interactive workshop and learn tips on how to format your resume and cover letter and what you should and should not include. Your cover letter and resume are marketing tools, the "door opener" to a job interview, so take this opportunity to sharpen your resumé and cover letter.

Networking workshops

Join this online workshop and learn the benefits of networking. This workshop covers:
- Understanding the value of networking in your career journey
- Developing and improving abilities for initiating and building positive relationships in your life by learning and implementing various networking methods
- Understanding and experiencing the networking process

2025 Exhibitors

Platinum Supporter

1 availble

Gold Supporter

4 available

Silver Supporter

8 available

Information for Exhibitors

Benefits of being an exhibitor

  • Connect with students and alumni from all faculties and programs at the University of Manitoba eager to learn about your organization and potential employment opportunities.
  • Market your organization to thousands of qualified students and alumni at this high-profile event and increase your brand awareness among the student body. 
  • Recruit students and alumni for full-time, part-time and summer positions or volunteer opportunities.
  • Educate  students and alumni on the knowledge, skills and attributes you look for as an employer.
  • Register for the UM Career Fair and find the right people for your organization.

Exhibitor registration will open in late October 2024

Create a UMCONNECT account for yourself and your organization to receive notices about upcoming career fairs, events and opportunities to connect with UM students.

Please review the material below before registering your organization for the UM Career Fair.

NOTE 2025 information packages will be updated before registration opens in July. Check back regularly.