VIU welcomes public to campus for career fair

Aerial view of VIU gym with lots of booths and people milling about

April 10, 2024 - 2:00pm

What: VIU Career Fair, hosted by the Career Studio

When: Friday, April 26, 2024, 11 am to 3 pm

Where: VIU gymnasium (Building 190). See Nanaimo campus map

Nanaimo, BC: High school students, alumni and members of the public are invited to come to a large career fair on Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Nanaimo campus on April 26.  

VIU’s Career Studio is hosting the event, which features more than 40 businesses and organizations ranging from government and health care to banking and construction industries. View the full list on the event page.

“This is your chance to learn about a range of employment and volunteer opportunities in our region and beyond as well as VIU programs that can help you realize your career aspirations,” said Jonah Ferguson, Student and Employer Engagement Coordinator with the Career Studio. “We’re still accepting more employer participants. If you’re looking for local talent to fill your positions, this is a good place to be.”

The Career Studio supports VIU students and alumni with the job-seeking process, from developing resumés and cover letters to preparing for interviews and exploring potential careers. This is the second career fair the Career Studio has organized.

“Our previous career fair in September 2023 drew in more than 650 VIU students and alumni from various programs to connect with more than 60 employers,” he said. “Participating employers estimated that more than 70 hires were made as a result of the event.”

Parking is free for the duration of the event, but registration is required. If you have any questions about this event, you can reach out to



Jenn McGarrigle, External Communications Manager, Vancouver Island University

C: 250.619.6860 | E: | @VIUniversity

The VIU community acknowledges and thanks the Snuneymuxw, Quw’utsun, Tla’amin, Snaw-naw-as and Qualicum First Nation on whose traditional lands we teach, learn, research, live and share knowledge.

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