NorthWorks Career Fair
NorthWorks consists of three events designed to help students prepare to enter the workforce by connecting with Prince George’s top employers. Students can participate in a job information workshop that teaches students resume writing, interview and networking skills, a career fair, and a networking event where they can build stronger relationships with future employers.
Information for Students:
Day 1: Career Skills Sessions
Date: Thursday February 28th
Time: Sessions start at 10:00, 10:30, 11:00 and 11:30. Each speaker will make the same presentation twice so that students can float between rooms and topics.
Details: UNBC along with the Prince George Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of workshops on resume writing, interview skills, networking, workplace safety, how to get along with new co-workers, employment standards and employment contracts. This event is tailored to students who are looking to sharpen their employment skills and stand from a crowd. Pizza lunch will be provided.
*Transportation provided. CNC will bus students up and back from the event. There are only 40 seats available. Book your seat now. Buses will leave the main entrance at CNC at 9:15am for UNBC. The buses will leave UNBC for CNC at 12:45pm.
Day 2: NorthWorks Career Fair
Date: Tuesday March 5th
Details: CNC is hosting the NorthWorks Career Fair in the Gathering Place. This event is a great opportunity for current and graduating students to connect with the 50 of the top employers in Prince George. We welcome everyone to come out. This event is supported by CNC and UNBC jointly.
Day 3: Career Connections Cafe
Date: Thursday March 7th
Details: UNBC is hosting a third day of NorthWorks where students will have the opportunity to connect with employers on a one to one basis. This is not only good experience for sharpening your interview and networking skills it allows you to ask employers key things they are looking for in candidates. Refreshments will be provided.
*CNC will bus students up and back from the event. There are only 40 seats available. Book your seat now. Buses will leave the main entrance at CNC at 10:30am for UNBC. The buses will leave UNBC for CNC at 1:15pm.
Information for Exhibitors:
Registration for career fairs includes
- Coffee and Continental Breakfast
- Complimentary Lunch
- 1 Table with 2 Chairs (more chairs available upon request)
- Parking - Pick up
parkingpass at mainentrance on the day of the event.
- Wireless Internet Access
- Employer Information Sessions (week of career fair - must be communicated in advance with venues Career Fair contact)
Dates and times:
CNC and UNBC will be offering a third day of NorthWorks (March 7th) this year to employers who will be attending the career fair at no additional cost. This extra day was created with the intention of building stronger relationships between industries and our institutions. With this goal in mind, our third day will focus on the skills students develop through their post-secondary experience and how they apply to employment. In addition, providing employers and students the opportunity to meet and discuss career options within their organization.
Employers have the option of attending both days or just one.
- CNC - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
- Breakfast: 9:00am - 11:00am
- Lunch: 11:30am - 1:30pm
- UNBC - Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Employers must check in at the registration table at both venues.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
How big is the display area?
6 feet by 2 feet
What are the Registration Fees?
- $140 (taxes included) for a table at CNC
What does the registration fee cover?
The fee covers your continental breakfast, lunch, 1 table with 2 chairs, one free parking pass will be provided at the main entrance on the day of the event, wireless internet, and employer information sessions (week of Career Fair). Employers must contact UNBC or CNC (depending on the venue) prior to
What time is the Event?
NorthWorks runs from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at both venues. Set up begins at 9:00 am
What about parking?
Parking at CNC is paid
parking. One free parking pass will be provided at the main entrance on the day of the event.
Where is NorthWorks located on campus?
Career Fairs are located in high traffic areas:
- CNC - Gathering Place
- UNBC - Main hallways
Who do I contact for more information?