Events and Workshops

Events and Workshops

↓ Career Bootcamp
BU Works International – Career Bootcamp
↓ Career Day
↓ Grad School Day


Career Bootcamp

January 28th and 29th, 2022

$35 registration fee includes 2 lunches, snacks and a networking cocktail!

Bishop’s Career Bootcamp is an intensive career preparation event designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to do an effective job search process. Participants will attend workshops on résumé building, job search strategies, effective networking techniques, business etiquette, interview preparation, as well as a mock interview session (interview practice with an alumni). Career Bootcamp also includes a networking event with alumni, which is a great opportunity for students to practice their networking skills and gain a realistic understanding of the workforce.

Register for Career Bootcamp (registrations are now closed)

Benefits of attending the Career Bootcamp:

  • Improve your résumé and cover letter (gain valuable advice on ways to highlight your qualifications, skills and achievements to target specific jobs).
  • Gain valuable information on interviews from a senior Human Resources Advisor.
  • Improve your interview skills and answers (learn how to answer difficult interview questions).
  • Discover easy and effective tools and techniques to make yourself known by potential employers.
  • Develop time-saving and effective job search and networking techniques.
  • Network with alumni and employers who can give you great career and job search advice.

I really loved Bootcamp, it helped me in many ways. From my resume to the interview and certainly, the cocktail etiquette, what a great idea. I keep telling everyone that it was really worth it and would definitely relive the experience!

Quote from a past participant

BU Works International – Career Bootcamp

October 20th and 21st, 2021

Find out how to start your Canadian work experience and how to extend your professional possibilities beyond campus. Learn about the Canadian work culture and professional opportunities to enhance your resume. Get information from an Immigration Certified Consultant and some insights from international alumni.

Register for BU Works International (registrations are now closed)

*For International Students: It is recommended to participate in BU Works International before Career Bootcamp.


Career Day

February 10th, 2022 online

Career Day is an event organized by CATS, providing an excellent opportunity for students to meet with company representatives from a variety of industries. Career Day allows students to gather information about different companies, find out about entry-level positions and career paths. Career Day allows students and employers to network and explore opportunities in today’s workforce.

Registration form for organizations and recruiters (now closed)

Who should participate?

Whether you are graduating this year or just starting your first semester at Bishop’s, now is the best time to start participating in exploring career options. Career Day is an opportunity to gather insight into the industry, learn about a company’s hiring practices, find out about their training programs, and impress them with your skills and abilities. Therefore, if you think you are ready to make an impression and are focused on learning more about your employment opportunities, Career Day is the place for you. Remember, it is never too early to start networking.


Grad School Day

November 11th, 2021

Grad School Day will be taking place virtually!

Grad School Day is an event for students who are considering pursuing graduate studies and want to obtain information on the different graduate programs available to them. It’s a great opportunity to network with university representatives, gain valuable information on admission processes and requirements, or ask questions you may have regarding graduate studies.

Registration form for students (registrations are now closed)

For university recruiters:

To register your institution for a booth, please contact mcanuel@ubishops.ca.

Registration Form ($200 registration fee) (registrations are now closed)