March 07, 2022

Connect with employers. Discover opportunities. Get hired.

What’s Connect to Careers all about? Well, it’s all in the name. It’s an opportunity to connect with hiring managers and company representatives in an easy-to-navigate, virtual event setting. You can share your experiences, skills and qualifications with prospective employers through text and video chats. Plus, you can learn more about companies and positions that reflect your interests and career plans. Ask employers targeted questions so you can refine your job application or prepare for a potential interview.

Last year, more than 85 companies participated, resulting in more than 2,300 jobs to explore. And more than 50% of employers shared that they were likely to interview or hire candidates they met at the fair.

Connect to Careers is presented in partnership by McMaster University; Mohawk College; Redeemer University; Workforce Planning Hamilton; and Economic Development, City of Hamilton.

    • Up to 80% of jobs are filled through networking. Make one-on-one connections with potential employers.
    • Learn about job requirements, industry trends and industry growth to prepare for interviews and write applications that impress employers.
    • Discover opportunities and explore your options. You may uncover an exciting new opportunity you might not have considered by learning more about an organization and talking with company reps.

    McMaster University Nursing Student Society logo

    Attention, Nursing students! Check out the MUNSS Nursing Hall to meet employers who want to hire you.

  • Research the companies in advance and come ready with questions. Being prepared will help you feel more confident when meeting with employers.
  • Attend the Prep Hour taking place 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ET. This hour gives job seekers a chance to explore the platform, discover some of the features (like using the swag bag) and try things out before chatting with employers.
  • Visit virtual employer booths between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. ET and discover diverse part-time and full-time positions, summer jobs, internships and co-ops.
  • Drop in at any time and as many times as you want throughout the event on March 2, 2022.

McMaster University Nursing Student Society logo

 

Attention, Nursing students! Check out the MUNSS Nursing Hall to meet employers who want to hire you.

Research the participating organizations

Do you want to make a good first impression? Find out who’s hiring, learn about the companies and prepare some questions in advance.

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Silver sponsors

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