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Women in STEM Job Fair

Join the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) for a job fair focused on connecting employers to women and other underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The event will feature employers on site, workshops, panel discussions, resume reviews, and a networking reception. You can also get a new head shot taken at the event to help improve your professional brand online.

Location:

The job fair will take place at the Vancouver Public Library Central Branch on the lower level of the atrium. When you enter the building, you’ll see signs directing you down the stairs in front of the entrance to the library itself. Elevator access is available from inside the library as well.
There are gendered washrooms on the same floor as the job fair and there are gender neutral washrooms on the floor above inside the library.

Schedule:

2:00 pm – Registration opens
2:00 – 6:30 pm – Employer Showcase
2:30 – 3:30 pm – Workshop (Details soon!)
4:00 – 5:00 pm – Panel Discussions (See Below)
6:30 – 7:30 pm – Networking Reception

Note: You do not have to come for the full event, please arrive and depart at the times that best suit your schedule.

Panel Details:

Panel Discussion 1: “The current state of industrial R&D in Canada” This Panel will explore Research & Development in leading biotech industries of Canada, its evolution, future scope and how it will compare with academic research.

Panel Discussion 2: “Technology and Public Benefit” – This panel invites leaders of the Canadian tech industry to explore how the technologies of today will impact public benefit and organizational sustainability tomorrow.