CPHR Industry Expo Night- for Students and Emerging HR Professionals

Date: March 7, 2018
Event start time: 6:00pm Pacific Time
Location: Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, MultiPurpose Room 4 – 2nd floor

Register today!

This event is a full evening event and there is no cost to attend.  

For student members and new graduate student members this is an opportunity for you to connect with and learn from HR Professionals from a variety of industries.  Throughout the evening, participants will have the opportunity to circulate amongst the tables, in an organized format, to ask questions and gain knowledge of what the culture and workplace  can be like in some of the following industries:

  • Finance and Administration
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Essential Services
  • Transportation
  • Recruiting
  • Consulting

Come out and meet some of our senior HR practitioners who have worked in these industries for a significant period of time. The evening will begin with ½ hour of networking and the formal program will begin at 6:30 pm sharp.

Dress: Business Casual

Please note – a very light snack will be provided half way though the evening – please have a meal before you arrive.


Paid parking is available under the community center. The center is a 6 minute walk from Skytrain/Main Street station.

Pre-registration is required. Present student and new graduate members of CPHR BC &  Yukon will have registration priority. To hold your spot please register before Friday, February 9th. After Feb 9th seats will be made available to future student members.

Registration Fees Registration Deadline
February 9th
Student Member free
New Graduate Member free

Register today!

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Apply now for a unique experiential opportunity in Chandigarh, India

UFV India just announced a unique experiential opportunity for a current undergrad student at UFV in Canada — a five-month, all expenses paid, immersive experience at our campus in Chandigarh, India.

The start date for the position is in April of this year (after exams) and ends in August. This would be a wonderful opportunity for a student to experience a new culture while honing their business communications skills.

Please see the attached posting for more information: JD – Qbiz Student Internship

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Job Opportunity: Abbotsford Hospital FM Services Auditor, John Laing Project Team

John Laing Capital Management is currently looking for a FM Services Auditor to work as part of the John Laing project team on site at Abbotsford Hospital.

The FM Services Auditor will be responsible for monitoring and auditing the performance of FM contractors and sub-contractors on behalf of Access Health Abbotsford (AHA).

For more information please view the attached job posting: FM Aud Abbotsford JD_Updated Nov 2017


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Employer Engagement Program – City of Abbotsford Economic Development Tour

Would you like to start your own business?

Join the UFV School of Business for a tour of the City of Abbotsford Economic Development (CAED). The CAED helps in launching businesses as well as serving businesses that are located in Abbotsford, BC. Here are some of the services that the CAED offers:

  • Business Development Consultation
  • Government incentives and support
  • Marketing toolkit

Don’t miss the chance to attend a tour that will provide you with the knowledge to plan and start up your own business. You will also be able to build your professional network and learn about future job opportunities with CAED.

Date: Thursday, Feb 22 

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

Meeting Location: City of Abbotsford Economic Development- 32315 South Fraser Way Abbotsford, BC V2T 1W5

To sign up email eep@ufv.ca

We look forward to see you at the event!

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Looking for an opportunity to gain experience and win money?

Participate in UFV’s Student Research Day

Thursday, April 5 in Evered Hall

11:30 – 12:30 pm Micro-lectures

12:30 – 2:30 pm   Poster Presentations


11:30 am – Micro lectures in the Great Hall, South, Student Union Building.

Take the stage and share your research experiences in a high-speed 2-minute lecture. UFV Students only.

How do I register for the Micro-Lectures? Fill out the online registration form ‌by March 26, 2018.

Poster Presentations and Judging

10:30 am – 12:30 pm – Poster Presentation Registration, Set Up and Free Pizza Lunch for poster presenters only, in the Great Hall, Student Union Building ‘S’

12:30 – 2:30 pm – Poster Presentation and Judging in the Great Hall, Student Union Building

Present your research project on a poster in a lively interactive session. Participants compete for scholarship awards between $150-200.

3:00 pm – Awards Ceremony in the Great Hall, Student Union Building

Prizes are awarded to UFV students for their posters.

How do I register for the Poster Presentation? Fill out the online registration form by March 26, 2018.

Who can participate? Students who conduct research under the supervision of a UFV faculty member may take part in the Micro Lecture, Poster Presentation, or both. All Faculties and disciplines are welcome.

Poster Workshop for students:

Learn helpful tips and advice on how to create a successful poster for research. Facilitated by Dr. Michelle Reidlinger.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

10:00 – 11:30 am, A225 Abbotsford campus, please RSVP to Kelly.tracey@ufv.ca to attend.

What else do I need to know? Detailed participant instructions, Poster Guidelines 2018, photos, and videos are online: Student Research Day. UFV Research Services will cover the cost of posters printed in UFV Print Services. However, students must email the Printroom by Monday March 26, 2018 to be eligible for free printing.

Award winners will be invited to submit their work to the UFV institutional repository HarvestIR. An institutional repository is a web-based system designed to preserve and showcase the notable intellectual work of faculty, staff, and students. Student contributors to HarvestIR will benefit from increased exposure to their work within an online scholarly context, and potential employers, graduate schools, and friends and family can be directed reliably to the content using the permanent URLs. The HarvestIR system also ensures the digital preservation of the submitted content according to professional information management standards.

For more information, see: https://libguides.ufv.ca/HarvestIR

For examples of submitted work, see: http://ufv.arcabc.ca/student-research-posters

If you have any questions please email kelly.tracey@ufv.ca or visit us in the Research Office located in G290, on the second floor of the library on the Abbotsford Campus.

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Employer Engagement Program – Phantom Screens Tour

Come take a tour of Phantom Screens and learn more about how you can benefit from a career with one of the largest manufacturers of window and door screens located locally in Abbotsford.

From making the screens that customers love, to marketing and selling them, and distributing those screens within our community and abroad–Phantom Screens does it all.

Whether it be marketing, operations, or selling– Phantom Screens is where you will find it.

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018

Time: 9 am – 11 am

Meeting Location: Phantom Screens – 30451 Simpson Rd., Abbotsford

To sign up email eep@ufv.ca!

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Job Opportunity: Academic Relations Public Affairs Contractor, High Commission of Canada, Australia

The High Commission of Canada in Australia is seeking a candidate to fill a six month contract in Education Marketing and Public Affairs (including media, public relations and information services). The program is open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents under 30 years of age who have graduated from colleges and universities in Canada and Australia. The term is six months commencing in April 2018. Successful applicant will be paid the Australian equivalent of CAD $2,000 per month for a maximum of CAD $12,000 with no deductions. Applications are invited for the following temporary six month contract, from young Canadians who have graduated with majors in relevant areas such as Business, Politics, International Relations, Marketing, Journalism or Communications or have a relevant combination of work and studies. The deadline to apply is 1600 AEST Monday 8 January 2018

For more information please visit: http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/australia-australie/jobs-travaux/2017-11-ar-ra.aspx?lang=eng


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CanInfra Challenge – Apply now with your transformational infrastructure idea for Canada

The CanInfra Challenge invites students, academics, and thought leaders from across the country to participate in a public ideas contest aiming to surface the next transformational infrastructure idea for Canada.

Top students and faculty from the University of Fraser Valley are invited to participate in the challenge – the application and further details are on their website (https://www.caninfra.ca/contest)

The winners will have the chance to win $50K and pitch their idea in front of senior government and private sector leaders at their Spring Summit 2018.

CanInfra Challenge Ideas Contest – Introduction and Overview


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