UM Today | Students | Get Hired! Week of April 1, 2024


April 1, 2024 — 

Are you looking for work, trying to get that first job, or gain experience in your field of study? You will not want to miss the weekly edition of Get Hired by Career Services!

Get access to timely updates on what is happening in the job market and the inside scoop from UMConnect (formerly Career Connect).

Each week we will also share upcoming conference and information session opportunities.

Who’s Hiring?

Part-Time/Summer Employment/Casual Opportunities

  • Downtown Winnipeg Biz is hiring a Summer Events Assistant for Summer 2024. Term is May 1-September 16 and pay is $15.75–$17.35 an hour depending on experience. Position open until filled.
  • The University of Manitoba department of Social Work is hiring a Junior Academic Advisor. Deadline is April 4.
  • The Juno Beach Centre is hiring a remote JBCA Museum Project Assistant for Summer 2024. Deadline is April 5.
  • The Community Services Department is hiring Summer 2024 Recreation Technicians (124156) for wading pools, recreation facilities, and preschool, children’s, and youth summer programs.  Deadline is June 28.
  • The Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) has a variety of work opportunities, both part-time and full-time for students. Apply to their Ongoing Student Recruitment Inventory (also includes Employment Opportunity for Students with Disabilities (EOSD) & Indigenous Student Employment Opportunity (ISEO)) to get involved!
  • The Government of Manitoba’s STEP Services Program is now accepting applications for Summer 2024 employment. Applicants must be returning to school the following academic year to be eligible. View full details and register on their website today! 
  • There are 75 openings for part-time, casual, and summer positions available on UM Connect within the Job Postings tab! Check out the Support Worker at Innovative LIFE Options.  Deadline is April 10.

** UM Students: to access opportunities on UM Connect make sure you are logged into your account to follow the links to postings directly! Please note that UM alumni are also able to create an account to access these postings. **



  • The University of Manitoba is hiring an Undergraduate Programs Assistant – Office Assistant 4 (AESES) in the faculty of Nursing. Deadline is April 4.
  • Richardson International is seeking an Agribusiness student. Deadline is April 9. Checkout AGCareers for more jobs in Manitoba.
  • Attend the Rock my Business workshop series by May 31 for a chance to earn $10,000 towards your start up through the RBC Start Up Awards. Learn more about how to apply here. Deadline for the award is June 14. The next round of workshops is May 6 through 9.
  • Consider applying to the Agriculture and Agri-Food (AAFC) Talent Inventory in the areas of Student Rehire Opportunities, Post Graduation (Student Bridging) Job Opportunities, and General AAFC Job Opportunities.
  • Careers in Ag is advertising a number of positions in Winnipeg. Check out the Industrial Mechanic position at Cloverdale Paint Inc. Position open until filled.
  • AECOM has a fantastic job board of opportunities in Winnipeg and across Canada. Check out the Civil Engineering Intern (J10103447) in Winnipeg.
  • Lululemon is hiring an Assistant Manager, Guest Experience at Polo Park. Checkout Disability Solutions for accessible job opportunities across Canada.
  • Are you interested in entry-level jobs or volunteer opportunities in the social impact space? As Canada’s largest online job board for the nonprofit sector, CharityVillage can connect you to the latest nonprofit jobs and volunteer positions. Click here to check out the opportunities available across Manitoba and Canada, including remote positions.  
  • Mosaic is hiring a Process Engineer Co-Op/Intern (51596) in Belle Plaine, SK.
  • Fort McMurray Public Schools (FMPSD) has teaching opportunities available for full-year, short term, and substitute teachers. We offer new teacher mentorship, excellent PD, and time for teacher collaboration. We are looking for elementary and secondary teachers who have a passion and commitment to helping our kids grow.
  • There are 86 openings for full-time positions available on UM Connect within the Job Postings tab! Check out the Farm Production Extension Specialist with the Province of Manitoba. Deadline is April 17.

** UM Students: to access opportunities on UM Connect make sure you are logged into your account to follow the links to postings directly! Please note that UM alumni are also able to create an account to access these postings. **


Career Fairs, Information Sessions and Conferences provide an excellent way for you to learn more about your field, to network and to find the opportunities available in it.  Employers attend career fairs and trade show booths to inform students of future opportunities as well as look for talented students/graduates for current positions. Check out these upcoming events!

  • TechMB is hosting their next virtual Career Connections event on May 9 from 12-3pm for Tech students preparing to enter the workforce. Registration closes April 30.
  • The Manitoba Tourism Education Council is hosting our free Spring Hospitality Tourism and Retail Job Fair on April 10 at the RBC Convention Centre from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Job seekers can bring many copies of their resumes and dress for success!
  • The University of Manitoba is hosting “Unpacking the Ethical Implications of Bias & Data Use in Generative AI Models” on April 5th.  
  • UMSU is hosting Super Clinic! in partnership with CVITP-MB and Canada Revenue Agency to offer UM Students FREE simple tax returns on campus. The Next ones are April 3, 12 p.m.- 6 p.m. April 4, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and April 5, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: UMSU MPR, Room 102B, 1st floor, UMSU University Centre.
  • The University of Manitoba is hosting a Listening, Learning, Leading series.
  • The next event is “Teaching Israel-Gaza War and the Middle East: A Conversation with Tami Jacoby on April 11 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
  • North Forge is hosting their FREE RampUp Weekend 2024 which pulls developers, designers, makers, and entrepreneurs together to take an idea to a minimum viable product (MVP) in just over 50 hours. The event is from April 26-28 on campus at 100 Innovation Dr.  Register today!
  • Charity Village is hosting a free webinar, Leveraging AI for Career Advancement in Nonprofits on May 9 at 12 p.m. CST.
  • The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship is hosting a webinar with David Segal, the found of DAVIDsTEA and Firebelly Tea. Learn about his entrepreneurial journey on April 3, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST.
  • The 107th Canadian Chemical Conference and Exhibition ** is happening June 2-6 in Winnipeg. Register today!  
  • The Advanced Digital and Professional Training (ADaPT) program is a cost-free digital and professional skills development program that provides career coaching support and work placements for participants. Apply by April 7.
  • The Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology is hosting their 10th annual Expo Scène April 10-11. Register for FREE today.  
  • TECHMB is hosting the next Career Connections which brings together Bioscience industry professionals with diverse tech talent. There are two upcoming events: Meet Mid to Senior Level Professionals – April 4, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. and Meet Post Secondary Graduates – May 9, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Need support navigating your job search efforts? Career Services not only has access to available jobs, but it also offers a variety of services to help you get the knowledge and skills you need to get that job, as well. Whether you are looking for experiential learning, part-time, summer, or full-time employment upon graduation, we are here to assist you. To help you excel in your skills, we offer workshops on resumés and cover letters, creating a LinkedIn profile, mentoring, job searches, and interview preparation. Check out the Student Affairs Event Calendar and register today!

Do you have questions about anything specific? We would love to answer your job search questions! Questions can be forwarded to cs [dot] receptionist [at] umanitoba [dot] ca.


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