Get Experience Fair



Wednesday, September 11, 2019
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
RAWC, University of Toronto Mississauga

At the fair you'll be able to learn about ways to gain experience through:

  • Volunteer programs and Internships 
  • On-campus and Work-Study jobs
  • Research Experience
  • International options

NOTE: Valid T-Card required for entry. Only U of T students and recent graduates (within two years of graduation) are invited to attend.

Did you know: 82% of employers value volunteer work just as much as paid work?
The Get Experience Fair is your chance to connect in-person with organizations at which you can gain new skills and experience to add to your resume.

Have some experience but not the right kind?
Have no experience?
Not sure what you need?
Need more of the right skills?

Then look no further.

How should you prepare?

  • Consider how gaining experience NOW will help you meet your career goals.
  • Make a list of skills you think you need to gain to get the job you want.
  • Read up on the organizations attending and decide which ones might be able to help you.
  • Read our Career Fairs Tip Sheet
  • Attend these workshops (check out the dates here):
    - Resume & Cover Letter
    - Effective Interviews
    - Learn to Network
    - Finding Part-Time Work
  • At the fair, employers will have signposts on their tables of the most useful skills you can gain by participating with them. Check them out!

Floor Plan

Exhibitor Information Booklet

2019 Attending Organizations

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel
Canada Revenue Agency
Canadian Cancer Society
Career Edge
Chantiers jeunesse
City of Toronto
City Sightseeing Toronto
CNIB Foundation 
Code-it Hacks
Community Living Mississauga
Distress Centres of Greater Toronto (formerly Spectra Helpline)
Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
Ensquare Inc.
Erindale College Special Response Team (ECSpeRT)
Explore & Odyssey Programs
FirstOntario Credit Union
Green For Life Environmental Inc.
Hand Eye Society
Kognitive Marketing
Live Different
March of Dimes Canada
MarsQuest Inc.
Math Project
MCIS Language Solutions 
Metro Inc. 
Newcomer Centre of Peel
Office Move Pro
Ontario Chamber Of Commerce
Peel Children's Centre
Peel Regional Police
Penske Truck Leasing
Public Service Commission of Canada
Quarterback Transportation
Raptors 905
Region Of Peel - Volunteer Resources
Rhema Christian Ministries
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Royal Ontario Museum
Safe City Mississauga
Sherwin Williams Paint
SHIP (Services and Housing In the Province)
Special Olympics Ontario
TD Canada Trust
Teach Away
The Centre for Education & Training 
The Mississauga Food Bank
The Riverwood Conservancy
The Tutoring Expert 
Toronto Police Service 
Toronto Public Library
University Health Network, Multi-Organ Transplant Student Research Training Program
UTM Accessibility Services
UTM Centre for Student Engagement
UTM Community on Campus
UTM Experiential Education Unit
UTM International Education Centre
UTM Library Ambassadors
UTM Student Recruitment & Admissions
UTM Summer Abroad
UTM Sustainability Office
Visions of Science Network for Learning
Volunteer MBC
Working Women Community Centre
World Education Services
Write on Q Inc.
YMCA Employment Services Mississauga 
YMCA of Greater Toronto Child Care
Yorktown Family Services
Youth Challenge International




This Fair is Co-Curricular Record Eligible

Co-Curricular Record

The Get Experience & Get Hired Fairs provide students with an opportunity to speak with representatives from dozens of organizations and learn about a wide range of full-time, summer and volunteer job opportunities. Students attended the Fair, made connections with potential employers, and gathered information about organizations and job opportunities.   With the assistance of an Employment Strategist or Career Counsellor, students reflected on the insights gained as well as their long term goals.  Students also received coaching on developing a customized job search plan.  


What is required to have this validated:

  • One hour individual appointment with an Employment Strategist or a Career Counsellor
  • Attendance at the Get Experience Fair or the Get Hired Fair
  • One hour follow up Reflection appointment with an Employment Strategist or a Career Counsellor