On-Campus Engagement

Are you interested in engaging with our students outside of career fairs and information sessions? There is potential to be involved in aspects of our career and employment programming such as: 

InterviewWeek Programming - Be an Employer Panelist/Sponsor/Mock Interviewer:

The Student Employment and Career Centre is hosting a series of events during Interview Week (Feb. 3-6, 2015)  to help students prepare for upcoming interviews. 

The week’s events include:

Let’s Talk Interviews…An Employer’s Perspective
February 4, 2015 11:15-1:00pm
GSA Commons (1337 College Drive)
Human resource professionals will answer students questions on the interview process. The panel includes representatives from:

    • Our employer interview panel members include:
      • Dionne Quintin, CHRP, Specialist, Workforce Planning and Talent Acquisition (specializing in finance, supply chain management, IT and Summer Student recruitment), Human Resources,Cameco Corporation: Canada's Top 100 Employers 2015, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, Saskatchewan's Top Employers 2014, Saskatchewan's Top Employers for Young People 2014, Top Employers for Canadians over 40 2014, and Innovation in Diversity Award 2013.  
      • Katharine Fahlman-Smith, Human Resources, University of Saskatchewan
      • Larry Flowers, CHRP, Strategy and Operations Leader, Morris Interactive, and Member of Saskatchewan Association of Human Resource Professionals (SAHRP), University of Saskatchewan Alumni.  
We would like to thank SIGA, for sponsorsing the light lunch at this event, and the University of Saskatchewan for sponsoring dessert!  

Mock Interviews with Employers
February 5 & 6, 2015 8:30am-3:30pm
Student Employment and Career Centre (G50 Lower Marquis Hall, below the Bookstore)
The Student Employment and Career Centre is hosting employers who have volunteered their time to conduct mock interviews with students.   Interviews will be 15-20 minutes long with 10-15 minutes of feedback provided from Human Resource professionals.

IndustryTalks - Be an Industry Panelist/Sponsor:

2014 - 2015 Sessions: 

  • Mining, and Oil and Gas, Friday, Sept. 26th
  • Energy and Environment, Friday, Oct. 17th
  • Science and Technology, Friday, Nov. 21st
    • Jacqueline Cook, Director of Busines Development,VendAsta Technologies, Jacqueline, is an alumna of both the University of Saskatchewan and The Next 36; Canada's premier entrepreneurial leadership initiative. She has represented Canada at the G8 and G20 Summits in Toronto, the APEC Summit in Japan, and at the G20 Youth Entrepreneur Summit in France.  Big thanks to VendAsta Technologies for Sponsoring cookies! 
    • Monique Haakensen, PhD, PBiol, Environmental Professional (EP), President & Principal Scientist, Contango Strategies, University of Saskatchewan alumna - In 2014, Dr. Haakensen became the youngest person ever appointed to Canada’s Science, Technology and Innovation Council, providing the federal government with confidential, evidence-based advice on key issues that affect Canadian society and our economic development.  
    • Nancy Fetch, Human Resources Administrator, Canadian Light Source Inc., University of Saskatchewan alumna (Human Resources and Marketing)  
  • Government, Friday, January 30th
  • Healthcare and Research, Friday, February 27th
    • Damian Rohraff, P.Eng., M. Sc in Engineering and Physics, Sales Lead for Development Engineering and Manufacturing at the Mining & Minerals Division of Saskatchewan Research Council.  Damian is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, as well as a current MBA student at the U of S!  
    • Gail Fredrickson, Director of Communications and Outreach, Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, Saskatoon, SK. Unfortunately, Gail has had to cancel out of this session, but we certainly appreciate the sponsorship and giveaways that the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation has supplied to us.  
    • Dr. Bruce Reeder, Professor, Community Health and Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.  This Saskatoon doctor has just returned home from Liberia in November 2014,  after spending time in a rural African village working with victims of the Ebola outbreak.  Dr. Reeder spent time in a northwestern village in Liberia, working with the organization Doctors Without Borders.
  • Arts, Culture and Community, Friday, March 13th
    • Jesse Weiman, Executive Director, Tunetown (Producer, Musician, Recording Engineer).  Tunetown is a unique web series that blends his educational background with creative production. The series raises awareness of local community organizations while bringing talented musicians together in song writing and video production.  The Last Saskatchewan Pirate Video - The video will encourage collaboration, highlight inclusion and raise funds in support of Radius. Sponsored by Wiegers Financial & Benefits. Here is a sampling of Jesse singing and playing: Stay With Me (Sam Smith Cover) 
    • Susanne Berg, CHRP,General Manager, Persephone Theatre.  Persephone Theatre is proud to offer live theatre. Whether you’re new to the theatre or a lifelong supporter, an evening at Persephone is guaranteed to enrapture and entertain with a wide array of plays, performances and events.Susanne is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, holding a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing.  Currently, she is working on her MBA from the University of Regina!
    • Joanne LabrashRead Saskatoon.  READ Saskatoon has a long history as a local literacy organization that offers free literacy services to adults and families. Since 1979, they have provided adult tutoring services with the help of trained volunteers and community partners. They have expanded to offer adult, family, and financial literacy programs, as well as literacy facilitator trainings and resources. 

We are always open to suggestions of how you would like to be involved with our students. We encourage you to contact us with your ideas.

Student Societies and Clubs

Connect with the various student groups on campus.

Advertise Across Campus

Plasma screens are located throughout the Place Riel Student Centre and the following University buildings: Colleges of Agriculture, Engineering, Health Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, and the Memorial Union Building.

Advertising on these screens allows your company greater visibility across campus. Your message can be displayed over 15 times per hour! 

Information Tables

Place Riel and "The Tunnel" receive over 22,000 trips daily. The Tunnel, which connects the Place Riel Student Centre to the Arts Building, is one of the busiest areas on campus! Information tables located in The Tunnel are available for rent on a daily or weekly basis.  To book a table please do so through the USSU Information Centre, by calling 306.966.6988, or email to: tables@ussu.ca  

The Edwards School of Business also offers space for employer hallway visits

Mentorship Programs

The Edwards School of Business offers three mentorship programs:

  • Undergraduate Edwards Mentorship Program
  • MBA/MSc. Finance e-Mentorship Program
  • Womentorship Program (includes areas such as Art, Business, Education, Engineering and Law)

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) offers an Undergraduate Mentorship Program.

The College of Medicine offers two mentorship programs:

Advertise in The Sheaf

Place an ad in the student newsletter, The Sheaf.

Social Media

Make a post on our Facebook page or mention us on Twitter!