I Choose Fredericton: Student/Business Social

admin January 6, 2017

September 29, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
UNB - Wu Conference Centre
6 Duffie Dr
Fredericton, NB E3B 0R6


We get it–jobs are hard to find, let alone the ones that use that degree you just worked for. From building your professional network, meeting a future employer face-to-face, or getting that paid summer internship you’ve always wanted right here in Fredericton, we’ve created ‘I Choose Fredericton: Student/Business Social’ to make it happen. BUT if working for someone else isn’t your cup of tea, start your own business! We’ve got the supports to help you get ahead.

This is THE networking event for students searching for employment post-grad and during the summer. From job shadowing and volunteer work, CO-OP and internships, to even permanent employment, dozens of local businesses are here to start the conversation with you.

Have a question, or want to meet with a specific business? Send us an email!

Check out our partners below. We’re thrilled to have every educational institution + a ton of community partners behind us for this event!


Choose Fredericton is hosting a student retention event to:

  • Connect/network post-secondary students with local businesses and employers.
  • Raise awareness of current and future local career opportunities in a comfortable, professional setting.
  • Encourage students to re-think their perception of Fredericton.
  • Showcase Fredericton’s assets/amenities to better integrate students in the community so they will want to remain here after graduation.

This event is FREE and will take place on Thursday, September 29th, from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at UNB’s Wu Conference Centre — immediately following the 2016 Post-Secondary Career and Educational Options Fair.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with a unique and diverse group of human capital. There are a limited number of tickets, therefore if you would like to send a person to represent your organization, please register ASAP.

We’re ecstatic to be partnering with Ignite Fredericton, the Provincial Department of Post-Secondary Education Training & Labour, the City of Fredericton, the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, Knowledge Park, Planet Hatch, UNB, STU, NBCC, NBCCD, Eastern College, UFred, MCFT, Atlantic Business College, and  daVinci College in this event.

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