Jan 22th – Jan 24th, 2020

EMP FEST is an interdisciplinary Employment Festival held at the University of Alberta. The week of events and workshops will be held from the 22nd to the 24th of January. This year, we are focused on our mission to showcase career diversity, serve as a link between students and hiring managers, as well as to improve student employability by giving them skills useful to pursue a career of their choosing.

Learn More

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Event Schedule


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Empower Your Future
Want to make an impact on campus and address one of the biggest problems faced by undergraduate and graduate students?
This year, the unemployment rate reached its highest at 6.6% in Canada, the competition is only getting fiercer.

EMPFEST, the UAlberta Employment Festival gives us the tools and resources we need to build our career early on, giving us an edge above the rest during our degree.

Volunteer with us during this week-long festival, and have the opportunity to work with faculty associations and stakeholders, while gaining event planning, data management, marketing and advertising experience.

View the volunteer package to find a position that is right for you.

And vote for topics and events you would like to see during the festival. Shape the festival today.

Volunteer Application

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Sponsors and Partners

Main Festival Sponsors

Want to contribute to a student held employment festival? Care about incoming graduates of the UofA and their career development? Want to represent your company or organization during the festival? Sponsor EMP FEST by emailing empfest@ualberta.ca