Calgary Events

MentorUP Calgary Relaunch – Be Job-ready When Oil Goes Up

February 15, 2017 | 7:30PM - 9:30PM

While most bears are still sound asleep MentorUP Calgary is awaking from a short hibernation. We will be kickstarting our activities with a networking and mentoring evening at the cozy Phill & Sebastian café in the East Village. You will meet like-minded job-seekers and mentors/volunteers with MentorUP who have experience with the job-market in Calgary….

Do you have what it takes to be your own BOSS and invest in your future?

May 18, 2016 | 6:00PM - 8:30PM

If you believe you have, then you are cordially invited to our event on May 18th in which some successful Albertan entrepreneurs will talk and share about their own companies, experiences, and achievements, even at times of economic hardship. Registration: $ 10 online at https://mupyycentrep.eventbrite.ca or at the door (cash only).   Program: 5:45 pm:…

Lifelong Education as a Stepping Stone Toward Meaningful Employment

April 20, 2016 | 6:00PM - 8:30PM

Have you finished your degree/diploma and are hesitant about your next steps? Are you a young professional, in an early stage of your career, who is seeking ways to expand your knowledge? Or maybe you are a new Canadian who is looking for opportunities to upgrade your skills and fill any knowledge gaps about the…

Discovering Opportunities in Renewable Energy

March 23, 2016 | 6:00PM - 9:00PM

From proven reserve to developed resource. The provincial government has made it clear they plan to phase out coal and increase the role of renewables in Alberta’s electricity mix. Solar, wind and geothermal energy seemed to have emerged out of nowhere. In the last ten years, the average installed solar system price in Canada decreased…

MentorUP (Calgary) – Where to Drill for Jobs in Calgary’s Oil and Gas Industry

In this economic environment employers may use the hidden job market to their advantage and leverage their networks to cut recruiting costs. Navigating the Job market in low economic times has it obstacles, but knowing how to navigate the “hidden job market”, can make all the difference in your job search. Not sure where to…

MentorUP (Calgary) – Would You Hire Yourself?

  Come to this event and afterwards be able to answer the question “Would You Hire Yourself?” with a resounding “YES!” Through interactive presentations our speakers will inspire you to take a fresh look at yourself and provide you with insight about how to promote yourself. This, combined with a few simple exercises should enable you…

Resources for your job-search

Venturing out on a job-search can be like setting out to climb a mountain without knowing the path and the tools needed. Some may build on past experience or learn over time to find the right path, but sometimes it is worth seeking assistance to give you the right tools and chose the right approach…

PowerUP event (Calgary): Networking and Career Fair – Small and Medium Sized Companies – 2015

Get to Apply Your Skills in a Small or Medium Sized Company Wednesday, June 17th, 2015, 6:00-9:30 pm HSC Atrium, University of Calgary Foothills Campus, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, T2N 4N1 Join MentorUP Calgary for our second networking and career fairs showcasing small and medium size companies. As large enterprises in traditional sectors go through…

MentorYOU (Calgary) “Be the Project Manager of Your Job Search”

Innovate Calgary, 3553 31 St. NW, Calgary AB, T2L 2K7 Wed. May 6th, 6:30-9:00 pm Have you been able to pick up bits and pieces of job search strategy advice but have not been able to put it all together? Do you feel like you understand the Calgary job search but can’t seem to pin…

MentorYOU (Calgary): Jobs and Industries in Demand

Wed., Mar. 25th, 6:30-9:00 pm Innovate Calgary, 3553 31 Street Northwest, Calgary, T2L 2K7 Currently in Alberta there is no shortage of news highlighting job-cuts and struggling businesses. However, not all sectors are in recession and jobs are still being created. If you are looking to change or get a job, the big challenge is to…