Annual Nursing Career Fair 2017

Event

University Centre (Shatner Bldg ), 3480 McTavish Street, Montreal, QC, CA

The Canadian Nursing Student Association (CNSA) McGill Chapter is proud to host the annual McGill Nursing Career Fair once again! Regrouping 20+ healthcare institutions in order to allow nursing students the opportunity to: ask questions regarding opportunities, work conditions and to put a face to a name for future employers thus increasing likelihood of getting hired. The event is accompanied with wine and cheese in order to facilitate discussion.  We hope to see you there!!

Entry to the Career Fair is FREE for current McGill Nursing students.  Please note that a small fee of 5$ (cash) will be charged to nursing students from educational institutions other than McGill University and those who have already graduated.  Please bring your McGill ID, we will be checking at the door. Business attire is encouraged.

Please remember to bring copies of your CV and cover letter to distribute!

CaPS will be conducting 2 CV Workshops for Nursing Students - Oct 20 from 12:30pm - 1:30 pm, 680 Sherbrooke St. W, Room room  1825 and November 2 from 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm, 680 Sherbrooke St. W, Room 1916

For a list of participating organizations,check out McGill CNSA 2017 Career Fair facebook page at go to https://www.facebook.com/events/212723912598192/

CAREER RESOURCES FOR NURSING

Book: 301 careers in nursing

This book contains 301 nursing careers, each with career descriptions, educational requirements, core competencies and skills.  Sample careers include: Patient Review Instrument Nurse Assessor, Performance Improvement Coordinator, Nurse Researcher, Clinical Nurse Specialist, etc.

10 things you need to know about landing a nursing job

Listen to these nursing grads - they went after their 'dream' jobs fresh out of school and got them.  To read more about how they landed their top choice, visit: http://careersinnursing.ca/new-grads-and-job-seekers/career-services/Landing-Nursing-Job

Find a nursing job

Once you’ve mapped out your nursing career, and dusted off the resume, you’re ready to begin the actual process of job hunting. To explore the nursing job market in Canada and a list of job search boards, visit: http://careersinnursing.ca/new-grads-and-job-seekers/find-nursing-job

Nursing job Interviews

Preparing for a job interview can be stressful.  Good preparation for an interview can make the difference between a callback and even being hired on the spot.  For a list of interview questions and how to prepare yourself for an interview, visit: https://nurseone.ca/en/professional-practice/career-development/job-seeking/at-interview

Work abroad opportunities for nurses

Nursing is a truly international profession.  If you are interested in working or volunteering abroad, check out the non-governmental organizations (NGO) listed on this site for opportunities: https://www.cna-aiic.ca/en/jobvolunteer-opportunities/jobs-abroad

 

For more information on career resources in nursing go to http://www.mcgill.ca/caps/files/caps/career_nursing.pdf