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Career Café - Careers in Real Estate

Did you know the real estate industry employs 12,000 people in Calgary? From residential to commercial, real estate is a driver in Calgary’s economy.

Find out about the real estate industry from a variety perspectives at Career Café at the Central Branch of The Calgary Public Library, Friday, February 3 from noon to 1 p.m. Speakers will be from Brookfield Global Integrated Services, Redline Real Estate and Canadian Property Inspections..

Career Café is presented by The Career Development Association of Alberta, The Calgary Public Library and The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre. Career Cafés will take place at the Central branch of The Library (616 MacLeod Trail S.E.) and will cover a variety of career development topics and labour market information throughout the year.

For more information about Career Café contact Leita Blasetti at 403-268-3784, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Hiring Events at YEC

Calgary Sun Hiring Event

The Calgary Sun will be at The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre on Tuesday, January 24th from 1-3 p.m. for a hiring event.

The company is hiring for FT/PT Kiosk & Direct Sales Agents. (See attached poster for position information.)

YEC Annual Youth Hiring Fair

The Youth Employment Centre is hosting its 19th Annual Youth Hiring Fair! Youth ages 15-24 years old get the chance to meet with a variety of different employers representing a wide range of industries who are looking to hire part-time, full-time, and seasonal employment opportunities.

This is the only hiring fair exclusive to youth and there are thousands of jobs waiting to be filled! Bring your resumes, be dressed to impress, and be prepared for on-the-spot interviews.

When: Tuesday March 28th, 2017
Time: 1:30pm to 6:00pm
Where: Big Four, Stampede Park
Who: Youth aged 15-24
Cost: FREE


View a growing list of Employers Attending the 2017 Youth Hiring Fair

View the Hiring Fair Scholarship Sponsors


Monthly Workshops

YEC offers monthly workshops to enhance your Job Search. upcoming workshops are listed below:

Resume & Cover Letter Building Workshop

Where: Calgary Youth Employment Centre, 315 10 Ave. S.E.

When: February 13, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Youth ages 15-24 can attend this workshop to learn:

  • General VS Targeted Resumes
  • What to Include in Your Resume
  • Transferable Skills
  • The Dos and Don'ts
  • Templates

Job Search Strategies Workshop

Where: Calgary Youth Employment Centre, 315 10 Ave. S.E.

When: February 23, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Youth ages 15-24 can attend this workshop to learn:

  • The Hidden Job Market
  • Networking
  • Job Search Methods
  • The Dos and Don'ts
  • Cold Calling
  • Applicant Tracking Systems

Interview Preparation Workshop

Where: Calgary Youth Employment Centre, 315 10 Ave. S.E.

When: January 23, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Youth ages 15-24 can attend this workshop to learn:

  • What to Wear
  • Researching
  • Interview Questions
  • The Dos and Don'ts
  • What to Bring
  • Questions to Ask
  • Behavioral Interview Questions

External Events

Occasionally we list other job or education/training opportunities offered through partnerships we have with other organizations. Click here to check for External Events