The Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR), the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) are proud to present the Mining Needs You Virtual Career Fair!
From exploration to extraction, milling and fabrication, minerals and metals are essential to our way of life today and to the world we want to create tomorrow. Help Canada be the world leader in safe, sustainable exploration and mining by joining us November 8 and 9, 2021 for this national career fair that will see employers, recruiters, academia and other sector representatives network and offer students and job seekers the ability to apply for exciting work placement and job opportunities.
MiHR is Canada’s knowledge centre for mining labour market information. An independent, non-profit organization, MiHR leads collaboration among mining and exploration companies, organized labour, contractors, educational institutions, industry associations and Indigenous groups to identify opportunities and address the human resource and labour market challenges facing the Canadian minerals and metals sector.
MiHR is celebrating its 25th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, a new scholarship program for post-secondary students in mining-related programs has been launched. MiHR will award 10 $2,500 scholarships – with the first two to be awarded in 2021-2022. Applicants are asked to submit a short video under the theme I chose mining. Mining chose me. Program details are available on www.MiHR.ca and www.MiningNeedsYou.ca.
Visit the Mining Needs You website to learn about the national We Need Mining. Mining Needs You. career awareness campaign. The website covers what modern mining looks like, how to get started in the industry and more.
MiHR also offers career-related information at https://mihr.ca/career-development/, where employers and post secondary students can learn about the Gearing Up work-integrated learning wage subsidy program, employers and job ready youth can learn about the Green Jobs program, and newcomers to Canada can find tips on how to make connections during their job search
PDAC is the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development community, an industry that supports 719,000 people in direct and indirect employment, and contributes $106 billion to Canada's GDP every year. Representing over 4400 members around the world, PDAC's work centers on supporting a competitive, responsible, and sustainable mineral sector.
PDAC is excited to be hosting PDAC 2022, our 90th annual convention, in person in Toronto, Canada from March 7-9. This will be followed by an online event on March 10-11. We recognize that staying connected is especially important and this year’s format ensures everyone has the opportunity to participate in the world’s premier mineral exploration and mining convention.
Whether you join us in person or online, you can be certain PDAC 2022 will offer best-in-industry access to our outstanding programming, exhibit and networking opportunities. The most up-to-date information can be found at https://www.pdac.ca/convention
CIM is the leading not-for-profit technical society of professionals in the Canadian minerals, metals, materials and energy industries. A CIM membership can help enhance your professional profile, develop your business network and build your company’s profile.
The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) has served as the leading technical industry institute in Canada for the past 123 years. CIM is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, facilitation of innovation, the celebration of excellence and the promotion of sustainable practices across the full spectrum of Canada’s minerals, metals, materials, and petroleum industries.
An education is more than just classes. A CIM Student Membership opens the door to a world of opportunities. Whether you're looking to access scholarships and bursaries; make connections with industry professionals and veterans; find an internship or co-op; connect with a mentor for career advice and guidance; learn from leaders by attending conferences and symposiums or get knowledge from thousands of peer-reviewed technical papers, CIM is there to help you every step of the way. Go to our website for more information: https://www.cim.org
Choose a career in mining and help Canada be the world leader in safe, sustainable mining.
The national Mining Needs You Virtual Career Fair is free for students and job seekers. It allows you to chat with recruiters, network with professionals and apply forto exciting jobscareers in the minerals and metals sector. In addition, the event will feature four webinars. MiHR, PDAC and CIM will open the event with a joint webinar focused on the industry life cycle and need for workers – and the three organizations will each host a separate webinar on topics relevant to the Mining Needs You event theme.
Register today and take the first step towards an exciting career in the Canadian minerals and metals sector! In-demand occupations and work-integrated learning positions will be available, as well as the opportunity to connect with your target employers from across the country!
The Mining Needs You Career Fair provides companies within the minerals and metals sector an excellent opportunity for brand recognition and to easily identify, chat with and even interview potential candidates: