Career Services

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Information Sessions

Information sessions are a great way for employers to connect with talented Queen’s students, promote their brand across campus and meet their recruitment needs. These sessions are a means of networking with industry-interested students and presenting your company, culture and job opportunities. Career Services makes the process simple by handling all logistical components including:

employer giving information session

  • Strategizing with your company to develop the most effective information session for your needs (i.e. Presentation, Informal Networking Event, Panel Discussion, Q&A, etc.)
  • Reserving a venue that would best fit your information session style
  • Organizing audio-visual
  • Ordering all food/beverages
  • Promoting the event to your target audience
  • Tracking student audience through an online RSVP system
  • Providing a host on the day of the event to ensure optimal event delivery

Book now! Fill out the Information Session Booking Form (PDF, 604KB) and send it to qocr@queensu.ca to get your Queen’s visit started. 

Cost

The costs associated with holding an information session can be found below:

  • Information session fee: $150
  • Venue fee (non-licensed): $30-50
    • Note: Large venues holding 100+ seats may exceed this price range
  • Venue fee (licensed): $150+
  • The administrative fee for booking Information Sessions is $150.
  • Catering: Varies, please see our on-campus menu
Timing

Information sessions are available Monday-Thursday with start times of 5:30 or 6:30 p.m. Sessions typically last one-hour but can be altered depending on your needs.

The Events and Employer Development Coordinator will work with you to determine the best time of year to reach your target audience. Below is an general outline of when information sessions see the best success.

Peak attendance: September, October, and January 
Low attendance: Early November, February, and early March 
Note: Sessions are not scheduled in late November, December, late March, April, and summer months as students are in exams or away from campus.

Advertising

Career Services will determine the best strategy for reaching your target audiences. All information sessions are posted on our MyCareer event calendar and in our weekly bulletin. Posters will be placed around campus in strategic buildings/locations to attract students. Career Services will also e-mail departments and student groups with event information. Where appropriate, the event will be posted on our social media accounts.

Employers are encouraged to promote their visit to campus through channels such as your recruitment website, LinkedIn, Alumni networks, and social media. Jobs posted to our MyCareer job portal can also be linked to your upcoming information session.

Pop-up Booths

Representatives from your company, educational organization, or professional association can arrange to set up a table in a high-traffic area on campus to connect with students.

The Events and Employer Development Coordinator will work with you to determine the best location to connect with your target audience.

Cost

The costs associated with holding a pop-up table can be found below:

    • Administration fee: $150
    • Table fee (Employers): $250
    • Table fee (Educators): $100
    Timing

    Pop-up tables can be booked on weekdays from September through March. Recommended timing is 12-2 p.m.

    Please note that at certain times of year table space becomes unavailable due to activities such as student government elections.

    Advertising

    Your visit to campus will be listed on our MyCareer events and workshops calendar, visible to all students.

    Office Hours

    Career Services can book space in our on-site interview rooms or workshop rooms for you to meet one-on-one with interested students to discuss your company, industry and future job opportunities. Typically, each one-on-one session lasts for 15-30 minutes and students register ahead of time to attend.

    Cost

    The costs associated with holding office hours can be found below:

      • First room: $100
      • Each additional room: $50​

      The price includes setup, scheduling, and advertising.

      Timing

      Office hours can be booked on weekdays from September-November and January-March. Typically, office hours are booked in two-hour time slots.

      Advertising

      Your visit to campus will be listed on our MyCareer events and workshops calendar, visible to all students.

      Other Events

      Interested in another recruitment event such as a mock interview session, design challenge, or coding competition? Career Services is here to help with the logistics of your event. Contact our staff team today.

      Contact Us
      Email qocr@queensu.ca
      Or phone Events & Employer Development at 613-533-6189

      Disability?
      Career Services would be pleased to assist you with specific disability accommodations or alternate formats needed during your visit to our centre. Please contact us at 613-533-2992.