Defence Team Career and Networking Fair

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 (All day)
Off-campus address: 
111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
Registration required: 
Cost to attend: 
Free of charge
Event language: 


  • Showcase the diversity of tasks and occupations that exist within DND/CAF. 
  • Identify to DND employees where there are areas of growth and employment gaps.
  • Promote the importance and potential of internal growth, retention and career development.
  • Showcase the civilian and military career opportunities available to students.
  • Showcase civilian DND positions for those CAF personnel facing transition post-retirement.   
  • CAF members, DND employees and students can connect with functional and organizational leaders.
  • Location
    • Ottawa – 111 Sussex Drive.
    • Regional locations (Halifax, Petawawa, Esquimalt, Kingston, Montreal, Gagetown, Edmonton)
    • Virtually:


  • Panel speakers on“Keys to Success: Candid advice on how to succeed in your career”
  • Workshops tied to professional development and career progression i.e., Mentoring, Coaching, Activity-Based Working, Alternative Work Arrangements, Mental Health & Wellness - Resilience, Public Service Hiring and Career Transition.
  • Internal organizations to showcase their programs and respond to questions at booths, i.e. National Student Hiring Team, CANSOFCOM, CAF recruiting and Career Development Programs such as Finance, Procurement, Science & Technology, Engineering and much more!
  • A networking event, "Career Connections", to meet with hiring managers.