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After graduation, UAlberta MBA graduates have gone on to establish distinguished careers in every sector of business in Canada and across the world. Our graduates share a strong knowledge base readily applied in the business world, a strong network of fellow alumni, and the Alberta MBA degree. Alberta MBA graduates will help you move your business forward.

There are many ways to connect with UAlberta MBA students. Whether you are looking to hire a recent graduate, get help with a business challenge with a summer intern, or connect with students as they complete the program, the MBA Career Management Centre is here to help.


Summer Internships
The UAlberta MBA Internship Program allows you to drive your business forward this summer by bringing on an MBA student intern. By hiring an MBA intern, you gain not only a business solution but the opportunity to build your employer brand with an emerging talent pool and to support the development of Alberta's future business leaders.

At a quick glance, MBA internships:
  • Take place from May through August each year
  • Usually 3-4 months in length
  • Typically requires students to address a business challenge and present

Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 20 years. Working with 70 universities, 6,000 companies, and both federal and provincial governments, we build partnerships that support industrial and social innovation in Canada.

Mitacs was founded in 1999 as a Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence, dedicated to supporting applied and industrial research in mathematical sciences and associated disciplines. In 2003, we launched a research internship program designed to increase the deployment of highly educated graduates into the private sector. Open to all disciplines since 2007, Mitacs has expanded in response to industrial and university needs, including programs in R&D management, professional skills development, and international research training. Mitacs is committed to its core vision of supporting research-based innovation and continues to work closely with its partners in industry, academia, and government.

From aerospace systems to childhood literacy rates, Mitacs-funded research helps to strengthen connections, improve economic performance, and create jobs. Over the past 20 years, we have supported more than 20,000 research projects, trained more than 33,000 student and postdoc career-skills participants, and supported more than 3,600 international research collaborations.


SWPP (Student Work Placement Program)

The Student Work Placement program gives post-secondary students in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and business programs across Canada paid work experience related to their field of study. Over 11,500 paid student work placements will be created by this program through 2021.

Funding has expanded to include health industries.

For more information, contact us and visit, https://www.cewilcanada.ca/cgi/page.cgi/Studentworkplacementprogram.html.
Recruiting UAlberta MBA Graduates
There is no charge for posting an opportunity with our office. At the Alberta School of Business, we use CareerConnect, a Job Posting and Recruitment system that allows for a barrier-free link between employers, students, new graduates, and alumni.

CareerConnect allows you to:
  • Post and manage job opportunities
  • Manage job application materials from your candidates
  • Schedule and organize interviews
  • Request space at the Alberta School of Business for interviews and information sessions
  • Plan for online or virtual recruitment