Career Connections

Disrupted Career Connections brings together industry professionals with tech students, preparing to enter the workforce. This speed-dating styled employment expo focuses on showcasing the robust employment opportunities in the Manitoba tech sector.  

Meet the companies

Clear Concepts, an IT award-winning company, based in Winnipeg, has been in business for over 18 years. Clear Concepts assesses, deploys, and maintains technology for a variety of businesses and non-profit organizations including Healthcare, Education, and Transportation, not only in Winnipeg but throughout Western Canada.
Online is a Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity consultancy. We combine the best technology, business, and security practices, keep people at the forefront, and lead Clients through the transformation process. It is this holistic approach that adds value, ensuring our Clients meet their goals. We place great emphasis on our culture so that we continue being a great place to work and a great place for our Clients to work with. We are proud to have made the “Best Workplaces in Canada” list for the past 15 consecutive years.
Neo Financialis a digital fintech that is looking to reimagine the way banking happens here in Canada. We currently have 2 main products: a high interest savings account and a credit card that is tied into a comprehensive rewards program. We have partnered with thousands of local and national merchants to give our customers real time cash back.
NTT DATA Services is a digital business and IT services leader. Using a consultative approach, they leverage industry expertise and leading-edge technologies powered by AI, automation, and cloud to create practical and scalable solutions that contribute to society and help clients worldwide. Their global team deliver integrated portfolios, including consulting, applications, data intelligence and analytics, hybrid infrastructure, workplace, cybersecurity, and business process services to help organizations accelerate and sustain value throughout their digital journeys.
Avanade was born in the year 2000 by two industry giants – Accenture and Microsoft – Avanade had one goal: deliver innovative services and solutions to enterprises worldwide using the Microsoft platform.

We bring together the world’s largest community of experts on Microsoft-based solutions with 75,000+ skilled professionals across Avanade and Accenture.
AGDATA is the most trusted provider of data collection and management, marketing program management, and analytical solutions for their Crop and Animal Health industry clients. With data services at the core—surrounded by an extensible array of streamlined software solutions—our unified platform represents over three decades of innovation and expertise in the agriculture, crop protection, specialty chemical and animal health industries.
Pollard Banknote partners with lotteries around the world to create and market high performing instant games and solutions that excite and engage players. Focused on innovating within the lottery market, we also provide industry-leading retail and digital solutions.

Meet the schools

The University of Winnipeg’s, Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) offers an unique education model that blends university-level academics with practical hands-on experience to fully expand the potential of our students. Their programs specialize in high-growth career fields with strong employment prospects such as project management, human resources, business systems analysis, management, network and ICT security, and marketing, public relations and strategic communication, to name a few. They also offer a vast array of training opportunities to meet the needs of all kinds of students - from those requiring basic skill upgrading to those looking to redefine their careers.
Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education to more than 3,000 full and part-time students in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.
RRC Polytech is Manitoba’s largest institute of applied learning and research, and take pride in preparing our students to become leaders in their fields.
Robertson College is providing students with essential skills so they can realize and share their true potential with the world. Many benefits go beyond the education itself. Studying with Robertson includes other assistance that will lead toward a successful career.
University of Manitoba attracts people from around the world who share their ideals and vision for positive change. They believe in embracing challenges and taking action. Their students, researchers and alumni bring their unique voices to learning and discovery, shaping new ways of doing things and contributing to important conversations in topics that matter most, from human rights to global health to climate change. They are where imagination and action collide.
L'Université de Saint-Boniface est un établissement postsecondaire qui abrite à la fois une université et une école technique et professionnelle. Son mandat est d’offrir une formation de qualité en français à sa clientèle étudiante. Ce faisant, il facilite l’épanouissement des collectivités francophones et francophiles du Manitoba et du Canada sur le plan linguistique, culturel, économique et social.
MITT provides certificate, post-graduate, and diploma-level technical training for career-oriented post-secondary and secondary students in four clusters of specialization: information and business technology, health care, human services, and skilled trades.
Since 1965 Herzing College has been recognized as a leader for career-focused, market driven diploma programs. Campuses located in Ontario, Manitoba and Québec and online.

Benefits to Employers

Meet highly skilled and motivated youth through personalized ‘face-to-face’ sessions at Career Connections. Search the student directory to support your current and future recruiting needs. The curated directory allows companies to search through profiles easily before and after the conference, making it an efficient and cost-effective recruitment tool.

How it works

  • Companies get to know students before the conference by searching the specially curated student directory.
  • Member companies showcase their workplace and current job opportunities at a pitch session
  • Approximately 100 students will participate and listen to the company pitches (students are upcoming graduates, enrolled in tech-centric programs).
  • Following the workplace pitches, company representatives move into breakout rooms and meet the students ‘face-to-face’ for speed-dating styled interviews.

Build a team

Looking for talent? If you are Tech Manitoba or New Media Manitoba members looking for tech talent, we’re here to help! Connect with Marie at

Are you a near-graduating post-secondary student enrolled in a tech program? If you would like to participate in Career Connections to meet potential employers please reach out to Elise at Tech Manitoba