Student Program

The CIM Virtual Convention + EXPO is the ultimate professional networking opportunity. Student registration provides access to the full delegate package: access to the plenary session, keynotes, over 150 technical presentations, CIM EXPO, student program, field trips, and networking opportunities!



Your critical path to success

Never mind getting a foot in the door, the student and young professionals program has four days of programming designed to swing that door open.



A keynote speaker will help participants set clear goals and networking strategies to complement their education and training for career success and lifelong growth. 

Career Coaching

Career coach Mike Bird will give participants the tools they need to plan their next move, distinguish themselves as candidates and land their first "real" job faster.

Get in Front of the Experts

Showcase your talents to an international delegation of mining professionals on a wide range of topics in the student poster competition. Present your work and compete with peers for prizes and gain recognition for your work.

Speed Mentorship

Join round tables with a mentor and within a 20-minute time limit, ask questions about their experience in the industry, how they got started and what advice they have for you as you begin your own journey. Then, chat with the next mentor!

Industry Meet and Greet

With topics provided beforehand, meet with industry professionals to discuss key themes and issues in small, structured breakout sessions.



Student Poster Competition

Showcase your talents to leading mining industry professionals. Put your best foot forward and submit an abstract online before March 19, on topics ranging from digital transformation, environmental engagement to changing world of health and safety. Cash prizes will be presented to three winners at the end of the convention.

Don't miss this opportunity to participate in the CIM Virtual Convention + EXPO!






Join us at CIMVTL21

Register by April 2 to get our early bird registration rates!