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Connect with Ryerson's talented and diverse community of students and alumni using our off campus jobs Career Boost Off Campus Program or through our job posting platform partner - Magnet.

Join the Career Boost Off Campus Program

We're excited to invite you to our new summer work experience program aimed at dually supporting Ontario's growing businesses and nurturing students, our professionals in training, and new graduates.

Career Boost provides organizations an opportunity to hire Ryerson talent to meet a business need or support specific teams/projects, and to build your employer brand at Ryerson.

Career Boost Off Campus supports employers that offer paid off campus employment opportunities to Ryerson students actively seeking to gain hands-on experience, build their professional portfolio, make industry connections, and move forward in achieving their long-term career goals.

 

Quick Facts

- Positions run full time (35 hours per week), May to August period (approximately 12 weeks)

- Positions are subsidized for up to 40 hours per week over a 12 week period from May-September (opportunities for recent graduates and alumni may start and end at any time during the year)

- Eligible Ryerson participants include: Undergraduate and Graduate degree students, Chang/continuing education students, and alumni who have graduated less than 12 months prior to the internship start date

- Ryerson Career Boost Program Team works with employers and students throughout the employment period to ensure work expectations and professional development needs are being met

- Positions are subsidized for up to 40 hours per week over a 12 week period from May-September. Opportunities for recent graduates may start and end at anytime during the academic year

- Employers are responsible for ensuring that the student receives a direct staff supervisor who is able to regularly meet with the student for development meetings throughout the duration of the role

 

Who is eligible?

The program is open to non-profit organizations and small/medium enterprises (500 employees or fewer) and located in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area (GTHA).

As part of our commitment to fostering diversity within the wider community, and in assisting our students and alumni in surmounting traditional labour market barriers, we welcome employers who would contribute to its’ further diversification including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

 

What positions are expected?

Positions should provide a student with an opportunity to develop skills or competencies needed in today’s employment market and to build their professional portfolio.

 

How to get involved? Further questions?

To post a Career Boost Off Campus position, please use this form.

Questions about the Career Boost Off Campus program? Contact us at careerboost@ryerson.ca for assistance.

Post an Opportunity on our Job Board

Ryerson University is a founder of Magnet, an award-winning job search platform that connects employers with student talent, quickly and easily. Take advantage of Magnet's innovative filters to target job seekers based on skills, work experience and diversity employment group

Magnet empowers communities, organizations and job seekers to search, find and share jobs and opportunities. Magnet's goal is to connect you with the best students and recent graduates that meet your recruitment needs.

Visit https://magnet.whoplusyou.com/lp/ryerson/employers to create an Employer profile and post your position.

Why Magnet?

  • Create a job posting that targets candidates that meet your job profile 

  • Leverage Magnet’s built-in Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to review profiles of qualified applicants, and download their resumes

  • Direct applicants to apply on your careers site or through email

  • Track recruitment activities and receive hiring related news on your Employer Homepage

Posting Guidelines:

  • Ryerson Career Centre and Magnet reserve the right to decline posting positions of external employers to the University

  • All job postings must meet all federal and provincial legislation.

  • Ryerson Career Centre  and Magnet will not approve job postings for positions that require applicants to pay a fee to secure the position.

  • Ryerson Career Centre and Magnet will not approve job postings that are franchise opportunities, volunteer opportunities, and business opportunities.

  • Ryerson Career Centre does not accept unpaid internships unless it meets a degree requirement.  For information on the legalities of unpaid internships in Ontario, please go to www.labour.gov.on.ca and search “unpaid internships”.                                                                             
  • Questions or requests to promote your Magnet job position on campus can be directed to Chi-Chi Egbo, Campus Engagement Specialist, at cegbo@ryerson.ca.
Share Your Co-op Experience

Ryerson University has a variety of programs that connect current students to industry experience while still enrolled in university. Employers that hire and train students as part of an approved program often benefit from tax incentives

To learn which Ryerson programs have a co-op/internship component, view our Experiential Learning Opportunities Department Listing [PDF]

Visit Ryerson

For more ways to find talent from Ryerson, visit Connect with Students.