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

Join Career Boost

We're excited to invite you to our new summer work experience program aimed at dually supporting Ontario's growing businesses and nurturing graduate talent.

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 offers 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).

- All positions are paid, and subsidized by Ryerson University.

- Eligible Ryerson participants include: Undergraduate and Graduate (Masters) degree 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.

- 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 (under 250 or less employees) and located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

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?

Email us at careerboost@ryerson.ca

Post an Opportunity on our Job Board

Ryerson University is a founder of Magnet, an award-winning job search platform that connects employers with top student talent, quickly and easily. Take advantage of Magnet's innovative filters to target job seekers based on education, skills, 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 dramatically reduce hiring costs and the time it takes to find and connect with the best students and recent graduates matching your needs.

To find the best candidate for your position, go to ryerson.magnet.today to create an Employer profile and post your position.

*Web browser requirements: Internet Explorer 11 or Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. 

Why Magnet?

  • Create a free post that prompts job seekers to submit applications on your careers site or through email
  • Target candidates using Magnet’s skills, work experience and diversity filters 
  • Use the built-in Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to review profiles of qualified applicants
    *Review all Student Search applicants for free. Review matched Workplace Search applicants for $9.99 each. 
            
  • Track recruitment activities and receive hiring related news on your Employer Homepage                                                        

Posting Guidelines:

  • The Ryerson Career Centre reserves the right to decline posting positions of external employers to the University

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

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

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

  • The Ryerson Career Centre does not accept unpaid internships.  For information on the legalities of unpaid internships in Ontario, please go to www.labour.gov.on.ca and search “unpaid internships”.                                                                             
  • Do not include contact details and application instructions in the body of your job description, or your posting will not be approved. You can collect applications through Magnet or candidates can be directed to an email address or another web page, such as the Careers Section of your website.

 

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.