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Gain Work Experience

A career is composed of and built on numerous experiences (e.g. employment, internship, volunteering) that allow you to acquire skills and expertise in various areas. The Career Centre can assist you in finding and preparing for these opportunities, and articulating these experiences in your career search.

In this section, we will give you some ideas about where you can gain valuable career experiences. Start early and start now in paving your own career path!

International Experience: Broaden your horizon by gaining experience abroad. Learn about the benefits and challenges of working abroad, things you should consider and act on, as well as resources on campus that will help you with such planning.

Internships & Co-ops: Learn about the purpose of internships and co-op work terms on this page, and the important questions you should ask yourself when considering these work placements. Also learn where you can find these opportunities on and off campus.

On Campus Jobs: There are many part-time employment opportunities on campus that provide excellent experiential learning for skill development. Learn about these programs and how to apply.

Opportunities at Ryerson: Other than part-time employment, there are many avenues through which Ryerson students can get involved on campus. From student leadership positions to zone learning for budding entrepreneurs, you can find opportunities to gain valuable experiences here.