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Advanced Digital and Professional Training (ADaPT)

ADaPT is a work-integrated learning (WIL) program that addresses the gap between employer needs and graduate skills through intensive training. The program is facilitated by Ryerson University's TRSM Diversity Institute., opens in new window

ADaPT provides training in digital skills, communications, research, business financials, networking and much more. Read more about ADaPT Core training here.

ADaPT helps match new grads with paid work placements.

ADaPT works to enhance the employment prospects of recent university graduates to prepare them to enter the workforce. Please be advised that while the ADaPT team helps new grads find meaningful employment, it is not guaranteed that they will be matched.

Eligibility Criteria

Interested in applying for ADaPT? This program is competitive, and you will be required to submit an application before you are accepted.

If you're applying for ADaPT Core, you must be a post-secondary student in your final semester of study OR a recent graduate (within the last three years). Both undergraduate and graduate students and alumni are welcome to apply. Non-Ryerson students and alumni are eligible for ADaPT.

The ADaPT Core program is typically for recent graduates and final year students in arts, social sciences, humanities, design and business programs. If you're not a student or graduate of one of these programs, reach out to us at, and we'll see what we can do for you!

Applications for ADaPT Core TorontoADaPT Core Calgary and ADaPT Atlantic are currently closed.

For the ADaPT Toronto waiting list, click here., external link

For the ADaPT Calgary waiting list, google formclick here., external link

For the ADaPT Atlantic waiting list, click here., external link

ADaPT Streams

There are a number of ADaPT streams that differ based on delivery partners, workshop training, participant background, and program format. For general questions, please visit our FAQ page.