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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.
- 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 24 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.