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Career Boost Off Campus Program

Career Boost Off-Campus is a summer work experience program designed to help Ryerson students and recent graduates participating in Ryerson’s student employee development program, Career Checkpoint, find employment opportunities with a small or medium enterprise (SME) or a non-profit in the Greater Toronto Area.

Program Quick Facts

  • All positions are paid, starting at $14.00
  • The summer program runs for 12 weeks, starting in May through August
  • Summer positions are 24-40 hours per week and located in the Greater Toronto Area
  • Students are matched to employers by Ryerson Career Boost team members who will also follow the students progress with the employer throughout the work term
  • Career Boost approval is not required


Who is eligible?

Career Boost Off Campus is open to the following groups:

  • Undergraduate degree students
  • Graduate Masters degree students
  • Chang School of Continuing Education students
  • Alumni who have graduated less than 24 months prior to the work term start date


How do you apply?




For more information, email

Equity Seeking Group Job Boards

If you identify with one or more equity seeking groups, you’ll find there may be more job and career resources for you. Here is a list of resources if you identify as: Aboriginal & First Nations People, International, LGBTT2SQQIA, Person with a Disability, and or Woman.

Industry Job Boards

There are a lot of websites and job boards you can go to for job postings — but many of them cover a broad range of careers. Here is a list of resources we’ve found to help narrow your job search by industry.

LinkedIn Jobs

Leverage the world’s largest professional network to connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Jobs to harness the power of your network and get hired. LinkedIn Jobs surfaces insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search.


Magnet uses powerful job-matching technology to connect students with employers quickly, securely and easily. Login today to create a profile, showcase your work and experience, and be matched to career opportunities.

For more tips, read: 'Conducting Your Job Search' in CAREER COMPASS

Check out our Job Search Tutorial, or
join us at our next Tutorial or Workshop on Job Search Strategies.