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The TechTalent Accelerator is a training program designed to launch the next generation of industry-ready talent for the Canadian Technology sector. The program is a collaboration between Ryerson, CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) and its member companies.


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Open to undergraduate and graduate students from relevant degree programs like Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Business, Marketing, Human Resources, Arts, the program provides industry-specific exposure, training and experiential learning opportunities. Undergraduates and Graduates develop a strong understanding of the Canadian Technology industry and obtain the hands-on experience necessary for transitioning into the industry.

What are our industry partners looking for in new talent?

Skills that Industry Partners are Looking for Bar Chart
Skill Percentage of Industry Partners Looking for Skill
Sales Skills 57.1%
Business Support 19%
Technical Skills 66.7%
Project Management 4.8%
Subject Matter Expertise 4.8%

What top transferable
skills should new talent possess?

Top transferrable skills diagram
Transferable Skills Percentage of Industry Partners that Rated Transferable Skill as Important
Communication 95%
Problem Solving 48%
Customer Service 33%
Project Management
Collaboration 19%


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