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Humber programs offer unique work-integrated learning opportunities to prepare students for their future careers. Students apply what they’ve learned in class and in real world environments through a wide range of academic, community and industry partnerships. These work-integrated and experiential learning opportunities may include field placements, practicums, clinical placements, co-operative education work terms, internships, applied research projects, or service learning. Check the chart below to learn more about the specific opportunities within each program.

Job Postings

Login to the Faculty of Business Job Portal to view full-time, part-time, summer and volunteer positions on this site. Easy search and application processes. Viewable account history. 

Work Placement Benefits

  • Valuable real world learning and enhanced employment opportunities
  • In addition to course credits, students gain relevant on-the-job work experience and often secure future job opportunities upon graduation
  • Social skills such as developing people skills and enhancing personal maturity
  • Smoother transitions from academia to paid employment
  • Better prepares students with self-marketing skills and job acquiring strategies
  • When entering the workforce, higher salaries and overall levels of job satisfaction are reported by students who have participated in work placements

Networking Events

The Placement Centre hosts many events to provide students with the opportunity to explore areas of interest by learning about various career fields and connecting with employers and alumni.

  • Job and Career Fairs
  • Campus Recruitment
  • Information Sessions
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Workshops
  • Industry Panels
  • Guest Speakers

Get The Support You Need For A Successful Work Placement

Beyond the job portal and networking events, students have access to Placement Advisors that offer support throughout the work placement experience. 

Students at a job fair

Watch the video to see students learning about various career fields and connecting with employers at the first annual Fall Career Fair.

Work Placement Support

  • Expertise, guidance and resources
  • Self-assessment
  • Resume and cover letter preparation
  • Interview strategies including mock interviews with industry professionals
  • Professional branding strategies (i.e. LinkedIn)
  • Networking strategies and opportunities
  • Job search techniques and guidance to research and interpret relevant and current information about careers and the labour market
  • Special events, guest speakers, job search related workshops and information sessions
  • Volunteer, placement and employment opportunities
  • Supporting international students in their Canadian job search and assisting domestic students seeking international work experience

Placement Advisors

Placement Advisors help guide you through the placement process, start to finish. Search by Program Name to find your Placement Advisor, or contact Antoniette Di Marco, Manager, Placement Centre, 416.675.6622 ext. 3662.

Find your placement advisor by choosing your program below


Paid Work Term Criteria

The Paid Work Term is a mandatory part of the program’s curriculum, and must be completed as a prerequisite for subsequent courses and to graduate from the degree program

  • Duration of the Paid Work Term is 14 weeks/420 hours and takes place during the summer before Semester 7 (between years 3 and 4)
  • The placement must be relevant to the degree program and the curriculum
  • It is the responsibility of the student to understand and comply with the requirements of the Paid Work Term component of the program
  • Placement Advisors support the students in securing their placements
    • Business Career Development Class
    • One-on-one job coaching and job search strategy sessions
    • On-going support to students and employers while students are in the workplace

Employers

We welcome the opportunity to assist Industry Partners with their recruitment needs. Visit the Hire A Humber Student for Employers.

Work Placement Criteria by Program

The Faculty of Business has a number of programs with a mandatory work placement component. Work terms are generally completed within a scheduled time period in the final year of study.

Degree Placement Period Availability Placement Advisor
Accounting 14 weeks/420 hours Summer Mary Cantisano
ext. 3508
Digital Business Management 14 weeks/420 hours Summer Aseela Tahir
ext. TBD
Fashion Management 14 weeks/420 hours Summer Jindy Singh
ext. 4085
Finance 14 weeks/420 hours Summer Mary Cantisano
ext. 3508
Healthcare Management 14 weeks/420 hours Summer Sheena Ordinario
ext. 79252
Hospitality and Tourism Management 14 weeks/420 hours Summer Stephanie Kratz
ext. 4580
Human Resources Management 14 weeks/420 hours Summer Sheena Ordinario
ext. 79252
International Business 14 weeks/420 hours Summer Andrew Bascome
ext. 3232
International Development 14 weeks/420 hours Summer John Lewis
ext. 3307
Management Studies 14 weeks/420 hours Summer  Aseela Tahir
ext. TBD
Marketing 14 weeks/420 hours Summer Jindy Singh
ext. 4085
Paralegal Studies 14 weeks/420 hours Summer Mary Anne Myers
ext. 3507
Supply Chain Management 14 weeks/420 hours Summer Andrew Bascome
ext. 3232
Diploma Placement Period Availability Placement Advisor
Accounting, Co-op 3 x 4 months/Full-time Fall/Winter/Summer Mary Cantisano
ext. 3508
Baking Pastry Arts Management 7 weeks (280 hours) Winter Andrew Bascome
ext. 3232
Business - Accounting - 2 year 84 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Mary Cantisano
ext. 3508
Business - Marketing 84 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Sanjukta Das
ext. 4757
Business Administration   84 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Aseela Tahir
ext. TBD
Business Administration - Accounting  - 3 year 84 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Mary Cantisano
ext. 3508
Business Administration - Professional Golf Management 2 x 18 to 24 weeks/Full-time Summer/Fall Andrew Vento
ext. 3220
Business Administration Co-op 2 x 15 weeks/Full-time Fall/Winter/Summer Aseela Tahir
ext. TBD
Business Management  84 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Sanjukta Das
ext. 4757
Business Management - Financial Services 150 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Richard Kingston
ext. 3227
Culinary Management 7 weeks (280 hours) Winter Andrew Bascome
ext. 3232
Fashion Arts & Business 2 x 84 hours Fall/Winter  Jindy Singh
ext. 4085
Hospitality - Event Management 7 weeks/280 hours Winter Stephanie Kratz
ext. 4580
Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management 12 weeks/280 hours Winter Stephanie Kratz
ext. 4580
Law Clerk  133 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Mary Anne Myers
ext. 3507
Paralegal Education 133 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Mary Anne Myers
ext. 3507
Recreation and Leisure Services 15 weeks/250 hours Winter Andrew Bascome
ext. 3232
Sport Management 2 x 12 weeks (250+250) Winter/Fall Andrew Bascome
ext. 3232
Tourism - Travel Services Management 7 weeks/224 hours Winter Stephanie Kratz
ext. 4580
Graduate Certificate Placement Period Availability Placement Advisor
Advertising - Media Management 160 hours Fall/Winter/Summer

Jindy Singh
ext. 4085

Alternative Dispute Resolution  160 hours Winter/Summer Mary Lee
ext. 3494
Business Management - Entrepreneurial Enterprise  160 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Sheena Ordinario
ext. 79252
Culinary Skills 7 weeks (280 hours) Summer/Fall Andrew Bascome
ext. 3232
Event Management 160 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Stephanie Kratz
ext. 4580
Fashion Management and Promotions 160 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Jindy Singh
ext. 4085
Financial Planning 4 weeks Summer Richard Kingston
ext. 3227
Fundraising Management 280 hours Summer Samantha Jones
ext. 3583
Global Business Management 320 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Sheena Ordinario
ext. 79252
Hospitality and Tourism Operations Management 8 weeks/256 hours Summer Stephanie Kratz
ext. 4580
Human Resources Management 160 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Sheena Ordinario
ext. 79252
Insurance Management - Property and Casualty 160 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Sheena Ordinario
ext. 79252
International Development 8 weeks Summer Susan MacGregor
ext. 3032
Marketing Management 160 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Jindy Singh
ext. 4085
Paralegal 120 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Mary Anne Myers
ext. 3507
Professional Accounting Practice 160 hours Summer/Fall Mary Cantisano 
ext. 3508
Public Administration  8 weeks/320 hours Fall/Winter/Summer Sheena Ordinario
ext. 79252
Sports Business Management  10 + 6 weeks (210+210) Winter Andrew Bascome
ext. 3232