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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 program pages to learn more about the specific opportunities within each program.

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

Work Placement Resources & Support

  • Expertise, guidance and resources through Placement Advisors
  • Access to the Job Portal
  • Networking events

Support with:

  • 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
  • international students in their Canadian job search and assisting domestic students seeking international work experience

Networking Events

The Faculty of Business 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

Students at career fair

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

Key Placement Employers

Business Programs – Degrees, Diplomas and Business Graduate Certificates

3M Company

Bank of Montreal

BMO Nesbitt Burns

Canada Post

Cargolink Worldwide Ltd.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation

CIBC City of Brampton; City of Toronto; City of Mississauga

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts

Fedex Express

FLARE Magazine

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Goodwill

Greater Toronto Airport Authority

Harbourfront Centre

Harry Rosen Inc.

Holt Renfrew

Hudson’s Bay

Hydro One Networks Inc.

Labatt

Longo Brothers Fruit Market Inc.

Magna International Inc.

Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment

Metrolinx

PC Financial Services

Ontario Power Generation

Panalpina World Transportation Ltd.

Pattison Outdoor

Progistix Solutions

Rexall / Pharma Plus

Rogers Communications

Samsung

Scotiabank

SOCAN

Softchoice

TD Canada Trust

The Great West Life Assurance Company

Ticketmaster

Tim Horton’s TDL Head Office

TJX Canada Inc. (Winners, HomeSense, Marshalls)

Toronto Transit Commission

Universal Music Canada

Woodbine Entertainment Group

Bachelor of Applied Arts – Paralegal Studies

Accident Resolution Group

Allan S. Blott Q.C. Professional Corporation

Borden Ladner Gervais

Dentons LLP

DollakLaw

Pace Law

Singer Kwinter