Recent Graduate Opportunities Program

Note: Thank you for your interest in the Recent Graduate Opportunities Program. Due to the fact that we have had many student applications and great interest from employers, we are currently working to place students.  

For a temporarily period, we will not be accepting further applications from recent graduates. Please check this page regularly to see when applications open up again;  the page will be updated in the upcoming weeks. (updated February 5, 2019)

recent graduate opportunities program

What is it?

With support from the Government of Ontario’s Career Ready Fund, the Recent Graduate Opportunities Program is a preparatory and placement program for recent graduates (up to 2 years after graduation). This program will offer you one-on-one career coaching in addition to an opportunity to be an exclusive candidate for a paid placement  with an organization around the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), in particular, GTA-West.

Benefits for recent grads

The goal of this program is to help you make a successful transition from the classroom to the workplace. By the end of it, you will have:

  • Understood workplace cultures
  • Developed employability skills needed for success in the workplace
  • Undertaken a paid placement in an organization and gained experience for your resume

Benefits for employers

  • Gain early access to recent graduates from UTM
  • Hire candidates who have graduated from multidisciplinary programs
  • Have the support of the Career Centre in ensuring candidates have a smooth transition to the workplace


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