Information for Recent Graduates


information for recent grads

Am I eligible?

If you are an undergraduate student and will/have graduated from UTM November 2018 - June 2020 then you are eligible to apply to this program. We are working with candidates from all disciplines and backgrounds.

We also encourage you to complete the following to online workshops before applying for RGOP:

1) Know Yourself:

2) Now That I’m Graduating What’s Next:


How does this program work?

This program is designed to help you transition from the classroom to the workplace through scheduled group work and career coaching. To be eligible for paid work placements, you must travel through the program as a cohort and complete the following three components:

  1. Introduction to RGOP & Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  2. Resume & Cover Letter Writing Working Session
  3. Effective Interviews
  4. Learning to Utilize LinkedIn

In addition, you will be invited to participate in mandatory coaching sessions, optional events, and workshops to enhance your overall job search.


Important Dates (Session 1: Oct. 29, 2020 - Jan. 15, 2021)

Oct. 5, 2020

Applications Due

Oct. 3-18, 2020

Candidate Interviews

Oct. 21, 2020

Candidate Offers

Oct. 24, 2020

Deadline to submit acceptance form

Oct. 29, 2020

Module #1: RGOP & Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Nov. 11, 2020

Module #2: Resume & Cover Letter Writing Working Session

Nov. 17, 2020 Module #3: Introduction to Interviews

Nov. 20, 2020

Module #4: Using LinkedIn Effectively 

Nov. 23 – Dec. 18, 2020

RGOP Candidate Mock Interviews & Coaching Appointments



Am I guaranteed a work placement?

While the Career Centre has a limited number of placements and will do its best to offer candidates a work placement, there is no guarantee.

View some of our past placements. 


How do I apply to this program?

To apply to this program, you will need to complete the following steps as outlined on the Get Started Page. 


I have more questions

To have your general questions answered, you can always call the Career Centre at 905-828-5451. If you have specific questions about the application, how this program will benefit you, or what type of placements are available, please feel free to email



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