Information for Recent Graduates


information for recent grads

Am I eligible?

If you are an undergraduate student and will/have graduated from UTM between June 2019 - June 2021 then you are eligible to apply to this program. We are working with candidates from all disciplines and backgrounds.

We encourage you to complete the following 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 4 components:

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


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


Please note: All workshops and appointments will be virtual for the Spring/Summer 2021 Cohort.


Important Dates for RGOP
Important Dates Description
May 25, 2021 Applications Due
May 31 – June 18, 2021 Candidate Interviews
June 22, 2021 Candidate Offers
June 24, 2021 Deadline to submit acceptance form
July 5, 2021 Workshop #1: Introduction to RGOP
July 8, 2021 Workshop #2: Resume & Cover Letter Writing
July 14, 2021 Workshop #3: Effectively Using LinkedIn
Week of July 19, 2021 Workshop #4: Effective Interviews   
July 19 – August 18, 2021 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.


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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