Recruitment Event: Summer Opportunities, Part 2

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Event Format

Date: Jan 28, 2022 (Friday)
Time: 11am - 1pm EST
Location: Online (Zoom meeting)

Agenda
11:00 a.m. Opening remarks and employer presentations
11:50 a.m. Networking in breakout rooms
12:58 p.m. Closing remarks

The event will begin with 3-minute introductory presentations from each employer in the main room.
During networking, each organization will be assigned their own breakout room. You may join as many different breakout rooms as you'd like.

 


Why Attend

  • Connect with a different group of 10 more employers in a small group setting.
  • Explore a range of available summer opportunities (full-time jobs, part-time jobs, volunteer positions, and internships) offered by different types of employers.
  • Have your questions answered by recruiters and hiring managers.
  • Develop your networking skills and build relationships.
  • Receive a preparation guide simply by registering.
  • Opportunity to WIN 1 of 3 eGift Cards to the U of T Bookstore, each valued at $50!
    (We're giving out a total of 15 eGift Cards this week - 3 per event. The more events you attend, the higher your chance to win.)

 


Who Can Attend

Open to University of Toronto students and recent graduates from all years and programs of study. Registration is required to receive access link and preparation guide.

 


Participating Employers*

Please note: The information on each employer's available opportunities may change closer to the event date.

  1. Brightspark
  2. Camp Kodiak
  3. City of Toronto
  4. Enterprise Holdings
  5. Expeditors
  6. Flipp
  7. Indigo Park
  8. Moorelands Kids
  9. Royal Canadian Navy
  10. Vantage Marketing Canada

 


 

1. Brightspark

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Organization Description: Brightspark Canada is a part of WorldStrides, Brightspark itself is a company with more than 40 years of experience specializing in educational travel programs for students. Together, we plan overnight educational tours for schools across the country to a wide variety of destinations within Canada, the United States, and beyond! Brightspark’s goal is to serve up fun and inspiring travel experiences for students and their educators, and our team of educational Tour Leaders is a huge factor in our success. On the road, our Tour Leaders manage all onsite logistics, deliver lots of great destination information, and make sure everyone is having a positive travel experience.

Types of Opportunities: Summer

Number of Positions: 10-15

Hiring for: 

  • Tour Director
    • Description: We are hiring educational Tour Directors for trips to Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal and Niagara Falls in late April (as soon as exams are over) to June. We’re looking for dynamic, energetic individuals with strong leadership skills and a sense of adventure. Our training program fully prepares you for life on the road and develops your management and public speaking skills.  If you love to travel, love to learn, and enjoy working with students, please apply! 
    • Location: Toronto office; travel to Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Niagara Falls
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate

 


 

2. Camp Kodiak

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Organization Description: Have you always wanted to be someone's superhero? Are you looking to make a positive impact while gaining professional development? Camp Kodiak is an integrated overnight summer program for children and teens with & without Learning Disabilities, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. We offer an integrated social skills program, an academic program, and over 50 exciting activities.

Our staff is comprised of teachers, child & youth care workers, social workers and other professionals, as well as college and university students. Our staff often report that they gained admission to the program of their choice or landed their first professional assignment because of the Kodiak experience on their resume!

Types of Opportunities: Summer (Full-time)

Number of Positions: 15

Hiring for: 

  • Counsellors & Activity Specialists
    • Description: Duration: June 24 - August 21
      Gain practical experience for anyone interested in pursuing a career in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Childcare, Nursing, or Recreation & Leisure Studies; two months of experience to assist you in future interviews for career opportunities in your field of expertise; a chance to determine and develop your strengths and opportunities for growth before stepping into your career; professional leadership development in an informal and fun environment  
    • Location: Camp's location at McKellar, ON (all living expenses covered)
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    • Vacancies: 10
  • Advisors & Life Skills Specialists
    • Description: Duration: June 24 - September 4.
      Gain practical experience for anyone interested in pursuing a career in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Childcare, Nursing, or Recreation & Leisure Studies; two months of experience to assist you in future interviews for career opportunities in your field of expertise; a chance to determine and develop your strengths and opportunities for growth before stepping into your career; professional leadership development in an informal and fun environment  
    • Location: Camp's location at Burk's Falls, ON (all living expenses covered)
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    • Vacancies: 5

 


 

3. City of Toronto

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Organization Description: Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. The City of Toronto is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment where all employees and members of the public feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the public and the communities in which we live and serve.

Types of Opportunities: Summer (Internship - full-time hours)

Number of Positions: 140

Hiring for: 

  • IT Trainee
    • Description: This role is part of our Summer Internship Program.
    • Location: Toronto; Remote
    • Education level: Current student
  • Financial Trainee
    • Description: This role is part of our Summer Internship Program.
    • Location: Toronto; Remote
    • Education level: Current student
  • Research Trainee
    • Description: This role is part of our Summer Internship Program.
    • Location: Toronto; Remote
    • Education level: Current student
  • Administration Trainee
    • Description: This role is part of our Summer Internship Program.
    • Location: Toronto; Remote
    • Education level: Current student
  • Program Support Trainee
    • Description: This role is part of our Summer Internship Program.
    • Location: Toronto; Remote
    • Education level: Current student
  • Technical Trainee
    • Description: This role is part of our Summer Internship Program.
    • Location: Toronto; Remote
    • Education level: Current student
  • HR Trainee
    • Description: This role is part of our Summer Internship Program.
    • Location: Toronto; Remote
    • Education level: Current student

 


 

4. Enterprise Holdings

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Organization Description: Enterprise Holdings is a family-owned, world-class portfolio of brands. We operate a global network that covers nearly 100 countries, 80,000 dedicated team members, and 1.7 million vehicles taking customers wherever they need to go. In any way you want to think about it, we lead the transportation service industry. How did we get here? The fact is, we owe our success to each and every one of our people. That’s why we empower everyone on our team with opportunities for growth. Our mission, along with our uncompromising commitment to customers, has made Enterprise a genuine success story and a truly special place to work.

Types of Opportunities: Summer (Internship); Full-time Permanent

Number of Positions: 550+

Hiring for: 

  • Enterprise Management Trainee Internship
    • Description: Hit the ground running and get a jump-start on a great career with a full-time, paid Management Internship at Enterprise Holdings. For a season, we’ll put you in the middle of everything, just like our Management Trainees, and give you the chance to develop the skills you need for managing fleets, taking care of customers, developing marketing strategies and building relationships with customers and coworkers. This internship will be more than just a line on your resume. It’ll help you stand out from the crowd. And, if you need more motivation, many of our current managers started right as interns.
    • Location: Across Canada
    • Education level: Current student (graduating in Fall 2022 or Spring 2023)
    • Vacancies: 50-60
  • Enterprise Management Trainee
    • Description: Do you want to learn how to inspire and lead while getting valuable, hands-on experience across customer service, sales & marketing, finance and operations? If the answer’s a resounding yes, then a Management Trainee role is for you. With our help and guidance, you’ll quickly grow to understand how to manage a successful, multimillion-dollar business. Speaking of growth, we’ve got plenty of that in store for you, too. There’s training. There’s development. And an open-door policy that encourages informal mentoring. Plus, with our unique promote-from-within culture, you’ll always be making progress in your career – and flourishing in ways you’ve probably never imagined.
    • Location: Across Canada
    • Education level: Recent graduate
    • Vacancies: 500

 


 

5. Expeditors

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Organization Description: Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer
service based approach to logistics.

18,000 supply chain professionals; 250+ locations worldwide; Fortune 500 company

Organic Growth - Expeditors promotes from within. As a shining example, our CEO started as an entry level employee in our San Francisco office 41 years ago.

Types of Opportunities: Full-time

Number of Positions: 4

Hiring for: 

  • Management Trainee
    • Description: The Management Trainee Program is designed to give an overview of all products and services that Expeditors offers and to provide the trainee with the experience needed to hold the position of supervisor or higher upon completion of the program. The program involves not only the operations of each department, but also the finance, sales, retention and managerial aspects of every product and service. A candidate for this program must be self motivated, hard working, capable of working with limited supervision, and willing to travel during the program.
    • Location: Toronto; Remote
    • Education level: Current student (final year of study); Recent graduate
    • Vacancies: 2
  • Air Import Coordinator
    • Description: As an Air Import Coordinator, you’ll be tasked with ensuring timely and accurate movement of freight and information, while providing exceptional customer service.
    • Location: Toronto; Remote
    • Education level: Current student (final year of study); Recent graduate
    • Vacancies: 2

 


 

6. Flipp

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Organization Description: Flipp is a retail technology company that is reinventing the way people shop. We work with the largest retailers and manufacturers in the world to help them transform their business and connect them with tens of millions of shoppers through the next generation digital shopping marketplace. Our award-winning Flipp app is used by millions of shoppers every week to make better purchase decisions and to save 20-40% off their bill.

Want to gain real world experience in your desired field? Then you’ve come to the right place! Join the team that’s helping shoppers provide for their families by making life more affordable and inspiring retailers across North America to make the shift from print-to-digital.

Types of Opportunities: Internship (Summer; Full-time 12-16 month PEY)

Hiring for: 

  • Various internships and 12-16 month PEY placements
  • Brand Communications Intern / Co-op
  • Junior Design Intern / Co-op
  • HR Intern / Co-op
  • Strategy Planning Intern / Co-op​​​​​
  • Accounting Intern / Co-op
  • Sales Intern / Co-op
  • Data Engineer PEY (12-16 month placement) 
  • Software Engineer PEY (12-16 month placement)

 


 

7. Indigo Park

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Organization Description: Indigo Park is an industry leader and the most respected brand in parking and individual mobility, providing cutting-edge technology and innovation every step of the way. Our success comes from providing tailor-made, innovative solutions, first class customer service experience, continual evolution and an advanced vision of parking facilities.

Active in 11 countries and with more than 2,000 employees in Canada, we are present in airports, hospitals, hotels, clinics, school boards and more! Indigo believes that its strength lies primarily with its employees and is committed to sharing its success and promoting team spirit with them.

Types of Opportunities: Summer

Number of Positions: 20+

Hiring for: 

  • Flagger / Event Staff
    • Description: As a Flagger you will be responsible to deliver quality customer service, receive payments (if required) and facilitate the flow of traffic through the gates.
    • Location: Multiple locations available
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
  • Parking Attendant
    • Description: As the Attendant, you will be the first point of contact for arriving customers and assist in occasionally directing them to the appropriate parking locations.
    • Location: Multiple locations available
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
  • Car Valet Driver
    • Description: Drive customers’ vehicles to and from the designated parking location, Provide excellent customer service to high-end clientele and resolve inquiries.
    • Location: Multiple locations available
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate

 


 

8. Moorelands Kids

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Organization Description: Tucked away on 45 acres of sandy beaches and dense forests, accessible only by boat is Moorelands Camp. Each summer we serve over 600 economically disadvantaged children and youth from Toronto. It is our desire to see each child enjoy nature, gain social skills and experience personal growth; we do that through our intentional programs.

Working at Moorelands is demanding, challenging and rewarding! Our staff are positive, enthusiastic team players who put the needs of others before their own. They are ready for the challenge of being a strong influence, a consistent role model, and mentor to the youth who come to Moorelands. 

Camp sessions are week-long; staff enjoys 1 +½ days off in-between sessions, transportation to Toronto is provided for days off. As we are an overnight camp, staff are expected to stay onsite (room and board provided) throughout the week.

Types of Opportunities: Summer (Full-time)

Number of Positions: 25+

Hiring for: 

  • Cabin Leader
    • Description: With a co-worker, you are responsible for the safety and well-being of up to 10 youth.
    • Location: Camp's location at Dorset, ON (room and board provided; transportation to Toronto provided on days off)
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    • Vacancies: 15
  • Program Leader
    • Description: Lead daily programming and participate in other program areas.
    • Location: Camp's location at Dorset, ON (room and board provided; transportation to Toronto provided on days off)
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    • Vacancies: 5
  • Lifeguard
    • Description: Guard at the beach, teach swimming lessons and participate in other program areas. When applying, please check "Program Team" as your position of interest.
    • Location: Camp's location at Dorset, ON (room and board provided; transportation to Toronto provided on days off)
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    • Vacancies: 3
  • Supervisor – Wilderness and Environment Programming
    • Description: Lead outdoor living skills programs such as wilderness survival skills, cook out/camp out nights and nature science.
    • Location: Camp's location at Dorset, ON (room and board provided; transportation to Toronto provided on days off)
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    • Vacancies: 1
  • Program & Experience Leaders/Supervisors
    • Location: Camp's location at Dorset, ON (room and board provided; transportation to Toronto provided on days off)
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    • Vacancies: 3
  • More positions available

 


 

9. Royal Canadian Navy

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Organization Description: Join the Naval Reserve in Toronto, at HMCS YORK! Flexible part-time employment at home during the academic year, and full-time across Canada in the summer months; it’ll give you valuable work experience, help you pay for your education, and broaden your horizons, serving your country at sea, or from shore. So long as you are a Canadian citizen between 16 and 57, you’re eligible to apply; no experience necessary. Successful applicants must meet aptitude, fitness, and medical standards, and pass a background check and interview, before being offered available occupations; visit forces.ca for more information. 

Types of Opportunities: Summer; Part-time

Number of Positions: 30

Hiring for: 

  • Financial Services Administrators (FSA)
    • Description: These clerks are responsible for controlling the Navy’s financial obligations and resources, usually working out of a ship’s office – though, like all sailors, they may deploy to the field, or overseas. No experience is required.
      Location: Multiple locations across Canada
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
  • Intelligence Operator (INT OP)
    • Description: These analysts gather sensitive information and data and supply commanding officers with tactical awareness and capabilities. No experience is required.
      Location: Multiple locations across Canada
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
  • Material Management Technicians (MM TECH)
    • Description: These logistics specialists ensure the Navy, its ships, and establishments are provided what they need to operate effectively. No experience is required.
      Location: Multiple locations across Canada
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
  • Marine Technician (MAR TECH)
    • Description: Mar Tech’s are trained to operate and repair the ship’s fitted systems – everything from the engines, to the A/C - and ensure the ship can float, maneuver, and fight. No experience is required.
      Location: Multiple locations across Canada
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
  • Naval Combat Information Operator (NCI OP)
    • Description: NCI Ops are sensor technicians who collate information from the ship’s sensors, and pass it from the operations room to the bridge, maintaining a maritime picture for the ship. No experience is required.
    • Location: Multiple locations across Canada
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
  • Boatswain (BOSN)
    • Description: The Navy’s seamanship, small boats, and small arms specialists, bos’ns are the professional sailors and “jack of all trades” of the fleet. No experience is required.
    • Location: Multiple locations across Canada
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
  • Cook
    • Description: The Navy’s cooks learn to feed anywhere from a half dozen to hundreds of sailors at a time, both aboard ship’s galleys, and at CAF establishments across the country, and the globe.
    • Location: Multiple locations across Canada
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
  • Musician (MUSN)
    • Description: HMCS YORK has one of the finest marching bands in Canada, and is always looking for experienced musicians, who must audition prior to submitting their CAF application.
    • Location: Multiple locations across Canada
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
  • Naval Communicator (NAV COMM)
    • Description: The Navy’s IT specialists, Nav Comms are responsible for ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore communication, and maintaining communications security. No experience is required.
    • Location: Multiple locations across Canada
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate

 


 

10. Vantage Marketing Canada

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Organization Description: Vantage Marketing is currently the nation’s largest pest control marketing company and an industry leader in providing summer employment opportunities to college students. Our summer marketing program offers students access to the best training, management, and compensation in the industry. Our success and reputation have allowed us to partner with the nation’s top pest control companies, including the world’s largest: Terminix International. These partnerships provide unmatched flexibility, which ensures our sales reps are always selling in the best available markets.

Types of Opportunities: Summer (full-time)

Number of Positions: 35

Hiring for: 

  • Sales Representative
    • Description: At Vantage Canada, we offer world class training and an experience that is unique and rewarding. Our staff has the opportunity to live in some of Canada's most beautiful cities in our staff accommodations (Vancouver, Kelowna, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, or Toronto). We provide fully furnished apartments/housing (rent free) and give students the opportunity to earn a higher than average summer income (our 2021 average earnings per student was $17,500 over the course of the four-month summer).
      Students work in a sales role marketing residential services for Terminix International. You will have the opportunity to learn how to perfect a sales presentation, drastically improve your communication skills and the trajectory of your career with some of the most respected names in the industry, and apply these skills in live customer presentations daily.
      This job also allows you to travel, should you so choose, as many of our sales reps work in a different province each month. Those who prefer to stick closer to home can also do so.
    • Location: Multiple locations across Canada. This job will require you to relocate. You will be provided free housing in either Hamilton or Waterloo and will work in various territories across the Tri-City area and the GTA. (Opportunities also exist in B.C, Alberta, and Quebec).
    • Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    • Vacancies: 35

 


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