Employer Engagement

Welcome Employers & Community Partners

Register Now for the Winter 2020 Career & Experience Fair 

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

How Can Your Organization Hire Trent University Durham Students and Graduates?

A Trent education prepares students to think differently about the world by providing exceptional opportunities to interact with and learn from their professors and peers. Founded on a collaborative learning model, Trent teaches beyond accepted paradigms and knowledge, equipping students with the skills to move past them by challenging the ways that they and others think.

For your organization to thrive in today's complex global society, you need employees who are critical thinkers, effective communicators, and highly collaborative. Your organization needs a Trent graduate. 

Trent University Durham is your low cost on-campus and online resource for recruiting qualified candidates for your organization.

*All the above recruitment options are available to you at no cost.


Register & Post a Job:

New Users: Employer/Recruiter Registration

Returning Users: Employer/Recruiter Login


Internship & Field Placement For-Credit Programs:

Undergraduate School of Business Field Placement

  • Students available for 100 hours of hands-on practical experience.
  • 1-2 days/week during Fall & Winter Semesters.
  • Recruitment period (post/applications/interviews) begins approximately 3 months ahead of student start date (June & October).
  • Students work paid or unpaid* with local organizations.
  • Students complete Ministry of Labour Mandated Health & Safety Training prior to start date. 

Master of Management: Work Integrated Learning Project

  • Students from a variety of educational backgrounds & professions with previous experience.
  • Summer Work Experience Requirement for graduation – 160 hours - up to full-time workplace projects.
  • Recruitment period (post/applications/interviews): January - March.
  • Paid or unpaid* opportunities.
  • Students return to studies Fall 2019 with Graduation in December 2019 and available for hire full-time thereafter. 

Child & Youth Studies Field Placement

  • Students can complete 60-120 hours Community Field Placement in 4th year.
  • Available 1-2 days/week during Fall & Winter Semester.
  • Recruitment Period (post/applications/interviews): May & June 
  • Unpaid* opportunities.

*Trent University & MASED cover Workplace Insurance


Contact us Today:

Kristen Papadakos
Coordinator, Workplace Partnerships
(905) 435-5102 ext. 5042
kristenpapadakos@trentu.ca


Guidelines for Ethical Recruitment

As a member of the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE), Trent University follows their "Guidelines for Ethical Recruitment ".  Job postings and on-campus recruitment must conform to the Ontario Employment Standards and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Please refer to the Trent Employer/ Recruiter Recruitment Policy for more information.