Whitby, Ontario – The demand for a talented workforce has never been greater. In Durham Region, our post-secondary schools provide an opportunity for
businesses to tap into quality talent, offering energetic graduates, leading-edge training facilities, innovative research and development capabilities.
Durham Region is home to three renowned post-secondary institutions: Durham College, Ontario Tech University, and Trent University Durham GTA. With more
than 30,000 full-time students enrolled in their programs annually, Durham’s post-secondary schools offer opportunities to meet workforce needs, including
working directly with students, accessing state-of-the-art research labs and testing facilities, and through custom-tailored business services.
Work with students
Working with students can range from accessing students for experiential learning opportunities to hiring a graduate. Placements enrich student learning, offer fresh perspectives and builds a network of future employees for your business. Working with students can include co-op placements, practicums and capstone projects. All three institutions offer recruitment and hiring services to connect you with the right graduate for your business.
Leading-edge research, labs and testing facilities
Access specialized, leading-edge research and development facilities that are designed to support the business community in the development of innovative, practical solutions for real world problems.
Access business services
From specialized training to start-up supports, Durham’s post-secondary schools provide services ranging from applied research to workforce training programs.
Watch the Tap into Talent video and visit InvestDurham.ca/TapIntoTalent to learn more about Durham Region’s top student talent and how the tri-institutions offer opportunities to drive innovation in business and strengthen our regional economy.
- John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Region of Durham
“Durham College is excited to partner with The Regional Municipality of Durham to highlight the extensive post-secondary knowledge and expertise available here in our community. This collaboration between academia and industry will allow local businesses to leverage support from the brightest minds in the region and leading-edge research to foster innovation and drive economic growth. Our students will also have the opportunity to gain important hands-on learning and develop the career-ready skills to become the leaders of tomorrow.”
Region of Durham - www.durham.ca