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For Applicants

ADaPT is offered in several streams to help train post-secondary graduates and students in their final semester for jobs of the future, with the skills that employers need now.

Kick-start your career with ADaPT

ADaPT is a skills development and work placement program aimed at preparing post-secondary graduates and students in their final semester for a changing world of work

ADaPT meets employer needs and provides post-secondary graduates with 70+ hours of no-cost training on in-demand skills through professional and digital workshops and alternative pathways to meaningful careers.

ADaPT is a work-integrated learning program that addresses the gap between employer needs and graduate skills through intensive training. ADaPT facilitates no-cost access to early talent with 70+ hours of training on in-demand skills through professional and digital workshops while also providing pathways to careers for participants which include populations currently under-represented in the workforce.

ADaPT Ontario and ADaPT Atlantic Application Deadlines Extended!

Are you a student in your final semester or a post-secondary grad? Looking to gain a competitive edge in the job market? Check out the ADaPT Core program!

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The next cohort of ADaPT Ontario will begin late-September, 2022. Applications will be open July 18th - August 21st, 2022.

To watch the recording of our ADaPT Ontario information session on July 27th, click here, external link, opens in new window

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The next cohort of ADaPT Atlantic will begin early-October. Applications will be open July 25th - August 28th. 

To register for our next information session on ADaPT Atlantic, please click here., external link, opens in new window The info session will be held over zoom on Wednesday, August 10th, 2022, at 12 PM ADT.

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ADaPT career experts work to match employers and post-secondary graduates with the skills their organizations need. ADaPT participants have held a wide-range of positions, including:

  • Account Coordinator
  • Advocacy Coordinator
  • Auditor
  • Business Development Representative
  • Data Analyst
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Procurement Analyst
  • Production Assistant
  • Project Coordinator
  • Publicity & Promotions Assistant
  • Service Desk Analyst
  • Strategy Analyst
  • Studio & Project Assistant

Eligibility Criteria

Interested in applying for ADaPT? This program is competitive, and you will be required to submit an application.

If you're applying for ADaPT Core, you must be a student in your final semester of study OR a post-secondary graduate. Both undergraduate and graduate students and alumni are welcome to apply. Non-Ryerson students and alumni are eligible for ADaPT.

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Where have ADaPT participants been placed?