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Students | Workshops and Employment

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Companies and Opportunities

  • Participating employers are local to Guelph
  • All positions will offer a one-year contract of paid full-time work
  • Positions will vary widely in terms of roles and industries, providing applicants with the benefit of applying to multiple professional experiences

2023 Job Positionings!

To apply for positions, log into In the black menu bar, go to 'Career' -> 'Career Job Postings' -> Job Posting Information' select GAAP (Eligible Guelph Positions only) -> scroll up and click yellow 'Search Job Postings'.

Live Job Postings 

Innovation Guelph, Program Coordinator (French), Deadline 03/24/2023 11:59 PM

Innovation Guelph, Program Coordinator, Deadline 03/24/2023 11:59 PM

Sandbox Sortwar Solutions Inc., Deadline 03/31/2023 11:59 pm


I am happy to share we have extended deadlines for employers who are preparing their Job postings. These will be added as they arrive.

Please begin to prepare your targeted applications.  For support in completing your applications, there are live coaching sessions on March 2nd, 9th, 17th, and 24th 12-1 pm  OR connect with Nicola Edwards,, for an appointment.

Employment Readiness Training

The following Readiness Training sessions are highly recommended to support your success in the job search component of this program. Nicola Edwards, Career Advisor with the Experiential Learning Hub for College of Arts students, facilitates all sessions. Use the hyperlinked dates for quick registration!                                                                        

Wednesday, Jan 17, 12-12:30 pm 

GAAP Information Session  


Thursday, January 26 – 12-1 pm

Friday, February 10 – 12-1 pm

Career Building: Leveraging Growth Opportunity + Skills Identification


Thursday, February 2 – 12-1 pm

Friday, February 16 – 12-1 pm

Resume Development: Building & Sharing Your Career Story


Thursday, February 9 – 12-1 pm

Friday, March 3 – 12-1 pm

Cover Letter: Aligning Your Story


Thursday, February 16 – 12-1 pm

Friday, March 10 – 12-1 pm

Interview: Telling Your Story


Thursday, March 2 – 12-1 pm

Thursday, March 9 – 12-1 pm

Friday, March 17 – 12-1 pm

Friday, March 21 – 12-1 pm

Job Application Coaching Sessions



Job Application Readiness - Virtual Resources

To support you in preparing your applications, we offer several resources.

Begin early and seek feedback, as resumes require reflection time when building.  Pro Tip - take advantage of coaching sessions from a Career Advisor!

1. GAAP Job Search Readiness Resources TEAMS Channel

This is a self-serve space to access program announcements, ask questions, and find instructions for the job application process, webinars, worksheets, and tips on developing your resume, cover letter and interviewing skills. 

When you register for GAAP, access to the channel will be provided so you can learn how to prepare a strong application immediately. 

2. CourseLink, Online Career Advising from the Experiential Learning Hub 

The Experiential Learning Hub has created a FREE Online Career Advising available through CourseLink. 

These modules provide Career Development and Job Search Readiness step-by-step modules that support your job search preparation process.

Best of all, they are self-directive and accessible whenever, wherever!

To register, go to Courslink Home click 'Self Registration tab, and select "Career Advising from the Experiential Learning Hub". 

3. Experiential Learning Hub Workshop Registration

For the workshop schedule, see Key Dates and Program Timeline 

These sessions are highly recommended to ensure your ability to compose quality applications and give strong interviews. 

Workshop Registration: log into your dashboard on -> Careers -> Events/Workshops, select the workshop and date, and 'Register' your spot

4. 1-to-1 Coaching for Resume Development, Applications, and Interviews

In addition to workshops, GAAP participants have access to coaching sessions to support their process. 

Career Advisors are available to review your cover letter, resume, and interview preparation. 

To book an appointment, log in to your Experience Guelph account and in the left-hand menu, click on "Career" and then "Appointments".  


Program Registration

Complete the registration and short questionnaire: GAAP REGISTRATION 

Still have questions about the GAAP program, please contact:

Nicola Edwards, B.A., CDP, CAPP, APPC
Career Advisor & Educator, Experiential Learning Hub, University of Guelph
519-824-4120 Ext. 52119  



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