Career Boost Program for Post-degree Students

Please note: the Career Boost program will resume in January 2023. Check back soon for information session and intake dates. Thank you!

If you’re taking a post-degree program at Douglas, the Career Boost Program will help you gain the career development skills and knowledge to succeed in the job market. The program will prepare you to find part-time work or volunteer positions that complement your area of study. Once you graduate from your Douglas program, the Career Centre will support your success in finding your first career-related position. 

WHAT YOU GET

Training through five mandatory workshops "the PD-5" covering:

  • Identify your top skills and strengths and how to match this to your top career choices
  • Workplace communications, workplace culture and employer expectations
  • Know your rights and responsibilities in the workplace
  • Learn about the gig economy and how to make it work for you in today's evolving labour market
  • Using technology, develop and organize a precise approach to job search using LinkedIn to grow your network connections

Ongoing career services support, workshops and coaching, including:

  • Networking Hub – bi-weekly sessions where you will meet other professionals and build a stronger network
  • Support in finding part-time paid or volunteer work that complement your area of study
  • Ongoing job search assistance from career coaches during the program 

The benefits:

  • Program enrollment is continuous, meaning you can start anytime, even midway through the semester and workshop series runs twice a semeste

  • You will receive ongoing assistance from Career Centre staff during the program and post-graduation

What we expect from you:

  • Commitment. Space is limited, so active engagement and attendance is appreciated by your coaching team and fellow students.

CareerHUB

The Douglas College Career Centre Online.
View the CareerHub

Get started

Contact the Career Centre for an application form and to arrange an intake interview.