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Design Jam

Design Jam

Want to add professional experience to your resume? Enjoy working with a team to solve an industry or community challenge?

The Design Jam Experiential Learning Program #CCDesignJam is a partnership between the Career Services and Co-operative Education Department, the Sloan Leadership Academy and The Office of Strategic Initiatives & External Relations. It is a new graduate initiative to help recent graduates gain practical experience and find employment.

Program Overview:

  • Attend a 1-week professional workplace skills and leadership training bootcamp
  • Work in small groups (15-20 hours a week either on campus or at employer’s site) for approximately 12 weeks to develop a solution to a business problem or community challenge 
  • Receive mentorship and career coaching by employers in a variety of fields 
  • Gain work experience that you can add to your resume
  • Develop leadership, communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills
  • Network with industry professionals and showcase your products, business solutions, and your skills
  •  Receive ongoing personalized career coaching support from an Employment Advisor throughout the program to secure employment

Who Should Apply:

  • Centennial students who graduated within the past 18 months
  • Those not enrolled in full-time study (if you are finishing your program in December 2019, you are strongly encouraged to apply)
  • Those who feel they need additional experience to be competitive, and individualized ongoing career coaching to help them secure employment
  • Demonstrate professionalism (i.e. track record of good attendance and punctuality, learn quickly and open to receiving feedback, self-directed and work constructively in teams)
  • Committed to devoting 20 hours a week to participate in project work between January - April 2020
  • Committed to fully participating in a one week professional skills bootcamp

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Still have questions? 

Contact the Design Jam team by email djam@centennialcollege.ca

By phone 416-289-5000 ext 2525

In person, C2-10