By engaging with students, you have the opportunity to enhance their university experience and play an important role in helping them develop and prepare for life after university.
Jobs & work study postings
The University of Toronto’s Work Study program is administered through Career Exploration & Education and Enrolment Services, and provides students with the chance to gain experience working in various fields at the university while campus employers can benefit from central funding. The program is a great way for students to do meaningful work under the direction of a faculty or staff mentor.
The Co-Curricular Record (CCR) is designed to help students search and track experiences beyond the classroom, link those experiences to skills, and have those opportunities recognized on an official institutional document. The CCR process includes validation by a University of Toronto staff or faculty member to help facilitate students’ learning process and to ensure that students complete their activity in order to be recognized on their respective record. Staff and faculty volunteers are can sign up with the CCR to connect with a student group.
The Student Life Communications team facilitates conversations with students about Student Life through print, digital media and real life connections. Student Life print material can be ordered for events through the communications office.
The Centre for Community Partnerships (CCP) works to create connections with community organizations in order to build education capacity within the community and enhance student learning. CCP offers a number of services and resources for faculty interested in incorporating community-engaged learning in their courses.
Career Exploration & Education
Career Exploration & Education offers a range of programs and services to help students gain experience, pursue further education and look for work. They can also provide support for faculty interested in embedding career exploration into their course.
Exchange & Safety abroad policy guidelines
The Centre for International Experience serves international students coming to the University as well as University of Toronto students studying abroad. Their services for faculty and staff include safety abroad training as well as assistance with promoting exchange programs and facilitating the transfer credit process.
The Mentorship Resource Centre hosts a database of student mentorship programs and provides resources and consultations for staff developing new mentoring programs. If students are looking for a mentor, you can refer them to the database or to our office.
If you would like to submit or edit a mentorship opportunity for mentees in the database, you can access the coordinators portal (for staff and faculty members or current students who coordinate mentorship programs). If you are interested in creating or enhancing a mentorship program, we can help. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Each summer Student & Campus Community Development hosts “Mentorship and Peer Programs Moving Forward” a professional development day for anyone who works with or is interested in student to student support programs. This year Mentorship and Peer Programs Moving Forward is July 21, 2016. Registration is now closed, please contact email@example.com if you have any questions.
The Student Life Leadership Development Office facilitates a number of valuable programs to help students learn and develop their leadership skills. The Office supports the design and development of leadership initiatives throughout the University by providing resources on program design and content. Students, staff and faculty can also request a customized leadership training session.
As a leading research institute in Canada, we take pride in the inspiring work our faculty members are producing. By engaging undergraduate students in your research projects, you are opening their doors to a valuable research experience and helping them develop the skills crucial to your field. Students can provide a unique perspective to your project, and bring energy and enthusiasm to the process.