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Services and support to help you get ahead

Use these resources to achieve your career goals. Learn about our Fundamental Career Development Tools course and find some helpful employment services to help with career development and the job search process.


Advance Ontario Learn More

Remote paid internship opportunities with Ontario employers, open to registered McMaster Continuing Education students. Students apply their classroom knowledge to real-world projects spanning 80 hours over 2-8 weeks and receive a compensation of $1400 for their contributions.

YMCA Employment Services Learn More

Employment services for unemployed and underemployed Canadians including job search, advice and training.

VPI Working Solutions Learn More

Employment programs, assessments and supportive vocational services that help residents of Ontario improve job readiness, explore training and get back to work.

ADaPT (Advanced Digital and Professional Training) Learn More

Free work-integrated learning program funded by the Government of Canada, open to post-secondary students who are in their final term or recent graduates. Bridging the gap between employer needs and graduate skills through 8 weeks of intensive virtual training to help participants find work.

Centre for Skills Development Learn More

Provides career and workforce development programs.

Employment Ontario Learn More

Services to help throughout the job search process. These include resources and information and job search workshops.

Employment Hamilton Learn More

Resources for job seekers, workers and employers with advice, grants and other services.

Riipen Level UP Learn More

Short-term, remote projects you choose, where you’ll meet potential employers and earn work experience alongside a supportive community of Canadian students.

McMaster Continuing Education is proud to announce a new partnership with BioTalent Canada

The purpose of this partnership is to provide career resources and job opportunities for learners interested in the bio industry. BioTalent Canada is focused on bridging the gap between job-ready talent and employers while ensuring the long-term agility, resiliency, and sustainability of one of Canada’s most vital sectors.

Benefits for McMaster Continuing Education students and graduates:

  • Learners and graduates from any program can explore opportunities in the bioeconomy
  • All information and eligibility requirements for wage subsidy opportunities are posted on BioTalent Canada’s website
  • The PetriDish job board lists jobs from employers in the bioeconomy

BioTalent Canada Resources

Wage Subsidy Programs

The Skilled Newcomer Internship:

This program covers 75% of a participant’s salary up to a maximum of $20,000 for bio-economy employers to hire, accommodate and train newcomers for a three-to-nine-month work placement.

Career Starter Program:

This program covers 50% of the youth’s salary (up to age 30) up to $20k over a 3-to-9-month period and is geared to those who have graduated or who are no longer in school.

Career Resources