Talent Bridge

Graduated recently and not too sure what’s next?

 Are you feeling anxious about the current labour market? Are you wondering about the skills and knowledge employers are looking for in this new economy?

As a new graduate, this can be an overwhelming time in your life. We are here to help. Talent Bridge is a limited enrollment, 3-month job-readiness training program that will prepare you for a rapidly changing labour market and empower you with industry opportunities. 

Read the recent Brock News article on the first Talent Bridge cohort here!

With a focus on industry-specific and in-demand skills training, recent graduates will complete Talent Bridge with a skillset needed in today’s labour market. The program offers three training streams: Job-Readiness, Sales, and Insurance. Applicants can specify what stream they’re interested in on their application.

Selected participants are expected to commit 10-15 hours a week. The online program includes:

  • Online courses & seminars
  • In-demand skills & aptitude training
  • Service-learning case studies
  • Connections to leading industry facilitators
  • Networking opportunities with employers

Talent Bridge will equip you with the skills and confidence to stand out in a rapidly changing labour market and connections that empower you with industry opportunities.

Who can apply to the program?

Recent graduates and students in their final year of study from any academic program. 

What is the duration of the program?

Talent Bridge is a 3-month program and selected participants will be expected to commit 10-15 hours a week on course content.

When are applications due?

Due to the operational impact of COVID-19 the Talent Bridge program has been temporarily paused. If you have questions about the program and opportunities to enroll at a future date, please email talentbridge@brocku.ca.

JOB-READY (GENERAL) STREAM: $2900

This includes the training curriculum, networking with workshop facilitators and employers, access to employment opportunities.

SALES STREAM: $3500

This includes the training curriculum, networking with workshop facilitators and employers, interactive sales bootcamp, access to employment opportunities with program partners.

INSURANCE STREAM: $3900

This includes the training curriculum, networking with workshop facilitators and employers, interactive sales bootcamp, IBAO insurance training and RIBO licensing, access to employment opportunities with program partners.

PROGRAM COST REIMBURSEMENT

Students who are hired by one of Talent Bridge’s partner employers will be reimbursed a portion of the program cost after they successfully complete their employment probationary period.

Past Talent Bridge Students

If you have any questions or want to stay up to date on the next cohort, please email talentbridge@brocku.ca or fill out the form below:

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