Recruit and hire students and graduates

The Career Development office enables employers to recruit and hire students and graduates of Durham College’s over 140 programs. Our students offer fresh perspectives, a wealth of technical knowledge and practical skills that will enhance any organization. Whether you are looking for contract, summer, part-time or full-time employees, Career Development can connect you with students and graduates by offering free job posting services, on-campus recruiting opportunities and resources.


Employers can access services and resources through the DC Hired site, the exclusive online home for Career Development.

  • Post employment opportunities for students and graduates free of charge
  • Advertise full-time, part-time, summer, contract and/or volunteer opportunities
  • Target opportunities to academic programs specific to your industry
  • Monitor job seeker traffic that your job posting generates

Register for an account.



Participation in an event assures your organization targeted publicity, on-campus visibility and the opportunity to meet with students face-to-face.

Join us at one or more of our events:

  • Part-time Job Fair, held in the first week of September, promotes local employers to new and returning students
  • Job Fair, held in February, is an ideal opportunity for employers actively recruiting to fill full- time, part-time, contract, and summer vacancies
  • Tradesmart, held in February at our Whitby campus, focuses on employers that are recruiting for positions in the skilled trades and technologies


We offer a range of on-campus recruitment opportunities including:

  • Career workshops or presentations to students
  • Participation in career panels
  • Networking breakfasts
  • Speed mentoring sessions
  • Mock interviews

To find out more, please contact or at 905.721.3034.

Experiential Learning

Experiential learning is a required component in many post-secondary programs and provides students with supervised experience in the field prior to graduation. To learn more about co-operative education (co-op), click here. To learn more about field placement, click here.