Connecting Employers
With Student Talent

TalentED YYC makes it easy to find student talent from Calgary’s colleges and universities.

Explore how students can enhance your organization through paid and unpaid work experiences.

About TalentED YYC

TalentED YYC makes it easier for employers to offer work integrated learning experiences to post-secondary students in our city. Championed by Calgary Economic Development, connected to all seven post-secondary institutions in Calgary, and funded by various level of government, our services and resources are free to all employers.

What’s New

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Why Should You Hire a Student?

by | Jul 16, 2024 | Home Page Feature | 0 Comments

Dear Employer, You’re probably reading this wondering “why should I hire a student?” If your workload is as heavy as my teammates’, I would be willing to bet that...

TalentED YYC is busting myths about hiring student talent

Busting Myths about Hiring Student Talent all Summer with TalentED YYC!

by | Jul 4, 2024 | Home Page Feature | 0 Comments

At TalentED YYC, we believe in the power of student talent and the transformative impact they can have on businesses like yours. This summer, we’re launching an...

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Hundreds of Calgary IT Students are Ready to Work This Summer

by | Jun 13, 2024 | Home Page Feature | 0 Comments

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Talent Found! New database Unlocks the Secret to Finding Skilled Student Workers in Calgary 

by | Jun 5, 2024 | Events,Home Page Feature | 0 Comments

It’s a warm summer evening in Calgary and your kids are playing outside while you’re struggling to create new pages on your business website. Now it’s asking for your...

Connect with student talent - podcast episode announcement

TalentED YYC’s Executive Director Talks About Connecting With Student Talent on Back to Business: Calgary Podcast

by | May 29, 2024 | Home Page Feature | 0 Comments

TalentED YYC's Executive Director D'Andre Wilson-Ihejirika, P.Eng, PMP, LSSBB was on the Calgary Petroleum Club's Back to Business: Calgary podcast this week with host...

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Find your Canada Summer Jobs Student the Easy Way

by | May 8, 2024 | Events,Home Page Feature | 0 Comments

Congratulations! You’ve received notice that you have been granted Canada Summer Jobs funding to hire a summer student. Finding a talented young person with the skills...

Event Recap: Calgary Talent & Funding Fair Empowers Employers

by | Mar 21, 2024 | Events,Home Page Feature | 0 Comments

On March 6, 2024, TalentED YYC hosted the inaugural Calgary Talent & Funding Fair at Platform Calgary with over 100 employers in attendance. The event marked a...

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AB2050 Case Competition Recap

by | Dec 13, 2023 | Events,Home Page Feature | 0 Comments

AB2050 CASE COMPETITION RECAP   Over 80 students from 5 Calgary post-secondary institutions assembled on November 24th and 25th at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and...

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TalentED YYC Launches Fee Employer Workshops

by | Nov 22, 2023 | Events,Home Page Feature | 0 Comments

In October 2023, TalentED YYC launched a three-part employer workshop series to guide and support Calgary businesses and non-profits in hiring and engaging...

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TalentED YYC simplifies the process of finding a student. We assist with scoping the work, connecting with funding providers, and posting roles across the job boards of all seven post-secondary institutions in Calgary.
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5 Easy Steps

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Create a posting with the details of your student opportunity.

You connecting our team. This makes hiring student talent easy.

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Our team will connect with you to optimize
your posting.

Your opportunity will be shared with relevant post-secondaries, simplifying your student search.

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Your opportunity will be shared with all relevant Calgary post-secondary institutions.

Celebrate your posting going live! Your student search has been made easy.

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Congratulations!
Once approved, your posting is live and you will start to receive applications.

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Stories of TalentED
Employers

Catch Communications is a Calgary-based marketing and communications agency.

TalentED YYC helped Catch Communications leverage student talent in a number of ways including web development, marketing coordination, and more.