Through the generous support from RBC, Humber has launched two Indigenous support programs for students and recent graduates from Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber: the RBC Grad-Ready Program for Indigenous Students and RBC Peer-to-Peer Indigenous Support System.
If you are a Humber alumni or Indigenous industry professional looking to get involved in this program for speaking engagements, panels, career advice, or networking events, connect with the Indigenous Student Advisor by clicking here.
RBC Peer-to-Peer Indigenous Support System
The program will pair Indigenous students who may be new to postsecondary education with upper-year Indigenous students to help them transition academically, socially and culturally to college life. This program will help continue building a strong Indigenous student network at Humber, with the goal of fostering academic success, greater health and wellness, and improved cultural engagement.
Available services include:
- Directing students to required academic, cultural, health and social resources
- Recommending financial support options, including available bursaries and scholarships
- Providing information about events that support Indigenous students
BECOME A PEER MENTOR
If you are interested in becoming an Indigenous peer mentor, more information will be provided on this page in the Fall 2023 semester. If you have any questions about this program, please contact email@example.com.
The RBC Grad-Ready Program
The RBC Grad-Ready Program at Humber will assist Indigenous students and recent graduates during their first year of employment and is an important resource to help students navigate their job search. The program will provide Indigenous students and graduates with resources that enable them to reach their full academic and professional potential while also helping them to build the skills they need to obtain employment in their desired sector. The program will include an orientation session and resources for students and graduates, including:
- Identifying potential employment opportunities
- Assisting with resume writing, interview preparation and providing networking opportunities
- Conducting skills assessments to evaluate and prepare students for their desired career path
- Encouraging and sharing Employment Information for Indigenous Students
Through this program, students are able to cultivate workplace skills and build relationships with potential employers, leading to increased opportunities to embark on a meaningful career. Dedicated resources are available to empower Indigenous students and recent graduates at Humber to get their career started on the right path.
If you are a Humber alumni or Indigenous industry professional looking to get involved in this program for speaking engagements, panels, career advice, or networking events, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Humber Indigenous Students & Alumni LinkedIn Group: A place for Humber College Indigenous Students & Alumni to connect, network and exchange learning. We welcome student support and career development resources to encourage professional growth and build a strong, cultural network. Join the group at linkedin.com/groups/12524261.