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INVEST IN YOURSELF. COMMAND YOUR CAREER

The Scotiabank Career Accelerator Program (CAP) is an elite program that will build your career confidence and help you distinguish yourself as a workforce-savvy, emerging leader. 

By combining the best of your Huron degree with tangible skills and experiences, you can position yourself as the kind of sought-after employee companies are looking for. 

DISTINGUISH YOURSELF FROM THE COMPETITION

Alongside industry-leading alumni and associates, we have custom-built Scotiabank CAP to ensure you stand out in an increasingly competitive job market. Employers are seeking applicants who not only have an education, but also relatable industry experience. In designing Scotiabank CAP, Huron developed a program that meets industry needs and complements your degree and helps you stand out. 

This rigorous career development stream is the perfect complement to the in-demand skills nurtured within Huron’s prestigious humanities environment. 

Students who successfully complete this multi-tiered program will earn a designation that will bring their resume to the top of the pile and secure an interview. Scotiabank CAP signals to employers their newest applicant is fully prepared to contribute to their workplace and stands out as a future leader. 

SCOTIABANK CAP CORE COMPONENTS

Scotiabank CAP participants will take part in training modules, workshops and hands-on experiences that will complement their degrees by preparing them with workplace readiness skills. Throughout the process, you will be fully supported by Huron’s Career Development Coordinators.

 

To receive the Scotiabank CAP designation, students must: 

Create a personal Career
Development Plan
with Huron’s Career
Development Centre
Participate in a paid
internship experience
Engage in a volunteer
experience
Participate in Huron’s
Alumni Mentorship
Program
Complete four Professional
Development Workshops
on topics like Sales
Leadership, Corporate Social
Responsibility and building
Strategic Partnerships
Complete two self-directed Information
& Communications
Technology modules via
LinkedIn Learnings on
topics like Adobe, Project
Management and Data
Analytics

INVEST IN YOURSELF. COMMAND YOUR CAREER.
APPLY TO BECOME PART OF THE SCOTIABANK CAREER ACCELERATOR PROGRAM. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR 2021. SPACE IS LIMITED. 

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CHOOSE A SPECIALIZATION

Along with your Scotiabank CAP Designation, students have the option of going for a designation that will showcase a specialized set of skills. These additional designations include:   

  • Professional Business Essentials  
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurialism  
  • Wellness Ambassador 
  • Intercultural Leadership 
  • Marketing & Communications 

* Please note these modules will evolve and adapt to reflect changes in the workforce and emerging industries. 

 

The Scotiabank Career Accelerator Program is now open for 2021. Interested in learning more? Click the link below to register for more information! 

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FAQs

WHAT IS THE SCOTIABANK CAREER ACCELERATOR PROGRAM?

The Scotiabank Career Accelerator Program is a rigorous professional development program for current Huron students to distinguish themselves as career confident and workforce-savvy emerging leaders. Through the program components, students will gain highly employable skills that will prepare them to thrive in the workforce. Prior to graduation from Huron, students will have the opportunity to engage in the core program components, build technical skills and participate in optional specializations. 

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED IN THE SCOTIABANK CAREER ACCELERATOR PROGRAM?

There are three things students must do in order to participate in the Scotiabank Career Accelerator Program:  

  1. Complete the Expression of Interest form 
  2. Take part in a mandatory information session. You will receive an email with dates and times after completing the expression of interest. 
  3. Complete the formal application process. Details on this process will be given out at your information session.  

Students will be notified of their admissions status in early December 2021. 

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM?

The Scotiabank CAP program is flexible to your schedule. Apply to the program early in your education at Huron and complete the program over the course of 3+ years. Ambitious students may choose to complete the entire program in one year.  

WHAT SUPPORT IS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM?

Students will connect with their personal Career Development Coordinator to map out their time to ensure all program components can be completed prior to graduation. Students will meet with their Career Development Coordinator at least once per year to ensure they are on track and will be enrolled in an exclusive online platform to track their participation. 

I HAVE COMPLETED MANY OF THE PROGRAM COMPONENTS ALREADY. DO I HAVE TO START OVER?

Current and returning Huron students will have the opportunity to submit a request for retroactive activity approvals. After being accepted into the program, students will submit an online request and will meet with their Career Development Coordinator to determine the eligibility of past experiences. 

WHEN WILL I KNOW IF I AM ACCEPTED INTO THIS PROGRAM?

Applications for this program will be open until December 3, 2021. Students who have applied to the program will receive an admission decision via email by mid-December. 

ARE ADDITIONAL SPECIALIZATIONS REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION?

No - additional specializations are not required for participation or completion of the Scotiabank Career Accelerator Program. These specializations are a way to continue to develop your employable skills and competencies, while building your professional network and visibility within the community. 

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