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HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE TO BUILD LONG-TERM CAREERS

Metrolinx is one of Canada’s top employers for young people

Metrolinx is proud to be one of the winners of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2013 award. This award recognizes Metrolinx as among the employers from across Canada that offer the best benefits for younger workers and help recent graduates build long-term careers.

Metrolinx’s ability to meet the transportation challenges of today and tomorrow will be through the diverse expertise of our employees. We continue to develop strong professional and leadership development programs to attract and train the next generation of professionals through:

• The Rob MacIsaac Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for post-secondary students to demonstrate leadership and innovation in the transportation area, while developing and applying research in a public sector setting that positively impacts the region.
• Co-op terms are offered in various departments across the organization.
• Internships which provide recent graduates the opportunity to obtain practical experience.
• Tuition subsidies for employees interested in pursuing post-graduate education or other development opportunities.
• The Truck and Coach Technicians Apprenticeship Program, in partnership with Centennial College, training young people to become certified skilled workers.
• Our summer student program offering a wide range of positions across the organization.

Winning the Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2013 award reaffirms that Metrolinx is an employer of choice that attracts and retains the best talent, and an organization that in addition to doing great work is also great to work at.