Future Ready Premium Employer Program

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College-student-employer relationship redefined

We've joined forces with 10 leading employers in the Hamilton Region to create a new program designed to more actively engage industry and community partners in the training of job-ready college graduates.

Benefits to our partners and the broader community

  • Greater access to student and graduate talent
  • Customized industry training solutions
  • Preferred engagements with students and alumni
  • Early involvement in program development and design
  • Opportunities to contribute to specialized Mohawk-led community programs

Benefits to students and alumni

  • New learning modules to support career development throughout their program of study
  • Early exposure to significant employers in the region
  • New experiential learning and applied research opportunities;
  • Opportunities to explore company-specific jobs prior to graduation
  • Post-graduation job search advising and support
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Featured Future Ready Premium Employer: Walters Group Inc.

For more than half a century, Walters Group and Mohawk College have both flourished and grown in the Hamilton Region. As a home-grown, family-owned company, Walters is deeply engaged in the community and is equally engaged with its community college. 

Walters supports Mohawk students in their education through student training, co-op placements and apprenticeships. The company connects with students at campus industry events, advises on program development and provides scholarships. And Walters Group is keen to hire Mohawk College graduates. 

Mohawk graduates can be found welding and fitting in the shops, designing projects in the office, managing projects for installations around the world and keeping materials moving through the system and to the customer. 

With Mohawk alumni employed in all aspects of Walters Group operations and with Walters active at all levels of engagement at Mohawk, this successful partnership ensures the college, the company and the community can all grow together.

  • 14 Mohawk graduates currently employed
  • Strong supporter of co-operative education and Mohawk apprenticeships
  • Active research partner in applied research projects and a number of industry projects, as well as CityLab 
  • Academic partner with participation in Mohawk’s Program Advisory Committee program
  • Partner in Mohawk College Enterprise and City School training programs
  • Supporter of student awards
     

 

Previously Featured Future Ready Premium Employers

City of Hamilton

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Since its founding more than 50 years ago, Mohawk College has had a strong relationship with the City of Hamilton, sharing a common drive to support and strengthen the greater community.

Mohawk educates and trains students in all sectors and industries to serve, support, and build the infrastructure of our communities and the City of Hamilton puts hundreds of them to work for that purpose. 

Mohawk graduates can be found in all areas of the workforce at the City of Hamilton; from policing to social services, from Public Health to Public Housing. Throughout the City’s workforce, you can find Mohawk College graduates pursuing promising careers in biotechnologyenvironmental technicianarchitectural technologies, and in Early Childhood Education.

This strong relationship of collaboration also extends into areas of applied research, civic and industry projects and social development. City experts advise the College in areas of program development. College trainers help keep City employees up-to-date in their areas of work. In a genuine spirit of partnership, the City of Hamilton and Mohawk College work together to create a strong and prosperous workforce and community.

  • 500+ Mohawk graduates employed
  • 86 Co-op and student placements last year
  • Research partner in numerous applied research projects, industry projects, as well as CityLab 
  • Academic partner with participation in 10 Program Advisory Committees
  • Partner in Mohawk College Enterprise and City School training programs
  • Supporter of student awards for nearly 30 years

 

Thrive Group

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Thrive Group and Mohawk College share a common ambition to support the health and well being of the regional community. And we share a common goal to train and sustain a skilled workforce for tomorrow’s healthcare sector.

Mohawk graduates from allied health programs such as, Nursing, Practical Nursing, and Personal Support Worker, contribute to the Thrive Group’s success in providing a spectrum of integrated services to support and care for individuals to live as independently as possible.

Thrive Group handles the operation of four member healthcare organizations: AbleLiving Services, Capability Support Services, Idlewyld Manor and St. Peter’s Resdience at Chedoke. As well as, administrative support for a dozen more. Well-trained and job-ready Mohawk College graduates are part of that success.

  • 100+ Mohawk graduates employed
  • Co-op and student placements every year
  • Academic partner with participation in Program Advisory Committees
  • Partner in Mohawk College Enterprise and City School training programs
  • Supporter of student success through annual scholarship

 

Gerrie Electric

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Gerrie Electric has strong ties with Mohawk College. We share a common goal to train and develop a skilled workforce for tomorrow.

Graduates from Electrical Engineering TechnologyMechanical Engineering TechnologyComputer Systems Technology – Software Development and Analytics for Business Decision Making can be found succeeding in all areas of Gerrie Electric operations from automation to customer support and robotics.

Gerrie Electric assembles its workforce to cover all areas of the electrical industry and Mohawk College ensures students are well trained and job ready.

  • 30+ Mohawk graduates employed
  • Co-op and student placements every year
  • Partner in applied research and industry projects
  • Academic partner with participation in Program Advisory Committees
  • Supporter of student success through annual scholarship

 

Hamilton Health Sciences

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Read about Hamilton Health Sciences »

Hamilton Health Sciences has a deep connection with Mohawk College. Together, we are focused on training our workforce of the future. With diverse opportunities in clinical and non-clinical settings, we support NursesPharmacy TechniciansPersonal Support WorkersBusiness Analysts, IT Professionals and a variety of other technical and administrative healthcare professionals succeed. We offer people the chance to train, work and live in Hamilton and be part of the transforming field of healthcare.

  • 350+ Mohawk graduates employed
  • Hundreds of co-op and student placements every year
  • Partner in applied research and industry projects
  • Academic partner with employees on multiple Program Advisory Committees
  • Contributor to advancement in health science studies

 

Learn more about the partnership between Hamilton Health Sciences and Mohawk College.

 

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