WECAP Student Information

Graduating this June and not sure what’s next? Start your career right after undergrad with the Windsor-Essex Career Apprenticeship Program (WECAP)!

WECAP connects upcoming FAHSS grads with Windsor-Essex County employers for early-career apprenticeship opportunities that provide mentorship, skill development, and the ability to contribute to the growth and development of the organization.

Participating students receive support from Career Development & Experiential Learning to prepare for and participate in a competitive application and hiring process. All WECAP opportunities are full-time and paid for at least one year and candidates successful in receiving a job offer will begin their apprenticeship in May or June of 2023.

The interest survey for students is now closed. 

Career and employment readiness: Engage in workshops, one-on-one career advising, and a competitive application and interview process to build your job readiness skills.

Potential full-time, paid employment for 1 year post-graduation: Opportunity to secure an apprenticeship role designed for early-career professionals in Windsor-Essex County for at least one year.

On-the-job experience and contribution to the local community: Opportunity to launch a career with a local employer while making a meaningful contribution, discovering strengths, and developing skills.

Mentorship: Connection with a career mentor, providing valuable networking opportunities to build new professional relationships.

To apply for roles available in this program, students must meet the following criteria:

Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences new grad

  • Must be a current student or recent graduate from a Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate degree program at the University of Windsor.
  • Completing final semester in Fall 2022 or Winter 2023 and approved or conditionally eligible to graduate at Spring 2023 convocation at time of application.

Able to work full-time for 1 year begining May 2023

  • Ready to enter the workforce by May 2023 and able to commit to 12 continuous months of full-time employment beginning in May or June of 2023.

Canadian citizen/perminent resident eligible to work in Canada

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident legally eligible to work full-time in Canada as of December 31, 2022.

Committment to employment readiness workshops and appointments

  • Willing to attend employment readiness workshops and access coaching to ensure a quality application process.

Step 1: Submit an interest form to stay up to date on key information-Survey is now closed. 

Step 2: Emgage in specific workshops and appointments to develop your resume, cover letter, and interview skills designed to prepare you for the job competition

Step 3: Apply to WECAP job postings on mySuccess:

  • Positions will be available through the program and will be listed in the Career job postings module.
  • All positions will be paid, full-time, and for at least one year.
  • Not every student who applies will be invited to interviews or offered a job.
  • Participating employers will decide from their pool of applicants who to interview and rank for a job offer.

Step 4: Accept an apprenticeship opportunity with a Windsor-Essex County organization if offered.

Step 5: Be matched with a mentor who will be available to provide support during the apprenticeship.

Step 6: Work with the employer as an apprentice for one year with the potential to remain on with the company or leverage the one year of experience to apply for another role.

November 25, 2022: The student interest form is now closed. 

December 2022 - March 2023: Students attend workshops and 1:1 career advising appointments to prepare and receive feedback on their resumes, cover letters, and interview skills.

February 28, 2023: Job postings begin to be posted on mySuccess for students to apply.

March 13, 2023: Application deadline to apply for WECAP opportunities. 

March 20 - 31, 2023: Eligible candidates selected by participating employers invited to attend interviews.

April 7, 2023: Ranking/offer details sent to selected students.

April 10, 2023: Deadline for students to submit ranking/intention to accept an offer.

April 11, 2023: Match results and next steps communicated to students/employers.

May 1 – June 30, 2023: Apprenticeship begins.

2023 WECAP Job Postings

We have worked with many great employers through WECAP, all seeking FAHSS students to post the exciting roles listed below.


Company / Organization

Job Title

Brief Description (login to mySuccess for more details)

Insight Advantage Inc


Employment Specialist (Windsor)

Employment Specialist (Leamington)

An Employment Specialist will work with clients on case management, facilitate and evaluate workshops in career exploration. You’ll need excellent written and verbal communication and a passion to work with the community!

Insight Advantage Inc


Job Developer

Job developers will work with clients to assess their needs. Looking for out of the box thinkers with strategic ideas! Strong ability to want to get to know people and be sensitive to their needs. Passion and interest in Human Resources, no experience needed, just the want to learn!

Harbour Technologies


Human Resource Coordinator / Executive Coordinator

Successful candidate will have great organizational skills and the ability to multitask! Looking for someone with great communication skills and any knowledge of HR would be great, but a willingness to learn and show motivation for the field is also an asset

Harbour Technologies


Manager, Online Sales

Our Manager of online sales will have proficiency with Photoshop and other software associated with marketing materials. Ability to navigate online platforms and social media is a must.  This position is best suited to a hard working self-starter; someone who is a quick study and requires minimum oversight!

Monarch Basics

Accounts Receivable

This is an entry level accounting and bookkeeping position. No experience required in accounting, but excellent customer service skills are a must. Problem solving and a positive attitude are essential for success in this role!

Monarch Basics

Executive Administrative Director

An excellent multitasker that must be proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google Docs. We are looking for a confident person that is willing to share ideas! Looking for a creative minded person, out of the box thinkers please apply!

Cedar Valley Selections

Office Administration

Willing to work in a team-based environment, flexible, food safe environment. Office administration and office tasks at a basic level! Great opportunity to learn entrepreneurship!

Questions can be directed to:

Avy Maharaj, Career Advisor
Career Development & Experiential Learning

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