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Program Comparison Help

Decision-making made easy! This tool gives you a breakdown of individual programs offered at George Brown College and how they differ from other programs you’re interested in. Use this tool to select up to 10 programs to compare, helping you make the right choice for the career you want.

1. Under Program Comparison, click Add a New Program

2. Search for one of the programs you’re interested in (either alphabetically, by interest or by job)

3. Click on the title of the program in the menu

4. Click Add to Comparison

5. Continue searching for programs using steps 2-4

6. When you’re done, clicking Program Comparison will give you a preview of the programs and the option to delete, add or clear all

7. Open Program Compare for more details and an easy-to-read comparison of the programs you’ve selected

Working in Canada

Toronto is home to most of Canada’s major employers in financial services, tourism, fashion, software development, manufacturing, communications, entertainment, design and health services. For example, GM, Ford, IBM, TD Bank, and the Toronto Stock Exchange all have their offices in and around Toronto. The city and the College offer you unparalleled opportunities to gain valuable work experience with leading employers while attending college and after graduation.

Co-op/Field Education is an important componentof many programs at George Brown. Students complete their Co-op/Field Education term in a job related to their field of study. Some graduates of these programs find full-time employment with their previous Co-op/Field Education employer.

Co-op/Field Education  provides:

  • The opportunity to apply learning in a real-life, hands-on situation
  • Practical experience and skills development
  • Contacts with potential future employers
  • Job search skills, including resume preparation and interviewing
  • Self-confidence developed through a real work experience

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International students who are undertaking any kind of Co-op/Field Education, regardless of length, must have a valid co-op work permit, which can be applied for at the same time as their study permit.

PLEASE NOTE: Students in programs that require placements involving hospital, geriatric, disabled, community, or childcare settings and/or interaction with families and children in Canada are required:

Work Placement (Externship/Practicum/Clinical/Field Placement)

Many of our programs build work experience into the core curriculum. Early Childhood Development students, for example, work alongside childcare experts in one of the College’s own nine daycare centres. Many of our Hospitality students do their externships in global hotel chains located just blocks from the College.

Career Services

Gaining the necessary skills and knowledge is key to getting the job — but is not enough by itself. That’s where George Brown’s Career Services department comes in, with free services to help you sharpen your job-hunting skills and connect with employers through our online job posting tool GBCareers. For more information, visit


GBCareers is an online job site specifically for George Brown students and graduates. Whether you are looking to build experience for your career or find a job to help pay the bills, GBCareers lets you access hundreds of jobs. For more information, visit

Employer Feedback

“TD Bank works with George Brown College in a number of beneficial ways, we hire George Brown’s grads, we also offer work terms to their co-op students, who bring us their enthusiasm, creativity and know-how in the exchange for the opportunity to get real-life work experience.”
Doug Turnbull
Deputy Chairman
TD Securities

“I wanted to thank you for sending such great candidates to our attention. The top two people interviewed for our IT Analyst position were from George Brown.”
Catherine Commins
General Manager
Advanced Chemistry Development Inc.

“[George Brown] provides an excellent balance between the practical and the academic skills required for a successful career in hotel and hospitality management.”
Fred Lawlor
VP Procurement
Fairmont Raffles Hotels International Inc. and George Brown graduate