A pilot program initiated by Ajax Council to create employment opportunities for youth.
2016 upNext Ajax Registrations are Now Closed! Program is in session.
Are you ready for upNext?
For Emerging TalentAre you or is someone you know...
- A young adult, age 18-24?
- Graduated from College or University?
- Unemployed or under-employed?
- Need experience for your resume?
- Looking for connections and introductions?
- Learn More
What to Expect
Gain ExperienceWe connect aspiring digital talent with businesses that require assistance with their online presence to provide real world experience.
NetworkingGet introduced to the business world of Durham Region and shake hands with the individuals that will help push your career in the right direction.
Industry LeadersThe upNext program is delivered by Durham Region heavy-weights in digital marketing, sales, finance, investments, communications, and public relations.
Delivered in a four week period (June 1 through June 29), upNext is designed to get you in the digital game quickly and it packs a serious punch.
Passion in MindCreated with the belief that with the right support and opportunities Durham Region can spur the next generation of best-in-class digital talent.
No CostFunded by the Town of Ajax and fuelled by the champions of change, upNext provides a high level crash course in digital marketing at no cost.
I have successfully been hired at the University of Toronto Press and I want to thank you for helping me start my career. I give huge credit to upNext Ajax for helping to achieve this goal. Employers are definitely interested in talent coming out of the program and are impressed with what is accomplished.Meaghan