The objective of the program is to provide Students with a meaningful career related work experience, build networks for their future and gain practical experience. In addition to having an extra hand, Employers will have an opportunity to mentor and cultivate students’ new techniques and knowledge into the workplace.
The goal of Mentor a Student Intern program is to give students the practical work experience needed to be successful in obtaining employment after their post-secondary schooling. The program gives students the ability to develop relationships with employers and demonstrate their abilities.
Employers benefit from the Mentor a Student Intern program by receiving wage subsidies for a talented student who can fill gaps, work on projects and/ or bring in new knowledge to the company / organization. Together, employers and students benefit from growing opportunities in workforce development.
For Eligibility and Criteria Information: Eligibility and Criteria 2016-2017
For Application forms for Students: Student Application Form
For Application forms for Employers: Employer Application Form
Please contact one of Employment and Training’s Employment Counselors for more information on program eligibility requirements.
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