Internship Placement Program

  • Connects employers with job-ready newcomers for a 12-week internship
  • Provides access to a pool of eager-to-learn workers who have successfully completed pre-employment readiness training
  • Offers continuous support throughout the placement
  • Wage subsidy may be available to SMEs  who meet the Internship Placement Program (IPP) criteria

An opportunity to:

  • Showcase specific skills and abilities, and obtain work experience in your field
  • Strengthen job-specific skills that are needed for career advancement
  • Network with professionals in your field

An opportunity to:

  • Diversify your workforce and increase your competitive global advantages through an investment in internationally trained workers
  • Receive insight into other business cultures, international markets, and new technologies, thus enhancing cross-cultural awareness and global perspectives within your organization
  • Attract talent to support your company’s objectives

Success Stories

Na (Vincy) Luo

A graduate from the Master’s of Computer Science program, Na (Vincy) Luo approached AXIS in June 2015 in search of career guidance. Vincy completed AXIS’ online training program, Career Essentials, to prepare for the Canadian workforce and then began her job search. Throughout this time, she was actively

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STEP

  • Provides a collaborative opportunity, for employers to host newcomers in a volunteer career training placement for 80 hours over a 2-10 week period
  • Aligns the skills of Internationally trained workers with the needs of employers
  • Offers ongoing support to both the business and the skilled worker throughout the placement

An opportunity to:

  • Use a cost effective means to fill skills gap within your workplace
  • Access global talent living in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Develop “best practices” for an inclusive workforce, while improving relations within the surrounding community

An opportunity to:

  • Increase your understanding of Canadian workplace culture
  • Enhance your job skills through workplace exposure
  • Develop a professional network

 

 

Career-Focused Mentoring Program

  • Encourages and supports career transitions for internationally trained workers through a 80 hour volunteer program
  • Matches mentees and mentors who have similar interests and skills
  • Support is available for both the Mentor and Mentee

An opportunity to:

  • Further develop your leadership and coaching skills
  • Contribute to the professional growth of skilled workers in NL
  • Gain an awareness of integration challenges encountered by internationally trained workers, as they enter the Canadian workforce

An opportunity to:

  • Develop and enhance your career goals
  • Gain insight, knowledge and better understanding of your occupation in Canada
  • Increase your awareness of the skills and abilities required to work in your field

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