Programs & Services - What Can We Do For You

Working with Students
Workforce Connections Program

The Workforce Connections program provides practical tools and information to help job seekers with obtaining an entry-level position in their chosen field of study. 

In addition to receiving one-on-one support, you will also be provided the opportunity to participate in customized group workshops.

 - Career Connections (8 sessions over a 4 week timeframe)

 - Job Options (2 full days)

Designed to help you with learning about Canadian workplace culture and enhancing your interpersonal communication skills, these workshops are a prerequisite for participation in the STEP and Internship programs. (Maximum of 8 participants for each group session)


Energy Sector Language Training (ESLT)

The Energy Sector Language Training course is designed to assist  Engineers, Geoscientists, Chemists, Accountants, workers in Skilled Trades, and other support staff with developing their  professional workplace communication skills to work in the Oil and Gas Industry. 

If you are already employed, or preparing to work in the energy sector, the ESLT course may help you! For more information, please contact your Career Practitioner at AXIS. (Maximum of 10 participants for each session)


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Networks Job Start

Networks is a job start program to help you identify your personal career goals, develop essential skills, and increase your self-confidence for successful entry into the Canadian workplace.

In addition to completing a series of group workshops, a Job Coach will assist you with your search for employment. 


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Advanced Language Preparation

AXIS offers preparatory classes for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the Test of English for International Communications (TOEIC), as well as the Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL), and the Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainers (CanTEST) when instruction is required.

These classes are offered on a regular basis to assist you with preparing for examinations. The successful completion of one of these examinations is a prerequisite for many post-secondary programs or for licensure in particular professions. (Maximum of 10 participants for each session)


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Internship Placement Program (IPP)

The Internship Placement Program (IPP) provides an opportunity for employers to sponsor job-ready newcomers in a 12 week paid placement.

Designed to accelerate labour market attachment, an internship may provide you an opportunity to showcase your skills and abilities, and obtain professional Canadian experience in a monitored work environment.

For further information about the program and your eligibility to participate, please contact your Career Practitioner at AXIS. 


Work Placements
STEP Career Training Placements

STEP (Strategic Transitions & Employment Partnerships) connects job-ready newcomers with local employers for a five (5) - ten (10) week volunteer placement.

A STEP placement will provide you an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and abilities, gain relevant Canadian work experience, and develop professional networks.

For further information and details, please contact your Career Practitioner at AXIS. 


Career - Focused Mentoring

The Career-Focused Mentoring program provides newcomers with an opportunity to become familiar with Canadian workplace culture, learn about the requirements to work in their field in Canada, further develop their communication skills and to expand their professional networks. 

For further information about participating in a mentorship or to become a Mentor, please contact a Career Practitioner at AXIS. 

Career Planning
Employer Engagement

Are you looking to hire international workers who are living in Newfoundland and Labrador? AXIS can help!

Through our skills matching process, job-ready newcomers are pre-screened to ensure that they have the necessary skills and qualifications to meet your human resources needs. 

In addition, you may be interested in hosting an Internship or STEP Career Training Placement (volunteer), or becoming a Mentor

For further information, please visit the Employer page or email: 


Health Care Professionals
e-Employment/Career Counselling

e-Employment/Career Counselling offers customized, flexible and confidential access to employment information and services to newcomers throughout the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

If you live outside of the St. John's area in NL, e-Employment/Career Counselling can assist you with achieving your employment goals. 

To connect directly with a Career Practitioner, please register as a Job Seeker. 


Entrepreneur Handbook
Business Development Supports Program (BDSP)

The Business Development Support Program provides newcomers with up-to-date, relevant information, as well as guidance and the tools/resources they need to succeed throughout each step of their business, from identifying an idea to growing their business to the next level.

Our program includes:
  • One-on-one Business Counseling
  • Business Plan Development Assistance
  • Feasibility Studies and Growth Strategies Support
  • Skills Development through Workshops and Seminars on topics that include Market Research, Financing, Licences and Permits, Advertising, etc.
  • Information on Networking and Professional Event Opportunities within Newfoundland and Labrador’s business community and with professional development organizations.
  • Access to an On-site Resource Center


Portfolio Preparation

An Employment Portfolio can help you organize and present your work experience and competencies to a potential employer. 

A trained  Facilitator at AXIS can help you identify, articulate and document your previous learning and experience to assist with achieving your career goals. 

For individualized assistance with beginning the process, or for information about group sessions, contact your Career Practitioner. You may also upload supporting documents into the e-Portfolio section of  your Job Seeker account.


Resource Centre
Career Information Resource Centre

Our Resource Centre contains a variety of resources and information about job search, labour market information, and college and university programs in Canada and abroad. 



Career Essentials - Coming Soon!

AXIS is currently developing a new, innovative e-Learning program. Please check back for more information.