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

Kevin

A graduate from Memorial University with a Master’s in Computer Science, Kevin registered with AXIS Career Services in September 2015 with one goal in mind: to find a career in his field of study. Shortly after registering with AXIS, Kevin completed the Career Essentials online pre-employment training

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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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