Be Part of I.T - Youth Internship
Tapping into the limitless potential of our youth, and providing them with valuable hands-on work experience for succeeding and excelling in today’s workforce. This is the hallmark of our RCTech EXPERIENCE program.
Our positions combine a rich diversity of experience into one:
- Skills training in computer repair/refurbishment, distribution and recycling.
- Work opportunities in the areas of: Marketing and Event Planning, Administration, Human Resources, Graphic Design, Research and Data Management, Computer Refurbishment, Inventory Management and Warehouse Operations.
- Increasing school and not-for-profit access to ICT equipment, skills and knowledge.
- Contributing to the protection of our natural environment by reusing technology and diverting toxic elements from landfills.
- Development of critical business, analytical, leadership and personal effectiveness skills to prepare for full-time employment.
In addition to gaining career specific skills, our program streams provide youth interns with memorable, rewarding and meaningful placement giving back to our community and helping youth, schools and not-for-profits attain the technological-edge they need to succeed. Youth interns will also become active participants in our e-waste solution.
Together, these skills and training combine into a highly marketable workplace experience – a valuable commodity in today’s competitive global workforce, where each experience counts.
Moreover, youth interns can move confidently throughout the program into full-time employment, given our track record of hired graduates and industry demands for IT professionals in Canada.
Technical Work Experience Program (TWEP) Eligibility Criteria
RCTech EXPERIENCE youth internships are funded by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) under the Youth Employment Strategy program and has strict qualifying criteria as follows:
- Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 30 years
- Must be a graduate OR a student currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution OR a youth who has completed at least 1 course at a university or other post-secondary institution
- A Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada. Work permits do not qualify.
- Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations.
- Must not be previous participants in a HRSDC youth funded program
- Not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits
Youth aged 16-30, who are unemployed and or/under employed may apply.
Check out this document for a full list of Eligibility Requirements and Responsibilities.
To begin your RCTech EXPERIENCE, apply by emailing your resume to the RCT Regional Centre in your area. To see available opportunities click here. Please note that only eligible applicants will be contacted.