Support an Intern

Are you prepared for what’s next?

Do you have a plan to attract qualified employees to ensure your company’s success as your workforce ages and retires? CAREERS offers you an opportunity to showcase your industry and attract potential future employees by connecting you to motivated high school interns. We do the work, bringing you students that best suit your needs, all completely free of charge. The length of commitment is up to you, and with funding options available, what have you got to lose?

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FOR A LIMITED TIME, QUALIFIED EMPLOYERS RECEIVE UP TO $3600 PER STUDENT.

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CAREERS has been operating since 1997 across the province of Alberta, Canada. We currently ONLY work with those who study and work within the province of Alberta, if you have additional questions about who we are or what we do, please explore our Programs page.


























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HOW YOU BENEFIT

Attract and retain local talent.

Train your workforce from the ground up.

Harness the energy and passion youth bring to the workplace.

Provide mentorship opportunities for your team.

Build your Environment, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG).

WHAT WE OFFER

CONNECTION TO YOUTH

CAREERS works closely with schools, enabling us to be the bridge between the education system and industry. We connect interested youth with employers like you to help you build your future workforce. Check out the Internship Opportunities page to investigate many of the different occupations we support.

CONNECTION TO COMMUNITY

Our unique position helps to facilitate your engagement with communities across the province through career fairs, camps, and industry specific events. Grow and diversify your workforce by supporting underrepresented groups such as women and Indigenous youth through supporting our Young Women in Trades and Technologies or Indigenous Youth Career Pathways initiatives.

CONNECTION TO SUSTAINABILITY

As a CAREERS employer partner, you are part of a movement that’s driving change and addressing industry challenges. Together, we are building a strong, sustainable future for all Albertans.

2021 STATS

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*Advanis Survey, 2020

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What you can do

TAKE ON A STUDENT

faq’s

Internships are usually 75 – 125 hours per semester, however the placement may be extended up to 500 hours. They can be part time during the school year (5-25 hours per week) and/or full time during the summer. The school and work schedule is developed to accommodate the employer’s needs.

Required compensations for Student Interns is minimum wage or above. Qualified employers can receive up to $3600 through the Youth Internship Incentive Program. Button that links to YiiP page. For information on other wage subsidy programs CLICK HERE

For any off-campus learning, like an internship, students are eligible to earn high school credits and thereby covered by Alberta Education’s WCB. 

CAREERS promotes safety through the Safe Under 18 Initiative.  CLICK HERE to learn more. 

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As a non-profit organization that offers free services, CAREERS relies on the generosity of our industry partners.

Together, we can TAKE ON THE FUTURE!

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