New internship opportunities for Canadian students will lead to skills development, jobs

April 29, 2018, Victoria, British Columbia

When Canada’s college and polytechnic students have the opportunity to learn in a hands-on work environment, they build the real-world skills and connections they need for the good middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow.

Today, during her address at Colleges and Institutes Canada’s annual conference in Victoria, British Columbia, Kate Young, Parliamentary Secretary for Science, announced a new pilot program that will allow colleges and polytechnics to work with businesses and not-for-profit organizations to send students into the workforce.

For more, see the Government of Canada news release.