Career Prep Program Launches in PEI
Career Prep is a new program from SkillsPEI and designed to help students find jobs in their chosen field of study prior to graduating from college or university. The program provides part-time employment for full-time PEI students who are in the final year of multi-year degree or diploma program. Students can click here for more information on the program.
Employers receive financial assistance to help identify, train and employ students prior to their graduation in Spring 2015. Employers can click here to get more information and to download the Career Prep application form.
The Career Prep program is designed to build successful relationships between employers and graduating students with the goal of retaining talented young people in Prince Edward Island.
New Canada-PEI Job Grant
The Canada Job Grant is an innovative, employer-driven approach to help Canadians gain the skills and training they need to fill available jobs. It is designed to be flexible enough to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes, in all industries and regions. By requiring employers to put more skin in the game, the Canada Job Grant will result in training that leads to guaranteed jobs.
To find out more information or to download an application on the Canada-PEI Job Grant, click here.
Funding for the Canada-PEI Job Grant is provided through the Canada–Prince Edward Island Job Fund.
SkillsPEI Information Sessions
SkillsPEI will be holding information sessions across PEI throughout 2014. These sessions are designed to provide Islanders with information on our programs and services. Space is limited for each session so call your local SkillsPEI office in advance to register. See the upcoming schedule for these information sessions.