Type of Program:
Digital Skills 4 Youth PEI' (DS4Y PEl) is a new internship opportunity for Island youth that provides financial support to Island businesses or non-profit organizations who will act as 'Intern Host Organizations' (IHOs).
Comments on Funding:
Funding is a maximum of $21,500 per intern in salary funds, understood to be 75% of the intern’s total salary.
SkillsPEI will also provide 'Digital Workplace Skills Training' to be completed during the internship.This will be supported at no cost to the Intern Host Organizations (IHO), although the IHO must agree to allow the intern to participate.
When It Ends:
The applicant must:
Special consideration will also be given to employers in rural areas, as well as employers looking to hire youth facing employment barriers, Indigenous youth, members of a visible minority group, persons with disabilities, and women.
The intern must:
The applicant must complete the DS4Y PEI Application Form and submit it to their local SkillsPEI office.
The applicant must submit:
Other Things to Note:
Digital Skills 4 Youth PEI' (DS4Y PEl) is a new internship opportunity for Island youth delivered by the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning with funding support from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED).