Work-Integrated Learning Industry Voucher Pilot Program

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In partnership with industry, employers and post-secondary institutions, Alberta’s government is investing $3.6 million in new work-integrated learning opportunities in key priority areas through the Work-Integrated Learning Industry Voucher pilot program.

The 3-year Work Integrated Learning Voucher pilot program is a partnership with industry, employers and post-secondary institutions to allow students to learn directly from mentors and seasoned professionals, while helping employers access local talent in fields that will support our economic recovery.

Starting this fall, hundreds of students will have new opportunities to gain paid, on-the-job experience with three industry associations from Alberta’s priority sectors — technology, construction and life sciences:

Interested students and employers can contact participating industry associations until 2023. If successful, the pilot program will be expanded to new sectors.

Word of the Day:

Seasoned: having a lot of experience of doing something

* Information in this post is taken from Alberta government’s news release on July 5, 2021: Alberta 2030: Expanding work-integrated learning | alberta.ca