Note from the President – June

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: THE GROWING INNOVATION ECONOMY – GROWING AND DIVERSIFYING ALBERTA’S ECONOMY

In this newsletter – and as a grass-roots organization – we are pleased to share the many announcements of strong Alberta tech company hiring and investment, as well as government programs and overall tech sector growth. In order to further help catalyze the growth of Alberta’s economic recovery and diversification, we are pleased to bring to your attention, some great Alberta-wide company and job seeker opportunities including:

TECHNOLOGY ALBERTA FIRST JOBS (Cohort 2)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: TECH Small-to-Medium (SME) COMPANY (EMPLOYER) and STUDENT REGISTRATION DEADLINES: Week of June 4.  In partnership with the Government of Alberta – the Technology Alberta FIRST Jobs (Cohort 2) pilot program provides:

  • A fully-funded paid part-time (remote) Alberta post-secondary student work experience (10 hours/week x 20 weeks: $4,000/term). Areas: Business, Technology, Arts, Education
  • Matches up to 50 Alberta Technology companies with 50 Young Professionals/Post-Secondary Students Participants. 
  • Program takes place from Early – July to End – Nov

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ALBERTA JOBS NOW program: This federal-provincial investment of $370 million is the largest job training program in Alberta’s history. Businesses and non-profits can apply for funding to reduce the cost of hiring and training through this new Government of Alberta program. First intake open now through to August 31. More info available HERE


Please see this newsletter for many interesting events and valuable opportunities. As always, we are interested in your input. Please send along your ideas on how to make things better for Alberta Tech Entrepreneurs – we would be pleased to listen, collaborate and connect. In closing, as always, thank you to all of our volunteers and members!

Thanks everyone – looking forward to seeing you soon,

Gail 
Gail J. Powley, P.Eng
President, Technology Alberta
president@technologyalberta.ca
technologyalberta.ca

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