FIRST Job Seekers

Announcement: Technology Alberta FIRST Jobs Program  – Second Term

TIMELINES (TO BE UPDATED on April 16, 2021)

Stage 1: Online Applications Opens – ONLINE APPLICATIONS HAVE NOT YET OPENED FOR SECOND TERM
– 1a: job seekers information session (optional)
– 1b: job board opens
– 1c: job seekers deadline for job application submissions

Stage 2: Candidate Interview Week
– 2a: companies contact interested candidates, and start interviews
– 2b: companies submit their top 5 selected candidates for final matching

Stage 3: Final Notifications of Company-Candidate Matches
– 3a: On-boarding Part-time Work-Term Commences
Company and Young Professionals information sessions will be provided

SEE DETAILS BELOW FOR FURTHER INFORMATION


Job Seekers must be:

  • Currently living in Alberta
  • Able to legally work part-time in Alberta
  • Available to participate in an 8 to 10-week part-time program, connecting remotely (Period: TBD 2021) with a minimum time commitment of 10 hours/week
  • Interested in a possible future career in Alberta’s technology sector
  • Have educational and/or experience background of interest to Tech companies (eg. diploma/degree programs such as Science, Arts, Engineering, Business)
  • Currently attending post-secondary, or have graduated and are unemployed or underemployed

Successful Applicants who complete this program will:

  • Gain valuable work experience at an Alberta technology company, that can help launch their careers
  • Be able to grow their networks with both the 100 tech companies and 100 youth participants
  • Learn more about Alberta’s extensive tech community through information sessions with Technology Alberta and panel sessions with participating companies.
  • Be provided a stipend of approx $2,000

HOW TO REGISTER AS A YOUTH CANDIDATE FOR THE TECHNOLOGY ALBERTA FIRST JOBS PROGRAM – 4 Easy Steps

Step 1) Fill out your application on the “YOUTH Application Form” (Note the deadline for applications)
Note: You must have previously setup your Linked-In Profile in order to complete the application form
Technology Alberta Personnel will provide confirmation (via email) to the successful applicants, confirming their applicability for this free program. 

Step 2) Attend the Youth Information Session (Optional) which is available via Zoom.

Step 3) Successful Applicants will have the opportunity to review Companies and the associated Projects/Role Descriptions

Step 4)  Interviews, Matches and On-boarding, Part-time work terms begins


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