Focus on Talent

Technology Alberta’s Talent team has partnered with thousands of students, graduates, and hundreds of Alberta tech companies through our FIRST Jobs program. Drawing from this experience, we’ve identified key insights to shed light on the challenges when it comes to Talent for both students and employers in our ecosystem.

What is the impact of our FIRST Jobs program?

The FIRST (First Industry Research Science Technology) Jobs program offers a meaningful work experience for a current student or recent graduate of an Alberta post-secondary institution while supporting the growth of Alberta’s SME Tech Sector. The FIRST Jobs Program has been supported by the Government of Canada through Prairies Economic Development Canada, and the Government of Alberta.

Discover the impact of our FIRST Jobs program.