Information and Communications Technology Council

Site: Markham, Lisgar Street

Service: Integrated Work Experience Strategy Program

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Record #: NKT1680 Last Modified: 30 May 2015 Last Full Update: 24 Dec 2014
Record Details
Alternate NameIWES
Office Phone613-237-8551 
FundingProvincial - Government of Ontario ; Federal
Description (Service)Help internationally educated professionals with an information and communications technology background develop the skills needed to succeed in the Canadian workplace * in-classroom training with a focus on workplace cultural intelligence and communication, business networking, community connections and mentoring, followed by guided work experience (or practicum)
HoursContact for hours
Areas ServedMarkham
EligibilityPermanent resident in Canada * IT/ICT background and experience * looking for work in IT/ICT field * live in or close to the city where IWES is being delivered * available full-time for 6 training weeks (and for a minimum 3 month practicum afterward) immigrated permanently to Canada within the last 3 years * eligible to work in Canada * post-secondary education * strong command of English Language (speaking, reading, writing, listening) * Canadian Language Benchmark 8 required in each category * have taken courses/workshops in at least one of the following: job search, resume writing, interview skills or other related topics
ApplicationReview the “Eligibility Criteria” and then complete the IWES Prequalification Questionnaire online
Located In CommunityMarkham
Address & Map
116 Lisgar St, Suite 300
Ottawa, ON K2P 0C2
Service CategoriesImmigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Internship Programs