Information and Communications Technology Council

Service: Integrated Work Experience Strategy Program

Record Details
Alternate Name IWES
Office Phone 613-237-8551
Fax 613-230-3490
Primary Contact Gesine Freund, ICTC Stakeholder Relations Lead; Phone: 613-237-8551 ext 131; Email:
Funding Provincial - Government of Ontario ; Federal - Industry Canada, Statistics Canada, Fednor ; Foundation - Trillium Foundation
Description (Service) Provides in-classroom training with a focus on workplace cultural intelligence and communication, business networking, community connections and mentoring, followed by guided work experience (or practice)
Hours Contact for hours
Areas Served Markham
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Permanent 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
Application Review the “Eligibility Criteria” and then complete the IWES Prequalification Questionnaire online
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community Markham
Address & Map
116 Lisgar St, Ste 300
Ottawa, ON K2P 0C2
Physical Access Unknown
Service Categories Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Internship Programs


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