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Apprenticeship Manitoba: The Future is in Your Hands

With apprenticeship, you get paid to learn valuable, in-demand skills on your way to a rewarding career in the skilled trades. On this website, you’ll find out what apprenticeship has to offer from real people involved in the skilled trades. Read their blogs to follow them on their journey, as they share their experiences getting hands-on training in actual workplaces.

Wage Subsidy for Job Seekers

Assisting eligible individuals who need on-the-job training to find employment.

High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP)

The HSAP lets you start your apprenticeship training while you are still in high school. It combines regular high school instruction with paid, part-time, on-the-job training.

STEP Services

STEP Services provides students and young adults with the opportunity to work full time during the summer with the Province of Manitoba, Manitoba Hydro, and related organizations. You may also be eligible to work part-time during school year if you are a post-secondary student.

Volunteer Manitoba

Volunteer Manitoba's Referral Services matches non-profit agencies looking for volunteers with people seeking volunteer opportunities. Volunteer Manitoba also delivers training and workshops to boards, staff and volunteers.

Manitoba Youth Volunteer Opportunities (MyVOP)

Manitoba Youth Volunteer Opportunities is an initiative of Volunteer Manitoba devoted to promoting and assisting youth volunteerism and helping young Manitobans, ages 30 and under to access volunteer opportunities, no matter where they live in the province!

Urban/Hometown Green Team

The Urban Green Team Program provides grants to Winnipeg non-profit organizations to create meaningful, career-oriented summer jobs for youth in a variety of community development projects to improve neighbourhoods, build young leaders and provide employment opportunities for youth.

Job Boom = I need experience

You can't find a job because you don't have experience, and you can't acquire experience because you don't have a job! There are many ways to break this vicious cycle. The Web sites presented here offer ways to gain experience in the job market, whether in a summer job, an internship at a company, an exchange program or in volunteer activities.

Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)

The prime objective of FSWEP is to provide full-time students with work experience related to their Field of Study and to provide them with learning opportunities. The program is also designed to give full-time secondary school, CEGEP, college, technical institute and university students employment opportunities that will: enrich their academic programs; help fund their education and encourage them to complete their studies; develop their employability; improve their ability to find good jobs after graduation; offer insights into future employment opportunities; and help them evaluate their career options within the public service.

Young Canada Works

Young Canada Works (YCW) offers students and recent graduates the chance to put their skills to the test, build career equity, earn money for their education or get started on the right career path. Summer jobs and internships give young people access to unique opportunities to learn and work, whether it is to practice their second language in a museum, work in an Aboriginal friendship centre or even travel abroad.

Cooperative Graduate Hiring Incentive (COGHI) Program

Announced in March 2006, the Cooperative Graduate Hiring Incentive (COGHI) Program is designed for employers who hire and retain in full-time employment in Manitoba full-time students who graduate after March 6, 2006 from a recognized post-secondary cooperative education program in a field of studies related to the employment. The program enables employers to benefit from a tax credit in each of the first full two years of employment, where employment commences within 18 months of graduation. The program benefits graduates by offering fulltime employment following completion of post-secondary education.

Job Banks

Visit job banks to see what jobs are available here and elsewhere.

Job Referral Service

Job seekers are welcome to register with any of the projects listed.

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