Government of Manitoba - Career Development

Career Development: Young Adult

Get the Experience I Need

Work experience programs and volunteering give you many things including:

  • the opportunity to acquire new skills and knowledge
  • the chance to experience an occupation and discover what you like
  • transferable skills, like time management, teamwork and communication skills. Transferable skills are necessary for most jobs and are what employers look for.

Manitoba Youth Volunteer Opportunities (MyVOP)

Manitoba Youth Volunteer Opportunities is an initiative of Volunteer Manitoba and is 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!

Career Focus

Career Focus provides students with opportunities to receive career-related work experience.

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.

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.

Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)

Don't miss your opportunity to gain valuable work experience with a number of federal organizations.