Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
May 16, 2018

Public Advisory: Application Deadline Extended for New Student Mentorship Program

The application deadline for a new, employer-driven Student Mentorship Program that will support summer career development opportunities in the agriculture, aquaculture, technology, and oil and gas sectors has been extended to May 23.

More information about the new Student Mentorship Program, including the application form for employers, can be found at www.aesl.gov.nl.ca/students/mentorship.html. Budget 2018 allocates $196,000 for the program, which is supported by federal funding, and was developed in response to discussions with stakeholders at industry summits held throughout the province.

The Student Mentorship Program will connect youth with employers in each of the four targeted sectors for a total of 100 jobs. Participants will be partnered with a mentor who is an established professional in their field of interest. This partnership will provide valuable work experience and enable participants to develop the skills, knowledge and connections they need to begin their careers in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Media contact
Ryan Crocker
Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
709-729-1795, 725-9595
RyanCrocker@gov.nl.ca

2018 05 16                              3:15 p.m.