KES has a cutting-edge opportunity for youth looking to work with technology.
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SWITCH is a chance for your job search and prepare for employment in a career in technology.
Over 5-weeks they will explore empowerment, strategy building and personal leadership through online workshops and collaborating on projects. Plus, training in web development skills, basic coding and 3D printing.
Participants will also receive training and certification to help boost their qualifications for employment. This is followed by a 12-week paid work experience to allow participants a chance to apply what they have learned and make contacts in the industry. Those who complete the program also walk away with a $200
- Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
- Living in BC
- Not enrolled full time in high school or post-secondary training
- Unemployed or precariously employed
- Between 15 and 30 years of age
- Seeking employment
- Reliable internet
- A computing device with a webcam
- Microphone and speakers
Support with these technical requirements are available as needed. Computing equipment lending is available to participants.
- Labour Market Information
- Resumes & cover letters
- Workplace Feedback
- Interview Skills
- Time Management and more!
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