TWEP Program

With support from Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada (ISED), Computers for Schools offers a technical work experience program. This program helps ease the transition between education and employment for Manitoba youth between the ages of 15-30.

We provide about 28 weeks of work experience for approximately 14 youth at any given time.

Students gain supervised, hands-on experience developing the following technical skills:

  • Erasing, formatting, installing and testing hard drives and software
  • Using diagnostic tools and software
  • Safely dismantling computers for salvageable parts
  • Preparing e-waste for shipping to certified recyclers
  • Document management, among other marketable technical skills

Practical workplace skills:

  • Teamwork
  • Project Management
  • Time management

To participate in the Intern Program you must meet the following criteria:

  • between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive)
  • a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a person who has been granted refugee status in Canada
  • legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations

We also support interns working towards their A+ certification, Microsoft IT Academy or other industry recognized ICT certifications.

For more information on the Intern Program, please contact us.

Current Openings

There are no positions available at this time. Any future job postings will be posted on the Government of Canada Job Bank. Our intake cycle is about every three months, so check back often!

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