25 Third Street
Akwesasne, QC, H0M 1A0
PO BOX 381
St. Regis, QC, H0M 1A0
Akwesasne Career & Employment Support Services
(613) 575-2626
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Interns & Apprentices Program

Interns & Apprentices


The objective of this program is to provide clients with career opportunities which will lead to continuing employment by providing on the job training to increase client experience and to provide an entry into the workforce of the host employer. The apprentices aspect of this program is intended to assist clients who have expressed that they intend to complete the requirements necessary to be registered Journeymen in one of the skilled trades.

Program Description

Projects funded under this program may be offered in a combination of services that will assist:

  • With the elimination of significant barriers which currently prevents the securing and/or maintaining employment

  • Individuals having difficulty making the transition from home to work

  • Individuals having difficulty making the transition from school to work

Eligible Participants

In addition to those previously mentioned in the Eligibility Requirements,

  • Clients who have the capacity (training) but lack experience

Eligible Employers

See Program and Services Officer for more information.

Financial Limitations:

  • Wages

  • Merc (NFPs)

  • Off-site purchased training

  • Special Costs for Disabled Persons


Minimum: 16 weeks  •  Maximum: 52 weeks