Aboriginal Summer Job Shadow Program
If you are an aboriginal youth aged 15, 16 or 17, this is an opportunity to spend a summer gaining valuable work experience in a healthcare field. At the same time, you earn credits toward high school graduation. Located in Grande Prairie, this program is a partnership between the Grande Prairie Regional College, various employers in the Grande Prairie area, Rupertsland Institute, the Western Cree Tribal Council, Alberta Employment & Immigration, the Northern Alberta Development Council and Alberta Health Services.
You can apply in the spring at Rupertsland Institute, Western Cree Tribal Council, and Alberta Employment & Immigration (Grande Prairie area).
Careers Next Generation Alberta Health Services has made a commitment to ensure that a number of opportunities throughout the province are available to Aboriginal youth in grades 10 to 12 through the six-week Careers Next Generation summer employment program.
First Nations Summer Internship Pilot If you are a First Nations youth in grade 10, 11 or 12, this is an opportunity for you to spend a summer exploring healthcare careers - and get paid for it. This program is a partnership between Health Canada, Careers Next Generation and Alberta Health Services. Half your time is spent working at an AHS facility. The other half is spent working on reserve at a healthcare centre providing health services to community members.
For more information, please contact the Careers Next Generation program.
Métis Health Science Transition Program
If you are an adult Métis between the ages of 18 to 30, this is an opportunity for you to gain academic upgrading and improve your employability and life skills. It’s also a chance to explore healthcare careers through job shadowing. This program is a partnership between Rupertsland Institute, the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and Alberta Health Services.
This project is located in Calgary and Edmonton. For more information, please visit Rupertsland Institute’s Upcoming Projects page.