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Job No.
Arts #25 Business #61 Health & Social Development #177
Date Posted
Mar 10, 2021
Application Deadline
Jun 30, 2021
BC Public Service
Job Title
BC Public Service -Work-Able Program 12-month paid internship for recent grads
No. Jobs
Multiple Locations in BC
Employment Type
How To Apply
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Job Description
Work-Able Work-Able is a 12-month paid internship with the BC Public Service for recent (within the last three years) post-secondary graduates who self-identify as having a disability. Each year, this unique program provides learning, coaching and mentorship to employees who face barriers to achieving gainful employment. Interns -What Interns Gain from Work-Able -Public service experience -Mentoring, coaching and support -Opportunities for increased personal growth, skill development, knowledge and confidence -Possible future employment opportunities in the provincial government -Reasonable accommodation(s) and disability-friendly working environments -Creation of a career path by discovering skills and knowledge applicable to current and future employment opportunities -Opportunity to test skills in an understanding and accommodating environment -Self-discovery of abilities that reach beyond disability or accommodation -Primer on the inner workings of the BC Public Service with opportunities to learn about different roles Eligibility To be eligible for this program, you must be: A recent post-secondary graduate (within three years of Internship start date) with a 2-year diploma, or an Associate degree or an Undergraduate or Graduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution and An individual who self-identifies as a person with a disability and A resident of British Columbia and Legally entitled to work in Canada