McMaster Continuing Education Partners with Advance Ontario to Offer Paid Remote Internship Opportunities to Students
To bridge the gap between academic learning and real-world skills development, McMaster Continuing Education has joined forces with Advance Ontario to offer eligible students remote internship opportunities. The internships, facilitated through the world’s leading online work-based learning marketplace, Riipen, provide a new avenue for students to gain valuable experience while being compensated for their contributions.
Through this initiative, students will have the opportunity to work remotely with Ontario employers eager to mentor the next generation of talent. The projects, each spanning 80 hours over a flexible 2-8 week period, offer students the chance to apply their classroom knowledge in a real-world setting while receiving generous compensation of $1400 upon successful project completion.
The benefits for participating students extend far beyond the financial aspect. These paid work-based learning experiences will enhance students’ skills, facilitate the formation of valuable employer networks, and provide direction for their career development. With employers increasingly valuing practical experience, this initiative positions students for success by equipping them with the skills and insights needed to thrive in the workplace.
The Advance Ontario program further aims to break down barriers by being eligible for Canadian and international students.
As the demand for skilled professionals continues to rise, programs like these are pivotal in shaping the future workforce and ensuring students are well-equipped for success in their chosen fields.
Are you a current McMaster Continuing Education student? Check your eligibility and join the waitlist to secure your spot! Spots are limited, and you are invited to explore projects on a first-come, first-served basis.
Getting started is simple:
- Check your eligibility and join the waitlist
- Get invited to explore projects from Ontario employers
- Interact with employers and apply to an awesome gig
- Get accepted and start developing real-world skills for your resume
- Complete your project, receive feedback and get paid!
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