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Info Session -The Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Skills for Change Employment Ontario presents an
Info Session -The Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program

The Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program offers eligible newcomers a chance to gain temporary work experience with federal, provincial and municipal organizations.

FIN Program internships are intended to help newcomers get work experience, but they are not permanent positions.


Be a permanent resident or Canadian citizen, in Canada for ten years or less, counting from the day you became a permanent resident to the date you apply (from April 30 to May 3, 2020) and live in Canada at the time of application.

Live or work in the National Capital Region, the Greater Toronto Area,

Be registered with and pre-screened by a partner immigrant serving organization and have your files current and updated before April 3, 2020.

Meet the education requirements for the category to which you want to apply.

Have the necessary language skills in English or French

Positions Available for 2020 and requirements
Administrative Clerk CR-04

Experience providing clerical support Providing clerical support, such as file set up and records management Working with internal and/or external clients to assess and meet needs Secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives or Degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution

Program Officer PM-02

Experience working in teams to support projects within timelines • Working with partners, clients, or stakeholders in project teams/groups to achieve goals • Researching, analyzing, and synthesizing information to produce reports • Degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution or • Master’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

IT Technician, Programmer, or Tester CS-01 Experience in developing IT infrastructure, delivering IT support, and meeting clients’ needs

Writing, modifying, integrating, testing computer code Analyzing system requirements, developing and implementing information systems, contributing to development plans, policies and procedures Meeting clients’ needs through exceptional service Successful completion of two years of an acceptable post-secondary educational program in computer science, information technology, information management or another specialty relevant to the position