Work Able Graduate Internship Program
These opportunities are for recent post-secondary graduates who self-identify as having a disability.
Multiple full-time and part-time internship positions are available from August 31, 2020 to August 27, 2021.
This is an ongoing posting without a scheduled close date. The close date will be added to the posting at least 2 weeks prior to closing.
If you are interested, we recommend you submit your application as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed on a bi-weekly basis.
Additional positions are available in other locations. If you are interested please review and apply through , or .
The Work-Able Internship Program is a paid twelve-month BC Public Service work experience program for recent post-secondary graduates who self-identify as having a disability.
This unique program provides learning, coaching and mentorship throughout the internship and interns will gain valuable skills and public service experience.
We offer extensive training, growth and development opportunities, a competitive salary and a balance between work and life commitments.
We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work.
To be eligible for the Work Able Internship Program you must :
Note : You may be required to provide medical documentation about your disability to assist us in providing accommodation supports.
To be considered for this opportunity, please apply via the online application process, using the instructions below.
How to Apply :
Create a profile by clicking on "Create new account" at the top of this page. To update an existing profile, enter your User E-mail and Password and click Log in on this page.
If you are creating an account, enter your information by typing in the boxes or selecting from the options listed boxes with a
You will now be on Step 1 : Resume Profile Creation page of the Job Application. Review your profile (if you are returning user) and review and enter your information by typing in the boxes or selecting from the options listed boxes with a
As a part of your application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered.
Please ensure you answered all the questions before clicking Next . After completing the questionnaire, you will be taken to the Step 3 Cover Letters page where you can add your personal essay (the personal essay is your Cover Letter).
Please review your information and click Next . Please ensure you have completed all three stages of this application - resume profile, personal essay and questionnaire.
Please review your information on Step 4 Preview page and click Finish to submit. Once you have clicked on the finish button, you will receive an email confirmation of receipt.
Please save this email confirmation.
For full descriptions of accountabilities and qualifications for each position, please review the attached job profiles.
To learn more about these opportunities, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website.
If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for this competition, please send an e-mail to , before the posting closes, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
Step 1. Resume Profile Please ensure that your resume contains all your relevant education and experience.
Step 2. Personal Essay - In 750 words and no less than 500, write a personal essay that responds to the following questions :
Your written essay will be used to assess the following :
Please note - This is a phased application process :
Successful candidates will be required to provide the following :
NOTE : Applications will be accepted until 11 : 00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS :
Cover Letter : YES Your cover letter is your personal essay and should be inserted into the "Cover Letter" section of the application, as explained in Step 2 above.
Resume : YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire (BASIC) : YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.