The Sector Specific Employment Initiative (SSEI) is a three-year research program that is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
The research project will be implemented by World Skills Employment Centre, in partnership with:
The program focuses on employer engagement strategies in 15 select sectors and evaluates the impact of such focused strategies on the degree of employer engagement and, subsequently, the success in the employment of internationally trained newcomers within those sectors.
The program aims to enlist 750 clients over the period of three years. Interested participants will be assigned to their sector of choice.
What makes SSEI unique is that it offers job seekers highly-focused services, employers’ events and activities that are specifically tailored to those sectors, such as sector specific:
The 15 select sectors are:
Sectors are divided into 3 clusters. For the research purposes, each cluster receives a different set of interventions.
To be eligible to participate in this program, you need to meet the following criteria:
For more information, employers can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
You can register for one of our information sessions to expand your knowledge about the program and learn how to become part of it. Click HERE to register for one of our information sessions. You can contact email@example.com for more information
Click HERE to view and download the program flyer.