La Relance

Employment Integration Program

Acquire practical work experience and make money during a hands-on internship at a real company.

The Employment Integration Program is intended for young people who are experiencing difficulties in the labour market. Through a paid 20-week internship, participants learn how to overcome these challenges, and also acquire practical experience in the workplace.


To participate in the Employment Integration Program, you must:

  • Be between 16 and 35 years old;
  • Not be attending school full-time;
  • Be unemployed;
  • Be having trouble finding or keeping a job;
  • Speak English or French;
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.


In this program, you will:

  • Acquire positive work experience with a real company.
  • Develop your job-related personal and social skills.
  • Learn to change the behaviours and attitudes that can make it hard to find or keep a job.
  • Learn about and apply job search tools and techniques.


Examples of potential internship placements:

  • Housekeeping attendant (light and heavy duties) at Hebdo Ménage
  • Day labourer, electronics dismantling at Valoritec
  • IT assistant (technical) at LRTS
  • IT assistant (non-technical) at LRTS
  • Cleaning and packaging clerk at LRTS