Reservist internship program launches

Federal government-funded program offers subsidies for participating employers
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/16/2015

Employers reluctant to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars training employees on leadership, complex decision-making, risk management, teamwork and resiliency may want to consider a lesser-known but appealing option: Hire a reservist. 

Employers can now find a worker with experience in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) reserves with the launch of a government-subsidized, paid internship program offered by Career Edge, an organization that connects employers with interns.