MOSAIC WorkXP Internship 

We are pleased to inform you that MOSAIC has been awarded funding for a new employment program by Employment and Social Development Canada, (ESDC). The WorkXP Internship Program is a unique pilot program designed to provide highly skilled immigrant professionals with meaningful work experience and establish them in the Canadian labour market through collaboration with organizations such as yours.

As we value your organization’s impact to our program and participants, we would like to invite you to become an Internship Host and help us place internationally trained professionals as a paid intern in your company. This partnership will not only help us bridge the gap in the systemic lack of work experience for immigrant professionals but will also enable you to make your workplace a more diverse and inclusive space. The WorkXP Internship Program will provide $5,000 for every intern matched with your company and funds can be used at your discretion. The program accepts participants throughout the year, and we expect our first interns to begin as early as April 2022.

The WorkXP Internship Program details are as follows:

  • A minimum work experience of 400 hours (approximately 10-12 weeks) or longer, depending on your need (time and days are flexible)
  • Paid internship will include a hands-on role or job shadowing, mentoring, coaching, etc.
  • Regular evaluations will be conducted by WorkXP Internship Program staff to assess the performance of the intern
  • Internships can be in-person, virtual, or a combination of both
  • Your company will receive $5,000 for every matched intern
  • The benefits of this work experience to your company include, but is not limited to:

The nurturing of diverse and skilled prospective employees with strong credentials and work experience

Bolstering your company’s corporate social responsibility initiatives by providing an opportunity to learn other cultures and practice diversity in the workplace
An opportunity to get the support you may need on tasks, backlogs, or projects
Creating valuable firsthand Canadian work experience for an immigrant professional and championing a new internship advocacy for immigrants to Canada
We encourage you to please visit our WorkXP Webpage and complete the Internship Host Registration Form. Alternatively, we can also first schedule a meeting with you to discuss any questions you may have. Please do not hesitate to contact us at

We look forward to hearing back from you as we aim to achieve our goal of creating a more diverse and inclusive Canadian labour market.

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