Connecting Students to Industry – Workplace Mentorships

Mentorship matters. As a vital component of Pembina Trails Early College (PTEC), mentorship and work placement mentorships provide students with new opportunities and invaluable experiences.

By becoming a workplace mentor you are helping shape the next generation of tech workers in Manitoba. Welcome learners into a week-long work placement to attract, influence and invest in the future of our local talent community.

Why become a workplace mentor?

CONTRIBUTE to building a sustainable and robust local technology talent community in Manitoba.

SHOWCASE the best of your organization to Manitoba’s future tech professionals.

GAIN recognition as a high school mentor partner.

PROVIDE keen and passionate students a unique opportunity to develop and expand their skills.

GROW in the knowledge that you made a positive difference in the lives of learners.

DEVELOP your skills. Gain valuable professional development skills which can be applied in your workplace. Complimentary mentorship training  provided by Talent C.

What does a workplace mentorship involve?

Expose the tech savvy learners to careers in tech through job-shadowing, working on mock projects and case studies or immerse learners into day-to-day meetings.

Our learners are eager, curious and critical thinkers. They have experience with programming languages, networking principles and essentials of hardware and software IT essentials.

Mentorship work placements are five consecutive 1/2 days, from 9am – 12pm. Each mentee group is comprised of 2-3 grade 10 students.

We need to build a future that involves you.  Interested in mentoring students from the classroom and into careers?

Next mentorship placement opportunity: March 9 – 13, 2020; 9 am – 12pm

Contact: mhacault@techmanitoba.ca