Independent Media Arts Alliance Digital Skills for Youth Program (DS4Y)

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Purpose: Digital Skills for Youth (DS4Y) is a program funded by the Government of Canada which aims to help underemployed youth enhance and develop their digital and soft skills.

  • The program combines valuable work experience with digital skills training, allowing participating youth to advance their digital skills and secure their success in the digital economy.
  • DS4Y benefits participating employers by increasing the supply of highly qualified young people with a focus on knowledge economy related skills.
  • It builds employers’ overall capacity in digital domains and advances their own digitally-focused projects and activities.
  • Examples of digital skills to be developed through these internships include: software/app development, web development, 3D fabrication or modelling, video game design, network systems administration, adaptive technologies, web-based learning, physical computing, VR/AR/XR, immersive technologies, video mapping, video on demand, metadata/discoverability, database optimization, machine learning, interactive technology, etc.

Program Highlights

Funding Amount

Issuer

Program Type

Deadline

$22,000
Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA)
Subsidy
Closed
Program Highlights

Funding Amount

$22,000

Issuer

Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA)

Program Type

Subsidy

Deadline

Closed

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Independent Media Arts Alliance Digital Skills for Youth Program (DS4Y)

Company Requirements

  • Canadian small or medium business or a non-profit organization with no more than 500 employees.
  • Capacity to host internships, including providing training and support to the intern, administering project funds, reporting on the internship and fulfilling all other obligations under the program.
  • You can apply to offer more than one internship, however funds are limited and employers are typically awarded between 1-2 internships.

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