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

$30,000
Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA)
Grant
Closed
Program Highlights

Funding Amount

$30,000

Issuer

Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA)

Program Type

Grant

Deadline

Closed

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

Company Requirements

To apply to host an internship, you must be a Canadian small or medium business or a non-profit organization with no more than 500 employees. You must have the 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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