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Program Spotlights



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“The internship opportunity with VFC empowered me to start my own company, codeAbility, serving neurodivergent populations, during my free time in the co-op term.”
Shadi Hortamani
Shadi Hortamani Vancouver, BC Intern at FISPAN Bachelor of Computer Science, University of British Columbia

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“2 weeks into my internship, I helped plan and execute a program launch in Calgary. Over the next months, I learned marketing, leadership, and community building skills before being hired and then promoted to Head of Communications.”
Emily Vilcsak
Emily Vilcsak Calgary, Alberta Intern at Fresh Routes Bachelor of Professional Communications, MacEwan University


of interns say that the internship has positively impacted their likelihood of working in a Startup and/or becoming an entrepreneur.

“My internship at AltaML, my first break into the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Canada, helped me understand and adapt to the work culture and connect to experienced professionals in the industry.”
Ravi Gupta
Ravi Gupta Edmonton, Alberta Intern at AltaML Master of Business Administration, University of Alberta