RDÉE PEI attracts interest in WHVP program at tourism job fair

expofoireemploitouristiquelowresCHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – Feb. 21, 2014 – RDÉE Prince Edward Island participated in the tourism job fair hosted by the Tourism Industry Association of PEI at Holland College in Charlottetown Feb. 21 to promote its various employment-related programs. First of all, RDÉE staff shared with various employment seekers and employers information about its PERCÉ summer internship program for postsecondary students, its PERCÉ Immigration internship program for newcomers and the Working Holiday Visa Program (WHVP) that finds Canadian jobs for young adults from France.  About 30 employers showed particular interest in participating in the WHVP. Here, Catherine Rioux, coordinator of the LIENS project, is seen manning the RDÉE booth. Development officer Christian Gallant also accompanied her.