Training & Internships

SDC Internship Program

Sasuchan Development Corporation has developed an internship program for Takla Nation Members who are registered as high school and post-secondary students; short term positions which will allow interns to return for long-term careers to sustain the future of Takla Nation. Our internship program goal is to provide company insight into the wide range of careers available within Sasuchan Development Corporation. This includes opportunities in forestry, road maintenance, accounting, communications, and Wildland Development.

The internship program promises to provide a high level of professional development and training that will prepare Takla high school and post-secondary students for senior roles within Sasuchan Development Corporation. Career of choice will be developed with exposure to economic development and the different careers within Sasuchan and with its partner companies.

Internship Opportunities

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Our Interns

At the launch of this program, we welcomed 3 Takla Nation youth to join our team for the Summer of 2021.
We would like to introduce our 3 interns: Tessa, Haylea and Damien.

Tessa Erickson

Post-Secondary Intern

Tessa has completed her first year at Queen’s University in the Arts and Science department. Her previous experience includes working for Takla Nation in 2019 as a peer tutor, working for Sasuchan in 2018 as a data entry clerk, and youth lead on the Dakelh Kunah project in 2017. Tessa was also a youth advisor for the National Research Council in 2017. Tessa enjoys spending time with her family, getting out for exercise, reading and learning Dakelh and French. She has also volunteered for Prince George Iceman in 2020.

Haylea Abraham

High School Intern

Haylea is in her last year of high school, currently attending Duchess Park Secondary School, and is exploring her career options. She has a high interest in fashion, design, art, music, but is also looking into psychology. Haylea has previous experience working for Takla Nation’s Summer Work Experience Program and has also volunteered for Salvation Army’s Thrift Store in Prince George. Haylea enjoys reading, writing, drawing, and spending time with her family.

DamiEn French

High School Intern

Damian has just completed his last year of high school and has attended a program at Kelowna’s College for Arts and Technology. He is very interested in pursuing a career in videography and has previous experience making a film in an Aboriginal Filmmakers Empowerment Masterclass. Damian enjoys creating interactive media, videography and video editing. He also has experience volunteering for his high school graduation project compilation.

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