Type of Program:
WILWorks will provide value to manufacturing employers by providing wage subsidies to employers that offer quality student work placements.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is a wage subsidies of up to $7,500 per placement.
Partial government funds from provincial, territorial, or municipal sources are permitted.
Placements can be partially government-funded, but only funds from non-governmental sources can be subsidized under this program (i.e., a position paid with 60% provincial grant funding is only eligible for a 40% subsidy of the non-governmental funds from the employer). An employer must disclose if, and by how much, government sources are partially funding the placement.
When It Ends:
Employer eligibility criteria:
Student eligibility criteria:
Employers participating in the program will follow this process:
Submit their application online through the WILWorks Platform and wait to recieve approval from EMC;
Post jobs and hire a student;
Complete the contract and get the wage subsidy.
The final subsidy amount will be determined at the end of the placement, pending receipt of:
Throughout the application process, students will be asked for:
Other Things to Note:
- 1We are still accepting applications for students placed in the Summer and Fall 2021 terms; if you have not yet submitted an application nor received funding for these placements, please submit your application today. The Winter term is now open and will be subsidized from January until March 31st, 2022* Now is the time to start recruiting!
- 2The work term can still run until April 30th, however subsidy is only covered until March 31st.
- 3Please note that the subsidy for the Winter 2022 term will cover from January 2022 until March 31st, 2022 at this time. An announcement for funding beyond April 1st, 2022 will be provided at a later date.