Type of Program:
The Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) is an initiative to increase the job-readiness of students registered in STEM, healthcare, business and all other programs at Canadian post-secondary institutions. Wage subsidies are available to all employers and post-secondary institutions who are creating a work-integrated learning opportunity and who meet the program criteria.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to 75% of the intern’s salary, to a maximum of $7,500.
When It Ends:
The employer must:
Biotech or healthcare employers can hire students from any post-secondary institutions across Canada through BioTalent Canada’s Student Work Placement Program. Should the co-op be longer than 16 weeks, employers must contact BioTalent Canada as they could be eligible to apply for another funding term.
The intern must be:
Sign in to your BioTalent Canada user account. If you do not have an account, you can create one.
On your dashboard, click on the “My Applications” under Wage Subsidy Applications; and
Click on the “Submit new wage subsidy application” button to get started For technical support, please reach out to Marie: firstname.lastname@example.org.
BioTalent Canada has launched online SWPP submissions effective January 11, 2022. Please note, PDF application forms will no longer be accepted after January 31, 2022. To access our online submission tools—available January 11, 2022—please log into your biotalent.ca account.
All existing employers’ accounts will be reset. Your new credentials will be your email address as both username and password. You can change your password once you log in. For technical support, please reach out to Marie: email@example.com.
Other Things to Note:
- 1Online submissions are limited to SWPP and are not available for other programs at this time.
- 2As a SWPP participant, you get the added benefit of free access to BioTalent Canada’s new training programs—“Essential Skills Fundamentals Training Program” and “Technical Skills Fundamentals Training Program”. Access will be provided to you once your placement is approved.