Type of Program:
The Student Work Placement Program provides wage subsidies to employers that offer quality student work placements. It gives post-secondary students across Canada paid work experience related to their field of study. I-WIL focuses on short and intensive activities that use technology.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to $5,000 for every student hired through the program and up to $7,000 for every student hired that is in their first year or is from an under-represented group including women in STEM, persons with disabilities, newcomers, Indigenous students and visible minorities.
When It Ends:
Young people eligible must:
Applications for wage subsidies are made through one of the Employer Delivery Partners (a group of recognized associations and organizations that represent the interests of employers in industries).
There are 2 ways students can apply for work placements funded by this program:
apply directly to a student work placement;
check with their school to find work placements.
Other Things to Note:
1. Apply for wage subsidies through one of the following funding recipients:
2. Possible opportunities include: