Find wage subsidies to hire post-secondary students

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

Work placements are a win-win for employers and students. Through the Student Work Placement program, employers can apply for wage subsidies to help them hire post-secondary students across Canada.

How much you could get

  • Up to $5,000 for every student you hire through the program
  • Up to $7,000 for every student you hire that is in their first year or is from an under-represented group including:
    • women in STEM
    • persons with disabilities
    • newcomers; and
    • Indigenous students

How to apply

Apply for wage subsidies through one of the following Employer Delivery Partners:

  1. Information Technology Association of Canada
  2. Information and Communication Technology Council
  3. Canadian Council for Aerospace and Aviation
  4. ECO Canada
  5. Biotalent Canada
  6. Electricity Human Resources Canada
  7. Mining Industry Human Resources Council
  8. Toronto Finance International. This organization is a partner of the Program, but does not administer wage subsidies
  9. Venture for Canada
  10. Magnet Student Work Placement Program

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