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 – Career Ready Program
  2. Information and Communication Technology Council – WIL Digital
  3. Canadian Council for Aerospace and Aviation (CCAA) – CCAA and the SWILP
  4. Environmental Careers Organization of Canada – Wage Subsidy Program for Environmental Students
  5. Biotalent Canada – Student Work-Integrated Learning Program
  6. Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) – Empowering Futures: Developing Electricity Talent Through Work-Integrated Learning
  7. Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) – Gearing Up: Developing Mining Talent Through Work-Integrated Learning
  8. Toronto Finance International (TFI). This organization is a partner of the Program, but does not administer wage subsidies.
  9. Venture for Canada

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