Find wage subsidies to hire students in STEM or business

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 students in science, technology, engineering,math (STEM) or business.

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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