Federal Student Work Experience Program

What is it?

A program offering full-time students work experience in the federal public service.

Why do it?

  • enrich your academic program
  • develop your employability skills
  • explore your interests
  • get insight into a career as a federal public servant
  • potentially find your future full-time job

How it works

Apply to the Ongoing Student Recruitment Inventory. You will receive email notifications when you have been selected for a job opportunity.

Interested in more than one opportunity?

  • You only have to apply once through the Ongoing Student Recruitment Inventory. Make sure your application meets the criteria for each opportunity.
  • If you have already applied, you can update your application. Select the “Edit application” link on the”Job Applications” page to indicate the criteria listed for each opportunity.

Did you know?

  • Managers in the federal public service have access to your CV!
  • They hire on average 7,000 students every year from the inventory!

Are you eligible?

  • Must be a full-time student registered in a recognized institution (high school, CEGEP, college, university, etc). Proof of full-time student status will be required.
  • Must be returning to full time studies in the next academic term
  • Meet the minimum age requirement in the province of work

Please note that we give preference to Canadian citizens; however, we welcome non-Canadians to apply.

What are you waiting for?

Three easy steps:

  1. Read the simplified ad
  2. Log in to your account
  3. Apply!

I want to work

Here are some of the Government of Canada organizations using the Ongoing Student Recruitment Inventory right now:

Student Guide Program in France

  • Organization: Veterans Affairs Canada
  • End date: Various
  • Duration: Full-time (4 months)
  • Number of jobs: 16 per session
  • Location: Northern France
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