2020 Student Exit Survey Questionnaire

  • Recruitment

    Q1. Through which program/process did you get your current student job? (Mark one only)

    • Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)
    • Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) - Indigenous Student Employment Opportunity (ISEO)
    • Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) - Employment Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (EOSD)
    • Post-Secondary CO-OP / Internship Program (CO-OP)
    • Research Affiliate Program (RAP)
    • Young Canada Works (YCW)
    • Department-specific program/website
    • Other program. Please specify here (there is a limit of 50 characters):
    • Don’t know

    Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about the application process for your current student job.

    Q2a. It was easy to get information about the student employment program/process.

    • Strongly agree
    • Somewhat agree     
    • Neither agree nor disagree  
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree    
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q2b. The application process was clear and easy to understand.

    • Strongly agree
    • Somewhat agree     
    • Neither agree nor disagree  
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree    
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q2c. I was provided with sufficient information about the job prior to applying for the position.

    • Strongly agree
    • Somewhat agree     
    • Neither agree nor disagree  
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree    
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    How important were each of the following reasons in choosing to accept your current student job?

    Q3a. Gaining work experience in my field of study

    • Very important
    • Fairly important
    • Somewhat important
    • Slightly important
    • Not at all important
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q3b. Job location

    • Very important
    • Fairly important
    • Somewhat important
    • Slightly important
    • Not at all important
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q3c. Establishing contacts and networking opportunities for future work in the federal public service

    • Very important
    • Fairly important
    • Somewhat important
    • Slightly important
    • Not at all important
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q3d. Timing of the job offer

    • Very important
    • Fairly important
    • Somewhat important
    • Slightly important
    • Not at all important
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q3e. Salary

    • Very important
    • Fairly important
    • Somewhat important
    • Slightly important
    • Not at all important
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q3f. No other job offers at the time

    • Very important
    • Fairly important
    • Somewhat important
    • Slightly important
    • Not at all important
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q3g. Recommendations from other students working in the federal public service

    • Very important
    • Fairly important
    • Somewhat important
    • Slightly important
    • Not at all important
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q3h. Educational requirement (e.g., CO-OP, Internship, etc.).

    • Very important
    • Fairly important
    • Somewhat important
    • Slightly important
    • Not at all important
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q4a. Was this your first student work term with your current team or work unit?

    • Yes [proceed to Q4b]
    • No [skip to Q6]
    • Not sure [proceed to Q4b]
    • No response [skip to Q6]

    Q4b. The interview process for my current student job was conducted:

    • In person [proceed to Q4c]
    • Remotely (e.g., FaceTime, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Webex, telephone, etc.) [proceed to Q4c]
    • In person and remotely [proceed to Q4c]
    • Not applicable [skip to Q5a]
    • No response [skip to Q5a]

    Please indicate the extent to which you are satisfied or dissatisfied with each of the following aspects of your recruitment experience.

    Q4c. The length of time between first being contacted about the job and the interview.

    • Very satisfied
    • Somewhat satisfied
    • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Somewhat dissatisfied  
    • Very dissatisfied    
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q4d. The length of time between the initial job offer and the start date.

    • Very satisfied
    • Somewhat satisfied
    • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Somewhat dissatisfied
    • Very dissatisfied      
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q4e. The amount of information I was provided about the job prior to accepting the position.

    • Very satisfied
    • Somewhat satisfied
    • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Somewhat dissatisfied  
    • Very dissatisfied    
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q4f. The extent to which the interviewer made me feel at ease during the interview

    • Very satisfied
    • Somewhat satisfied
    • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Somewhat dissatisfied  
    • Very dissatisfied    
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement.

    Q4g. Overall, I was satisfied with the way in which the interview process was conducted.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable
  • Onboarding and orientation

    Q5a. The onboarding for my current student job was conducted:

    • In person [proceed to Q5b]
    • Remotely (e.g., FaceTime, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Webex, telephone, etc.) [proceed to Q5b]
    • In person and remotely [proceed to Q5b]
    • I did not receive onboarding [skip to Q5d]
    • No response [skip to Q5d]

    Please indicate the extent to which you are satisfied or dissatisfied with each of the following aspects of your onboarding and/or orientation experience.

    Q5b. The welcome I received from my supervisor/manager (either virtually or in person).

    • Very satisfied
    • Somewhat satisfied
    • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Somewhat dissatisfied
    • Very dissatisfied      
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q5c. The welcome I received from my colleagues in my work unit (either virtually or in person).

    • Very satisfied
    • Somewhat satisfied
    • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Somewhat dissatisfied
    • Very dissatisfied      
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Please indicate the extent to which you are satisfied or dissatisfied with each of the following aspects of your onboarding and/or orientation experience.

    Q5d. Being provided with the necessary materials and equipment to do my work when I started my student job.

    • Very satisfied
    • Somewhat satisfied
    • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Somewhat dissatisfied
    • Very dissatisfied      
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q5e. Having access to my department’s/agency’s Information Technology (IT) infrastructure necessary to do my work when I first started my student job (e.g. access to systems, networks, software).

    • Very satisfied
    • Somewhat satisfied
    • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Somewhat dissatisfied  
    • Very dissatisfied    
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q5f. The overall orientation I received about the work I would be doing.

    • Very satisfied
    • Somewhat satisfied
    • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Somewhat dissatisfied  
    • Very dissatisfied    
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q5g. The overall orientation I received about my organization.

    • Very satisfied
    • Somewhat satisfied
    • Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
    • Somewhat dissatisfied  
    • Very dissatisfied    
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q6. Did your manager or supervisor make you aware of orientation or student events offered by your organization or other organizations?

    • Yes
    • No
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable
  • Work experience

    The following questions ask about your general experience in your current job. Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements.

    Q7a. Throughout my student job, I was provided with the necessary materials and equipment to do my job.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q7b. I was generally made to feel part of the team.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q7c. My supervisor/manager was available for meetings or consultations.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q7d. I attended regularly scheduled staff or team meetings.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q7e. Lines of authority and reporting relationships were made clear to me.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q7f. I knew how my work contributed to the achievement of my team's goals.

    • Strongly agree
    • Somewhat agree
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree
    • Don’t know
    • Not applicable

    Q7g. I felt my work made a contribution to my work unit.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    The following questions ask about your general experience in your current job. Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements.

    Q7h. I was encouraged to take initiative in my work.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q7i. I was given meaningful work.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q7j. I was given interesting tasks.

    • Strongly agree
    • Somewhat agree
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree
    • Don’t know
    • Not applicable

    Q7k. My job was a good fit with my interests.

    • Strongly agree
    • Somewhat agree
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree
    • Don’t know
    • Not applicable

    Q7l. My job was a good fit with my skills.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q7m. My job was a good fit with my field of study.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q7n. Overall, I had a positive work experience.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q7o. Overall, the amount of work that I was assigned was…

    • Far too little
    • Too little
    • Sufficient
    • Too much
    • Far too much
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    The following questions relate to the learning experiences that were provided to you through your student job. Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements.

    Q8a. There was a clear work plan in place for my student work term.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q8b. My student work term generally followed the structure of the work plan.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q8c. My daily tasks and duties were clearly defined for me.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q8d. My colleagues helped me learn more about the job.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q8e. I was provided with informative feedback about my work.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q8f. I gained an overall understanding of the work done in my department or agency.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q8g. I gained an understanding of how government works.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable
  • Accommodations

    The duty to accommodate refers to the employer’s obligation to eliminate disadvantages to employees, prospective employees or clients that result from a rule, practice or physical barrier that has or that may have an adverse impact on individuals or groups protected under the Canadian Human Rights Act or identified as a designated group under the Employment Equity Act. It applies to all grounds of discrimination covered by the Canadian Human Rights Act: race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics (including a requirement to undergo a genetic test, or disclose the results of a genetic test), disability or conviction for an offence for which a pardon has been granted or in respect of which a record suspension has been ordered. Employers must provide accommodation up to the point of undue hardship, taking into account essential job requirements.

    Q9a. Having carefully read the definition above, have you requested measures to accommodate your needs during your summer job?

    • Yes [proceed to Q9b]
    • No [skip to Q10a]
    • No response [skip to Q10a]

    Q9b. Were any measures taken to accommodate your needs?

    • Yes [proceed to Q9c]
    • No [skip to Q10a]
    • No response [skip to Q10a]

    Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement.

    Q9c. I am satisfied with the measures that were taken to accommodate my needs.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable
  • Work environment

    The following questions relate to the work environment that you experienced during your student job.

    Q10a. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, which of the following best describes your work situation?

    • Working remotely [proceed to Q10b]
    • Working remotely but required to go into the workplace sometimes [proceed to Q10b]
    • Working on-site [skip to Q11a]
    • No response [skip to Q11a]

    Please indicate the extent to which the following occurred:

    Q10b. The Wi-Fi at the location from which I worked remotely was sufficient to carry out my day-to-day work activities.

    1. Always/ Almost always 
    2. Often   
    3. Sometimes
    4. Rarely  
    5. Never/ Almost never
    6. Don't know
    7. Not applicable

    Q10c. Discussions during virtual meetings were difficult to follow because of video or audio interruptions.

    1. Always/ Almost always 
    2. Often   
    3. Sometimes
    4. Rarely  
    5. Never/ Almost never     
    6. Don't know
    7. Not applicable

    Q10d. My team members encouraged me to share my ideas and opinions during virtual team meetings.

    1. Always/ Almost always 
    2. Often   
    3. Sometimes
    4. Rarely  
    5. Never/ Almost never     
    6. Don't know
    7. Not applicable
  • Workplace well-being

    The following questions relate to your workplace well-being throughout your current student job. Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements.

    Q11a. I would have felt comfortable sharing concerns with my immediate supervisor about my physical health and safety, including those related to COVID-19.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q11b. I am satisfied with the measures my department or agency has taken to protect my physical health and safety during the COVID-19 situation.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q11c. I feel that the information I have received from my department or agency related to the COVID-19 pandemic was clear and easy to understand.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q11d. I feel that the information I have received from my department or agency related to the COVID-19 pandemic was relevant to me and the work that I did.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    The following questions relate to your workplace well-being throughout your current student job. Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements.

    Q11e. I feel that the information I have received from my department or agency related to the COVID-19 pandemic was consistent with the information provided to me by my immediate supervisor.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q11f. If I had questions or concerns regarding my mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, I knew where to get information.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    Q11g. I would have felt comfortable sharing concerns with my immediate supervisor about my mental health, including those related to COVID-19.

    Q11h. My immediate supervisor supported my mental health and well-being during my student job.

    • Strongly agree  
    • Somewhat agree   
    • Neither agree nor disagree
    • Somewhat disagree
    • Strongly disagree  
    • Don't know
    • Not applicable

    “Other Leave with Pay”, code 699, was put in place on an exceptional basis during the COVID-19 pandemic to address specific issues faced by employees as the federal and provincial governments implemented measures to prevent the spread of infection. Generally, this leave can be taken in cases of COVID-19 illness or a positive COVID-19 test for you or someone you live with; additional family-responsibilities related to child-care; and not being equipped to work remotely or your worksite has not opened.

    Q11i. Were you made aware that some students were eligible to take "Other Leave with Pay"(code 699) in recent months during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    • Yes
    • No
    • Not sure
  • Employment in the federal public service

    The following questions ask about your intentions to seek or recommend future student employment or a future career in the federal public service. Based on your experience with your current student job, please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements.

    Q12a. I feel that my current student job provided me with contacts and networks that will assist me in finding future employment.

    1. Strongly agree  
    2. Somewhat agree   
    3. Neither agree nor disagree
    4. Somewhat disagree
    5. Strongly disagree  
    6. Don't know
    7. Not applicable

    Q12b. I feel that my current student job provided me with valuable skills needed for future employment.

    1. Strongly agree  
    2. Somewhat agree   
    3. Neither agree nor disagree
    4. Somewhat disagree
    5. Strongly disagree  
    6. Don't know
    7. Not applicable

    Q12c. I would seek a job in my department or agency after I complete my studies.

    1. Strongly agree  
    2. Somewhat agree   
    3. Neither agree nor disagree
    4. Somewhat disagree
    5. Strongly disagree  
    6. Don't know
    7. Not applicable

    Q12d. I would seek a career in the federal public service.

    1. Strongly agree  
    2. Somewhat agree   
    3. Neither agree nor disagree
    4. Somewhat disagree
    5. Strongly disagree  
    6. Don't know
    7. Not applicable

    Q12e. I would recommend to other students that they seek a career in the federal public service.

    1. Strongly agree  
    2. Somewhat agree   
    3. Neither agree nor disagree
    4. Somewhat disagree
    5. Strongly disagree  
    6. Don't know
    7. Not applicable
  • Pay

    The following questions refer to issues related to your pay that you may have experienced during your current student job.

    Q13a. To what extent has your pay been affected by the issues with the Phoenix pay system?

    1. Not at all [skip to Q14]
    2. To a small extent [proceed to Q13b]
    3. To a moderate extent [proceed to Q13b]
    4. To a large extent [proceed to Q13b]
    5. To a very large extent [proceed to Q13b]
    6. Don't know [skip to Q14]
    7. Not applicable [skip to Q14]
    8. No response [skip to Q14]

    Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement.

    Q13b. I am satisfied with the support (e.g., regular information, follow-up, making enquiries on my behalf, offering emergency or priority pay) I received from my department or agency to help resolve my pay issues.

    1. Strongly agree  
    2. Somewhat agree   
    3. Neither agree nor disagree
    4. Somewhat disagree
    5. Strongly disagree  
    6. Don't know
    7. Not applicable
  • General Information

    The following questions ask for general information that will be used to better understand the survey results. To ensure confidentiality, please be advised that your responses will be grouped with those of other respondents in your department or agency. Individual responses and results for very small groups are never published and will not be shared with your supervisor/manager or your department or agency.

    Q14. For which department or agency are you currently working? (Mark one only)

    • Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada (ATSSC)
    • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
    • Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
    • Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
    • Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions  (CED)
    • Canada Energy Regulator (CER)
    • Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
    • Canada School of Public Service (CSPS)
    • Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
    • Canadian Grain Commission (CGC)
    • Canadian Heritage (PCH)
    • Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC)
    • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
    • Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat (CICS)
    • Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor)
    • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
    • Canadian Radio-television and TeleCommunications Commission (CRTC)
    • Canadian Space Agency (CSA)
    • Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA)
    • Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP (CRCC)
    • Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSE)
    • Correctional Service Canada (CSC)
    • Courts Administration Service (CAS)
    • Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC)
    • Department of Finance Canada (FIN)
    • Department of Justice (JUS)
    • Department of National Defence (DND)
    • Department of Women and Gender Equality (WAGE)
    • Elections Canada (CEO)
    • Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
    • Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
    • Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev)
    • Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)
    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
    • Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
    • Health Canada (HC)
    • Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB)
    • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC)
    • Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)
    • Infrastructure Canada (INFC)
    • Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
    • International Joint Commission (IJC)
    • Library and Archives Canada (LAC)
    • National Research Council (NRC)
    • Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
    • Office of the Auditor General of Canada (OAG)
    • Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada (FJA)
    • Office of the Correctional Investigator (OCI)
    • Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada (OIC)
    • Office of the Secretary to the Governor General (OSGG)
    • Parks Canada (PC)
    • Parole Board of Canada (PBC)
    • Privy Council Office (PCO)
    • Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
    • Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC)
    • Public Safety Canada (PS)
    • Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC)
    • Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
    • Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
    • Shared Services Canada (SSC)
    • Statistics Canada (StatCan)
    • Transport Canada (TC)
    • Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)
    • Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
    • Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)
    • Veterans Review and Appeal Board (VRAB)
    • Western Economic Diversification Canada (WEDC)
    • I can not find my department/agency

    Q15. Including your current student work term, please provide the total number of student work terms you have worked in your current department or agency.

    Please specify the total number:

    Q16. Including your current student work term, please provide the total number of student work terms you have worked in the federal public service.

    Please specify the total number:

    Q17. In which province or territory are you currently working (either remotely or on-site)?

    • National Capital Region (NCR) - Ottawa/Gatineau
    • Ontario (excluding NCR)
    • Québec (excluding NCR)
    • Northwest Territories
    • Nunavut
    • Yukon
    • British Columbia
    • Alberta
    • Saskatchewan
    • Manitoba
    • New Brunswick
    • Nova Scotia
    • Prince Edward Island
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Outside of Canada

    Q18. In which province or territory is your work unit normally located? If you aren't sure, please select "Don't know".

    • National Capital Region (NCR) - Ottawa/Gatineau
    • Ontario (excluding NCR)
    • Québec (excluding NCR)
    • Northwest Territories
    • Nunavut
    • Yukon
    • British Columbia
    • Alberta
    • Saskatchewan
    • Manitoba
    • New Brunswick
    • Nova Scotia
    • Prince Edward Island
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Outside of Canada
    • Don't know

    Q19. What is the main type of work you were doing in your department or agency? (Please select the option that best describes your job)

    • Administrative Support / Procurement
    • Agriculture / Environment / Geography
    • Business / Human Resources / Audit / Project Management
    • Client Service / Guide / Visitor Experience
    • Data / Information Management / Information Technology / Tech support
    • Enforcement / Security / Search and Rescue
    • Engineering
    • Finance / Accounting / Tax / Financial Audit/ Collections
    • General Labour and Trades
    • Health
    • Law
    • Marketing / Communications / Events / Multimedia / Interpreting
    • Outdoor Work
    • Policies / Programs
    • Research / Analysis
    • Translation and editing
    • Don’t know
    • Other

    Q20. What is your current level of education?

    • High School
    • CEGEP - Years 1&2
    • CEGEP - Year 3
    • College - Years 1&2
    • College - Years 3&4
    • Bachelor's - Years 1&2
    • Bachelor's - Years 3&4
    • Graduate diploma
    • Master's
    • Doctorate
    • Professional certification
    • Other

    Q21. From the list below, please select the field of study that most closely matches your current field of study.

    • Architecture and related services
    • Biology and Biomedical Sciences (which could include Marine Biology)
    • Business, management, marketing and related services (which could include Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Office Administration and International Affairs)
    • Chemistry
    • Child education and family studies
    • Communication, journalism and related programs (which could include Graphic and Media Design)
    • Computer and information sciences (which could include Industrial Design)
    • Criminology
    • Economics
    • Education
    • Engineering
    • Environmental studies (which could include Urban Planning)
    • General arts and Sciences (which could include General Studies, Humanities, Visual and Performing Arts and Music)
    • Geography and Geology
    • Health Professions and related programs (which could include Medical Programs, Nursing, Dental, Veterinarian, Residency Programs, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Kinesiology and Epidemiology)
    • History (which could include Archaeology)
    • Information Technology and Support Services
    • Law
    • Linguistics/Language Studies (which could include Translation and Literature)
    • Mathematics and Statistics
    • Other Sciences (which could include Forensic Sciences, Ocean Science and Data Science)
    • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Physics
    • Political science
    • Psychology
    • Public administration
    • Security, Protective Services and Emergency Management Professions (which could include Paramedics, 911 Operators, Search and Rescue, Border Services and Law Enforcement)
    • Social Sciences (which could include social work, Gender Studies, Human Rights and Conflict Studies)
    • Trades (which could include Construction, General Labour and Other Trades)
    • Other

    Q22. What is your first official language?

    • English
    • French

    Q23. In which year were you born?

    • 2005
    • 2004
    • 2003
    • 2002
    • 2001
    • 2000
    • 1999
    • 1998
    • 1997
    • 1996
    • 1995
    • 1994
    • 1993
    • 1992
    • 1991
    • 1990
    • 1989
    • 1988
    • 1987
    • 1986
    • 1985
    • 1984
    • 1983
    • 1982
    • 1981
    • 1980
    • 1979
    • 1978
    • 1977
    • 1976
    • 1975
    • 1974
    • 1973
    • 1972
    • 1971
    • 1970

    Q24. What is your gender?

    (Gender refers to current gender which may be different from sex assigned at birth and may be different from what is indicated on legal documents.)

    • Male
    • Female
    • Or please specify (there is a limit of 50 characters): [textbox]

    Q25. Are you an Indigenous person?

    (An Indigenous person is a North American Indian or a member of the First nation, a Métis or a Inuk (Inuit). North American Indians or members of a First Nation include status, treaty or registered Indians, as well as non-status and non-registered Indians.)

    • Yes [proceed to Q26]
    • No [skip to Q27]
    • No response [skip to Q27]

    Q26. You indicated that you are an Indigenous person. If you wish to provide further details, please specify the group to which you belong. (Mark one only)

    • North American Indian/First Nation
    • Métis
    • Inuit

    Q27. Are you a person with a disability?

    (A person with a disability has a long-term or recurring physical, mental, sensory, psychiatric or learning impairment and considers himself or herself to be disadvantaged in employment by reason of that impairment, or believes that an employer or potential employer is likely to consider him or her to be disadvantaged in employment by reason of that impairment. Persons with disabilities are also those whose functional limitations owing to their impairment have been accommodated in their current job or workplace.)

    • Yes [proceed to Q28]
    • No [skip to Q29]
    • No response [skip to Q29]

    Q28. You indicated that you are a person with a disability. If you wish to provide further details, please select the box(es) that apply to you. (Mark all that apply)

    • Co-ordination or dexterity (difficulty using hands or arms, for example, grasping or handling a stapler or using a keyboard)
    • Mobility (difficulty moving around, for example, from one office to another or up and down stairs)
    • Blind or visual impairment (unable to see or difficulty seeing)
    • Deaf or hard of hearing (unable to hear or difficulty hearing)
    • Speech impairment (unable to speak or difficulty speaking and being understood)
    • Other Disability (including: learning disabilities, developmental disabilities and all other types of disabilities). Please specify here (there is a limit of 50 characters): [textbox]

    Q29. Are you a member of a visible minority group?

    (A member of a visible minority in Canada may be defined as someone (other than an Indigenous person) who is non-white in colour or race, regardless of place of birth. For example: Black, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, South Asian or East Indian, Southeast Asian, non-white West Asian, North African or Arab, non-white Latin American, person of mixed origin (with one parent in one of the visible minority groups in this list), or other visible minority group.)

    • Yes [proceed to Q30]
    • No [skip to Q31]
    • No response [skip to Q31]

    Q30. You indicated that you are a member of a visible minority. If you wish to provide further details, please select the box(es) that apply to you. (Mark all that apply)

    • Black
    • Chinese
    • Filipino
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • South Asian/East Indian (including: Indian from India; Bangladeshi; Pakistani; East Indian from Guyana, Trinidad, East Africa; etc.)
    • Southeast Asian (including: Burmese; Cambodian; Laotian; Thai; Vietnamese; etc.)
    • Non-White West Asian, North African or Arab (including: Egyptian; Libyan; Lebanese; Iranian; etc.)
    • Non-White Latin American (including: indigenous persons from Central and South America, etc.)
    • Person of mixed origin (with one parent in one of the visible minority groups)
    • Other visible minority group. Please specify here (there is a limit of 50 characters): [textbox]

    Q31. Please provide any additional comments or suggestions regarding your student work experience in the federal public service. Do not include any sensitive, confidential, or personal information about yourself or any other individual.

    There is a limit of 700 characters.

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