There are a number of programs, such as the Government of Canada's Student Work Placement Program (SWPP), that provide funding for employers to hire students.
Below are various programs that provide job opportunities that you can apply for.
Remember: Jobs found through funded programs need to go through the Arrange Own Job process.
No significant deadlines coming. Please check back to this page regularly for updates!
List of funded programs
Information updated: Monday, June 3, 2019
MaRS Discovery District - Student Work Placement Program
For students interested in working within health, energy & environment, finance and commerce, and work and learning
|Eligibility/Who Can Apply:||Students must be enrolled full-time in a science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM) related program.
Positions available for the following categories:
|How to apply:||View all opportunities on the MaRS Talent Student Work Placement Program page.|
|Deadline:||November 9, 2018 @ 12:00 PM
(this deadline is for co-op terms in Winter 2019)
Toronto Finance International (TFI) - ASPIRE & The ASPIRE Challenge
For students interested in working within the financial services sector
|Eligibility/Who Can Apply:||Open to all full-time post-secondary students in Canada.
Various positions available for in the financial services sector
|How to apply:||Access opportunities offered through ASPIRE, but completing the sign up form online.
Students can also sign up for The ASPIRE Challenge online. The ASPIRE Challenge will award the top 20 students with a paid summer internship for the Summer 2019 term!
Venture for Canada - Internship Program
For students interested in working for startups or related entrepreneurial projects in Atlantic Canada
|Eligibility/Who Can Apply:||Students must be enrolled full-time in a science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and/or business related program.
All positions offered are located in Atlantic Canada.
|How to apply:||To be considered for an internship starting in January 2019, complete the application form on the Venture for Canada website.|
Environmental Careers Organization of Canada – Wage Subsidy Program for Environmental Students
For students interested in working within the environmental sector
Green Jobs - Project Learning Tree Canada
For students interested in green jobs
|Eligibility/Who Can Apply:||To be eligible for a Green Job you must be:
|How to apply:||Visit the Project Learning Tree Canada website and register or log in to apply.|
|Deadline:||on-going; apply between January - April for summer jobs.|
STEP Services - Government of Manitoba
For students interested in working for the Province of Manitoba
|Eligibility/Who Can Apply:||To work for the Province of Manitoba as a student employee, you must meet two requirements:
|How to apply:||Visit the Government of Manitoba STEP Services page to register.|
|Deadline:||Registration is effective until December 2019.|
Young Canada Works - Government of Canada
For students looking for Spring/Summer co-op opportunities
Two programs offered by Young Canada Works:
Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
- This summer job program lasts between six and 16 weeks, and offers students job opportunities with organizations in Canada that have a heritage mandate. Students might organize cultural or recreational projects in a heritage organization, for example, or learn new skills in preserving and promoting our cultural heritage.
- Read more about who can apply to Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations.
Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages
- This summer job program lasts between six and 16 weeks, and offers students job opportunities with organizations which conduct activities in both official languages. Students can gain practical work experience while improving their second language skills.
- Read more about who can apply to Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages and the Languages at Work program.
|Eligibility/Who Can Apply:||A student may be eligible for employment if they:
|How to apply:||To apply for the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program, please visit this page for full details and instructions.
To apply for the Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages program, please visit this page for full details and instructions.
|Deadline:||There is no deadline for students to apply, but it is recommended that applicants create an account and submit their candidacy before the summer.|
United Nations Association in Canada: Green Spaces
For students interested in green jobs
|Eligibility/Who Can Apply:||To be part of Green Spaces, applicants must be:
|How to apply:||Visit the UNAC Green Spaces Applicants page to apply.|
For most up-to-date deadlines, visit the UNAC Green Spaces page.