Student Work-Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) Government Funding

Posted Nov 22nd, 2017 in Member Updates, Notice Board

The Government of Canada is rolling out a $73-million investment in the Student Work-Integrated Learning Program to create 10,000 paid student work placements over the next four years

Employers can receive wage subsidies of up to 50 percent of the wage cost for the placement (up to a maximum of $5,000 per placement) up to 70 percent (up to a maximum of $7,000 per placement) for under-represented students including first-year students, women in STEM, Indigenous students, persons with disabilities and newcomers.

SWILP uses an employer consortia in order to create and deliver work-learning opportunities for students in high demand industries such as science and technology, engineering, math (STEM), and business.

More information for students, employers and PSE institutions is available from the employer groups listed below: