Tuesday, 9 December 2014

2015 Summer Student Employment Programs

The objective of government funded summer student employment programs is to support the creation of temporary jobs for full time students to provide work experiences. These opportunities provide benefits to both students and communities. There are three student employment opportunities available for students in 2015.

Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ)
The federal government has announced the 2015 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program and will be accepting online applications from December 1, 2014 – January 30, 2015. Faculties and Departments must submit applications directly to Service Canada and will be advised by the end of April whether their application is approved for funding. Visit the HRS website for detailed application information and link to the on-line application form .

International Student Work Study Program (ISWSP)
This program is a joint initiative from U of A International and CaPS to encourage University of Alberta departments to hire international undergraduate students to provide them with opportunities to gain valuable Canadian work experience and develop their employment skills. For more information visit the International Student Work Study Program website.

Métis Youth Summer Placement Program
This program is an initiative of Rupertsland Institute. The Métis Training to Employment Program assists Métis youth in gaining full-time, quality work experience during the summer months. For detailed information on how to apply, visit the Métis Youth Summer Placement Program website.