The Government of Canada has several programs for students to allow them to access meaningful summer employment. Take a look at the list below:
Summer Leadership Program
Details: The Summer Leadership Program (SLP) is a unique political internship opportunity developed to invest in the future success of young people from across the country. The program gives young people an opportunity to contribute to Prime Minister Trudeau’s team while gaining vital job experience serving in the offices of Members of Parliament, Ministers’ Offices, The Prime Minister’s Office and the Liberal Research Bureau.
Deadline: February 6, 2019
Apply now: http://slp2019ple.infolib.ca/
Senate of Canada – Student Employment Program (Summer 2019)
Details: Through student employment at the Senate, you can make your mark either by working within a senator’s office or by working within one of the many different disciplines within the Senate Administration including Communications, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Legislative or Security.
Deadline: February 25, 2019
Apply now: https://bit.ly/2RFbIii
Young Canada Works (Heritage Organizations)
Details: 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.
Deadline: No deadline
Apply now: https://bit.ly/2Bl8BH1
Young Canada Works (Official Languages)
Details: 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.
Deadline: No deadline
Apply now: https://bit.ly/2RFI0tu
Federal Student Work Experience Program
Details: Get valuable and meaningful experience working for the top student employer in Canada! Explore hundreds of career paths and thousands of jobs that the Government of Canada has to offer across the country
Deadline: No deadline – year round
Apply now: https://bit.ly/2mKt5SL
Canada Summer Jobs Program
Details: In 2018, the Canada Summer Jobs Program provided over $500,000 in funding to Charlottetown employers. Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment Strategy, which is the Government of Canada’s commitment to helping young people between the ages of 15 and 30, particularly those facing barriers to employment, get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to transition successfully into the labour market.
Deadline: All positions will be posted on jobbank.gc.ca and on the app, to get the word out and help match young people with employers and good quality jobs.