Are you interested in a unique Summer Job? Here are some of the job opportunities available to students through the Federal Government.
Senate of Canada Student Employment Program
Are you curious and innovative? Are you passionate about Canadian politics? Are you motivated by collaborating with team members to get the best results? If you are, this could be the right opportunity for you, consider joining the Senate as part of the Student Employment Program to work within the Senate Administration.
Have a recognized full-time student status (secondary or post-secondary) in an accredited institution during the full employment period (typically May 2018 – August 2018)*.
-Have the ability to communicate effectively in English or French
Deadline: March 2nd, 2018
House of Commons Student Employment Program
– Have full-time student status (secondary or post-secondary) in a recognized institution; and
– Be registered as a full-time student in your next academic term.
Deadline: The application process for the 2018 Summer Student Employment Program will open on March 1, 2018.
The Parliamentary Boutique
Do you consider yourself a dynamic person? Would you like to have the chance to meet people from across the country and around the world? Would you like to work at one of Canada’s iconic attractions? Then the Parliamentary Boutique is the place for you!
– A Canadian citizen
– A student registered in a full-time college or university program
Veterans Affairs Summer Guide Program
Veterans Affairs Canada employs Canadian students as guides year-round at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial and the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial located in northern France.
– Post-secondary students
– Fully bilingual in both official languages (English and French). NOTE: You must be able to provide clear, detailed descriptions on various complex topics, be able to summarize a discussion and express and support your opinions and ideas in your second official language
– Possess strong public speaking skills
Deadline: April 16, 2018
Federal Student Work Experience Program
We have a wide variety of jobs from coast to coast, in diverse fields, such as administration, agriculture, communications, enforcement, finance, IT, policy, and many more. Students work in offices and laboratories, on ships and farms, at historical sites and national parks, among many other locations, in more than 300 cities and towns across Canada.
– A full-time high school or post-secondary (CEGEP, college or university) student, and
– Returning to full-time studies in the next academic year.
Location: Across Canada
Odyssey Language Assistant Program
Are you looking for a paid work experience in a school environment? Does the opportunity to travel throughout Canada, and share your culture appeal to you? Take part in Odyssey! Odyssey is a language-assistant program.
– Have solid English-language skills, both oral and written. They are a must-have skill set. English proficiency must be as strong as if it were your first language;
– Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada (those studying in Canada on a student visa are not eligible);
-Have completed, by the start of your work term and within the last 10 years, at least one full year of postsecondary studies, college, or university. If you are completing studies in Quebec, you must have completed two years of college-level studies or one year of university within the last 10 years. For studies done outside of Canada, you will also need to submit a formal assessment of your academic credentials.
Location: Across Canada
Deadline: February 28, 2018
International Youth Internship Program (IYIP)
IYIP is part of the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy, which provides Canadian youth with the tools and experience they need to launch successful careers. The objective of the IYIP is to support sustainable international development initiatives proposed, in partnership with local partner organizations, by Canadian professional associations, educational institutions, non-governmental organizations and private companies.
– Be between the ages of 19 to 30, and be post-secondary graduates, graduates of a degree or diploma program in a university, college, post-secondary school of technology, post-secondary institute or a CEGEP (general and vocational college).
Location: Around the world
Young Canada Works
Young Canada Works (YCW) offers young Canadians the opportunity to develop work skills and gain professional experience. Through summer job programs and internship programs, students and recent graduates can put their skills to the test, build career equity, earn money for their education or get started on the right career path.
– Are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible)
– Are legally entitled to work in Canada;
– Will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
– Are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
– Will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) during the Young Canada Works (YCW) work assignment;
– Have been a full-time high school, college, CEGEP or university student (as defined by their educational institution) in the semester preceding the YCW work assignment; and
– Intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW work assignment.
Location: Across Canada
The Canada Summer Jobs program provides funding for not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers, and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees to create summer job opportunities for students aged 15 to 30 right here in Charlottetown! In late spring you will those opportunities become available via the individual employers themselves.
In 2017, the Canada Summer Jobs program created 161 positions in Charlottetown through $483,617 in funding. Take a look at which employers received funding to give you an idea of where you might want to work this summer!