Fund Your Student Winter Placements with Help from Empowering Futures

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Nov 26, 2019

Now is the time for employers to place co-op students for winter semesters, and Empowering Futures can help! Secure up to $7,000 in wage subsidies for work-integrated learning positions. This program is available to employers in Canada’s electricity sector for full- or part-time science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics, or business students in full- or part-time positions.

With Empowering Futures, getting involved in efforts to prepare the sector’s future workforce is rewarding in more ways than one. 

The program covers the cost of a co-op student’s salary for science, technology, engineering, mathematics or business placements:

  • up to 50% to a maximum of $5,000 and
  • up to 70% to a maximum of $7,000 for students from an under-represented group. Under-represented groups include:  
    • First year students
    • Women in STEM (Science, technology, engineering, mathematics)
    • Indigenous students
    • Persons with disabilities
    • Newcomers to Canada

Go HERE for more information

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