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Funding Opportunities

Are you looking to hire a student for your organization? You may be eligible to receive additional funding.

Canada Summer Jobs

Canada Summer Jobs provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for students. It is designed to focus on local priorities, while helping both students and their communities. Applications are being accepted from December 19, 2017 until February 2, 2018.

For more details and the application form, visit

BC Tech Co-op Grants

Hiring a student for a co-op work term? Apply to get a $2,700 grant!

The BC Tech Co-op Grants Program provides almost a 25% subsidy towards a co-op student’s salary.  The program is designed to help employers who are hiring young talent and to introduce students to tech-related careers.

BC businesses benefit from co-op students’ fresh ideas and readiness to learn, while students  gain work experience and valuable business and technical skills.

Learn more about your eligibility for a BC Tech Co-op Grant.

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is proud to announce the launch of its Career-Launcher Internship program that connects employers with skilled post-secondary graduates by providing up to $15,000 towards an intern’s salary.

CICan’s Career-Launcher Internships provide access to two different program streams focused on the green economy: Clean Tech Internships, which CICan has been offering since 2015, and Natural Resources Internships. Both programs are funded by the Government of Canada as part of the Youth Employment Strategy and aim to help students transition to long‑term employment or pursue advanced studies through hands-on experience and mentorship. The results to date are compelling – more than 75% of those who have completed their internship are now either employed in their field or continuing their education

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has an available funding opportunity!  Check the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) for details.

Association for Co-operatve Education

Considering hiring a co-op student for your organization? You may be eligible for these funding opportunities. Visit

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