Wage Subsidy Funding Programs for Employers

The Innovative Work-Integrated Learning Initiative (I-WIL) is an initiative to increase the job-readiness of students registered in STEM, healthcare, business, and all other programs at Canadian post-secondary institutions. Through Employer Delivery Partners they provide wage subsidies to employers that offer quality student work placements. 

For information on program specific eligibility and application process, please visit the following:

Biotalent Canada: Student Work Placement Program

Canadian Council for Aerospace and Aviation: CCAA and the Student Work Placement Program

EcoCanada: Wage Subsidy for Environmental Students

Electricity Human Resources Canada: Empowering Futures

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC)

International Student Work Experience Program (ISWEP)

Information and Communications Technology Council: WIL Digital

MAGNET Student Work Placement Program

Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR): Gearing Up - Work-Integrated Learning

TECHNATION: Career Ready Program

Trucking HR Canada Student Work Placement Subsidy

Venture for Canada


Other Wage Subsidy Programs

Accessibility Work Experience Program (AWEP)

Alberta Construction Association - Construction New Talent Grant Program

Experiential Learning in Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (ELITE) Program for Black Youth

Food Futures

Government of Canada: Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ)

MITACS Accelerate

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) - Undergraduate Research Awards

United Nations Association in Canada: Canada Green Corps

Our office is not affiliated with the programs and organizations listed on these pages.  Please direct all questions regarding eligibility or application processes to the respective organization.

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Last Update: June 8, 2023