Student Employment Centre

Wage Subsidy Links

THE STUDENT CAREER SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (SCSDP)

The Student Summer Skills Incentive (SKILL) offers wage assistance to non-profit organizations that provide quality, career-related summer jobs to students going into university or community college in the fall. http://www.novascotia.ca/econ/sep/scsdp/

 

  • THE CANADA SUMMER JOBS PROGRAM (CSJ) FUNDING

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. https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/youth-summer-job.html

 

  • COMMUNITY ACCESS-ABILITY PROGRAM

The Community ACCESS-Ability Program reflects the Government of Nova Scotia's commitment to persons with disabilities by providing equal opportunity and improved access to community facilities. This program offers cost-shared grants to community groups for accessibility related capital improvements. http://novascotia.ca/coms/disabilities/CommunityACCESSAbility.html

 

  • START

The START program encourages employers to hire Nova Scotians requiring work resulting in good jobs for Nova Scotians and good employees for employers. https://novascotia.ca/employmentnovascotia/programs/start.asp

 

  • STUDENT EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS - STRATEGIC COOPERATIVE EDUCATION INCENTIVE 

The Co-op Education Incentive (CO-OP) provides wage assistance to private sector, government-funded and non-profit organizations offering career-related work experiences for university and community college co-operative students. Strategic https://novascotia.ca/programs/co-op-education-incentive/

 

  • ENERGY TRAINING PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS 

This program was created to encourage private sector employers to hire NS post-secondary students for career-related work terms in all sectors of the energy industry during the summer. Small to medium-sized Nova Scotia companies involved in the energy sector may be eligible to receive a 50% wage incentive, to a maximum of $7.50/hour, toward student salaries.

Co-op students can be hired for 12-17 weeks through this program. http://co-op.acadiau.ca/nova_scotia_energy_training_program.html