Student Summer Employment Programs – Jobs for Youth & Post-Secondary Student Programs

PEI employers who hire students during summer may qualify for the employee wage subsidy offered through two separate student employment programs:

Jobs for Youth Program 
Through the Employment Development Agency (EDA), this program supports students aged 15-29 working 8-12 weeks during summer and. Students must be returning to school in the Fall.

Post-Secondary Student Program
Through SkillsPEI, supports full-time post-secondary students working a minimum of 12 to a maximum of 18 weeks during the summer. The exact number of weeks designated per placement will be based on factors such as but not limited to: position, wage, and the likelihood of opportunity for experiential learning. Students must be entering or returning to full-time post-secondary studies in the Fall.

Deadline for applications for both programs is April 15, 2023.

For eligibility details and application process information visit here.

Source: Government of Prince Edward Island

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