Fall 2021

CHRC: Delivery Partner
Student Work Placement Program 2021-2022

Work experience for post-secondary Education students

Funded by Employment and Social Development Canada

The Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) supports partnerships between arts and culture employers and post-secondary education (PSE) institutions to create paid quality work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities for students so that they can develop the work-ready skills that are required to secure meaningful employment upon graduation.

Remote work is allowed

CHRC is seeking applications from cultural sector employers. This sector includes Digital Media (Content Creators); Film and Television; Live Performing Arts; Music and Sound Recording; Visual Arts and Crafts; Writing and Publishing; and Heritage. The student's field of study does not have to be related to arts and culture. For example, if a Canadian cultural sector employer requires assistance in developing its website, a computer science student could be hired.

SWPP reimburses eligible employers 75% of the student’s wages (maximum wage subsidy: $7,500 per placement)

For additional Information

To submit a SWPP subsidy application

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send an email to Sofia Downing, Administrative and Communications Officer, sofia.downing@culturalhrc.ca.