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Applications Available for Student Summer Employment Programs

NOTE: This opportunity has expired or is an event which has already taken place.

The Provincial Government is offering subsidies under the Student Summer Employment Programs – Post-Secondary and High School. Government has integrated the Student Work and Service Program (SWASP) and the Student Employment Program – Non-Profit Component to create the Student Summer Employment Program – Post-Secondary.

Student Summer Employment Program – Post-Secondary

  • The wage subsidy for private sector employers is $5 per hour.
  • The wage subsidy for non-profit employers is $10 per hour plus 15 per cent for Mandatory Employment Related Costs (MERCs).
  • The duration of the wage subsidy for post-secondary students is 5 to 12 weeks.
  • A maximum of 40 hours and a minimum of 25 hours may be subsidized per week.

Student Summer Employment Program – High School

  • The wage subsidy for non-profit employers is $10 per hour plus 15 per cent for Mandatory Employment Related Costs (MERCs).
  • The duration of the wage subsidy for high school students is 4 to 8 weeks.
  • A maximum of 40 hours and a minimum of 20 hours may be subsidized per week.

The delivery of the programs will be administered by Employment Centres across the province. For further details contact the Labour Market and Career Information Hotline at 1-800-563-6600 or go to: www.aes.gov.nl.ca/students/summer_jobs.html.

The application deadline date will be Friday, April 4, 2014.

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