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Important message for prospective SWPP applicants: Due to high demand, CHRC has temporarily closed the SWPP Employer Intake form for the 2022/2023 SWP program. CHRC shall be posting an update regarding the SWPP form and funding availability as soon as possible.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us.

CHRC: Delivery Partner
Student Work Placement Program 2022-2023

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 50% of the student’s wages (maximum wage subsidy: $5,000 per placement), and a maximum 70% wage subsidy (maximum $7,000) for students confirmed to be part of a priority group!

For additional Information

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