Employment Opportunity for Students with Disabilities - Summer 2019 Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)

What you will gain

The Government of Canada wants to reduce the barriers that may prevent students with disabilities from participating fully in the workplace and from developing and acquiring the skills needed for the job.

Successful students will:

• benefit from support, training and networking once hired
• exposure to various jobs available within the Government of Canada
• be a part of a respectful and inclusive work environment
• be supported by the hiring manager who will ensure that appropriate workplace accommodations are put in place

CLOSING DATE: May 9, 2019

What you will do

Whatever your interest, the Government of Canada may have what you’re looking for.

You will be provided with a meaningful work experience in an exciting and engaging workplace environment within the federal public service.

Duration: Full-time and part-time (Summer 2019)
Possibility of re-hire during the next academic year

Managers will be able to request students until June 28, 2019.

What we are looking for

Students with a disability with various education backgrounds and interests who:
meet the FSWEP eligibility criteria
• you are a full-time high school, CEGEP, college or university student
• you are returning to full-time studies in the next academic year
• you meet the minimum age requirement in the province or territory of work

This includes students with full-time status classified by their school as having physical or mental health disabilities, and some adult secondary school students.

For more information, please contact your regional Public Service Commission office:

Atlantic Region
British Columbia and Northern Territories
Ontario and Prairies
National Capital Region and Eastern Ontario
Quebec Region

Preference will be given to Canadian citizens who meet the job requirements.

Submit your application and don’t forget to self-declare! Under the “Employment Equity self-declaration” section of your application, you must answer ‘YES’ to the question "Are you a person with a disability?” Only those who self-declare and meet the Federal Student Work Experience Program eligibility criteria will be considered.
CLOSING DATE: May 9, 2019