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YOUTH PROGRAMS

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The Student Summer Employment program is one of two programs from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada under the First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy.

The program

Student Summer Employment

The Student Summer Employment program is one of two programs from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada under the First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy. It has the following objectives:

  • to help youth acquire skills by providing wage subsidies for their summer work experience;
  • to assist secondary and post-secondary students in preparation for future entry into the labour market by enabling them to obtain employment experience;
  • to enable youth to earn wages to help finance their post-secondary education.

The eligible participants must reside in the community, be between 15 and 30 years old, have been registered as full-time students during the preceding academic year, and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.


Skills Link

The Skills Link program is the second program from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada under the First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy. It has the following objectives:

  • to promote the benefits of education as key to youth's participation in the labour market;
  • to introduce youth to a variety of career options through career fairs, career planning sessions, speakers, leadership projects, etc.;
  • to promote science and technology as a viable career/education choice through science and technology fairs, science and computer clubs, science and computer camps, etc.

The eligible participants must reside in the community and may be younger than 15 years of age for career promotion and science and technology activities but cannot be older than 30.

Important dates and forms

Important dates for 2017-2018

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For more information, please contact Dale Leblanc, Finance Clerk, toll-free at 1-855-842-7672, or by email at dleblanc@cepn-fnec.com