Program: Empowering Futures
STEM and business positions are supported - this is not specific to programs.
Organizations in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and supporting service organizations.
Requirements for Students:
Must be registered full-time in PSE, legally entitled to work in Canada, a Canadian, PR or refugee.
$5,000 - $7,000
Does the employer need to have a candidate before hiring?
Check with SWPP contact for details.
How to apply:
Complete the employer and participant application forms at: https://forms.electricityhr.ca/Participant-Information-Form and https://forms.electricityhr.ca/Employer-Eligibility-Assessment or if applying without a student for the renewable 30 day pre-approval - just complete the employer eligibility form. Next steps involve completing a learning plan online and an online bank transfer document.
For more details on EHRC's Student Work Placement Program visit: www.electricityhr.ca/empowering-futures.
CEWIL SWPP Contact:
- Bob Eichvald – York University (U)
- Tony Slade - College of the North Atlantic (C)
2019 Webinar: EHRC
EHRC hosted a webinar on October 23 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM ET. Mark Chapeskie, Director of Programs and Development provided a comprehensive overview of Empowering Futures, which serves as a student work placement program for the electricity industry. The webinar has been recorded and posted here for anyone who was not able to attend.