Attention for profit and not-for-profit employers!

We have an incredible pool of student talent in Atlantic Canada, and you may be eligible for a wage subsidy up to $7,500 if you hire these amazingly talented individuals for a work term and apply for ICTC’s WIL Digital wage subsidy.

What is the WIL Digital Subsidy?

ICTC’s WIL Digital program is an innovative Work Integrated Learning initiative, funded by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program, that helps employers grow their businesses and identify future employees by providing financial assistance for hiring post-secondary students.

Across Canada, students from colleges, undergraduate programs, Master’s students and PhD candidates are bringing their knowledge, experience and creativity to businesses and not for profit organizations every day. Could your organization use some help with digital marketing? Social media promotion? Research? Software Development? Business development? Payroll processing? Any role relevant to the digital economy? Look no further.

From 4-month co-op work terms to part-time positions of a few hours a week, ICTC’s WIL Digital currently provides subsidies of 75% of wages, up to $7,500, for each eligible students you hire. In many cases employers may be able to combine provincial funding with ICTC funding making student work terms even more affordable.

By offering Work Integrated Learning opportunities to students you not only benefit from some amazing student talent, but you also have an opportunity to build relationships with potential future employees.  What better way to be sure a new graduate will be a great fit for your organization than having then
work with you while they are students!

Interested in learning more? 

Visit (EN) or (FR) or connect with ICTC’s Atlantic Regional Coordinator, Tim Perron –