Student Work Placement Program – participant

Applications for the 2019-2020 co-op placements are now being accepted.

Are you a student looking for a work placement?

Get your foot in the door to start your career. Gain valuable work experience and skills needed to initiate your career in the biotechnology. The Student Work Placement Program’s co-op wage subsidy offers employers up to $7,000 towards your salary as incentive to hire and train you.

Wage subsidies are available to all employers who are creating a work integrated learning opportunity and who meet the program criteria. Employers can hire STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) or business students from any post-secondary institutions across Canada through BioTalent Canada’s Student Work Placement Program.

To participate in a student work placement you must:

  1. be registered in a post-secondary STEM or business program that includes work placements/internships/practicum;
  2. be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person with refugee protection given under the law;
  3. be legally able to work in Canada according to the laws and regulations of the province or territory where you live.

BioTalent Canada assumes no legal responsibility towards applicants or companies seeking subsidies.

If you are interested in applying to a work placement or if you want to find out more about this program, we can answer all your questions. Please contact Mary at 1-866-243-2472, ext. 222 or, or contact Colleen, ext. 221 or

Download your Participant Application Checklist

Featured Co-op Programs:

Seneca College logo                  University of Ottawa logo               Western university logo

University of Guelph logo              Centennial College logo              U of T Logo

Univeristy of Sherbrooke logo                   Schulich Logo                      McMaster University logo

Brock university logo                                          Thompson University Logo                     Douglas College Logo

Ryerson Logo              Dalhousie University


Funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program. Canada logo