Employers

Are you looking for new employee talent in the Fort McMurray area? Hire a Keyano College student or recent graduate. We can help you advertise your job postings, collect resumes, and provide interview rooms on campus.

For more information, contact the Career and Co-operative Education Coordinator by email or call 780-791-4834 or 780-791-4885.

Funding opportunities for employers

There are financial incentives, such as subsidies and tax credits, if you hire recent graduates or colleges students. Find out if your company qualifies for funding.

Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP)

Your organization can apply for a wage subsidy to hire high school or post-secondary students for summer jobs through the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP).

Government of Canada - Science And Technology Internship Program

The Green Jobs - Science and Technology Internship Program (STIP) offers employers up to $13,200 per internship over a maximum period of 52 weeks. This money is paid to the intern and is meant to encourage employers to hire interns.

Any non-federal organization (private company, university or college, non-profit organization or provincial or municipal government) can become a partner of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) when it hires an eligible intern to work on research and development projects. Partners can receive a contribution payment for a portion of the intern’s salary.

Canada summer jobs

Canada Summer Jobs provides funding for not-for-profit organizations, public sector employers, and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees. This funding helps create jobs for students between the ages of 15 and 30.

Young Canada works

Young Canada Works offers employers in the fields of heritage, arts, culture, and official languages wage subsidies and access to talented youth with innovative ideas and competitive skills.

Apprenticeship and job creation tax credit

The Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit is a non-refundable tax credit equal to 10% of the eligible salaries and wages payable to eligible apprentices in respect of employment. The maximum credit an employer can claim is $2,000 per year for each eligible apprentice.

Career focus

Career Focus provides funding for employers and organizations to design and deliver a range of activities that enable youth to make more informed career decisions and develop skills.