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NOTICE:

We have changed our application platform and are NO longer accepting NEW applications within this Fluid Review system, please refer to https://ictc-ctic.smapply.ca/prog/wil_digital/ for all NEW applications going forward.

Any applications created after October 18th 2020 in Fluid Reviews will be automatically withdrawn. Applications that are currently in the system can be continued as per our standard process.


 What is the Work Integrated Learning (WIL)?

ICTC’s Work Integrated Learning Program is an innovative integrated learning program that helps employers grow their businesses by providing financial assistance for the hiring of post-secondary students. 

Grants of 75% of salary paid up to a maximum of $7,500  to provide students with meaningful sustainable development opportunities that develop fundamental and entrepreneurial/business skills; [applicable to all wages earned on or after May 25, 2020 until March 31, 2021].

For all placements that started before May 25, 2020, the following categories will apply:

  • 50% of student salary, up to $5,000;
  • 70% of the student's salary, up to a maximum of $7,000,  if the student belongs to one of the following under-represented groups:  Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Aboriginal students, new immigrants, students with disabilities, first-year students.
Employer requirements
  • You hire an eligible student as an employee for an integrated learning experience at work, in a computer or digital technology position
  • Your business is a registered business, a not-for-profit organization in Canada or a post-secondary institution
  • You are recruiting for a new position [not applicable from May 25, 2020 to March 31, 2021]
The number of new positions is determined by subtracting the number of students hired in a fiscal year prior to the first participation in the Integrated Learning at Work Program and the number of students the company intends to hire in the current fiscal year, including those already hired. For example, if the company hired 3 students during the fiscal year (April 1 to March 31) before participating in the Integrated Learning at Work Program, the company must then intend to hire 4 students during that fiscal year to qualify for a grant.

Student requirements
  • Enrolled in a public post-secondary institution in a STEM program (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) in business, the arts, the humanities, and social sciences for the duration of your placement.
  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada, including under the laws and regulations of the province concerned