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The WIL to Succeed

Immersing students in meaningful, hands-on learning opportunities helps to engage a new generation of tourism talent and inspires them to explore career pathways in the sector. A new video from Tourism HR Canada’s Propel Student Work Placement Program showcases how work-integrated learning (WIL) impacted the education and employment journeys of four tourism and hospitality professionals. …

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Access Wage Support for Summer Student Placements

Tourism HR Canada is pleased to announce that Propel, its Student Work Placement Program, has been extended for an additional two years, thanks to generous funding from the Government of Canada. The program is actively accepting applications for the upcoming summer semester. Launched last August, Propel has already connected hundreds of post-secondary students with meaningful, …

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Join: Propel Student Work Placement Program Info Session

Tourism HR Canada invites employers, students, and educators to a virtual info session for its Propel Student Work Placement Program on Wednesday, January 19, at 1:00pm Eastern Time. Propel offers tourism and hospitality employers access to up to $7,500 in wage subsidies when they hire a post-secondary student for work-integrated learning: an internship, a co-op …

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5 Great Tips for Companies Preparing to Employ a Student

Students can bring fresh perspectives and welcome enthusiasm to the organizations who hire them while helping to reduce the workload. Failure to prepare, however, can result in unmet expectations and wasted time for both student and employer. As Propel accepts applications from tourism sector businesses interested in participating in our winter Student Work Placement Program, …

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Podcast: Opportunities in Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism HR Canada’s Propel Student Work Placement Program recently featured on the Mindset in Motion (MIM) podcast, made for university and college educators, career counsellors, and leaders invested in supporting students and recent graduates with the tools and resources to thrive in their hopeful careers. Listen as host Bill Heinrich speaks with Elyse Leblanc and …

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Reminder: Apply to Receive Reimbursement for Your 2021 Summer Students

Tourism employers can receive a wage subsidy of up to 75 percent, up to a max of $7,500 The Canadian tourism sector remains in a critical state. More than 18 months into the pandemic, the industry still has not recovered; international tourists are trickling in, labour challenges remain high, and various regions have experienced rolling …

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