Propel Student Work Placement Program

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Tourism Student Work Placement Program

The Propel Student Work Placement Program supports the growth of a vibrant and skilled tourism sector by connecting students in any discipline with tourism employers for paid, hands-on learning opportunities. 

Funded by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program, Propel offers post-secondary students opportunities to develop the work-ready skills required to secure meaningful employment upon graduation.

Qualifying employers are provided with a wage subsidy for each qualifying student hired through the program.

Learn more by selecting the applicable category below or watch a recording of our latest info session, which includes an overview of the eligibility criteria and application process.

Post-Secondary Students

Access paid work-integrated learning opportunities in the tourism sector–no matter what your area of study.

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Connect with early talent interested in working in the industry, plus significant assistance with their wages.

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Post-Secondary Institutions

Complement your existing work-integrated learning programming with new partnership opportunities across Canada.

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If you would like additional information about Propel, the Student Work Placement Program, or work-integrated learning, please email

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