Government of Canada’s SWPP (Student Work Placement Program) Co-op Subsidy

SWPP COVID-19 Update

Official Government of Canada’s SWPP Website: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/student-work-placements-wage-subsidies.html

SWPP Summary

SWPP is a wage subsidy program created by the Government of Canada (GoC) to support student co-op work placements with industry employers. SWPP is distributed by sector-specific organizations designated by the GoC.

Each organization has its unique application process and criteria. Please visit the individual organization websites below for detailed information on their wage subsidy programs.

Subsidies are granted on a first-come, first-served basis once the student and employer jointly submit their application.

Generally, application results are available in within 15 business days.

BioTalent Canada

BioTalent’s SWPP Website (visit for complete details): https://www.biotalent.ca/programs/student-work-placement-program/

ICTC (Information and Communication Technology Council)

ICTC’s WIL (Work-Integrated Learning) Digital Program website (visit for complete details): https://www.wil-ait.digital/en/

Additional SWPP Organizations

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