• Student Work Placement Program

    The Beaumont Chamber is proud to announce our partnership in Magnet's Student Work Placement Program (SWPP)

    The Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) connects employers with student talent. Funded by the Government of Canada, SWPP provides employers with wage subsidies of up to $7,500 to hire post-secondary students for paid work experiences. Students in turn benefit with quality work experience so they can secure employment in their chosen fields of study.
    SWPP is administered through Magnet at Ryerson University, a digital platform with a mission to accelerate inclusive economic growth across Canada by advancing careers, businesses and communities.
    The program uses Outcome Campus Connect, Canada's largest online campus recruitment tool.

    Benefits include:

    - ‚ÄčPosting job opportunities with Outcome Campus Connect is free and connects you to students across Canada.

    - Direct your posting to specific schools, programs, and regions OR Connect with over 1 million students across 85 university and college with ONE post.

    - Suitable for businesses of all sizes through creation of an account on Magnet.



    • Registered Canadian businesses, not-for-profit organizations, hospitals*, long-term care facilities* and post-secondary institutions (universities, colleges, and polytechnics)*
    • Committed to paying the student for the role
    • Willing to provide a quality learning experience to a post-secondary education student
    • Have the financial capacity to pay the student for the duration of the placement in full (the wage subsidy will be administered after receiving the final pay stub at the end of the placement)

    Employers that are NOT eligible:

    • Federal, provincial, territorial and municipal government
    • Federal and provincial Crown corporations
    • Financial institutions from this list


    • Registered in a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution
    • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
    • Undertaking a placement recognized as a Work-Integrated Learning component by the student’s institution in connection with a course, degree, certificate, diploma, or other recognized program offered by the institution. The placement can be required or optional, for credit or not for credit

    International students are NOT eligible


    • Full-time or part-time positions
    • Stacking with provincial tax credits is allowed, but it’s the employer’s responsibility to follow their provincial tax credit guidelines and consult a tax professional. Wage subsidy funds cannot be counted toward any tax credits, only actual paid wages
    • Placements can be partially funded by non-federal (provincial, municipal, territorial) government funds provided these funds and the funds from the SWPP together do not exceed 100% of the gross wage paid to the student during the placement

    Placements that are NOT eligible:

    • Unpaid positions
    • Placements funded by other federal programs and grants, for example Canada Summer Jobs, Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), or any other delivery partner of the Student Work Placement Program (full list available here)
    • Apprenticeships that are part of the designated trades governed by regulations under the Provincial and Territorial Apprenticeship Acts (Red Seal Trades)

    *Effective until April 30, 2021.

    Magnet as a business unit of Ryerson University is committed to operating in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). In accordance with Section 39(2) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (1990), personal information in connection with this form is collected under the authority of the Ryerson University Act (1977).

    For a full list of requirements, please visit swpp.magnet.today.


    If you would like to discuss your SWPP eligibility or would are interested in participating in the SWPP initiative, please contact us info@beaumontchamber.ca or sign up here to register your interest.

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  • Do you have a business problem or need support for your business but do not have the resources to hire? What if we told you you could receive a wage subsidy of up to $7500 to help cover the costs of hiring a student who could bring value to your company?

    How to get started:
    These students could do many things for your business, the possibilities are endless, but some of the most popular options right now are:
    • Marketing
    • E-commerce
    • Engineering
    • Administrative
    • Accounting
    • Seasonal
    • Project Based
    • Health Care
    • The sky is the limit!
    AND, the student can be hired onsite or remote; a popular option for some businesses due to COVID-19. The first thing you need to do is ask yourself if there is a business problem that you need solved. If you do, this is a great opportunity to solve it at a low rate! 
    View examples of Student placements HERE! and Check out the Employer's Guide to Funding for more information on the program and time commitment to get set up.  
    Visit our SWPP FAQ's section for answers to common questions.
    We are here to help. If you need support in the process, please let us know if you need support and we will help you from start to finish. Email us at info@beaumontchamber.ca today!
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  • The Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) connects employers with student talent. Funded by the Government of Canada, SWPP provides employers with wage subsidies of up to $7,500 to hire post-secondary students for paid work experiences.

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