How to Apply

The 2016 YCW Campaign has begun.

Students and Graduates

Young Canada Works (YCW) does not hire students or graduates directly. It is the employer's responsibility to hire students or recent graduates for their YCW funded position(s). Employers approved for YCW funding will be able to search through the List of Candidates and contact students to hold an interview. However, we strongly encourage you to apply directly to any job that interests you.

For more information regarding YCW programs, please refer to the links below. Once you have reviewed the General Eligibility Criteria and selected the program(s) tailored to your needs, go to the YCW Login Page to register. Then, search through the YCW Job Listing Page and express your interest or apply directly to jobs that interest you.

Summer Job Programs for Students

Internship Programs for Graduates


Employers who wish to apply for YCW funding must complete an application and submit it to the appropriate Delivery Organization for evaluation. Please visit the YCW Login Page to create an account and submit a job application.

Prior to applying to the program, we strongly recommend that employers carefully read the Employer Guide (PDF Format, 540 KB) to prepare for the application process. It is also recommended to visit the links below to ensure your organization is eligible to apply to the program.

The deadline for employer applications for the Summer Work Experience YCW in Heritage Organizations program is January 15, 2016.

The deadline for employer applications for the Summer Work Experience YCW in Both Official Languages program is February 1, 2016.

Summer Job Programs

Internship Programs


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