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Ontario summer jobs program has $2-per-hour employer incentive

Toronto, ON -- More than 100,000 students will find jobs and gain work experience this summer with assistance ...


Human Resources

February 11, 2010
By MRO Magazine

Toronto, ON — More than 100,000 students will find jobs and gain work experience this summer with assistance from the Ontario government. Through Employment Ontario’s Summer Jobs website, students can:

 

– Find job listings

– Get help to improve their marketing skills and resumé writing

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– Learn how to start their own Summer Company

– Apply for summer jobs with the Ontario Government.

 

Employers are also being encouraged to hire students through a $2-per-hour hiring incentive.

 

Ontario’s summer jobs programs and services are open to students aged 15 to 30 years who are planning to return to school this fall. Last summer, the government helped 110,521 Ontario students find jobs, a significant increase from 86,000 in 2008.

 

The summer jobs website can be found at this address: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/document/brochure/summejbe.html.