Young Women in Public Safety – Student Employment Opportunity – Summer 2019

Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)

Public Safety Canada Portfolio


Edmonton (Alberta),
Kingston (Ontario),
Moncton (New Brunswick),
Montréal Island (Québec),
Ottawa (Ontario),
Regina (Saskatchewan),
Surrey (British Columbia)

Job type



$10.91 – $11.88 per hour (see Note)

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Definition of a student

What you will gain

Are you a young woman in high school?
Are you exploring career paths and considering what you would like to do after you graduate high school?
Does a career in a public safety and security field sound interesting?

If so, you may be a good fit for this student employment opportunity
• an understanding of the career opportunities available to you in the fields of public safety and security;
• the possibility to be rehired for future FSWEP positions within the Government of Canada.

Note: If the applicable provincial or territorial minimum wage amount is higher than the current maximum offered for the corresponding academic level of the student, the provincial or territorial minimum wage rate is to be applied.

CLOSING DATE: March 28, 2019

What you will do

• discover the different career opportunities available in public safety and security
• meet women who are subject-matter experts
• tour federal public safety organizations and experience their day-to-day operations:
o Canada Border Services Agency
o Canadian Security Intelligence Service
o Correctional Service Canada
o Parole Board of Canada
o Public Safety Canada
o Royal Canadian Mounted Police

What we are looking for

Female high school students (preference will be given to grade 11 (Ontario) and secondary 4 (Quebec) who:
• are interested in a career in the field of public safety and security
• are passionate about helping people and communities
• demonstrate leadership, initiative and flexibility
• meet the FSWEP eligibility criteria
- you are a full-time high school student,
- you are returning to full-time studies in the next academic year
- you meet the minimum age requirement in the province or territory of work

Submit your application and don’t forget to self-declare! Under the Employment equity self-declaration section of your application, you must enter Gender-Female.
Only those who self-declare and meet the Federal Student Work Experience Program eligibility criteria will be considered.

Conditions of Employment

• The employment is for one week. You must be available from July 15-19, 2019 during the day for the entire week
• Obtain a Security clearance
• Parental consent to participate (if you are under 18)

Additional requirements

• Selected students must arrange and pay for their own travel and all other related costs if coming from another area/city than the job location.
• You must have a Social Insurance Number before the start of employment.

CLOSING DATE: March 28, 2019

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