Young Women in Public Safety – Student Employment Opportunity

Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)

Shaping the Future of Public Safety and Security

Are you a young woman currently attending 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.

What you will gain

• An understanding of the career opportunities available to you in the fields of public safety and security; and
• The possibility of being rehired for future students jobs via FSWEP within the Government of Canada.

What you will do

• Discover the different career opportunities available in public safety and security;
• Meet women who are subject-matter experts in their field; and
• Virtually 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 (grade 11 and secondary 4 (grade 10) in Quebec might be considered ahead of others) who:

• Meet the FSWEP eligibility criteria;
• 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; and
• Are proficient in French and/or English.

Submit your application and don’t forget to self-declare as a women to be considered! Under the Employment equity self-declaration section of your application, answer “yes” to Gender-Female.

Also include your resumé (for example, you can include information such as school, grade, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, work experience if any, etc). Your resumé and your response to the question below will be used to select candidates.

Conditions of Employment

• The employment is for five days only; you must be available from July 11-15, 2022 during the day (7.5 hours) for the entire duration of the program.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status or have a supported accommodation measure based on a medical contraindication, religion, or any other prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
• Obtain a security clearance (we will guide you through the process)
• Parental consent to participate (if you are under 18).
• Selected students will need access to a computer with reliable Internet connection for the virtual events during the week, as well as access to web-based tools such as MS teams, WebEx, etc.

Additional requirements

• You must have a Social Insurance Number before the start of employment.

CLOSING DATE: April 4, 2022

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