Post Secondary Program

The Post-Secondary Student Program is a summer employment program funded by the Government of Prince Edward Island and administered by SkillsPEI. The Program is designed to create jobs for post-secondary students by providing a financial incentive to Island employers who provide students with summer employment in their field of study.

Eligibility Information
Eligible employers can include private, non-profit and public sector employers operating in Prince Edward Island.

Amount of Assistance
SkillsPEI will reimburse a portion of hourly wages paid by private sector, not-for-profit and public sector employers who create approved positions under the program.  Positions are normally 12-14 weeks in duration and can be funded up to 40 hours per week.  Wage reimbursement rates for 2018 will be confirmed with employers upon notice of approval.

How Do I Apply?
Organizations seeking assistance under the Post Secondary Student program must complete the application form found below and submit it to our office.

NOTICE:  The closing date for applications is March 29, 2019.

Application Forms

Please complete the form below to make application to the Post Secondary Program. You must have a copy of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to successfully open this form in your Internet browser prior to downloading.

Post Secondary Program Application Form

Please be aware there are required fields on this form that must be completed in order to submit your application. Applications will not be assessed until a completed form with all required documentation is received by our office.

Once you've completed the form, print a copy and add signatures where required before submitting the form to one of our offices listed below.

Note: Only approved organizations will be contacted.

Contact Information
For more information on the Post Secondary Student program, contact one of the SkillsPEI office locations below for more information:

Montague Charlottetown Summerside O'Leary
548 Main Street 5th Floor Jones Building
Access PEI Future Tech West
902-838-0612 11 Kent Street
120 Heather Moyse Dr 454 Main Street
  902-620-3676 902-888-8032 902-859-8898