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 provide Island post-secondary students with meaningful work experiences related to their field of study.

Eligibility Information
To be eligible for participation, you must:

  • have graduated from Grade 12; and/or
  • have attended a post-secondary institution full-time in the current year and intend to return to full-time studies in the Fall of the current year;
  • be a resident of Prince Edward Island and legally authorized to work in Canada; and
  • must not be a member of the employer's immediate family, “Immediate family” is defined as father, mother (or alternately stepfather, stepmother or foster parent), brother, sister, spouse (including common-law partner), child (including child of common-law partner), stepchild or ward of the sponsor, father-in-law, mother-in-law, or relative permanently residing in the employer’s household or with whom the employer permanently resides.
  • other criteria may apply.

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

Students may submit their applications online, in person at one of our offices, or via FAX at 1-902-838-0975.

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 Student 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 signature where required before submitting the form to one of the offices listed below.

Note: Only eligible candidates 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 Atlantic Technology Centre Access PEI Future Tech West
902-838-0612 176 Great George Street 120 Heather Moyse Dr 454 Main Street
  902-620-3676 902-888-8032 902-859-8898