Businesses and nonprofits running out of time to apply for STEP

Alberta businesses and nonprofits have until Feb. 9 to apply for this year’s Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP), a provincial program that gives thousands of students across Alberta an opportunity to benefit from summer work experience, while supporting employers hiring summer staff. […]


STEP program returns for 2017

The Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) application process kicked off Friday for Alberta employers looking to hire students for summer 2017.

The program provides eligible Alberta employers with funding to hire summer students. Under the program, employers receive a $7-per-hour wage subsidy to provide students with work experience from May to August.


Applications open for student employment program

Employers can now apply for the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP); a program the government says will help approximately 3,000 students improve their job prospects by gaining valuable on-the-job experience and skills. […]

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Government restores Summer Temporary Employment Program

The province announced Nov. 3 it will be reinstating the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP), a move it says will help students access more job opportunities.

The program returns for the spring of 2016 and will run from May until August. STEP supports employers by providing wage subsidies for more than 3,000 student positions. […]