Employment Equity Student Program
Reference number: AGR08J-008969-000209
Number of Jobs Being Offered: Various across Canada
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
The organization will make the majority of requests for referrals by:
Ongoing, year round
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) is seeking motivated and innovative students to work in Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector. AAFC provides the agriculture and agri-food industry with important information, research, and technology that helps achieve security of the food system, health of the environment, and innovation for growth to strengthen the Canadian economy.
AAFC offers student positions across the country providing valuable work experience through practical and meaningful employment. There is a wide scope of positions available, ranging from administrative support, to project management, to communications, to science, to information technology and much much more!
AAFC has offices and research facilities located in every province in Canada.
Hourly rates of pay: To be determined based on Treasury Board Secretariat student rates of pay.
Duration of employment:
Full-time May - August;
Part-time throughout the year
Open to: Members of the following Employment Equity groups: visible minorities, persons with disabilities, women
Academic Level: Secondary and Post-Secondary
English or French essential
Information to be provided:
You must provide the following information when submitting your application:
- Your résumé.
Additional Information and Conditions of Employment:
- Open to members of the following Employment Equity groups:
woman (see note 1),person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
Note1: Women with the following fields of study are eligible to apply, as these specializations correspond to the occupations where women are currently under-represented at AAFC:
o Agricultural and Food Sciences (specialization)
o Biology (specialization)
o Business Administration (specialization)
o Computer Sciences (specialization)
o Actuarial Science (specialization)
o Engineering Drawing and Design (specialization)
o Earth Sciences (specialization)
o Economics (specialization)
o Mathematics (specialization)
- Applicants must be eligible to obtain security clearance before starting employment with AAFC.
. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) is committed to ensuring a representative workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population. In order to achieve this representation, we encourage students of the following employment equity groups to apply and self-identify: Women, persons with a disability, and members of a visible minority group.
Successful completion of both an FSWEP work assignment and your educational program may lead to temporary or permanent federal public service positions for which you meet the merit criteria and conditions of employment.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Questions regarding travel and relocation.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
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