Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) has interesting opportunities for students interested in working on cutting-edge research projects, international policy and trade, economic analysis, marketing, science and technology, business administration, accounting, finance, human resources, communications and various other areas.
The federal government is the largest employer of students in Canada, hiring over 12,000 students annually. AAFC is one of the top ranked student employers in the federal government having employed hundreds of students each year for the past number of years.
At AAFC, we take student employment seriously and see student work terms as a chance to identify high-performing potential recruits for permanent employment. Students who work with AAFC can be hired into permanent positions upon graduation.
So, working as a student can mean a foot in the door and the fast track to a career with the federal government. We offer excellent compensation and benefits, flexible work arrangements, opportunities for advancement, continuous learning, work-life balance and a range of opportunities that are second to none.
AAFC has hundreds of summer jobs and part-time work for qualified students across the country. To make yourself available to hiring AAFC Managers, all you have to do is register for FSWEP and indicate your interest in AAFC.
The PSC's RAP allows top-performing college and university students to gain experience in applied research related to their degree. RAP provides part-time work with government research facilities and helps students develop specific knowledge and skills, including research design, execution and evaluation. RAP is ideal for students specializing in agri-food science and technology, veterinary medicine or a related science field.
Many secondary and post-secondary students need to do co-op work terms or internships as a part of their academic program. AAFC has many interesting work terms, available now in a number of areas such as international policy and trade, economic analysis, marketing, policy development, program implementation, administration, human resources, finance, accounting, science and technology, and communications.
A new initiative from the Government of Canada aimed at university students in co-op programs in life sciences, earth sciences, and other related fields.