School Works Program

The School Works Program provides wage subsidies to employers to help them hire full-time students on a part-time basis throughout the school year (September to May).

The School Works Program not only helps employers. The program also provides opportunities for students to gain career-related work experience in the Basin.

Applications available August 15, 2019.

Are you looking to hire:

  • a full-time student on a part-time basis during the school year (September to May) to do career-related work,
  • a first or second level apprentice for full-time employment to complete their first or second level work-based training requirements, or
  • a student for a Co-op work term through an accredited Co-op program?

The School Works Program, delivered by College of the Rockies, could give you an $8/hour wage subsidy!

Applications available August 15, 2019.

Who Can Apply

Small Businesses, non-profits, First Nations communities and municipal governments headquartered within Columbia Basin Trust’s region.


The School Works Program is targeted at creating career-related work opportunities for students to gain meaningful work experience and provide strong benefit to participating employers. Ensure you review the job requirements closely in the School Works Application Guide.

How to Apply

Applications for School Works will be available on August 15, 2019. Familiarize yourself with the program and start preparing to draft your application by reviewing the:


Applications available August 15, 2019.


Applications are accepted on a first-received, first-served basis. They are assessed as they come in, until all funding for the program has been committed.


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