GradWorks: Employer Incentive Program

GradWorks matches small-to-medium-sized business across Nova Scotia with skilled, talented NSCC graduates from three eligible programs.

As an employer: Build capacity in your company to support productivity and profitability. Your business will receive up to 66 per cent salary support – to a maximum of $25,000 – when you hire a qualified NSCC graduate for up to a one-year period (ending on or before January 31, 2019).

As a graduate: You will have an opportunity to launch your career and gain valuable experience and on-the-job training.

Eligibility

Graduates

To participate in this program, you must have completed an eligible NSCC program within the last three years (June 2014 - present).

Programs

GradWorks is available to graduates from the following programs:

Employers

Employers in most business sectors are eligible to participate with a preference given to business-to-business organizations focused on export and innovation.

Businesses that are NOT eligible include:

  • retail/wholesale
  • real estate
  • government services
  • services of a personal or social nature


Businesses that have received funding through a similar ACOA-supported program in the past may not be eligible.

Graduates

Interested in future GradWorks employment opportunities? Email us at

Employers

Interested in participating? Download an application (PDF 52KB) and apply now. Please email completed application to

General Inquiries

Tracy Peers
Work-Integrated Learning Coordinator
Academic Services

902-491-2013

GradWorks is funded by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), and managed by Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC).

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