First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy Summer Work Experience Program


First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy Summer Work Experience Program


The First Nations and Inuit Summer Work Experience Program, is funded under the INAC First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy (FNIYES). FSIN receives funding for the administration of this program. The program allows FSIN to participate in the program by giving continuing university students a summer work experience opportunity with one of the FSIN Secretariats’. At the FSIN, the Education & Training Secretariat administers/coordinates the program.

FNIYES Objectives:

  • To help youth acquire career-building skills by providing wage subsidies for their summer work experience
  • To assist youth to learn increased career professionalism and to prepare for future entry into the labour market

Eligible Participants
First Nations and Inuit post-secondary students aged 15 to 30 ordinarily resident on-reserve or in recognized communities or on community lands who were registered as full-time students during the preceding academic year and who intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the following academic year.

The main objectives of the Summer Work Experience Program are to:

  • Provide students with work opportunities, preferably in their chosen field, that will give them valuable experience for future employability
  • Provide an opportunity for personal and professional development to each participant
  • Provide work experience and training skills

How to Apply:
If students are interested in applying for one of the positions, send your resumes to the FSIN by May 15th Annually.

Attention: Human Resources Office
Fax: 306-665-0478
Email: hr.info@fsin.com

For more information please contact:
Rhonda Bluehorn
Education and Training Secretariat
Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations
Suite 100 – 103A,
Packham Avenue Saskatoon, SK,
S7N 4K4

Phone: (306) 956-6901
Email: rhonda.bluehorn@fsin.com