Food Futures

AFPA's Food Futures

The Alberta Food Processors Association (AFPA) has received funding from the Alberta Government to support Work Integrated Learning placements in the food processing industry. This funding will support up to 90 student placements per year for three years, concluding on Sep 30, 2025. 

Wage subsidies of 50% (maximum subsidy $5,000 per placement) are available to hire current post-secondary students and recent grads (within 12 months) for temporary work experience placements (minimum 200 hours), which can take place at any time during the year. Placements can be in any area relevant to the industry, including: nutrition and food science, agriculture, technologists, accounting and finance, human resources, IT, logistics, safety, engineering, business, etc.

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This program is made possible by AFPA, a member-based organization representing food and beverage processors across the province of Alberta. Learn more about the services we offer and become a member today!

Food Futures Program Overview

Learn how your company can participate, and receive wage subsidies for student work placements!

Are you a post-secondary student or recent graduate? Interested in work opportunities? Learn more about our program.

Find out more about Food Futures eligibility.

Applying for the Food Futures is easy. Start your Company or Student application today and a program specialist can assist you with completing the process.