Food Futures

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 the next 3 years.

Wage subsidies of 50% (maximum subsidy $5,000) are available to hire current post-secondary students and recent grads (within 6 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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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.

  • Company Eligibility

  • Placement Eligibility

  • Student Eligiblity

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.