Student & Youth Opportunities

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The Hamilton Fire Department would like to know how residents feel about the services we are providing. Your responses will help identify what is important to you, where we are performing well and areas where we can improve.

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Le Service des incendies souhaite que les résidents donnent leur avis sur les services offerts.  Vos réponses nous aideront à identifier ce qui est important pour vous, ce que nous faisons bien et ce que nous devons améliorer.

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Service at a Glance

Summer Student Program

The City of Hamilton accepts applications in December for summer student jobs for students who are enrolled at a secondary or post-secondary institution or institution of higher learning.

There are four categories that you can apply for:

  • Returning (only for students that completed the full summer term last year)
  • General labourers
  • Recreation
  • Course specific
Public Health Post-Secondary Student Placements

Public Health Services accepts students for the following placements:

  • Unpaid student placements
  • Nursing (BScN/MN)
  • Masters of Social Work
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Masters of Public Health
  • Other students
  • Family Therapy


High School Co-op Student Program

The City of Hamilton supports the high school co-op program which is standardized by the Board of Education.  High school students in grades 11 & 12 are required to complete a work experience to be counted towards graduation.

Post-Secondary Student Placements

Students registered at a post-secondary level are eligible for placement in the following:

  • Co-op program
  • Internships
  • Apprenticeships