Employment programs for people under 30

You've got the ambition. Now get the opportunity.

If you are under the age of 30, there are more than 35 government job funds, programs and online tools available to help you build your skills, find a job or start your own business.

See which youth jobs programs are right for you

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Are you an employer?

Find out about tax credits, funding and hiring incentives.

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Over 30?

Employment Ontario can help you get working.


One of the most common barriers young people face when looking for a job is a lack of work experience or skills training. Here are a few ways to help get you ready to work:


You're all set to work - you just need a little help getting your foot in the door. Finding the right summer job or internship can set you on the right path to get your career started.


It's time to get you working. Search the Ontario Job Bank for active job listings, or if you've got an entrepreneurial spirit start your own business.

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Summer Company success stories

Youth Employment Fund success stories

Photo of Pamela A.Pamela A. had the ambition and is putting her talent to work as a hairdresser assistant at a top salon.

Photo of Joel N.Joel N. is now working as a computer technician and estimator with the support he received.

Photo of Fiesal.Feisal I. got funding for work clothes, transit and training to work as a security guard.

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Ontario Job Futures

Ever wondered what type of future different jobs may have? How much could you make in a particular profession? Which parts of Ontario have the most work for a certain job?

Search different jobs to see their potential, and research the latest job market information.

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Employment Profiles

So many choices: work, college, apprenticeships. Help plan your future by reviewing employment rates and satisfaction survey results for different careers.