Environmental Response student program: How to apply

How to apply

You may apply to the Environmental Response student program if you:

  • meet the minimum age requirement in the province of work
  • are a full-time student registered in a recognized academic institution
  • will be returning to full-time studies in the next academic year (as determined by the academic institution)

Successful candidates must have:

Conditions of employment must be met before being hired and are to be maintained throughout employment. These include:

  • Security Standards to obtain and maintain a valid Enhanced Security clearance
  • Medical Fitness of the Health Canada Occupational Health Assessment, Category III

To apply to the Environmental Response student program, complete the application online and submit it through the GC Jobs site.

Apply online

To work for the Canadian Coast Guard as co-op student, please contact your academic institution.

Contact us for help

All inquiries about your application and assessment should be emailed to DFO.CCGStudentRecruitmentProgram-ProgrammeDeRecrutementDetudiantdelaGCC.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

You may contact local offices for questions regarding training in specific regions.

Atlantic Region

Terri-Lynn George
Senior response officer


Central and Arctic Region

Theresa Landry
Training officer


Western Region

Paul Barrett
Program support officer


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