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For the first time ever, Nova Scotia's students can surf the Net
for summer jobs.

Starting today, more than 800 career-oriented jobs with
non-profit and government-funded organizations can be found on
the Economic Renewal Agency's website. Students can browse the
Nova Scotia Employment Program for Students Job Catalogue at

"We're excited to use our website to make this information more
widely available than ever," said Economic Renewal Minister
Robbie Harrison. "It also reflects the rate at which Nova
Scotia's students are embracing a new way of doing business," he

The jobs are available to high school students returning to post
secondary education, and post-secondary students. They form part
of more than 4,000 jobs the Nova Scotia government is creating
this summer. Students can also obtain the catalogue from Canada
Employment Centres, now known as Human Resource Centres of
Canada, university placement offices and Access Nova Scotia

Positions available range from research assistants to program
coordinators. "The quality of the jobs available this year
exceeded our expectations," said Mr. Harrison. "We're also
excited about the partnerships forged between the ERA and
non-profit organizations to create the jobs."

Jobs advertised in the catalogue start as early as May 21. Many
last until the end of August, making them longer-term
appointments than originally anticipated.


Contact: Steve Warburton  902-424-0927

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