RCMP Summer Student Program Opportunity


Qalipu First Nation Band and the RCMP are continuing their work together to provide work experiences for Indigenous youth who are interested in a career in policing and/or justice. This employment opportunity will give you an insightful view of the RCMP and may help you decide if this is a career opportunity you wish to pursue. This youth opportunity is an eight (8) week duration, paid program from June-August 2022 at your local RCMP detachment. Successful applicants will attend a one-week training session at the RCMP Headquarters in St. John’s, (all expenses paid) prior to being placed at the RCMP detachment closest to their location. This program is a great steppingstone for individuals interested in pursuing a career with the RCMP.

Location of Position: For the Summer of 2022, successful applicants are placed in locations near their hometown within the RCMP jurisdictions of Grand Falls, Stephenville, Deer Lake, Corner Brook, Gander, Bay Roberts, and Harbour Grace.

Eligibility Criteria: Interested applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Have completed high school
  • Be a member of the Qalipu First Nation Band or Self-Identified Person (students are asked to indicate on their cover letter their Indigenous Ancestry)
  • Be between the ages of 19-29 as of June 30, 2022
  • Not have a criminal record
  • Currently registered as a full-time student
  • Be planning to attend full-time studies in September 2022
  • Valid drivers’ licence

Salary Scale: $ 16.00 per hour which includes 4% vacation pay @ 40 hours per week for 9 weeks.
Deadline to Apply: January 21, 2022 – Please apply with:

  1. Resume
  2. Covering letter
  3. A completed RCMP/Qalipu First Nation Summer Student Program Employment Application
  4. Confirmation of Enrollment into full-time studies and a current Certificate of Conduct by mail or email:

Education & Training RCMP Summer Student Program
Attention: Yvonne MacDonald
PO Box 460, St. George’s, NL A0N 1Z0

Or email to ymacdonald@qalipu.ca

Please click here to view RCMP/Qalipu First Nation Summer Student Program Application