Jazz Aviation named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

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Chorus Aviation Inc. has announced that Jazz Aviation LP (Jazz) was named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for the sixth year.

One of the earliest pilot cadet programs was debuted by Jazz Aviation in 2007. Dubbed the Jazz Award, it offered interviews and simulator evaluations to top ranking students at Canadian aviation colleges and universities. Jazz Aviation Photo
Jazz Aviation LP provides service with the Air Canada Express brand, under a capacity purchase agreement with Air Canada. Jazz Aviation Photo

“Jazz is honoured to be ranked among the Top Employers for Young People in Canada,” said Colin Copp, president, Jazz. “Receiving this recognition for the sixth year affirms our strong commitment to attract and develop the best people–a corporate priority for our company. We continually assess and develop employee programs that are meaningful to talented young people seeking fulfilling career opportunities in aviation.”

Canada’s Top Employers for Young People is an editorial competition organized by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project.

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This special designation recognizes the employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people starting their careers.

Winners are chosen on the basis of the programs and initiatives they offer to attract and retain younger workers.

In selecting Jazz, Mediacorp cited a number of employee programs offered by the company, including the Jazz Aviation Pathway Program, which provides scholarships to pilot students enrolled at various post-secondary institutions and direct employment opportunities.

Jazz was also recognized for offering scholarships to students enrolled in aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) programs at local community colleges and providing mentoring to apprentice AMEs.

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