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Introducing HRPA Edge

HR experience for CHRP candidates.

Qualified recent HR grads to provide HR assistance to employers.

HRPA Edge is a paid internship program that connects Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) candidates with participating host employers who need additional resources to address, on a short-term basis, their pressing HR needs. HRPA is proud to be partnering with Career Edge Organization, a national not-for-profit and leader in paid internship programs, who will administer the HRPA Edge program. Career Edge Organization has partnered with over 1,000 organizations to place close to 11,000 interns since 1996.

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HRPA Edge is a win-win arrangement that benefits both interns and employers.

CHRP candidates get practical HR experience to put on their resume and that may help fulfill their CHRP experience requirements. 

Host Employers access qualified, recent HR graduates eager to put their knowledge to work assisting with many HR challenges including HR policy development, Employment Standards Act compliance, job descriptions, employment contracts, interviewing, recruiting and more. Employers also get the satisfaction of helping to launch a young professional’s career.

HRPA Edge offers host employers a flexible, cost-effective option to HR based project staffing without impacting on FTE or headcount. Payroll administration is managed on your behalf  by Career Edge Organization.

Career Edge Organization provides on-line resources for both interns and employers to ensure a  successful internship experience.

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New monthly HRPA Edge HR Intern rates

HRPA Edge has increased the stipend paid to interns. Not only will this enable us to continue to attract top talent, it is also expected to simplify the hiring and retention processes for host employers. Please refer to the chart below for an example of the total cost by internship terms, encompassing stipends, operating costs and payroll taxes.

4-month 6-month 12-month
$11,800.00 $17,700.00 $35,400.00


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CHRP Candidates
The Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation is the gold standard of HR excellence in Canada. CHRP Candidates have completed their university or college education, including all the academic qualifications required for the CHRP. They have also passed the National Knowledge Exam, a 3-hour exhaustive test of their HR knowledge.