Post-Secondary Recruitment for the June 2020 intake of the APAP is now closed. Information concerning recruitment is posted annually on this website in the Fall.
offers recent graduates an unparalleled development opportunity in the federal public service.
The APAP develops high potential individuals for policy roles in the Government of Canada by offering recent master's-level graduates the opportunity to establish a foundation of knowledge and experience in federal public administration.
The program seeks highly motivated candidates who exhibit leadership and academic excellence, good judgment and analytical abilities, and a keen interest in Canadian public policy and governance.
The program is geared toward recent master's-level graduates with backgrounds in any discipline. Participants are expected to relocate to the National Capital Region.