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NRCan Funding for 6 month Internships for Youth! | ICE Network

NRCan Funding for 6 month Internships for Youth!

  • Stage: Available
  • Category: Employment

NRCan still has funding available for 6 month internships for youth 30 years and under to work in a Green Job (internships need to be put in place by December 31, 2018).  Wage subsidies are maxing out at around $12,000 per internship and require 50% leveraging from the employer.  Employers can be for-profit, non-profit, Band Councils, Provincial, Territorial and Municipal governments and academia.

This money could go towards a youth in your community to advance your clean energy project and build capacity within the community at the same time!  See info and links below regarding the 4 organizations delivering the program for NRCan.  If you have ANY questions on which organization would be a good fit for you/your community or want specific contact info, etc, please don’t hesitate to call/email Consuelo 613-793-9352 consuelo.vanbeek@canada.ca

Green Jobs – STIP Internship Funding Available!

The Green Jobs — Science and Technology Internship Program provides funding to organizations, businesses and institutions to hire post-secondary graduates in the natural resource sectors in a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) field. This helps young graduates – 550 in just the last year and a goal of 650 for the current year – to gain relevant and meaningful work experience within their STEM field of study. 

Hiring Organizations can receive a contribution payment for up to 50% of the intern’s salary to a maximum of $15,000 for a 6-12 month internship. 

Eligible interns include youth between the ages of 15 and 30 who are:

A post-secondary graduate (certificates are eligible);
Legally entitled to work in Canada;
Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status; and
Not in receipt of Employment Insurance during their internship.

Green Jobs—STIP is delivered through third party organizations. Organizations who could benefit from this opportunity can apply to one of our Delivery Organizations:
ECO Canada
Colleges and Institutes Canada
MiHR COUNCIL Mining Industry Human Resources Council
Mitacs

New! To learn more about this opportunity please visit our website’s video gallery, where you can hear about the program’s benefits for both employers and interns: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/careers/87. Or, to speak directly with our Program Officer, call 1-877-996-6199. We also encourage you to share this information by forwarding this message and/or linking to this website on social media, using #GreenJobs.

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