Career-Launcher Natural Resources Internships

By mmuise

Career-Launcher Natural Resources Internships are a wage subsidy offered to employers who hire an intern for up to 10 months in a full-time or part-time position in a green job within a natural resource sector.

Comments on Funding:

Funding of up to $24,000 is available for an intern’s salary, and up to $30,000 is available for the salary of Indigenous youth, youth living with disabilities and youth living in Northern or remote communities.

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements.

The applicant/employer must:

  • have an established payroll system and be set up to receive payments by direct deposit, and must have a process for supervising and mentoring interns,
  • be a Canadian company or subsidiary,
  • be a post-secondary education institution,
  • be an indigenous organization or association,
  • be a SME (less than 500 employees) or a large corporation (more than 500 employees),
  • be a non-government organization (NGO),
  • be a not-for-profit organization,
  • be a municipal, local, provincial or territorial government, institution, agency or Crown corporation.

    The intern must:
  • be between the ages of 15-30 (inclusive) at the start of the internship,
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person granted refugee status in Canada,
  • be legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations,
  • be available to work up to 10 months
  • be a new employee (not be employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns, although this must be clearly indicated by the employer),
  • not be a previous participant of a Science and Technology Internship Program.
Application Steps:

The applicant:

1. must register as an employer and create an online account on the Career-Launcher website;

2. must apply using their account. Once the applications window is closed, the Career Launcher team will review all applications. 3. will be notified of his application status approximately one week after the closing of the application period.

4. whose applications will be pre-approved for funding will have approximately three weeks to complete the remainder of the application process, including recruitment if required.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must upload all the corresponding paystubs and training receipts (if applicable). Should applicants not have official paystubs, they must also include proof of payment (copies of e-transfer or direct deposit confirmations).

Other Things to Note:

Nov. 2023
Applications are currently closed.
1. Applications are open and reviewed on an ongoing basis until funding is fully allocated.
2. CICan Internships are funded by the Government of Canada as part of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy.
3. Internships need to:
a) start between April 1, 2022 and November 28, 2022;
b) end before February 28, 2023;

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