Science and Technology Internship Program: Green Jobs

By mmuise

The Science and Technology (S&T) Internship Program provides wage subsidies to encourage organizations to hire and mentor interns and invest in the workforce of tomorrow.
It also provides opportunities for youth to gain relevant work experience and skill development in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields in the natural resources sectors: energy, forestry and mining, earth sciences, and clean technology.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to 75% in wage subsidies are available for employers. Funding to hiring organizations is provided by the delivery organizations.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Host organizations must be:

  • organizations in the natural resources sector who can offer youth full-time (30 hours/week, some exceptions may apply) work experience for up-to-12 months,
  • legal entities validly incorporated or registered in Canada, including for-profit and not-for-profit organizations,
  • indigenous organizations and groups, or
  • provincial, territorial, regional and municipal governments and their departments and agencies where applicable.

    Interns must (3 instead of 4):
  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship,
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status,
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada.
    Internships are for full-time employment and require participants to be available 30 hours per week.
Application Steps:

Each delivery organization will provide guidelines on how to apply. Visit their websites to find out more:

1. Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) Canada Canada,

2. United Nations Association in Canada,

3. Electricity Human Resources Canada’s (EHRC),

4. Clean Foundation, 5. Colleges and Institutes Canada,

6. Project Learning Tree Canada,

7. MiHR’s Green Jobs Program,

8. Generation Power,

9. First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Sustainable Development Institute (FNQLSDI)

Documentation Needed:

No specific documentation has been identified.

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Date modified: 2023-06-30

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