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;
- 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
Green Jobs—STIP is delivered through third party organizations. Organizations who could benefit from this opportunity can apply to one of our Delivery Organizations:
New! To learn more about this opportunity please visit the 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 the 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.