Looking for a paid and exciting work experience in a green job within a natural resources sector? Do you meet all the criteria below?
· Between the ages of 15-30 (inclusive) at the start of the internship
· Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person granted refugee status in Canada*
· Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
· Available to work for at least six months
*Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment and Skills Strategy initiative.
If eligible, don’t wait to apply for various internship positions with organizations that are currently looking for youth interns by browsing our Career-Launcher Internships job board. New positions across Canada are posted weekly. Be the first to know when a new internship is posted by following us on Facebook and Twitter.
If you qualify as an applicant for Career-Launcher Internships, use it to your advantage! When applying to a job within the natural resources sector, inform employers that they could get up to $30,000 to cover up 75% of the interns’ salary and 100% of training expenses, if they hire Indigenous youth or youth in Northern, rural and remote communities. This only applies if their job position qualifies under the program.
About Career-Launcher Internships
The Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Career-Launcher Internships program connects employers with skilled students and grads by providing up to $30,000 towards an intern’s salary and training expenses. CICan’s Career-Launcher Internships program currently offers four internship program streams focused on the green, digital and impact economy: Clean Tech Internships, Natural Resources Internships, Digital Tech Internships and the brand-new ImpAct Internships.
The Government of Canada’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy
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