Comments on Funding:
Funding is 50% of the youth’s salary to a maximum of $ 20,000 in wage subsidies for a 3 to 9-months placement.
Employers must contribute as at least 50% of the total salary of each participant.
This position must not be funded by another Federally funded program like IRAP, Mitacs, etc.
Applicants/Employers must be:
- aboriginal organizations;
- not-for-profit organizations;
- small industry organizations (more than 5, less than 99 employees);
- medium industry organizations (more than 100, less than 500 employees);
- large industry organizations (more than 500 employees);
- micro industry organizations (less than 5 employees);
- municipal, provincial or territory government;
- utility organizations.
Interns must be:
- involuntary NEET (not in education, employment, training) for at least 4 months;
- with disability;
- a recent immigrant and/or refugee;
- a visible minority;
- LGBTQ2 +;
- homeless or at risk of becoming homeless;
- living in a low-income household;
- residing in a rural or remote location;
- living with family care responsibilities;
- affected by substance use;
- currently in, coming out of, or who have had involvement in the justice system;
- in or ageing out of care;
- living with low levels of literacy and numeracy.
complete and submit the Participant Information Form (PIF). If submitting electronically, please do not include the participant’s date of birth and Social Insurance Number. If applicants need to fill a position, they can post your job opening on The PetriDishTM job board.
complete an Employer Application Form (included in the application package) including the annual salary (e.g. 52 weeks) for the position.
submit all completed forms to Ewaen Akinya at email@example.com. Signatures must be digitally dated and time stamped or hand written. A typed signature in cursive font is not accepted.
If the application is accepted, BioTalent Canada will draft a Placement Contract (electronic contract via PandaDocs) to be signed by the employer, participant and BioTalent Canada.
Applicants must submit:
- the participant’s resume;
- a brief company description;
- a description of the intended participant’s position;
- a formal Coaching Plan.
Other thing to note:
The Career Starter Program is no longer accepting applicants.
The program is funded in part by Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Skills Strategy Program.