Type of Program:
The Career Starter Program will facilitate the transition of barriered youth into the labour market and increase their knowledge of the sector’s needs through recent and practical work experience.
Career Starter provides bio-economy employers with 50% of a youth’s salary to a maximum of $20,000 in wage subsidies for a three to nine-month job placement. This will help the employer adopt a diverse and inclusive work culture while satisfying their need for skilled labour.
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.
When It Ends:
Applicants/Employers must be:
Interns must be:
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.
provide a resume of the participant;
complete an Employer Application Form (included in the application package) including the annual salary (e.g. 52 weeks) for the position.
submit a brief company description and a description of the intended participant’s position;
submit a formal Coaching Plan must be submitted before the placement begins;
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:
- 1the participant's resume;
- 2a brief company description;
- 3a description of the intended participant’s position;
- 4a formal Coaching Plan.