Posted: January 19, 2022



Type of Program:

Wage Subsidy


The Green Jobs Internship Program, generously funded by Natural Resources Canada, is a wage subsidy initiative that places Canadians in roles in the natural resources sectors, including energy, forestry, mining, and earth sciences.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a wage subsidy of up to $25,000 per intern hired, or up to $32,000 for youth hired who are furthest from employment (include Indigenous Youth, youth with disabilities, placements in Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut, rural communities, and remote communities).
Clean Foundation will subsidize 50% of each intern’s salary.

When It Ends:

Accepting applications




Employers must be:

  • legal entities incorporated or registered in Canada, including for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.
  • Indigenous organizations and groups.
  • provincial, territorial, regional and municipal governments and their departments and agencies.

Interns must be:

  • between 15 and 30 years old at the start of the internship.
  • eligible to work in Canada.
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or have refugee status. 

Applications Steps:


Employers and interns must complete and submit the online registration form (one form for each of them).

Documentation Needed:

Employers must submit a Job Description Document, if they have one.

Other Things to Note:

Natural Resources Sectors (Energy, Mining, Forestry, Earth Sciences)

About the author 


Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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