Maurice
Posted: February 22, 2022

Amount:

$ 25,000.00

Type of Program:

Wage Subsidy


Description:

The Science Horizons Internship Program, generously funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada, is a wage subsidy initiative that matches graduates, under the age of 30, with positions across Canada that help combat climate change.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a wage subsidy of up to $25,000 per intern hired. Clean Foundation will subsidize 50% of each intern’s salary, up to a maximum of 80% for youth from employment equity groups (Women; Visible minority youth; Indigenous youth; Youth living with disabilities; Youth from Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC); and Youth residing in a rural or remote location).
The employer must be able to contribute at least 20% of the total cost of each internship.


When It Ends:

Accepting applications

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

Employers must:

  •  be able to contribute at least 20% of the total cost of each internship;
  • be able to create a position with an environmental focus for an individual who does not currently work at their organization;
  • be able to host an internship between 6-12 months;
  • be located anywhere in Canada;
  • be able to supervise and mentor an intern utilizing a formal training plan;
  • be:
  • not-for-profit organizations (including voluntary organizations and foundations);
  • for-profit organizations;
  • indigenous organizations (including band councils, tribal councils and self-government entities);
  • provincial, territorial, regional and municipal governments, and their departments, agencies, institutions and crown corporations, where applicable;
  • public health, educational (including post-secondary educational institutions) and cultural organizations; or,
  • individuals.

Interns must:

  • be no more than 30 years of age at the start of the internship;
  • have graduated from a post-secondary program;
  • be Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents, or persons who have been granted Refugee status in Canada;
  • not be in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) during the internship;
  • not currently be working for the hiring organization.

Applications Steps:

1

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.

Other Things to Note:

The Science Horizons Internship Program is funded through Environment and Climate Change Canada.

About the author 

Maurice

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.
Click here to learn more about Moe's background and how he can help your business.

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