No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
The NRC IRAP Youth Employment Program offers financial assistance to offset the cost of hiring young talent (ages 15-30) to work on projects with R&D, engineering, multimedia or market analysis components or to help develop a new product or process.
Comments on Funding:
This youth employment program provides financial assistance to companies so they can hire young talent to contribute to their innovation needs.
When It Ends:
The youth internship will last a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months. The candidate must work a minimum of 30 hours per week.
The applicant must:
Call the National Research Council Canada at 1-877-994-4727 and discuss to determine the eligibility (topics: business description, objectives, innovation plans),
If eligible, next step is to discuss with one of the industrial technology advisors (topics: strategy, issues, opportunities for growth, future plans),
Develop a project proposal,
Find a youth candidate.
Other Things to Note:
IRAP Youth Employment Program (YEP): Part of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS), helps young people gain skills, work experience and abilities - $15M 2020-2021.