Maurice
Posted: February 4, 2021

Amount:

$31,500

Type of Program:

Wage Subsidy


Description:

The Northern Ontario Internship Program supports organizations located in Northern Ontario to provide first time full-time employment in a related field to recent university and college graduates.

Comments on Funding:

Funding for eligible not-for-profit and public sector organizations is up to 90% of a recent graduate’s salary to a maximum contribution of $31,500.
Funding for eligible private sector organizations is up to 50% of a recent graduate’s salary to a maximum contribution of $31,500.


When It Ends:

Ongoing

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

The applicant must be:

  • Located in Northern Ontario
  • The organization must have been in operation for at least one year with a minimum of one full-time employee and operate in existing and emerging priority economic sectors.

Candidate eligibility:

  • Graduates of university and college (no more than 3 years old diplomas)
  • Internship will be given to candidates for first time employment in their field of study.
  • Graduates are eligible for this program only one time.
  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Applications Steps:

The applicant must:

1

Create an online account using the form on the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) website

2

Follow the onscreen instructions to complete each section of your application

3

Click "Submit application".

NOHFC will contact the applicant in 2 to 4 weeks!

Other Things to Note:

NOHFC funding under this program, when combined with other provincial and federal government sources, will generally not exceed 50% of eligible costs for private sector employers and 90% of eligible costs for public sector employers.

Organizations working mainly in existing and emerging priority economic sectors are preferred: advanced manufacturing, agriculture, aquaculture and food processing, arts, culture and creative industries, digital economy, forestry and value-added forestry-related industries, health sciences, minerals sector and mining supply and services, renewable energy and services, tourism, transportation, aviation and aerospace, water technologies and services.

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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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