Environmental Careers Organization of Canada – Science Horizons Internship Program


The Science Horizons Internship Program offers eligible employers salary coverage to create STEM-related job placement opportunities while helping to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders.

Comments on Funding:

Funding will cover up to 80% of a candidates wages up to a maximum of $18,000.
Additional funding is available for wrap-around services.


Applicants/host organizations must:

  • Be Canadian owned, Canadian subsidiary, Municipal or Provincial Government Department,
  • provide a new full-time, permanent, environmentally-related position in STEM for candidates aged 30 or younger, 
  • Hire a new employee.
  • hire a candidate that has graduated from post-secondary institute and is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or has refugee status.

Interns must:

  • Be 30 years of age or younger,
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status,
  • currently unemployed or underemployed, or a student/recent graduate,
  • have a post-secondary accomplishment (some exceptions apply),
  • not be an existing fulltime permanent employee.

Applications Steps:

Applicants must:

ECO Canada customer support team will finalize the match with the new hire. 

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. job title, description & training plan (for employers);
2. postsecondary program info and a resume (for candidates).

Other Things to Note:

Oct 2022:
ECO Canada is Environment and Climate Change Canada’s delivery partner.

Applications for employers are currently closed.
Applications for youth candidates are currently open.


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