Type of Program:
The Science Horizons Youth Internship Program is a wage subsidy initiative to help recent graduates eligible to work in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) fields acquire work experience fields linked to the green economy.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to $25,000 and will cover up to 80% of the participants salary. In addition to the wage subsidy contribution, employers may be eligible up to a maximum of $5,000 for training, skills development, and/or wrap-around services; please contact Jennifer Ash, Project Manager, for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org.Funding by another federally-funded program like IRAP, Mitacs, etc. is not accepted.
When It Ends:
The intern must:
The candidate/intern must complete the Participant Information Form (PIF) and include a resume and proof of post-secondary graduation.
The company must complete an Employer Eligibility Assessment Form and submit it along with a brief company description, and a description of the intended participant’s co-op position.
A formal learning plan must be submitted, this can be submitted after the application but must be submitted in the first week of the placement.
Submit all completed forms to Mary Carr at email@example.com. Signatures must be digitally dated and time stamped or hand written. A typed signature in cursive font is not accepted.
If the application is accepted, BioTalent Canada will draft an electronic placement contract to be signed by both the employer and BioTalent Canada. Applicants must agree to provide all required documentation and reporting as required by the program.
The applicant must submit:
After application approval, the applicant must also provide:
Other Things to Note:
The Science Horizons Youth Internship Program is financed by the government through 5 delivery organizations, including ECO Canada, Colleges and Institutes Canada and BioTalent Canada (covered in this database). Clean Foundation, and The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) are the other 2 delivery organizations.
Applications for Science Horizons Youth Internship Program are no longer being accepted.