The United Nations Association (UNA) in Canada – Canada Green Corps: Science and Technology Internship Programme (STIP)


The Science and Technology Internship Programme (STIP) is a wage subsidy programme designed to elevate or create green careers for youth in Canada in the natural resource sector.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a wage subsidy of up to 80%, to a maximum of:

  • $22,000 for Job Ready Youth;
  • $25,000 for Youth from Employment Equity Groups (YEE);
  • $32,000 for Youth Furthest from Employment (YFE).

Only one placement per employer.


Employers must provide new jobs for youth in the natural resources sector, particularly in the fields of energy, forestry, mining, earth sciences and clean technologies. All internships must be new recruits (some exceptions may apply).

Interns must:

  • be youth (15-30 year old) with no minimum education required;
  • be Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada under the Immigration and Refugee protection act;
  • be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations;
  • not be a full time student or co-op;
  • be unemployed or underemployed.

Other Things to Note:

  1. The United Nations Association (UNA) in Canada is Natural Resources Canada’s delivery partner.
  2. The last day of placement funding will be on January 31st, 2023. Exceptions may apply. There is no deadline to apply, however there is limited funding.
  3. Additional funding is available for training and may be available for accommodations. Contact the Project Officer or Regional Coordinator in your areas for more details.
  4. The program is supported by Natural Resources Canada.

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