Amount:

No Fixed Amount

Type of Program:

Wage Subsidy


Description:

Science Horizons is a wage subsidy programme for employers that begins or elevates the careers for youth in Canada in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Science Horizons (SH) is dedicated to breaking down barriers for youth in Canada who are un or underemployed.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a wage subsidy of up to 80% for positions in STEM in the Green Economy Sector.


When It Ends:

Ongoing

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

Employers must provide full-time employment (30+ hours per week) for youth in STEM who are un or underemployed.

Interns must:

  • be youth (15-30 year old);
  • 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;
  • have post secondary education;
  • be unemployed or underemployed;
  • not have participated in any federally-funded wage subsidy programs in the past, including UNA-Canada's Canada Green Corps program or Green Spaces program;
  • send their resume to the relevant Project Officer (Project Officer Eastern Canada (Quebec, Ontario, Atlantic Provinces): sophia.perring@unac.org ; Project Officer Western Canada (British Columbia, North-West Territories, Alberta & Manitoba): nkafu.aben@unac.org).

Applications Steps:

1

Interns must apply online at Science Horizons Survey for Participant Application 2021 

Employers interested in hiring a Green Corps intern must email the Green Corps Project Officer. There is no deadline for employers to apply, but there is limited funding.

Other Things to Note:

  1. 1
    We are actively accepting applications! There is no deadline to apply, however there is limited funding
  2. 2
    Positions must begin before February 15th, 2022.
  3. 3
    The program is undertaken with the financial support of Environment and Climate Change Canada.

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