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Employment Subsidy for Food Processing, Forestry and Other Bio-Economic Sectors
The Science Horizon Internship Program is advertising 80% up to $25,000 in grant funding to hire post-secondary graduates for internships in clean technology related jobs.
“Clean technology” includes any process, good, or service that reduces environmental impacts through:
- Activities which prevent, reduce or eliminate pollution or any other degradation of the environment
- Resource management activities resulting in more efficient use of natural resources, thus safeguarding against their depletion; or
- The use of goods that have been adapted to be significantly less energy or resource intensive than the industry standard
The program also offers up to $5,000 towards skills development, training costs, and/or other employment needs.
Subsidized interns must 30 years old or younger, have graduated from a recognized post-secondary program and currently unemployed or under employed. Interns must also be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have been granted refugee status. Internships are to be full-time positions (i.e., 35 hours per week) and 6-12 months in duration.
Canada-Wide Grant for Hiring Information and Communication Technology Graduates
The ICT CareerConnect program will contribute up to $18,000 towards the hiring of post-secondary graduates for information and communication technology (ICT) work placements. Read More
Canadian Grant for Hiring Young Engineers
The Science and Technology Internship Program offers a wage subsidy of up to $13,200 towards hiring of a recent science or engineering post-secondary graduate for a maximum of 52 weeks. This subsidy is available to Canadian geomatics, geology, mining, forestry or energy businesses, organizations and institutions. Eligible intern candidates must have graduated within the last two years from a Canadian institution and be under 30 years of age. The intern offered position should be newly created, potentially lead to full time employment, plus provide marketable work experience and training in the graduate’s field of study. Moreover, the hired intern is to collaborate with applicant researchers in the undertaking of a commercially relevant scientific or technical research project. Project examples include bench level research, scale-up testing, pilot plant operations, analytical testing, calibration, technical documentation, and field tests.
The Career Connect program will contribute 50% up to $16,000 towards the hiring of post-secondary graduates for IT work placements. Employers must offer work terms of between 3 and 8 months at a full-time capacity of at least 30 hours per week. Eligible placements include but are not limited to the following information-technology fields:
• Software & Hardware Engineering
• Software Testing
• Web Design & Development
• Database Administration
• Help Desk & Technical Support
• Computer Programming
• Project Management
• Network Support
• Technical Writing
• Graphic Design
Graduates must be 15 to 30 years old, unemployed, not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, and have Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee status. Work placements must be completed by February 28, 2014. Positions are limited and INAC Services urges employers to apply as soon as possible.
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