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Twenty-One Days Left to Apply for April 1 2015 Funding
The Career Focus Program in Agriculture and Agri-Food will contribute 50% up to $20,000 towards employing a graduate of a Canadian university, college, CEGEP or provincially certified program focusing on biological, agricultural or veterinary science or applied technology.
Terms of employment must begin April 2015 or later, be between 4 to 12 months in duration and have a project focused. Employers can hire one graduate at a time per project, and as many as 20 graduates for 10 projects over a 24 month period. Employers must provide meaningful job experience, and significantly increase the graduate’s chance of securing long-term employment or self-employment. Graduates need to be between 15 and 30 years old, and have graduated in the past three years. Total available program funding is $864,000. Therefore, it is recommended that interested parties submit an application as soon as possible. Deadline for applications is November 1, 2014.
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