Grant to Hire An Intern for Environment-Related Employment
Support for Canadian Manufacturers to Reduce Their Environmental Footprint
Canada’s Youth Employed in Natural Resources program will contribute 80% up to $25,000 towards hiring an intern 30 years or younger. Funding is available for businesses and organizations working in the natural resource sectors to protect the environment, or within a business or organization that works towards positive environmental outcomes (e.g., component manufacturer for electric vehicles). Qualifying sectors and positions include but not limited to:
- Forestry: forestry and support activities; ecology & management; non-traditional forest-based bioeconomy products manufacturing; solid wood product manufacturing; pulp & paper product manufacturing
- Energy: clean energy technology; energy efficiency/fuel switching; transmission, smart grid, energy storage; sustainable development of non-renewable resources
- Mining, Minerals & Metals: prospecting & exploration; processing & manufacturing, construction & development; mining supply & services; extraction & milling; reclamation closure & maintenance
- Earth Sciences & Support: environmental assessment; natural hazard risk analysis & prevention; environmental protection; geomatics & earth observation; sustainable development
As well as being 30 years old or younger, the intern must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have refugee status the intern plus be unemployed, under employed, or a student/recent graduate.
The work placement length must be full-time (i.e., 30+ hours/week) employment and end around February 28, 2022. Funding is extremely limited.
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