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Receive up to $56,000 to Hire 2 Interns
Canada’s Digital Tech Internships program will contribute up to $28,000 towards an intern’s salary and training expenses. Of the contribution up to $4,000 can be used for intern training during the internship, and the remaining $24,000, up to 100%, can be allocated towards the intern’s salary. Examples of intern training include, but are not limited to, software development, data processing, business or project management, leadership, critical thinking, teamwork and collaboration, and communication for business skills. This training can be provided by Canadian colleges and institutes, online learning providers, professional development workshops, or through formal in-house training (up to $2,000).
Eligible Internship positions include: coding and programming, artificial intelligence, automation, big data, cybersecurity, robotics, digital media and design, video game and production editing, digital marketing and information technology, etc. Positions need to be up to 6 months in duration and a minimum of 30 per week.
Interns must be between 15-30 years old, post-secondary school graduates (not required for the Territories), Canadian citizens, permanent residences or refugees.
Applicants need to be Canadian businesses with 500 or less employees or not-for-profits plus have a payroll system capable of receiving direct deposits from the funder. A maximum of two internships per applicant is permitted.
Deadline for applications is Friday, May 21, 2021.
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