Canada Green Corps Science and Technology Internship Programme


The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) has launched an innovative youth employment programme, Science and Technology Internship Programme (STIP) – Canada Green Corps. In this new chapter of the programme, Canada Green Corps will provide meaningful employment opportunities for 105 talented un- and underemployed young Canadians, while bringing fresh skills to Canadian businesses and institutions in the natural resource science and technology sectors.

  • Up to 80% wage subsidies for all types of positions in Natural Resources including Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) [$23,250 maximum for JRY and $32,000 YFE] 
  • No minimum educational requirements in order to break down barriers. 
  • Funding is available for training [$2000 for JRY and $5000 for YFE] 
  • Funding is also available for supports for youth with disabilities 
  • All placements should be new hires (some exceptions may apply). 

Participants need to be: 

  • 15 – 30 years of age at the start of the employment 
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or refugee status 
  • Legally able to work in Canada 

To participate, each Intern must: 

  • Complete Intern Agreement (IA) and Personal Information Form (PIF) 
  • Complete a 1-page Blog and include one photo 
  • Attend one virtual UNA-Canada training 
  • Complete final program survey 

To participate, each Employer must: 

  • Complete Employer Agreement (EA) 
  • Supervise and mentor youth 
  • Complete one intern evaluation 
  • Complete one program survey 
  • Ensure interns complete all requirements above. 

Click here for more information and to apply.