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.