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Science Horizons Youth Internship Program


453 (2022-23 target)


Postsecondary graduates under 30

What should I know about this program?

The Science Horizons Youth Internship Program offers internship opportunities in the environmental science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields to you as a recent post-secondary graduate. The program provides up to $25,000 in funding for wage subsidies and up to $5,000 in funding for skills development, training and other job supports to eligible employers. Internship opportunities last 6 to 12 months and provide you with hands-on experience working on environmental projects.

Goals of this program:

  • Help you gain valuable work experience
  • Support your success in the green job market
  • Support companies and organizations to grow their green workforce
  • Contribute to economic growth in the environmental and clean technology sectors

Am I eligible to apply?

You're eligible to apply if you...

  1. Are under the age of 30 at the start of the internship
  2. Are a post-secondary graduate, graduate of a degree or diploma program in a university, college, post-secondary school of technology, post-secondary institute or a CEGEP (general and vocational college)
  3. Are legally entitled to work in Canada
  4. Are a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or have refugee status.

We're working on connecting you with opportunities - stay tuned

Here's what previous participants did!

  • Studied the effects of climate change on fish in northwestern Ontario's Experimental Lakes Area
  • Collected and analyzed data on underwater noise pollution in the Bay of Fundy
  • Looked for ways to reduce industrial impacts on Alberta's wetlands
  • Promoted electronic video monitoring of fishing vessels in the Maritimes
  • Worked on real-time pollution monitoring technologies in Ontario
  • Developed geothermal power systems in British Columbia

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