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Canada. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Youth Interns

  • Provides recent post-secondary school graduates with valuable work experiences in not-for-profit organizations that carry out activities in support of community economic development, business growth and competitiveness, and innovation.
  • Encourages employers to provide young northerners with education-related job experience leading to permanent full-time employment with the host organization or another Northern Ontario employer
  • Supports business-oriented, not-for-profit organizations or small and medium-sized entreprises (business growth and innovation activities only) in their efforts to create a positive environment for the growth of small businesses
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Individuals must be unemployed or underemployed, graduated from a post-secondary institution within the past three years
  • Must be able to produce a degree, dipoma or certificate (at least one year of study) and have not participated in any other provincial or federal internship for more than a six-month period
  • Must not be related to the directors, officers, or managers of the organization
  • Applicants must be non-profit organizations, municipalities, First Nations and community economic development corporations or small and medium-sized firms with fewer than 500 employees

Age Requirements: Ages: 30 year(s) and under;
Application Process
Through the local Community Economic Development Officer
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Legal Status
(40) Federal Government
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 15, 2018