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CANADA GREEN CORPS

Science Horizons
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Funded by

Who Are We

In partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada, by providing up to 80% wage subsidies to employers across Canada, Science Horizons  supports post-secondary graduates in gaining relevant and meaningful work experience in positions related to environmental science, technology, engineering and mathematics sectors (STEM).

These employment and training opportunities protect the environment and/or the adoption of clean technology.  

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Breaking Down Barriers

In order to reflect Canada’s rich diversity, Science Horizons partners with employers interested in hiring youth who identify as :

  • Indigenous

  • Youth with Disability

  • Visible Minorities

Qualifications

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15-30 years of age

Inclusive at the start of

the placement.

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Legal Status
  • Canadian Citizen

  • permanent resident

  • Refugee status

  • Eligible to work in Canada

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Employment Status

Full-time employment

(30 hours per week)

Participant Eligibility

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General

Be 15-30 years of age

  • Inclusive at the start of the placement

Have completed post-secondary

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Legal Status

Must be either: 

  • Canadian Citizen

  • permanent resident and/or

  • Refugee status

Legally able to work in Canada and according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations 

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Employment Status

Full-time employment

(30 hours/week minimum)

New hires after April 1st, 2022

Programme Overview

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  • All placements must be in a STEM field and protect the environment and/or the adoption of clean technology, but the position itself can be a non-STEM job. 

  • Up to 80% wage subsidies and up to $20,000.
     

  • Placements last between 6 and 12 months.

  • Wrap-around Services are available up to $5,000.

    • ​Can include 

      • Training and Skills Development​​

      • Transportation

      • Childcare/Family Care

      • Additional Supports

  • Last day of placement funding is January 31st, 2023. Exceptions may apply.

  • Funding is available on an extremely limited basis. 

  • Priority will be given to employers interested in hiring youth who identify as Indigenous, as living with a disability or as a visible minority. 

  • One placement per employer.

  • No deadline to apply. However, placement funding is subject to availability.

Participant Testimonials

My experience has been overwhelmingly positive working with a great team of awesome people. I love asking technical questions and, with three engineers on site, I have a wealth of knowledge to tap into.


Derek DeNure

Get In Touch with Us

Programme Manager
Lisa Rosenberg

Project Officer
Victoria Wong

Regional Coordinator
Pam Bryan