Science and Technology Internship Programme

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Who Are We

In partnership with Natural Resources Canada, STIP is dedicated to creating and providing quality green employment opportunities for youth in the natural resource sector by offering up to 80% wage subsidies to employers across Canada. These green jobs should create positive environmental outcomes and have a strong tie to one of the natural resources sectors: energy, forestry, mining and earth sciences.

For more information on the eligible STIP sectors and sub-sectors: 

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Breaking Barriers

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

  • Youth Furthest From Employment (YFE):​

    • Indigenous

    • From Northern Territories

      • Yukon, Northwest Territories or Nunavut​

    • Living in Remote Communities

      • ​Permanent or long-term settlement with at least 10 dwellings that does not have year-round road access

  • Youth from Employment Equity Groups (YEE)

    • Women

    • Visible Minorities

    • Living with a Disability

There are no minimum educational requirements. 


Participant Eligibility


Be 15-30 years of age

  • Inclusive at the start of

the placement

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Legal Status

Must be either:

  • Canadian Citizen

  • Permanent resident

  • Refugee

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

Employment Status

Full-time employment

(30 hours/week minimum)

New hires after April 1st, 2022


Programme Overview

  • Up to 80% wage subsidies for all types of positions in Natural Resources

    • Up to $22,500 for Job Ready Youth

    • Up to $25,000 for Youth from Employment Equity Groups (YEE)​

    • Up to $32,000 for Youth Furthest from Employment (YFE)

  • 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 YFEs or YEEs. 

  • One placement per employer.

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


Participant Testimonials


Get in Touch with Us

Programme Manager
Lisa Rosenberg

Project Officer
Victoria Wong

Regional Coordinator
Pam Bryan