Canada Green Corps Participants

Eligibility Requirements:

Green Corps interns must: 

 

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake;

  • Be recent post-secondary graduates eligible to work in STEM fields;

  • Be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or a person who has been granted refugee status in Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;

  • Be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations;

  • Not be in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits at the time of intake (*Please note that cancelling EI benefits can delay the hiring process);

"Applications are currently being accepted on an ongoing basis. Next Call for Applications in April 2020". We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted. 

  • Not be a full-time student or co-op student;

  • Be able to work full time;

  • Be un- or underemployed
    *Note: Underemployment exists when employed persons are A) working part-time, or B) working in a field that does not utilize their academic qualifications, thus, not attaining their fullemployment level

Successful Green Corps candidates will:

 

  • Acquire valuable professional experience from full-time six month internships at private enterprises, civil society organisations, indigenous organisations, post-secondary institutions or other associations.

  • Develop their professional networks and connect with other Green Corps interns online via Innovation Team sessions. 

  • Collaborate with Canadian experts in sustainable development on the Green Corps' Between Two Flags podcast.

  • Accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in their communities through a community engagement project.

  • Develop strategies to advance one or multiple Sustainable Development Goals in their workplace in collaboration with their employer. 

Have a Question?

Contact us:

Bonita Mathew

Programme Manager

(613)-232-5751 x234

[email protected]

Featured Participants

Here are some Green Corps participants and their stories 

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