National Research Council Canada – Youth Employment Programs

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You could receive a financial contribution towards the salary of a post-secondary graduate to help you research, develop and commercialize new technologies, or to hire a youth to work on a green project. To be eligible, your business needs to:


  • Be incorporated and for-profit
  • Share a portion of the salary costs
  • Have 500 or fewer full-time employees
  • Be ready to enhance its innovation capacity


The duration of the internship must be between 6 and 12 months for graduates and between 3 to 6 months for Youth-Green candidates. Candidates must be between the ages of 15 and 30.