If you are an employer looking to hire, train, and mentor young individuals in the natural resources sector, please visit the Science and Technology Internship Program (STIP) – Green Jobs webpage. This program provides funding to eligible employers across Canada in fields such as energy, forest, mining, earth science, and clean technology. The program’s goals include:
- Launching careers in the energy, forest, mining, earth sciences, and clean technology sectors;
- Providing high-quality and inclusive work experiences that contribute to better environmental outcomes in the natural resources sectors;
- Developing a skilled and diverse workforce;
- Promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion by aiming for 60% participation from Employment Equity groups.
If you know a youth between the ages of 15 and 30 who is interested in entering the sector, they can find information on eligibility requirements and how to apply on the website.