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Green Jobs for Hiring Organizations

The Science & Technology Internship Program (STIP) - Green Jobs provides funding to eligible employers across Canada to hire, train, and mentor youth in the natural resources sector, including in energy, forestry, mining, earth science, and clean technology. Up to 75% in wage subsidies are available for employers.

Eligibility requirements for employers

  • Organizations in the natural resources sector who can offer youth full-time (min. 30 hours/week, some exceptions may apply) work experience for up-to-12 months
  • Legal entities incorporated or registered in Canada, including for-profit and not-for-profit organizations
  • Indigenous organizations and groups
  • Provincial, territorial, regional, and municipal governments and their departments and agencies

Apply now to be an employer

Visit the following websites to learn more about each delivery organization and to apply. Each organization will have their own application process.

Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) Canada

ECO Canada is the steward for the Canadian environmental workforce across all industries. From job creation and wage funding, to training and labour market research – we champion the end-to-end career of an environmental professional.

United Nations Association in Canada

The United Nations Association in Canada is a historic national civil society organization and registered charity with the mandate to educate and engage citizens, including youth, on the work of the United Nations and global issues that affect us all.

Electricity Human Resources Canada

Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) is the most trusted source of human resources insight, programs, and tools to help the Canadian electricity industry. We strengthen our electricity workforce to be safety-focused, innovative, and inclusive by delivering critical business intelligence to inform labour market decision-making, forging partnerships that enable the industry to adapt, upskill and innovate, leading the industry in creating and sustaining a skilled and inclusive workforce, and inspiring our future workforce to build a low carbon economy.

Clean Foundation

Clean Foundation helps the communities in which we work make real progress toward a cleaner future by taking on climate change challenges. We bring specialized teams together to work on complex problems, delivering clean projects and programming for communities. We’re here to make the biggest impact for a cleaner world.

Colleges and Institutes Canada

Get young workers started in the green economy with Colleges and Institutes Canada’s Career Launcher Internships program. Hire an intern in a position that supports the sustainable development of Canada’s natural resources! Access top talent and grow your business while helping young workers kickstart their careers.

Project Learning Tree

Project Learning Tree Canada is advancing environmental education, forest literacy, and career pathways using trees and forests as windows on the world.

Mining Industry Human Resources Council

MiHR’s Green Jobs Program supports job-ready youth gain mining work experience by providing paid placements that focus on clean technology and innovation and provide an environmental benefit to Canada.

Indigenous Clean Energy

Generation Power is a holistic, capacity-based program that engages both Indigenous youth and energy economy employers, positioning Indigenous leadership as an essential component of Canada’s clean energy transition.


Pinnguaq Association

The Pinnguaq Association focuses on working with rural, remote and Indigenous communities to ensure that they have the support they need to develop the skills needed to position them for success. Our mission is to work alongside equity deserving groups, to support the development of STEAM skills through hands-on learning and work experiences.

What is a green job?

A green job is a job within an organization that aims to protect the environment or that is interested in delivering positive environmental outcomes. A green job can be classified as follows:

  • Professions that require environmental skills, knowledge, experience, or competencies to produce products or deliver services that have an environmental benefit (e.g., architects and land use planners who incorporate sustainability into designs, air quality engineers and conservation officers)
  • Professions that may not require specialized environmental skills but result in an environmental benefit (e.g., construction or trades workers that apply knowledge of standard construction techniques while completing green projects, manufacturing production workers, and companies that produce environmental goods)
  • Professions that support organizations in the natural resources sector that work toward positive environmental outcomes (e.g., communications, marketing, administration, project management, engagement, sales, and business analysis)

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