The Intern Support Program by Eco-Internships helps environmental organizations increase their operational capactiy by providing paid interns for a minimum of a 26 week period. Interns are provided with mentorship and non-profit training by the Capacity Building Institute, a partner of Eco-Internships.

Interns must be:

  • A post Secondary Graduate
  • Between the ages of 15-30 (inclusive) at the start of the internship.
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*.
  • Available to work for six months.
  • Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns)

*Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment Strategy initiative.

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