Clean Tech Internships

Employers can hire an intern for 6-12 months in a position related to the use or development of clean tech, and CICan will contribute up to 70% of the intern’s salary, to a maximum of $15,000.

Clean tech refers to technologies that help create a cleaner environment, such as technologies that support sustainable development, green industrial or agricultural processes, alternative energy and efficiencies, recycling, composting or waste reduction, protection and restoration of ecosystems, and industries or businesses working on innovations to improve the environment.


Who can participate?

Eligible employers must have an established payroll system, a process for supervising and mentoring interns, and be a Canadian company or subsidiary in one of the following categories:

  • Post-secondary education institution
  • Indigenous organization or association
  • Small- or medium-sized enterprise (SME), less than 500 employees
  • Large corporation, more than 500 employees
  • Non-government organization (NGO)
  • Not-for-profit organization
  • Municipal or local government
  • Provincial or territorial government, institution, agency or Crown corporation

Positions that qualify for a subsidy are:

  • 6-12 months in duration
  • In a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field
  • Positions with a clean tech component or within a clean tech employer
  • Addressing climate change or environmental challenges

Qualified interns are:

  • Post-secondary graduates
  • No more than 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Not receiving employment insurance during their internship
  • Available to work for at least six months

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Interns Wanted

Blockchain Developer UpFront Tickets Inc.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Clean Tech Internships
Jan, 18 new
R&D Clean Energy Engineering Borrum Energy Solutions
Waterloo, Ontario Clean Tech Internships
Jan, 16
evolvGreen Communications Coordinator Sustainable Waterloo Region
Kitchener, Ontario Clean Tech Internships
Jan, 16
Program / GIS Analyst SustainMobility
Mississauga, Ontario Clean Tech Internships
Jan, 12
Research Facilitator Science Discovery Zone
Toronto, Ontario Clean Tech Internships
Jan, 06

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