Money to hire a student

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About the Program

Get financial assistance to help cover the cost of hiring a post-secondary graduate (15 to 30 years old) for 6 to 12 months to work on projects with R&D, engineering, multimedia or market analysis components or the development of a new product or process.

To be eligible for financial assistance through our youth employment program, your business must be:

  • a small or medium-sized business (500 or fewer full-time equivalents)
  • incorporated and for-profit
  • ready to enhance your innovation capacity and willing to partner with NRC IRAP

Who can I hire under this program?

The youth internship will last a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months. The candidate must work a minimum of 30 hours per week. The candidate must also be:

  • 15 to 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • a post-secondary graduate
  • a Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada or person granted refugee status in Canada
  • legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations
  • a first-time participant in a Youth Employment and Skills Strategy work experience program targeted at post-secondary graduates

How can I access the program?

Give your application the best chance at approval. AKR Consulting has an 99% approval rating across all<u> Canadian funding programs.</u>

For any inquiry, please call: AKR Consulting Canada at 905-678-6368


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