Wage Subsidy Program For Environmental Students

ECO Canada's new CO-OP Program provides 50% of wage funding for employers who hire environmental students.

As part of Canada's Work-Integrated Learning strategy, we are matching students with employers in the environmental sector to help them on the path to a bright career.

  • Funding for up to 16-weeks of paid student work-terms.
  • Students gain valuable on-the-job experience.
  • Employers increase their resource ability and talent pool.
  • Students: Current university or college students from an environmental program who are studying in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) qualify for our new Co-op Program. ECO will assist in matching students with employers for their work term.
  • Employers: ECO will provide up to 50% of a Co-op student’s pay in wage subsidies. Employers must be willing to provide full-time work (5 days per week, 7.5 hrs per day) for a 16-week term duration in an environmental capacity to be eligible for funding.
  • Post-Secondary Institutions: We will be working closely with universities and colleges to help students bridge the school-to-work transition. ECO provides career support services to environmental students and professionals. We’re committed to youth employment in the environmental sector. Post-secondaries will receive support from ECO in marketing Co-op opportunities and placements.

Interested in applying? Complete the form and our team will review your application within 10 business days.

Funding available for Fall 2017 placements.

APPLY TODAY

Host Company

Student

Post-Secondary Institution

Need More Info?

Did you Know?

We created 600+ jobs last year and 80% of interns acquired full-time employment through our EYC program.

We gave $7.1 M in wage subsidies to employers creating career opportunities for new graduates.

Green Job Success Stories

Hear from our 2016-2017 EYC program participants about their experiences.

Read our case study of AWES and discover how EYC benefits both employers and interns in our interview.

Free Employability Guide

  • null

    20 Pages of Tips & Advice

    Communications | Project Management | Technical Writing and more

Job Search Webinar

Employability Skills for your environmental career! Join us June 20th to learn about:

  • Resume tips
  • Interview skills
  • Building your brand
  • Networking advice