Science Horizons Internship (SHI)

This funding is open to organizations looking to hire young professions for roles with a strong focus on science, technology, engineering or maths within the environmental sector. These include, but are not limited to: 

  • Water and environment
  • Air pollution
  • Pollution and waste managment
  • Wildlife, plants and species
  • Wildlife protection
  • Climate change

If the role you're hiring for is tied to natural resources, you should apply for funding under the Youth in Natural Resources internship program.


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This project was undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada
through the federal Department of Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Employer Eligibility 

ECO Canada, in partnership with the Government of Canada, is pleased to offer wage subsidies to employers looking to hire young professionals. This program offers up to 80% wage subsidies to eligible employers to create environmental jobs with a focus on science, technology, engineering and maths. 

Application process:

  1. Fill in the funding applicaton
  2. Our team will get back to you with pre-approval for funding
  3. Hire your intern and ensure they've submitted an application for funding
  4. Our team with finalize the match between you and your intern
  5. You will begin to receive subsidies as outlined in the contract

All documents will be sent in the language you have requested. Please choose the language you wish to be contacted in. 


Email address:
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name:
Is your company Canadian owned or a Canadian subsidiary?
Which province are you located in?
Organization Postal Code
Are you hiring for a new position that is permanent and full-time?
Is this new position related to the environment or an environmental project?
Please choose your preferred language before beginning your application.
Based on your language choice, all your contracts, communication and official documentation will be in that language. Once your application has been started it will not be possible to change your language preference. (Please consider who will be signing the contract when choosing the language preference).