Career Focus: Canadian Grants for Hiring Post-Secondary Grads

As part of the Youth Employment Strategy, Career Focus offers employers the opportunity to hire recent Canadian post-secondary graduates into new roles within their company for gainful work experience. Career Focus offerings are available to a variety of industries and position types. Please fill out the form below to determine the most appropriate program stream for your business and hire.

  • Amount: Up to 50% or $10,000-20,000 (stream dependent) of a recent post-secondary grad’s wage covered for 3-12 months in grant funding.
  • Timeline: 3-12 month internship depending on the stream. Funding typically launches in Q2 of each year in a first-come first-serve format.
  • Eligibility: Graduate must have a post-secondary diploma, be between 15- 30 years old, Canadian citizen/ resident, out of school, and work minimum of 30 hours per week.

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