Environment Employability Pathways (EEP)

This funding is open to organizations looking to hire young professions to help them to develop their employability skills and obtain work experience that will prepare them to obtain and keep employment. 


If the role you're hiring for is at least 6 months in length and tied to natural resources, you should consider applying for funding under the Youth Employed in Natural Resources internship program.

If the role you're hiring for is at least 6 months in length and tied to STEM, you should consider applying for funding under the Science Horizons Youth Internship Program

This project was undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada through the federal Department of Employment and Social Development 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 50% wage subsidies to eligible employers to create a meaningful work experience.

Application process:

  1. Fill in the funding application
  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 will finalize the match between you and your intern
  5. You will begin to receive subsidies as outlined in the contract

Please note: All documents will be produced in the language of your choice in the application. Select the language you will feel at ease with reading contracts and reports. You can switch the language on the upper right side of your application now.

Veuillez noter que la totalité de vos documents suivront la langue de choix de votre candidature. Merci de sélectionner la langue dans laquelle vous serez le plus à l'aise (contrats et rapports) sur le côté droit en haut de votre candidature.


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
Will you be providing a quality work experience opportunity?
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).