Employer selection criteria (Canadian internships) – Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage

  1. General Project Goals
    • Heritage objectives
    • Benefits for graduate, institution, community, region, country
  2. Project Planning
    • Project clearly defined (objectives & measurable outcomes)
    • Clear job description & work plan (tasks & timelines)
  3. Skill Development
    • Development of specialized career-related skills & employability (concrete examples)
    • Hands-on, rewarding work experience
    • Opportunities for networking with professionals
  4. Job Parameters
    • Candidate profile clearly defined
    • Appropriate salary
  5. Recruitment
    • Transparent selection and interview process planned
    • Provisions for job equity groups
    • Job description provided
  6. Orientation & Supervision
    • Skill assessment & development plan for intern planned
    • Appropriate supervision & professional support (training, coaching, mentoring, follow-ups, performance evaluation, etc.)
    • Action plan to help support transition to job market during & after internship
  7. Budget
    • Complete estimates & coherent justification
    • Employer's cash and in-kind contribution (25% to 50%)
    • Other sources of funding
  8. Specific criteria (to be assessed by delivery organization)
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