Industrial Research Assistance Program Youth Employment Program – National Research Council of Canada

Description of the Programs

This program helps your business create business or technology jobs for highly skilled youth. We will pay a part of wage-related costs so you can hire young talent to work on innovation-related projects.
Roles can include:

  • Research and development, engineering, and multimedia;
  • Development of new products or processes;
  • Market analysis for new innovative products;
  • Business development for innovative products and services; and
  • Improvement of customer services and business processes.

Regular internships are for post-secondary graduates and last from 6 to 12 months.

Who can apply

You are a potential employer if:

  • You are a business that operates in Canada;
  • You are incorporated and for-profit;
  • You have 500 or fewer full-time staff; and
  • You are ready to develop your innovation capacity.

Application period

We accept applications on an ongoing basis.

Steps to apply

If you are interested, contact the National Research Council at 1-877-994-4727 to speak to an advisor.


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