Science Horizons Youth Internship Program: Success stories

In 2021-23, ECCC’s Science Horizons Youth Internship Program helped over 1900 young graduates per year across Canada obtain practical work experience in Canada’s green economy.

Read some of our interns’ success stories:

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Using agronomics to improve farm profitability and efficiency Ag Grow Consulting Ltd.
Cultivating land stewardship: Forest management and wildfire resiliency planning B.A. Blackwell & Associates
Watershed conservation on PEI: Protecting species at risk and educating young ecologists Bedeque Bay Environmental Management Association
“The boots on the ground”: Internship supports a start-up to reduce fresh water use and produce clean discharge Bioindustrial Innovation Canada
Growing water resource management knowledge: Flood risk management, stormwater management and climate change adaptation CBCL Ltd.
Protecting public land and water in Alberta parks and wilderness areas Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
Engaging youth with ocean science at Halifax’s Discovery Centre Discovery Centre
Helping companies reduce their environmental impact and build sustainable spaces Enliten Energy Services
Uniting science background with environmental software development: quantifying environmental impacts ERA Environmental Management Solutions Inc.
Recent graduate works on prototype to convert electronic waste into valuable bioproducts at Quebec start-up GreeNovel Inc.
Designing machines to remove plastics from beaches Hoola One Technologies
“Interpreters and gatherers of science”: Working on multidisciplinary environmental projects Keefer Ecological Services Ltd.
An ecologist at work: Monitoring surface water and species-at-risk in Southern Ontario LGL Limited
Speeding up data collection to aid in regulatory compliance Nimonik Inc.
From the ocean to the plate: Increasing Quebec business awareness of sustainable seafood practices Ocean Wise
“A geomorphological marvel”: Science Horizons intern champions programs to bring back life to the Petitcodiac River’s watershed Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance
Catalyzing the building industry to be greener Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Maintaining wildlife conservation during pandemic Scales Nature Park
Promoting sustainable energy and empowering young activists Student Energy
Groundwater monitoring at a Klondike Gold Rush railroad fueling station Tetra Tech Canada
New environmental scientists: Field work during the COVID-19 pandemic Trace Associates Inc.
Coralling water treatment plant data: Internship an important catalyst University of Saskatchewan
Permaculture certification: An avenue for resilient living and land use Verge Permaculture
Future stewards of the land: Connecting new Canadian youth with nature Wildlands League

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