Youth Internship Program

YOUNG CANADA WORKS
Building Careers in Heritage
2019-2020

CHRC's YCW internship must be a meaningful first work experience in arts practice, cultural management or arts administration for recent college and university graduates.

Deadline for application - February 1, 2019
Applications will be accepted starting December 15, 2018

CHRC administers Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage (YCWBCH) Internships. Financial assistance is for eligible Employers in Canadian not-for-profit arts and culture organizations who want to create internships in arts practice, cultural management or arts administration for recent college and university graduates.

  • CHRC will accept one application per Employer
  • The maximum contribution is $10,000 per internship
  • The average contribution is $ 6,000 per internship
  • YCWBCH normally contributes between 25 to 50 percent of the recent graduate's total employment costs (wages, benefits and other eligible expenditures) and may, as warranted, contribute up to 75 percent of employment costs. The YCW contribution must be applied to the intern's wages; Mandatory Employment-related Costs (MERCs) and all other costs are the Employer's responsibility.

Additional information

Please email your questions to CHRC: ldaoust@culturalhrc.ca.

Young Canada Works is an initiative of the Department of Canadian Heritage in support of the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy.