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Hire a New Grad

Tap into the power of fresh perspectives and innovative ideas with Ivey graduates. Investing in them means you’re not just hiring talent; you’re shaping future leaders and cultivating a pipeline for continued impact in your organization. 

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New Grad Funding Sources

Several funding programs are available to help organizations hire post-secondary students across Canada. 

IRAP Youth Employment Program

  • The Youth Employment Program provides companies with up to $30,000 per graduate for a period of 6 to 12 months to offset the cost of hiring young talent to work on projects with R&D, engineering, multimedia or market analysis components or to help develop a new product or process. This funding now also supports advancing AI.

BioTalent Canada’s Digital Skills for Youth (DS4Y) program

  • The Digital Skills for Youth - BioTalent Canada helps underemployed post-secondary graduates enhance and develop digital and soft skills through work and training opportunities. Eligible employers receive 80% in wage subsidy funding, up to a maximum amount of $24,000 (a combination of wage subsidies and training).

Science Horizons

  • The Science Horizons Youth Internship Program (Science Horizons) provides wage subsidies to eligible employers across Canada to hire recent university, college and polytechnic graduates for 6 to 12 month internships in the environmental science, technology, engineering and mathematics sectors. Wage subsidies of up to $25,000 and funding up to $5,000 for wrap-around services.

Science and Technology Internship Program (STIP) - Green Jobs 

  • The Science and Technology Internship Program (STIP) - Green Jobs provides funding to eligible employers across Canada to hire and mentor youth in the natural resources sector, including in energy, forest, mining, earth science, and clean technology. Up to 75% in wage subsidies are available for employers from various funders.

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