Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides recent post-secondary school graduates with valuable work experiences in not-for-profit organizations that carry out activities in support of community economic development, business growth and competitiveness, and innovation.  
  • Encourages employers to provide young northerners with education-related job experience leading to permanent full-time employment with the host organization or another Northern Ontario employer 
  • Supports business-oriented, not-for-profit organizations or small and medium-sized entreprises (business growth and innovation activities only) in their efforts to create a positive environment for the growth of small businesses
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 30 year(s) and under 
  • Individuals must be unemployed or underemployed, graduated from a post-secondary institution within the past three years 
  • Must be able to produce a degree, dipoma or certificate (at least one year of study) and have not participated in any other provincial or federal internship for more than a six-month period 
  • Must not be related to the directors, officers, or managers of the organization
  • Applicants must be non-profit organizations, municipalities, First Nations and community economic development corporations or small and medium-sized firms with fewer than 500 employees
Application Through the local Community Economic Development Officer
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-877-333-6673
TTY Phone 1-866-694-8389
Fax 807-346-8474
Site Location North Ward, former Canada Post Building
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 244 Lincoln St
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5L2
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Intersection Lincoln St and Court St S
Physical Access Partially Accessible - no automatic door at entrance
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada