IRAP Youth Employment Program

Amount: $20,000 per graduate hired

Employers can get assistance from the Industrial Research Assistance Program to hire young talent enhancing their workforce in addition to facilitating the transition of highly skilled young people to a rapidly changing labour market.

Eligibility Criteria: IRAP Youth Employment Program

Participating host employers must meet the following criteria:

  • Employee must be between the ages of 15 – 30 at the start of their employment
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident of Canada, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada
  • Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation & regulations
  • First time participant in the Youth Employment Strategy
  • Internships are available anywhere in Canada and must last a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months
  • Firms must be incorporated and for-profit, small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Have 500 or less full-time equivalent
  • Businesses must be ready to enhance their innovation capacity

Eligible Cost: IRAP Youth Employment Program

  • Salary & Wages
  • Training Cost

Our Focus

  • Preparing all documents to apply for IRAP Youth Employment Program
  • Assist in Report Writing where required

Example of Project Supported by IRAP Youth Employment Program

IRAP Youth Employment ProgramTinkerine is participating in the IRAP Youth Employment Program by securing assistance for Eugene Suyu with a research project that would enable reliability, performance, and usability for future models of the DittoPro. In 2014, DittoPro was selected as one of the top 10 3D by the industry and the best 3-D Printing Product award at the Consumer Electronics Show Asia 2015.