Intern Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for DS4Y, interns must meet the following criteria:
- post-secondary graduates, who are up to 30 years, or younger, at the start of the internship;
- legally entitled to work in Canada (ONLY candidates with Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or person who has been granted refugee status); and,
- self-assess as underemployed, meaning they are employed below their level of education, outside their field of study, or hold part-time employment.
In the north (Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut), eligible participants may be youth between 15 to 30 (inclusive) years who are legally entitled to work in Canada and self-assess as under-employed.