INDIGENOUS YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES
Events, Funding, Resources, and Opportunities
Events, Funding, Resources, and Opportunities
Paid Internship Opportunity - Indigenous Research & Special Projects Analyst
The Indigenous Research & Special Projects Analyst (“the Analyst”) will be responsible for conducting sustainability research, including but not limited to Indigenous economic reconciliation and transition pathways to a socially just economy. The Analyst will be responsible for defining the research scope, applying qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, analyzing the findings, writing pieces, and contributing to reports, briefings, and presentations.
Application Closes May 9th, 2022
Indigenous Youth Internship Program (IYIP)
The Indigenous Youth Internship Program (IYIP) will launch its 16th year in the public service this September. The one-year opportunity – led by the BC Public Service Agency – welcomes exceptional Indigenous youth ages 18-29, and supports you through:
• Nine months of work in a ministry.
• Three months of work at an Indigenous organization in BC.
Internships will begin on September 1, 2022 and end on August 31, 2023.
Internships may be located in Vancouver, Victoria or multiple communities around the Province of BC, depending on positions and operational requirements. All BC Public Service offices are in compliance with safety guidelines related to Covid-19. Some positions may temporarily be performed virtually until physical distancing advisories are lifted.
For more info about the position, click here.
For more info about the Indigenous Youth Internship Program, click here.
For support with the application/hiring process and to connect with an Indigenous Applicant Advisor, click here.
Deadline: May 31, 2022
2022 Eaton - ICE Scholarship and Internship
Eaton Electrical Canada has proudly partnered with Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) to support Indigenous students across Canada by offering a $5,000 scholarship, along with a paid internship. Learn more about the 2022 Eaton – ICE scholarship and complete the application form today!
The scholarship is meant to be used for post-secondary education costs, towards apprenticeship, a trades certificate, a diploma, or an engineering degree focused in the electrical field. The internship will give the recipient valuable experience with electrical systems and renewable energy and an opportunity to explore career opportunities in the Canadian electrical industry. The applications are open until May 31, 2022. Selected recipients will be notified shortly afterwards.
Rising Youth Grant Opportunity
Rising Youth is an organization based in Ontario funded by the government of Canada (Canada Service Corps). It funds small scale youth-led project ideas that promote youth leadership and encourages community engagement, volunteerism, social activism and innovation!
Learn more by clicking here.
Tech 4 Youth - Supporting Indigenous Youth Entrepreneurs
Are you an Indigenous youth, age 19 or under, from Canada? Are you a Pow Wow Pitch Alumni, or are you pitching this year? If so, you can submit a ‘Request for Tech’ to ask for the technology you need to start and run your business. The deadline for requests is June 21, 2022, and Tech 4 Youth recipients will be announced in July 2022.
To learn more and apply, click here.
Indigenous Youth Home Energy Forum
Did you know that Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) Network has a forum for Indigenous Youth Home Energy? This forum provides a place for Indigenous youth to discuss and discover home energy conservation. This is a space for Indigenous youth to connect with each other, ask questions and share stories. The goal is to inspire youth to learn more about the impacts of energy on the land, consider careers in the energy sector, and take energy conservation actions in their community.
The Indigenous Youth Home Energy forum offers educational, career and internship opportunities in the energy and sustainability sectors. Here, you can connect with other Indigenous youth, share your experiences, engage in open conversations, and learn about what makes a home sustainable. Tradition and culture are essential to sustainable Indigenous housing, and youth are invited to sharing your vision for the future.
To join the forum, you need to first sign up for the ICE Network and then join the forum:
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