A first-work experience in arts practice, cultural management and arts administration
YOUNG CANADA WORKS at Building Careers in Heritage
Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage (YCWBCH), a paid internship program administered by the Cultural Human Resources Council, is funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage as part of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy. The internships provide a meaningful first-work experience for college and university graduates.
CHRC is seeking applications from not-for-profit arts and culture organizations in Digital Media; Film and Broadcasting; Live Performing Arts; Music and Sound Recording; Visuals Arts and Crafts; Writing and Publishing; and Heritage.
2021-2022 Young Canada Works Internships
Current Status – Closed
Young graduates can now complete their profiles and employers can submit applications for job opportunities; the internships will take place between April 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022.
NEW! The contribution to YCW internships has been increased from a maximum of $10,000 to a maximum of $15,000 per internship.
NEW! Interns may work full-time or part-time; priority will be given to Employers that submit applications for full-time internships.
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YOUNG CANADA WORKS aims to promote skills development, knowledge of Canadian achievements in the cultural sector and cultural heritage, and to enhance the employability of internship participants. The duration of the internship is from 16 to 52 weeks. Please note that CHRC does not administer a Summer Job program.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, Lucie D’Aoust, CHRC Youth Internship Program Coordinator.