Testimonials & Success Stories

More than 95% of interns and employers recommend participating in Career-Launcher Internships. Here’s why:

Employer Testimonial
Clean Tech Internships | Employer
Kelly Sveinson
Research Coordinator, Langara College

Hiring one of our grads is giving us a sense of the high-quality work they are ready to and capable of achieving with the education we provided.

Success Story
Clean Tech Internships | Success Story
NSCC Connects Talent and Opportunity with Clean Tech Internships

This year, over 100 interns were hired through the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Clean Tech Internship program, stimulating green jobs growth and working to reduce Canada’s impact on climate change. CICan is marking this milestone by highlighting a member institution which...
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Intern Testimonial
Clean Tech Internships | Intern
Rebecca Allan
Forensic Science Graduate

The internship provided me meaningful work in the environmental sector by allowing me to monitor the sanitary sewers of new developments to ensure that we are building new homes in the most effective and water-efficient manner. The company I interned at through the CICan Clean Tech Internship program, Civica Infrastructure, hired me full time, permanent once the internship was completed.

Intern Testimonial
| Intern
Aurélie Charpentier
Project officer intern

It's really important to me to have a green job; but a job in an area that I'm passionate about, that's even better.

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Success Story
Clean Tech Internships | Success Story
RRC takes advantage of the Clean Tech Internship program

Thanks to CICan’s Clean Tech Internship program, Red River College (RRC) was able to hire Eric Groot, a grad from RRC’s Instrumentation Engineering Technology program, to work at the college’s Building Envelope Technology Access Centre (BETAC). Like RRC, you too can take advantage of...
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Intern Testimonial
Clean Tech Internships | Intern
Jillian Duggan
Oceans Technology Graduate

The program has given me the experience needed for future employment, and has connected me to many industry professionals.

Intern Testimonial
Natural Resources Internships | Intern
Martyna Tomczynski
Agri-environmental research intern

Because this internship involves a lot of diverse projects, I'm actually gaining more experience than I would at a single job.

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Success Story
Natural Resources Internships | Success Story
Algonquin College intern gains valuable experience through CICan’s Career-Launcher Internship program

Thanks to CICan’s Career-Launcher Internship program, Algonquin College was able to hire Martyna Tomczynski, a grad from the college’s Environmental Technician Diploma Program, to advance their agri-environmental research. Hiring Martyna through the program gave Algonquin College $15,000 towards her salary. “Our...
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Intern Testimonial
Clean Tech Internships | Intern
Tung Huu Le
Science Graduate

It has been an amazing time at AXIS. They're building a suite of connected devices that are designed to save energy, primarily in the commercial sector. The technology we are creating automates window shades in commercial buildings and has been proven to significantly reduce energy consumption. It blocks out the solar heat gained during sunny weather, while harvesting natural daylight during overcast weather. I'm very proud to be a part of this process.

Employer Testimonial
Clean Tech Internships | Employer
Dr. Craig Brown
NSCC

The program so far has been excellent, and has allowed NSCC to expand research activities in the general area of applied oceans research.

Success Story
Clean Tech Internships | Success Story
Join interns like Roshan Noronha gaining valuable work experience

Roshan, a 2016 Langara College grad, is in a 6-month internship as a research lab assistant at Langara College. With a diploma in bioinformatics, he is putting his skills to work extracting nitrogen from waste water to minimize its environmental impact, and,...
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