Testimonials & Success Stories

Hear first-hand from the interns and employers who benefit from the program.

Jean Louis

Working with CICan to get a Digital Tech Intern in our company has been an enormous help to us. We 

Hammad Khan

An internship is a truly valuable and worthwhile use of your time. It opens doors to interact with people from 

Melody Sizer

Knowing every day that I'm using my experience in biology to help find sustainable ways to grow food, and working 

Dr. Elaine Leung

“Colleges and Institutes Canada’s Career-Launcher Internships program have enabled Sea Smart to grow our team and deepen our impact by hiring qualified 

Marc Attallah

“This has been an excellent experience in supporting an organization that is dedicated to help institutions become better equipped to 

Hannes Rupitsch

We have used this program in the past and have two current employees that were brought into the company as 

Megan Hardman

I feel that my internship was a meaningful position where I got to make a real difference in the College. 

Stephen MacFarlane

This internship has been an excellent opportunity to bridge the gap between my academic experience and the more technical conservation 

Alex Hackett

I would recommend an internship to a fellow grad because not only is it a good learning experience, but having the ability 

Michaël Morin

“Excellent opportunity to gain my first work experience in a flexible setting. This first opportunity is often critical in launching 

Brandon Gordon

I would highly recommend this program to recent graduates, finding work directly out of school can be challenging and many 

Brittney Potvin

I would highly recommend employers take part in this program. Youth are tapped into the SDGs and have the knowledge 

Kathleen Blanchard

All current staff members of Intervale have gotten their start through this internship program. If it were not for this program, Intervale would not 

Siddharth Bhambhani

The program provides a great way to bridge the gap between a fast-growing technology company looking to bring on excellent 

Geordie Adams

“I think it is a wonderful program to support small companies in making strategic hires that they might not do 

Tung Huu Le

It has been an amazing time at AXIS. They're building a suite of connected devices that are designed to save 

Martyna Tomczynski

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

Aurélie Charpentier

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.

Kelly Sveinson

Hiring one of our grads is giving us a sense of the high-quality work they are ready to and capable 

Intern profile: Jonathan L’Heureux-Haché, Product Development Specialist

Jonathan L'Heureux-Haché is gaining valuable experience as a CICan Career-Launcher Intern at Simulare Medical through our Digital Tech Internship program. 

Intern profile: Marlon Norona, Chemical Laboratory Technologist

SAIT’s Applied Research and Innovation Services (ARIS) provides opportunities for young, bright researchers like CICan Career-Launcher Internships intern, Marlon Norona, to 

Intern Profile: Charlie Atkins, Chemical Laboratory Technologist

The Clean Technology Innovation Lab team, part of Centre for Energy Research in Clean Unconventional Tech Solutions (CERCUTS), is conducting 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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“I think it is a wonderful program to support small companies in making strategic hires that they might not do on their own” 

Geordie Adams
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