Career Focus provides funding for employers and organizations to create career-related work experiences for post-secondary graduates. The program is part of the Youth Employment Strategy, a horizontal initiative involving eleven federal departments and agencies.
About the Career Focus program
Career Focus helps post-secondary graduates gain advanced employability skills and facilitates their transition into the labour market.
When to Apply?
Local and Regional projects: Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
How to Apply
How is the program delivered?
Career Focus provides funding for employers and organizations to deliver projects at the local, regional, and national levels.
Alignment of the Career Focus program with the Digital Economy Strategy
In order to align Career Focus with the objectives of the Digital Economy Strategy, until March 31, 2014, special consideration will be given to interventions providing work experience that further develops and/or requires the application of digital skills.
For more information, please consult this Web page.
Where to find more information
- Call 1-800-935-5555 (TTY: 1-800-926-9105)
- Consult the Frequently Asked Questions
Other departments and agencies delivering Career Focus
- Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
- Canadian Heritage
- Canadian International Development Agency
- Environment Canada
- Industry Canada
- National Research Council Canada
- Natural Resources Canada
Other Useful Resources
- Canada Summer Jobs
- Federal Student Work Experience Program
- International Academic Mobility (IAM) Initiative
- Jobs - Youth.gc.ca
- Sectoral Career Focus
- Skills Link
- Youth Awareness
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