Young Canada Works Program
The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) is a proud delivery organization for the Young Canada Works (YCW) program. YCW provides funding to employers to create jobs for students and internships for graduates, all while bolstering the capacity of museums and heritage institutions. Our work on YCW supports our strategic objective to strengthen the museum workforce today and for the future.
This page is for museums that want to offer a summer job or internship experience, as well as for talented young people who are eager to gain experience in the heritage sector.
Information for employers about the YCW programs, the application process and funding available.
Information for youth applicants about the YCW programs, program duration, eligibility, process, and more.
Get the latest news relating to the Young Canada Works program.
Find important resources to help you get the most out of the YCW program and hear directly from previous program participants about the program’s positive impact on museums and youth.
This program is funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage.
YCW is part of the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy.
This program is made possible by the Government of Canada.