Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage Accepting Applications

The following is excerpted from a release issued by the Cultural Human Resources Council.

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 recent college and university graduates.

CHRC is seeking applications from employers in not-for-profit arts and culture organizations in Digital MediaFilm and BroadcastingLive Performing ArtsMusic and Sound RecordingVisual Arts and CraftsWriting and Publishing; and Heritage.

CHRC is accepting employers’ applications for the 2019-2020 program (one application per employer). The application deadline is February 1, 2019.

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.


To apply online via the YCW Interactive Website, select:

  • 2019-2020 as the Program Year

  • Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage (YCWBCH) Internships

  • Cultural Human Resources Council as the Delivery Organization

Click here for further program details.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send an email to, Lucie D’Aoust, CHRC Youth Internship Program Coordinator.

©2019 BC Alliance for Arts + Culture. All rights reserved | Privacy Policy