Have you graduated from a program related to the natural resources sector?

Did you land your first job in mining, metallurgy, energy or forest products between June 1, 2022, and March 31, 2023?

If you answered YES to these questions, this award is for you!

$5,000 in grants available!

How does it work?

The 2022 First Job in Natural Resources programme runs from June 1, 2022, to March 31, 2023. It’s open to students who graduated from a vocational, college or university program related to one of the following natural resource sectors:





How much are the awards?

Want to apply? It’s easy!

First, read the program rules to make sure you’re eligible.
Then fill out the application form. That’s all there is to it!
You have until 4:00 p.m. on March 31, 2023, to apply.

A random draw will take place at 4:00 p.m. on May 19, 2023.

If your name is drawn, we’ll call or send an email to the number or address indicated on your form. So make sure your contact information is right! You’ll be asked to provide an official document issued by your new employer confirming your employment status. At the time of the draw (May 19, 2023), you must still be employed by the same employer. We’ll also require an official document confirming that you successfully graduated from your program of study.

Awards will be given out in June 2023.

If you have questions, contact youth advisor Danalie Huard at 418‑962‑7241, extension 7145234, or danalie.huard@desjardins.com

Caisse Desjardins de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles is proud to promote employment in the natural resources sector.