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Careers on the Grow

Being part of 4-H prepares you for your future career. You are developing decision-making, communication, and leadership skills – which are in demand in today’s workplace. 

4-H Canada’s Careers on the Grow is a career development program where you can explore career paths, apply your skills, and gain hands-on work experience. 

What’s available to you

NEW: eMentorships

Mentorship and networking connections can help you gain insights into career fields, build your professional knowledge, and get career ready! Gain valuable career advice from an experienced professional to help you and learn about different industries and work toward your career goals.

Applications to participate in the eMentorship program open Sept. 21 and close Oct. 15, 2021.

NEW: Internships

Take advantage of hands-on learning opportunities within companies, on farms, with social enterprises, and in rural and urban communities across Canada with our internships program. These internships help you build upon your transferrable and career readiness skills while gaining meaningful work experience that expands your professional network. Summer 2022 placements will be announced soon!

Internships applications open Oct. 20, 2021, and close Jan. 12, 2022.

4-H Canada will ensure all COVID-19 health and safety measures will be followed both in the planning and execution of the 2022 internship program. We will work with all internship hosts as well as local health authorities to ensure all guidelines are followed for the duration of the internship. However, please note that due to the evolving and changing nature of the global pandemic, plans and details may be subject to change.

NEW: Career Exploration Modules

Build key career readiness skills and practice them through a personalized and hands-on, experiential challenge! Two new career exploration modules are completely individualized – meaning you will complete activities that consider and focus on your career journey.

Stay tuned! The Career Exploration Modules will be available for download in October 2021.

Career Development Webinars

Our series of webinars will equip you with the tools you need to stand out in the job application process and prepare you to enter the workforce!

Learn how to build and best utilize your LinkedIn profile, get tips for writing a stand-out resume, learn how to master your job interviews, and so much more.

Check out our suite of pre-recorded webinars and stay tuned for upcoming webinar sessions that you can attend for free!

Mentorship Circles

Meet industry leaders to chat about career paths and life lessons. This unique approach to networking allows you to discover and explore career paths and engage in invaluable discussions that help to grow your leadership abilities, confidence, and future aspirations.

Mentorship Circles take place during the annual Members Forum conference happening virtually from Nov. 5–7, 2021. Contact your provincial 4-H office to attend!

RBC Upskill

Get career recommendations that match your skills to the jobs of tomorrow. The RBC Upskill Tool will help you discover new and exciting career possibilities best suited for you!

Support Careers on the Grow

Are you an employer or alumni looking to help 4-H Canada support today’s youth in growing their career path?

Learn how you can get involved and support Careers on the Grow

Thank you to our Careers on the Grow Partners:

Have a question about Careers on the Grow? Contact us at program@4-h-canada.ca