Get your foot in the door to start your career in biotech. Gain valuable work experience and skills needed to develop your career in Canada’s bio-economy.


  • Gain valuable work experience and skills
  • Establish a network of bio-economy contacts
  • Develop personally and professionally
  • Approach potential employers with a subsidized wage offer in-hand once you are eligible

Who is eligible?

In order to participate in the Opportunities Funds wage subsidy program as a potential placement employee, you must:

  1. Self-identify as having a permanent physical or mental disability that restricts your ability to perform daily activities
  2. Be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations
  3. Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada
  4. Require assistance to prepare for, obtain and keep employment or self-employment
  5. Be unemployed or working less than an average of 20 hours per week
  6. Not be eligible for assistance under EI employment benefits

Apply here: Opportunities Fund Wage Subsidy Program

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