As part of the application process, candidates must upload the following five documents:
All documents must be uploaded and submitted by 5:00 pm Pacific, 21 April 2017. Incomplete or late submissions may not be considered. Hard-copy, faxed and emailed documents are not accepted. It is the responsibility of candidates to ensure that the online application is successfully submitted by the deadline.
No. All candidates must apply for this program.
Yes, candidates must be between the ages of 18-35 at the time of application.
All application documents and supporting letters must be uploaded and submitted online by 5:00 pm Pacific Time Friday, 21 April 2017.
Governments around the world – and across Canada – have begun to address the social, economic, political and environmental implications of climate change. What must Canada do as a country to prepare our industries, our communities and our people for the future of global energy policy?
No. The candidate is to provide, online, the contact information for two referees. The Public Policy Forum will contact each referee, as needed during the selection process.
Applications should be addressed to the Your Energy Future, National Selection Committee.
No. Your Energy Future program is directed towards individuals between the ages of 18-35 with demonstrated leadership potential, as well as interest and passion in public policy, especially energy-related issues. There are no degree requirements.
Yes, Your Energy Future is open to individuals from all walks of life. Prior or current studies in a particular discipline or a specific type of work experience are not requirements of this program.
Yes, applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
No. While the commitment to participate in Your Energy Future is substantial, participation in this program is to be undertaken in conjunction with the applicant’s regular work or studies.
The time commitment is substantial. Participants must be available to travel and participate in four to five, four-to-eight-day (scheduled around weekends) intensive study tours during the program. Study tours will be held in different cities across Canada, including but not limited to Calgary, Winnipeg and Montreal.
The program will begin on 1 June, 2017 and conclude on 31 March, 2018.
Travel and accommodation costs for all components of the program are covered by the Public Policy Forum, according to federal government travel directives. Meals are also provided as part of each study tour program.
Selected participants must attend all working conferences from beginning to end, without exception.
If you are neither a student nor employed at the time of application, please write a letter explaining this, and sign it yourself. Please upload it in the field reserved for the letter of endorsement.
All application documents and supporting letters must be uploaded and submitted online by 5:00 pm PT Friday, 21 April 2017. The Forum will not review incomplete or late applications. It is the responsibility of candidates to complete and submit their application by the deadline above. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview. The first interview will be one-on-one, via Skype, and will take place before 30 April 2017. Applicants who successfully complete the first interview will be invited to a second interview that will take place via Skype on 5 or 6 May 2017. Details regarding the two interviews will be sent by email to the shortlisted candidates. Reference checks may be conducted. Additional references may be requested and references may be contacted via telephone or email. To ensure that the selection of participants reflects Canada’s diversity, the selection committee may take into consideration factors such as gender, language and regional representation. The Public Policy Forum will not provide feedback at any stage of the selection process. Selected candidates must accept an offer to participate in Your Energy Future, in writing, and submit signed documentation to the Public Policy Forum by the deadline outlined in the offer documents. Late returns or non-responses may be considered a forfeit of participation.