The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is a federal organization that provide subsidies to employers to hire students. Most of these subsidies are available during the summer months only.
NSERC aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian organizations to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence.