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Internship for Indigenous Student in Research, Evaluation and Performance Measurement

Closing date: 15 October, 2019
Competition: (External)
Status: Internship for a maximum of 4 months
Section: Research, Evaluation and Performance Measurement
Salary Scale: According to the Treasury Board Students Rates
Location: Ottawa

About the Canada Council for the Arts

Join our team and play a role in supporting Canadian creativity. The Canada Council is a dynamic, highly-respected federal Crown corporation with a mandate to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and production of works in, the arts for the benefit of all Canadians. We offer competitive salaries and benefit package. For more information about the Canada Council for the Arts, please visit our website at www.canadacouncil.ca.

Are you a First Nations, Inuit or Métis post-secondary (graduate or undergraduate) looking for a research internship for the 2020 WINTER SEMESTER? Then apply to the Canada Council for the Arts Internship Program by submitting your application prior to October 15, 2019, midnight!

This is your opportunity to learn about the Canada Council for the Arts and to gain valuable experience, improve your marketability and further your future career goals.

The duration of the Internship is of a maximum of four (4) months, starting in January 2020; date to be determined based on academic program.

Compensation is based on Treasury Board Student Pay Rates effective May 1, 2019: https://www.canada.ca/en/treasury-board-secretariat/services/pay/rates-pay/student-rates-pay.html

Who is eligible to apply?

This program is for interns. To be considered, you must:

  • Be registered for academic studies in the winter session of 2020 (proof will be required);
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident in Canada;
  • Be self-identified as a First Nations, Inuit or Métis;
  • Meet the requirements of the internship

About the Canada Council for the Arts

Join our team and play a role in supporting Canadian creativity. The Canada Council is a dynamic, highly-respected federal Crown corporation with a mandate to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and production of works in, the arts for the benefit of all Canadians. For more information about the Canada Council for the Arts, please visit our website at https://canadacouncil.ca/

www.canadacouncil.ca

The Canada Council for the Arts is located in Ottawa (150 Elgin Street).

Internship within the Research, Evaluation and Performance Measurement Section

About the internship

Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Data Intelligence and Performance Measurement in the Research, Evaluation and Performance Measurement Section (REPM), the Intern will contribute to research studies and analysis concerning the activities of the Canada Council and the arts in Canada and abroad. With a focus on diversity, inclusion, as well as truth and reconciliation, the intern will contribute to exchanging knowledge and contribute to projects in collaboration with staff in REPM related to Indigenous research practices, methodologies, data collection and validation procedures, analysis of performance indicators and on the intrinsic value framework. The intern will, as they contribute to projects to support REPM staff, also have the opportunity to collaborate with other sections within the Council such as Policy, Planning and Strategic Foresight Section and the Creating, Knowing and Sharing program. The intern will share techniques and methodologies as well as support requests for information. The interne will support the coordination and dissemination of research project results through reports, presentations, and web tools.

To be eligible for this Indigenous Internship opportunity, you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Be a student in an undergraduate or graduate program either in a research, policy or in an arts or social sciences program
  • Your internship must be mandatory for graduation
  • Experience in validation and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data
  • Experience in statistical research in the arts or social sciences and in preparing reports
  • Experience performing primary research with Indigenous communities
  • Knowledge of ethical research standards, Indigenous research methodologies, quantitative and qualitative research methods and analysis, performance measurement practices and standards and intrinsic value principles.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • A deep understanding of Indigenous cultural and social traditions, specifically as it relates to Indigenous research methodologies
  • An understanding of Indigenous knowledge systems and world views
  • Ability to analyze information and data, and recognize significant factors, relationships and trends
  • Ability to apply analytical techniques to both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Ability to write internal and external research reports, according to accepted research methodologies and standards with a focus on diversity, inclusion and reconciliation
  • Good judgment, analytical, research and interpersonal skills

Language requirements

This internship requires the use of one of Canada’s official languages. Proficiency in the second official language or an Indigenous language would be considered an asset.

How to apply

Send the complete Application Form quoting the competition number listed above and a copy of your resume to the attention of Mylène Mougeot, Human Resources, prior to the closing date by email at competition@canadacouncil.ca.

For more information please contact Mylène Mougeot at 613-566-4414 or 1-800-263-5588, extension 4124 or by e-mail at competition@canadacouncil.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview and/or a written exam will be contacted.

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The Canada Council for the Arts is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the targeted groups (women, visible minorities, Indigenous and persons with disabilities) when you apply.

We are committed to providing a workplace that is inclusive and accessible to all. Should you require accommodation during the staffing process, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Human Resources team.

Application Form

PDF Application Form [PDF, 149 KB] 

Send the completed form to:

email: competition@canadacouncil.ca


Human Resources, The Canada Council for the Arts,
150 Elgin Street, P.O. Box 1047,
Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 5V8.