Policy Placement (Kenora) ID: 57954

Deadline Date: 2019/01/31

Location: Kenora 

Northern Policy Institute is seeking two (2) full-time Summer Policy Analysts for a 16 week placement with a host organization in Kenora. While analysts with particular expertise are most welcome, an inter-disciplinary approach and the capacity to work across subject areas is expected and required.

Posting Date:
Start Date:
 37.5 per week
 $16-18 per hour
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Business, Finance and Administration, Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion
 The focus of the first placement will be to explore the issue of comparative housing availability and affordability in Ontarios northern regions. The second will focus on updating NPIs ongoing monitoring of the strategic alignment among key community actors and institutions in selected northern communities. Solid analytical and writing skills are a must. In addition to descriptive statistics, the placements will be expected to assess and explore potential policy implications and apply comparative evidence to support proposed policy changes, solutions, or directions.
 University or college students with some practical experience are preferred. Bilingualism would be an advantage. Multilingualism, or a special knowledge of Northern Ontario would also be assets. Candidates must provide a one paragraph statement as to why they have applied for the position in this specific community. Applications that do not include this information will not be considered.
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How To Apply:
  Northern Policy Institute appreciates all expressions of interest; only candidates who are to be interviewed will be contacted. The salary range for this position is $16-$18 per hour. Internships will begin 6 May, 2019 and end 23 August, 2019. Deadline for applications is 31 January, 2019. Please forward a cover letter, resume and references to hr@northernpolicy.ca with Summer 2019 Kenora Policy Placement in the subject line. Experience North is a program intended to build capacity in Northern Ontario. As such, while spots are not allocated to specific demographics, there is a hiring preference in place. When considering applications from two equally qualified candidates, NPI will give preference to First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Francophone candidates. Candidates coming from rural or remote northern communities or with a stated interest in working in northern regions in the future will also be given special preference. If any of these characteristics apply to you, we encourage you to voluntarily state this in your cover letter.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Charles Cirtwill
Position Title:
 President & CEO
Company Name:
 Northern Policy Institute
 PO Box 10117
 Thunder Bay
Postal Code:
 P7B 6T6
Web Address:

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