Persons with Disabilities Internship (Inventory)

The poster creates an inventory of potential candidates that will be used to staff a variety of internship opportunities.


City: Within a National Research Council Office across Canada 

Classification: Various

Duration: 4 to 6 months (with the possibility of extension)

Language Requirements: Various




Your Challenge


Great Minds. One Goal. Canada's Success.


Are you a person with a disability looking for a meaningful work experience? Are you interested in contributing to projects of value to Canada? Are you looking for amazing learning opportunities in a creative and diverse environment?


The NRC Persons with Disabilities Internship provides individuals with practical experience in a variety of fields including research and development, engineering, and technology, administration, library science, computer science, trades, business, finance, human resources, and other professions. Interns work in a supportive and collaborative environment, while having access to superior equipment, facilities and expertise.


Length of Term


Internships last for approximately 4 to 6 months with the possibility of extension.

Who can apply?


You are eligible for the NRC Persons with Disabilities Internship if:


While positions vary, extensive experience is not required.

Condition of Employment


Reliability Status

Application Requirements


In order to be considered for the Persons with Disabilities Internship program please include the following in your application. Failure to do so will result in your application being excluded from searches.

  • Resume
  • Self declare as a person with disability in your application
    • Under Employment Equity in the Job Specific Information section of the application



Individuals hired under the Persons with Disabilities Internship will be compensated at the appropriate salary for the specific position’s classification group and level.

In addition, the incumbent who meets the language requirements of the specific position will receive the Bilingualism Bonus of $800 per year

Next Steps


After you apply, your application is placed in an inventory. When there are job openings, a search will be conducted in the inventory. If your application matches the manager’s search criteria, you will be contacted with further information about the position and next steps.

Candidates who are offered and accept a position will have the opportunity to meet with an occupational therapist who will recommend accommodation measures.

The NRC Advantage


The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada's largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year.


We bring together the brightest minds to deliver tangible impacts on the lives of Canadians and people around the world. And now, we want to partner with you.  Let your expertise and inspirations make an impact by joining the NRC.


At the NRC, Employee wellness matters. We offer flexible work schedules as well as part-time work to help employees maintain work-life balance. We are one of the few federal organizations that close our offices during the December holiday season.  We offer professional learning and development opportunities such as conferences, workshops, and a suite of mentorship, award and recognition programs. Diversity enables creativity and innovation. Fostering a diverse, inclusive, welcoming and supportive workplace is important to us, and contributes to a more inclusive Canadian innovation system. We welcome all qualified applicants and encourage you to complete the employment equity self-declaration questions during the job application process. Please let us know of any accommodation measures required to help you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Please note that the information you provide will be treated confidentially. 

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  • The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
  • The NRC will work with successful applicants to identify accommodation measures that may be needed 



Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (20535) to:


Telephone: 613-993-9101

Toll-free: 1-877-NRC-CNRC or 1-877-672-2672