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Student Employment Program

City: Within a National Research Council Office across Canada 

Classification: Student 

Duration: Approximately sixteen weeks (four months) 

 

The NRC Advantage

GREAT MINDS. ONE GOAL. CANADA'S SUCCESS. 

 

The National Research Council of Canada represents a powerful partnering option for anyone looking to push the boundaries of science and industry. In fact, as the Government of Canada's largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development, we have become catalysts for innovation. For over a hundred years, the impact of our work with industry leaders and other government bodies has shaped Canada’s future. We partner with some of the most creative and solutions-driven minds in the world. 

 

And now, we want to partner with you. Be part of our collective force to come up with potentially disruptive solutions to Canada’s current and future technology challenges. Let your expertise and inspirations make an impact by joining the NRC.

Your Challenge

The NRC Student Employment Program provides students with practical career-related experience in research and development, engineering, and technology, administration, librarian science, computer science, trades, business, technology advisors, finance, human resources, and other professions. Students work in a challenging and intellectually stimulating environment, while having access to superior equipment, facilities and expertise.

 

Positions are offered across NRC in various locations from coast to coast.

Length of Term

Student work terms last for approximately sixteen weeks (four months). Work can occur full-time during a non-academic semester and part-time (up to 20 hours/week) during an academic semester.

Who can apply?

You are eligible for the NRC Student Employment Program if:

  • You have obtained a High School diploma (or grade 12 equivalent), possess a minimum "B" academic average or equivalent (preference may be given to candidates with a "B+" academic average), (equivalencies can be found on the back of your transcript)
  • You are studying at a recognized educational institution and are returning to full-time studies in the next semester
  • You are a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada. Additionally, foreign national students who meet the eligibility requirements, are studying in recognized and eligible Canadian educational institution and possess a valid Off-Campus Work Permit may also apply. For more detailed requirements and information on this possibility, please refer to the information found at Citizenship and Immigration Canada (Work Off Campus).

Condition of Employment

Reliability Status

Application Requirements

In order to be considered for the program please include the following in your application, please note that you will need to attach the required documents as per the list below when submitting your application. Failure to do so will result in your application being excluded from searches.

  • Resume
  • Most recent transcript:
    • University/high school (grade 12 or equivalent)
    • An electronic copy is sufficient, it does not have to be an official version
    • To attach your transcript click the “add a document” in the Second language evaluation results field

Additionally, in order to maximize your chances of being considered for opportunities, ensure to include your preferred location(s) in the Preferred Work Location(s) section of the application

Salary Range

  • From $446 to $994 per week (37.5 hrs)
  • Salaries are determined based on the number of academic semesters a student has completed.

Notes

The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.

 

Hiring managers search the database for qualified candidates throughout the year. We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

 

As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates to self-identify as members of the following designated groups: women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Measures for accommodation are available to all candidates retained for further assessment.

 

For more information on career tools, other resources and frequently asked questions, check out Career tools and resources.

 

Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (4873) to:

E-mail: info@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

 

Telephone:   613-993-9101

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

 

 

Date Modified: 2018-10-01

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