Indigenous Internship Opportunities
Experience working in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) – grow your future.
The OPS is dedicated to recruiting and advancing top talent while building a diverse public service that is reflective of Ontario's population and communities. These exciting opportunities offer recent Indigenous post-secondary graduates the opportunity to develop their careers and gain valuable work experience with one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.
Bring your knowledge, experience and perspectives to the Ontario Public Service. Working with a team of engaged professionals and dedicated leaders, you'll take the next step in your career in a dynamic environment that provides opportunities for personal growth, competitive salary, mentorship, learning and development opportunities, and work-life balance. The ministries have immediate opportunities for interns in the following roles:
- Policy Interns (Job ID 162196) – 99 Wellesley St. W., Toronto and 77 Grenville St., Toronto
Showcase and expand your strong policy analysis skills in this unique opportunity with the Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, where you will have the support of a professional and welcoming team, to ensure your success, development and professional growth. You will provide project management support and apply your research, analytical, and communication skills by assisting on projects and diverse work within our ministry; and participating on various committees and working/project groups.
- Communications Intern (Job ID 162206) – 77 Grenville St., Toronto
Working within the Communications Services Branch of the Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, you will assist in the ministry's communications, enabling you to gain experience in areas such as marketing, media relations, multi-media campaigns, issues analysis, stakeholder engagement, graphic design and digital media applications.
- Strategic Services Intern (Job ID 162208) – 933 Ramsey Lake Rd., Sudbury
Showcase and expand your strong project management and policy analysis skills in this unique opportunity with the Mines and Minerals Division of the Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines. We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team to assist in the development of a wide range of programs, policies and strategic initiatives related to the divisional goal to support prosperous and sustainable economic growth in Ontario’s mineral exploration and mining sector. The successful candidate will have the support of a professional and welcoming team, and a hands-on manager to ensure your success and development, and you will be assigned a mentor who will help in your professional growth.
- Indigenous Relations Project Intern (Job ID 162204) – 435 James St. S., Thunder Bay
The Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines is looking for a motivated professional to join our dynamic Ring of Fire Operations Unit team to provide project management support and apply your research, analytical, and communication skills to advance reconciliation initiatives in our ministry.
- Program and Service Delivery Intern (Job ID 162561) - 159 Cedar St., Sudbury (flexible Northern Ontario locations)
In the Transportation, Trade and Investment Branch, Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, you will provide project planning, monitoring and data analysis support to the ministry's Transportation Infrastructure Unit related to the Northern Ontario transportation program. This position will also support project management of a project with a team of subject matter experts across multiple provincial ministries in the review and evaluation of internal transportation programs and projects.
- Policy Interns (Job ID 162210) – 160 Bloor St. E., Toronto and 360 George St., Peterborough
Join the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs, where you will have the opportunity to impact Indigenous people and communities in Ontario while working with a team that fosters professional development and growth.
Note: These temporary positions are contracts of up to 12 months in duration.
How do I qualify?
For all positions:
• You must have graduated from a college or university, with a degree, diploma or post-graduate certificate, within the past 5 years.
• You must be an Indigenous person (i.e. First Nations, Métis, Inuit).
For job-specific details, including salary, position duties and full qualifications, and to apply online, by Monday, April 26, 2021, visit www.ontario.ca/careers and enter the applicable Job ID number in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.