Government of Canada jobs for Indigenous students and graduates
- Federal Student Work Experience Program
Open year-round to high school and post-secondary students. Get valuable and meaningful experience working for the top student employer in Canada! Explore hundreds of career paths and thousands of jobs. Successful applicants who have self-declared can access Indigenous Student Employment Opportunity benefits, including support, training, mentoring and networking opportunities.
- Recruitment of policy leaders
The 2023-2024 Recruitment of Policy Leaders campaign is now open! We are currently accepting applications from all candidates! A supplementary application period will be open from November 2 to November 30, 2023, for candidates self-declaring as an Indigenous person or as a person living with a disability. Please check out our GCWiki page to sign up for webinars that will help answer any questions you may have about the program or application process. Deadline to apply: November 30, 2023.
- 2023-2024 Indigenous Student Employment Program in Ottawa
The Canada Revenue Agency is looking for Canadian Indigenous students enrolled in full-time studies within a recognized Canadian postsecondary institution. This is an inventory to fill future vacancies in various areas: accounting and audit, finance, statistics, and economics, communications and translation, office administration and project management, business administration, law, and data analysis, political sciences, human resources, and social sciences, social media and graphic design. Deadline to apply: December 29, 2023.
- Sistering Indigenous and Western Science program at Natural Resources Canada
Sistering Indigenous and Western Science is a paid mentorship program intended to increase the representation and participation of Indigenous and non-Indigenous women in science-related disciplines and research. Pairs of female identifying students, one of which must be Indigenous, will propose, develop, implement and report on research projects over the course of a 4-8 month term position. Deadline to apply: December 31, 2023.
- 2023–24 Indigenous Student Employment Program: Fall opportunities with the Canada Revenue Agency in Ontario
The Canada Revenue Agency is looking for Indigenous post-secondary students who want to use their skills, creativity and knowledge while gaining valuable work experience in a rewarding and invigorating work environment. Deadline to apply: February 2, 2024.
- 2023-2024 Indigenous Student Employment Program in the Province of Quebec
The Canada Revenue Agency is looking for Indigenous students enrolled in full-time studies to fill a variety of stimulating and rewarding positions. You must live and/or go to school in the administrative regions of Quebec. The Canada Revenue Agency wants to fill positions in several fields: accounting, verification, finances and taxation, Human Resources, Revenue Collections, Call centre, Information Technology, Communications, Office Technology. You will be exposed to different programs and career opportunities within the Canada Revenue Agency or could permanently be bridged. Deadline to apply: March 31, 2024.
- Student Employment Program at the National Research Council Canada
The National Research Council of Canada is the Government of Canada’s largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. Contribute to interesting projects in an environment where teamwork, initiative and creativity are nurtured. Positions are offered across Canada. Apply now!
- Aboriginal Student Employment Program at Health Canada
- Indigenous Student Recruitment Initiative with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
- Inuksugait Resume Inventory
Are you an Inuk enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement? Interested in making a difference in Nunavut? Apply to this recruitment inventory, which matches Nunavut Inuit with job opportunities offered by Government of Canada departments and agencies across Nunavut! Applicants with all levels of experience and education are encouraged to apply, as many training opportunities are available. If you would like help applying, contact Pilimmaksaivik, (the Federal Centre of Excellence for Inuit Employment in Nunavut), at Pilimmaksaivik@cannor.gc.ca or at 1-833-836-3547. Deadline to apply: January 27, 2025.
- Research Affiliate Program
Open year-round to post-secondary students looking to gain federal public service experience while conducting innovative research.
- Student Jobs and Paid Internships at Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Canadian Coast Guard
- Natural Resources Canada's Student and Graduate Bridging Inventory
The Student Bridging Inventory will connect hiring managers with students and recent graduates, with the goal of helping them find employment in their field of study.
- Summer Training Programs at the Department of National Defence
The Canadian Armed Forces offer unique educational programs and entry plans for Indigenous Peoples. By joining one of their programs, you get to experience the Canadian Armed Forces lifestyle while all expenses are covered.
- Student Bridging Portal of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Canadian Coast Guard
This portal is unique to Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard and allows soon-to-be graduates to submit their résumé without applying to a specific job.
The Aboriginal Student Employment Program is open to First Nations, Métis and Inuit students looking to expand their job skills. The program provides practical employment in their field of study.
The Indigenous Student Recruitment Initiative aims to increase awareness, recruitment, engagement and retention of Indigenous students within the department.
Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard regularly hire high school, cégep, college and university students. Apply now for year-round opportunities in Quebec.
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