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Indigenous Affairs Project Intern

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 11, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Ontario Public Service
Location Sudbury, ON
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Client Ontario Public Service
Contact Information
Please apply online, only, by Tuesday, October 31, 2017, by visiting and entering Job ID 112487 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

Indigenous Affairs Project Intern

Bring your knowledge of Indigenous culture and your interest in resource development to the Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Branch of the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines!

We are currently looking for a motivated professional to join our dynamic team to provide project management support and apply your research, analytical, and communication skills to advance reconciliation initiatives in our ministry.

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines’ vision is of a vibrant Northern Ontario economy and a provincial minerals sector that is healthy, competitive and sustainable. The Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Branch provides support to the ministry in building effective relationships with Indigenous communities and organizations, and in providing informed advice to policy and program areas so that the ministry’s vision can be realized within the Indigenous communities of our province.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As the Indigenous Affairs Project Intern, you will:

• provide project planning and implementation support to the ministry’s Indigenous initiatives related to Indigenous awareness programming, economic development, and the mineral sector
• track project activities, including reviewing and monitoring project progress, key deliverables, timelines and budgets
• assist in the development of workshops and events, and prepare presentations, work plans, briefings and reports
• engage with Indigenous communities, other ministries and clients
• conduct research and analysis for program initiatives and participate in the development of standards, processes and performance measures
• participate in various committees and working groups (e.g. ministry Inclusion Council)

Location: Sudbury

How do I qualify?


  • You must have graduated from a college or university of recognized standing within the past three (3) years.

Specialized knowledge:

  • You have knowledge of Indigenous culture, governance, community perspectives and political dynamics.
    • You have knowledge of lands, resources and economic development issues and trends in Ontario.

Project management and organizational skills:

  • You can plan, organize, and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing deadlines.
    • You can assist with the planning and delivery of meetings, events, and workshops.
    • You have knowledge of project management tools and techniques and experience in project delivery

Communication and interpersonal skills:

  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills to provide and exchange information as well as prepare and present briefing and communications material.
    • You have excellent interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with your team as well as internal and external clients and partners, and can participate in and contribute to committees and projects.

Research and analytical skills:

  • You can conduct research and environmental scans, and analyze and compile information/data into an understandable format.
    • You have knowledge of performance measurement methodologies and evaluation techniques.

Computer skills:

  • You are very proficient in common software applications to prepare presentations, event promotions, and reports, and perform research on the internet/intranet.

Salary Range: $1,113.90 – $1,308.50 per week

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 933 Ramsey Lake Rd,

Please apply online, only, by Tuesday, October 31, 2017, by visiting and entering Job ID 112487 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 to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for 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.

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