We’re hiring a Policy and Research Intern to join our team…

Employment Opportunity

Position Title: Policy and Research Intern (Temporary Contract)
Reports to: Executive Director
Duration: July 1 to Sept 30 (possibility of extension)
Location: Remote
Pay Range: $27.00 per hour


  •  Conducting research, jurisdictional scans, and provide analysis of emerging issues
  • Conducting literature reviews, developing surveys and performing scans on topics in Indigenous
    postsecondary education
  •  Writing and preparing proposals, briefings, reports, graphs
  • Conducting quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis
  • Daily monitoring of media releases and reports
  • Participating in meetings with external partners
  • Identify opportunities for growth and capacity building

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A demonstrated interest in the Indigenous postsecondary sector, policy, and government
  • Organized, self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team in a remote
    work environment
  • Quantitative and/or qualitative research experience
  • Flexible and able to adapt to fast pace environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills such as collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Word and Excel

Educational and Professional Requirements

Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an undergraduate, diploma/advanced diploma,
master’s or post-graduate program

About the Indigenous Institutes Consortium (IIC)

The IIC represents the collective and collaborative efforts of its seven Indigenous-owned and operated post-secondary education and training institutes across Ontario. We work collaboratively to improve the outcomes of First Nation learners and strengthen our communities by providing high-quality post-secondary education and training to Indigenous learners.



Marsha Josephs, Executive Director

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