Research Intern, Immigration
The Conference Board’s Immigration group is seeking a
Research Intern, Immigration to join its team. The successful candidate will be a skilled researcher with a demonstrated interest in public policy and keen on developing their skills in a practical work environment.
Reporting to the Senior Research Associate, Immigration, the Research Intern will bring exceptional writing and quantitative analysis skills, intellectual curiosity and passion and commitment to a culture that values high quality, creativity and thought leadership. The successful candidate will be part of a professional research and convening team and will undertake integrated, non-partisan, applied research for public policy and private sector decision-makers. This is a paid summer internship position for a full-time university graduate student who intends to return to school on a full-time basis in autumn 2018.
Conduct qualitative and quantitative research and help write reports on immigration
Support content development, stakeholder relations, and sponsorship outreach for immigration events
Identify knowledge gaps to suggest ideas for new research reports
Help build the immigration team’s stakeholder network
Support applications for research funding
Write blog posts
Help organize immigration webinars
Contribute to the management of immigration social media channels
Skills and Qualifications
Currently enrolled as a full-time student in a university graduate program and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills
Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated passion about public policy
Ability to multi-task and complete responsibilities efficiently and to a high standard
Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred
Available to work for 35 hours per week. This position is available beginning in May 2018 and will conclude by September 1, 2018.
Please send your cover letters and resumes to the following email by Monday May 7, 2018 :