Youth Opportunities

Junior Project Coordinator Internship/Co-op Opportunity with Canada Lands Company

The 2010 Algonquins of Ontario – Canada Lands Company CLC Limited (CLC) Participation Agreement provides a framework for an ongoing relationship as the former CFB Rockcliffe site (now known as Wateridge Village) is developed. One of the key commitments in this agreement is that CLC will provide opportunities for youth employment in real estate related fields of study.

This exciting opportunity is for an Algonquin Community Member who has completed or is enrolled in a post-secondary (college or university) program, ideally a co-op program. The position would be full-time for approximately a 4-month period but other time periods can be discussed based on the candidate. Located in CLC’s Ottawa office and reporting to the Senior Director, Real Estate and working with the Development Manager, the Junior Project Coordinator assists with administrative processes and supports the team in preparation of deliverables associated with the marketing and sales and development of the Wateridge Village project.

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Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications for the above-noted position no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018 to:

Executive Director
Algonquins of Ontario Consultation Office
31 Riverside Drive, Suite 101, Pembroke, ON K8A 8R6
Email: or Fax: 613-735-6307

Forester Intern with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Pembroke District

As a Forester Intern with the Pembroke District of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the successful candidate will serve as a member of the Resources Management Team and work under under the general supervision of the Zone Manager, and the professional direction of the forester. The key responsibilities will be to:

  • Assist with forest management program planning, monitoring and reporting
  • Support the development of all Forest Management Plans within Algonquin Park to provide for the sustainability of forest ecosystems
  • Provide expertise in support of the zone integrated resource management programs and forestry advice to the general public, local forest industry, Indigenous communities and other external agencies

This internship opportunity, which will last up to 18 months, is open to candidates who have graduated or will graduate from an approved or legally authorized college or university with a degree, postgraduate certificate or diploma within the last four years.

Interested candidates should send applications to:

Jane Winters
Administrative Assistant, Algonquin Zone,
C/O Arrowhead Provincial Park
RR3, 451 Arrowhead Park Road
Huntsville, ON P1H 2J4

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Summer Student Opportunities with Ontario Power Generation (Eastern Operations)

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) offers challenging opportunities and career diversity in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value – and where you can realize your personal and professional goals. Eastern Operations is currently hiring temporary Non-Developmental students for May – August 2018 (may vary depending on work location). Ideal candidates should be prepared to perform a variety of tasks including administrative, clerical, yard maintenance, painting, and janitorial functions.

To be eligible, candidates:

  • Must be able to provide own transportation to work in one of the following OPG locations: Otto Holden, Des Joachims, Chenaux, Stewartville, Chats Falls, Barrett Chute, Lennox, Campbellford, or Saunders
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a valid G2 or G Driver’s Licence
  • Must provide proof of attending college or university full-time, and must be returning after the contract is completed in Fall 2018 (Please attach a copy of your unofficial transcript to your on-line application).
  • Must pass security and health clearance

Interested candidates must apply online no later than midnight on February 22, 2018 at

Summer Employment Opportunities with the Ontario Public Service

Are you a student looking for an opportunity to build your career over the summer? Are you passionate about making a difference? The Ontario Public Service through its  Summer Employment Opportunities program provides students with opportunities to obtain valuable work experience, gain transferable skills, and build professional networks.

Summer Employment Opportunities are full-time, temporary positions ranging from 7 – 18 weeks between May and September. In addition to the exciting opportunities available across the province (the full list is available here), positions available specifically in unceded Algonquin Traditional Territory include:

To be eligible, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  1. All summer jobs require a “student” status. A student is defined as someone enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary institution (currently or for the fall semester) or has graduated within the past six months. If you graduated in January, you could apply for and start a summer student position in the Ontario Public Service up until June of that year.
  2. You must be a minimum of 15 years of age. Due to program eligibility requirements, certain opportunities require students to be up to 24 years of age (or up to 29 years of age for a person with a disability). Certain positions require you to be a minimum of 18 years of age. Age parameters will be provided on the job advertisements and you must meet all age requirements by May 1st.
  3. You must be a resident of Ontario during the term of employment.
  4. You must be legally entitled to work in Canada. You are also required to have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN) upon being hired.

Information to assist you with the application process, including the Application Guide is available at Summer Employment Opportunities. Within your application, you will have the opportunity to identify the skills, work preferences and qualifications you have that make you a suitable candidate for this position.

Aboriginal Summer Internship Opportunities with CN

The Corporate Services team at CN is seeking driven and resourceful individuals to join them for a summer internship. These positions will provide students with an excellent learning opportunity within their field of study, working closely with leaders within CN on key projects. Specifically, the following two positions are currently available:

  1. Aboriginal Internship Program – Public and Government Affairs: Position aims to assist the Public & Government Affairs department in its efforts to promote and protect CN’s people, business and reputation. The successful candidate must be enrolled in a college or university in a related field (Public Relations, Public Policy, Communications, etc.).
  2. Aboriginal Internship Program – Law: Position aims to assist the Law department in providing the highest quality, cost effective and pro-active legal services to CN in order to protect and promote CN’s people, business and reputation. The successful candidate must be enrolled in a university based JD, Ll.B., B.C.L., or equivalent program.

To be eligible, candidates must self-identify as an Aboriginal person. Interns travelling to Montreal will either be provided with accommodations or, should they have special requirements, a housing allowance may be granted instead.

To apply, submit the following documents to the CN website here:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Resume
  • Official Transcript
  • Reference Letter from a Community Leader or Educator supporting your candidacy