Research Assistant – Winter / Spring – Canadian Institute for Climate Choices

The role
We are seeking a motivated and responsible individual that is currently enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary program or who will graduate from a Canadian post-secondary program in 2022. The Research Assistant will assist the Institute in producing rigorous research and evidence-based insights on climate change policies for Canada. The Institute is dedicated to providing constructive professional experience for emerging climate policy leaders and learning from the diverse experiences and perspective of Canadian youth. To support these objectives, the Research Assistant will work with the Adaptation, Clean Growth, and Mitigation research teams to analyze data, review literature, and evaluate policies. Specific tasks the Research Assistant may undertake include conducting literature reviews, develop case studies, assisting with report writing,
We are committed to equity in our hiring and especially encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, visible minorities, women, LGBTQIA2S + and persons with disabilities.

Preferred qualifications and experience
Experience analyzing climate change associated policies and a broad knowledge of climate change issues across Canada
Strong written communication skills demonstrated through coursework, contributions to reports, and inter-organization communications
Record of effectively managing independent projects and competing deadlines through work experience and academic studies
Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
Passion about adaptation, clean growth, or mitigation policy and issues, with interest in pursuing a related career
Experience using excel to analyze and visualize data, with additional skills in quantitative analysis considered an asset
High proficiency in French and English is considered a strong asset

Additional details
Internship positions with the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices are open to students that are enrolled as a full-time student at a Canadian university or college during the summer / fall term of 2021.
Candidates must be located in Canada or in transboundary Indigenous regions.
This is paid internship from January 2022 to June 2022.
The work will be done in a virtual environment, in coordination with Institute colleagues, experts and advisors located across Canada.
Deadline to apply is November 7th at 11:59 pm ET
Interviews are expected to be held in November.

To apply:
Send one PDF file including a cover letter and resume outlining your interest and qualifications to
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