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Student (Summer)

Competition number: J1120-0816
Location of position: Ottawa, Ontario
Job status: Full-time or part-time
Number of positions being staffed: 33
Classification: Student
Salary: $15 to $34 per year
Language requirements:
Various linguistic profiles (bilingualism is an asset)
Open To:
**Open to: All students (secondary or postsecondary) that have a full-time status in a recognized institution and will be registered as a full-time student in the following academic term.
Closing date: April 30, 2021
Special posting considerations: ** Eligibility: Open to all high school and post-secondary students with full-time status at a recognized educational institution and who are continuing their full-time studies during the academic period following their qualifying period of employment.

The intent of this competition is to create a database of student applications to staff positions over the course of the upcoming term. Applications will remain active until the end of the term at which time it is the applicant's responsibility to reapply and renew their candidacy, if eligible.

Please note the following:
WINTER term (January to April): Posting open in September
SUMMER term (May to August): Posting open in January
FALL term (September to December): Posting open in May

The salary is based on the TBS Students Rates of Pay.

Please note that only applications submitted through our Career Profile page will be accepted.

Relocation and travel expenses incurred during the selection process are the applicant’s responsibility.

NSERC and SSHRC are committed to the principles of employment equity.

Acknowledgement of receipt of applications will not be sent. We would like to thank all candidates who apply. Only those selected will be contacted.

We are committed to being an employer of choice by offering a progressive, positive and flexible work environment. We value our contribution to Canada and are proud of our reputation for supporting research excellence.

Job Summary

Provision of services in various areas, including administration, data entry, finance, information technology, management information, human resources, communications and evaluation.

Projects may include:
support to directors, managers and officers in the development and execution of special initiatives and projects;
research, collection and analysis of data related to the objectives and activities of the Agency;
presentation of synthesized findings in short reports;
assistance in the development and enhancement of systems and the creation of databases and tools.

Statement of Qualifications


Full-time secondary or post-secondary student in a recognized institution
Currently recognized as having full-time student status by the academic institution in which you are presently enrolled
Returning to full-time studies for your next academic term

Foreign Credential Validation against Canadian Standards


Experience with MS excel and MS word is required
Prior administrative experience would be considered an asset


Time management and the ability to prioritize work
Sense of responsibility
Oral and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills and team work

Condition(s) of Employment

Security Clearance: Reliability Status

In their application, candidates must fully demonstrate that they have all of the required qualifications.

We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise us in a timely fashion, of any accommodation assistance you require to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from women, members of a visible minority group, Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities.

Organizational Needs

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women.

Information on employment equity

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will be sent. Only those selected for an exam/interview will be contacted.

If you require additional information on the position, please contact us at RECRUITING@NSERC-CRSNG.GC.CA.

We thank all of you for your interest in this employment opportunity.

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