Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Aboriginal Summer Student Program

Aboriginal Summer Student Program

Junior Research /Policy/ or Program Officer Positions

The First Nations and Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada (FNIHB), in partnership with several Aboriginal Organizations located in the National Capital Region (Ottawa, Gatineau and surrounding area), is seeking Aboriginal post-secondary students interested in program and policy related summer positions. This is a Aboriginal culture-based program. Successful applicants will participate in an orientation day and bi-weekly activities in an Aboriginal cultural setting.

Students will be placed at Health Canada in Ottawa or with participating National Aboriginal Organization in a substantive (non-clerical) position.

Qualifications for these positions include an interest in Aboriginal health issues, enrolment in policy related studies such as social work, nursing, political science, Aboriginal (Native *) affairs, law, ethics, economics, environment and other related faculties. Résumés or curriculum vitae should clearly show the applicant’s interest and aptitude in policy, research or program areas.

To be considered for these positions, students must self-identify as Aboriginal and must register with Public Service Commission - Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP). Qualified applicants will be placed on a list according to position criteria.

If you are interested in participating in the Aboriginal Summer Student Program, please register through the Public Service Commission at: http://jobs-emplois.gc.ca/fswep-pfete/index-eng.htm. Recommended deadline is February 15, 2011

For further information about ASSP, you may contact:
Louise Garrow
Phone: 613-946-0679
e-mail: Louise_Garrow@hc-sc.gc.ca

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