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By January 13, 2023 No Comments

In its 2020-2023 Strategy and Action Plan, ITK committed to the establishment of an ITK emerging leader’s program. Objective 6 of the Strategy and Action Plan relates to empowering Inuit through education, research and data and information access, ownership and dissemination. As such, ITK has a role to play in developing the experience and capacity of emerging Inuit leaders through mentorship and professional development.

This placement will run from May 2023 until August 2023. This experience will be dedicated to professional development, learning and training opportunities and focused on working on files related to your field of interest at ITK and contributing to the work of the organization.

This is an exceptional learning opportunity for Inuit youth who possess a willingness to learn and work as part of a team.

We are looking for Inuit 18-30 years of age who have:

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Interest in conducting research
  • Strong prioritization and time management skills
  • The ability to coordinate and/or support project activities
  • A willingness to problem solve and engage in training sessions

Eligibility Criteria: This opportunity is open to Inuit youth between the ages of 18-30 who are enrolled with one of the four Inuit Land Claim Organizations (Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, Makivvik Corporation and the Nunatsiavut Government).

Deadline for applications: Friday, March 31, 2023

Other information: Reimbursement of some travel expenses and living expenses for candidates who currently live outside of the Ottawa area. If you live elsewhere in Canada, please specify in your application. A portion of childcare costs for applicants will also be reimbursed.

A flexible start time is available for those relocating to Ottawa.

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