Local Government Internship 2020 in Canada (Receive up to $35,000)

Deadline : 30 Jan 2020

Association: FORSA Mina7

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Study level: Undergraduate

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Local Government Internship 2020 in Canada (Receive up to $35,000)

Benefits

  • Up to $30,000 will go toward the salary of the intern.
  • Host communities are required to provide a minimum of $10,000 toward the salary of the intern to support a minimum base salary of $40,000.
  • The local government must pay statutory benefits that include CPP, EI premiums and 4% vacation pay (or provide vacation days) in addition to the salary and may choose to offer additional benefits (medical, dental, etc.) to the intern
  • There is a $5,000 allowance to support registration and travel costs related to training and professional development for the intern.
  • Participation in the Municipal Administrators Training Institute (MATI) Foundations course is a requirement of the internship. Northern Development will pay the MATI registration fee. The remaining balance of the training and travel allowance can be used to support further training and professional development opportunities identified by the host local government.

Eligibilities

All municipalities and regional districts within the Northern Development Initiative Trust region are eligible to apply to host an intern.
Northern Development staff will review all applications from local governments for this program to ensure that all criteria are met. The criteria are:

  • Demonstrated willingness to provide training in, and exposure to, a range of local government duties/responsibilities
  • A 12-month work plan, submitted with the application, that demonstrates exposure to multiple departments and proposed projects to be undertaken by the intern
  • Position description submitted with the application
  • Demonstrated organizational commitment to the vision and goals of the program
  • Strong council/board and administration relationship exists
  • Chief administrative officer or senior manager has agreed to serve as the mentor throughout the internship
  • Financial contribution toward the intern’s salary and expenses
  • Commitment to provide mentoring, training and professional development opportunities for the intern and a commitment to a positive work environment
  • Host local government agrees that any disciplinary issues will be managed in collaboration Northern Development
  • Provide an interim and/or final report to Northern Development using the provided template
Eligible Regions: Open for All

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Opportunities: Internships

Host Country: Canada

Eligible Country: This opportunity is destined for all countries

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