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Student and Co-op - Policy and Governance

Job ID22- 968-STU-POL-02-2191
CompanyCSIS
LocationOttawa
ProvinceOntario
Date Posted2021-06-10
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryPublic Administration
Description
Closing Date 2021-06-23
Reference Number 22- 968-STU-POL-02
Job Category Co-op
Internship Program
Student Employment
Who Can Apply Canadian Citizens

Location Ottawa, Ontario
Montreal, Quebec
Toronto, Ontario
Burnaby, British Columbia
Salary Range Hourly Salary
Status Term - 4 to 16 months
Language Requirement Various

Job Summary


The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) is looking for students who thrive on tackling diverse challenges in a unique environment. If you are up for the challenge and want to join one of our highest performing teams, there is no doubt that your contributions to CSIS will provide a meaningful impact to our mission of helping keep Canadians safe against national security threats. The Service is building a workforce which is representative of the Canadian society and foster diversity and inclusion. Also, it is dedicated to establish positive policies and practices related to hiring, training, promoting and retaining designated group members ensuring that employment-related needs of all persons are reasonably accommodated.

CSIS offers opportunities to students to gain valuable experience in policy and governance, with the possibility to return for multiple placements. Students will be given the opportunity to cultivate their skills and knowledge by being paired with experienced employees who will provide feedback during the work term. They will have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and experience before choosing a career specialization.

Students are invited to clearly specify one of the positions of interest below:


Conditions of Employment


Applicants must be registered as a full-time, post-secondary student in an accredited academic institution recognized in Canada. Priority consideration will be given to those enrolled in an accredited co-op/internship program.


Notes


How to submit application:

Applicants MUST include the following information in their cover letter in order to be given further consideration:

  • Location of interest: Please note you can only select one (1). Available locations are indicated at the top.
    • Travel costs benefits may apply. Further information will be disclosed during the interview process.
  • Job Category: Applying for a co-op placement, internship (specific to current program enrollment) or student job.
  • Availability: What is the length of your term (4, 8, 12 or 16 months)?
  • Studies: What is your current year of study and your expected graduation date?

Tips for your Cover Letter and Resume:

  • Tell us your story: why do you want to work for CSIS?
  • Work objectives.
  • Technical abilities (where applicable).
  • Volunteer or work Experience (where applicable).
  • Projects (where applicable).

Various language requirements include:

  • English Essential (EE/AE)
  • Bilingual Imperative (BBB/BBB)
  • Bilingual Non-Imperative (BBB/BBB)
  • Bilingual Non-Imperative (CBC/CBC)

Second language evaluation tests might be administered.

At CSIS, we are not looking to simply fill student placement positions every four months. Our program is designed to identify and develop potential full-time employees.

Candidates are asked to apply only once, due to the high volume of applications received.

Failure to provide requested information may result in the rejection of your application.


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Security Requirements


Candidates must be eligible to receive an Enhanced Top Secret security clearance. The process involves a security interview, a polygraph, and a background investigation that includes credit and financial verifications. The use of illegal drugs is a criminal offense. Drug use is an important factor considered in your reliability and suitability assessment during the selection process. Therefore it is important not to use any illegal drugs from the time you submit your application.

Others


We thank all applicants for their interest in CSIS. However, only those who are selected for further consideration will be contacted.


For more information, visit CSIS for Student and Co-op - Policy and Governance