ECO Canada is the steward for the
Canadian environmental workforce across all industries. From job creation and
wage funding, to training and labour market research – we champion the
end-to-end career of an environmental professional. Our efforts promote and
drive responsible and sustainable economic growth to ensure that environmental
care and best practices are a priority.
We gather and analyze skills and
labour market trends within the environmental workforce and provide up-to-date,
relevant data and insights for policy, business and educational purposes. Our
reports support our stakeholders in four key areas: (1) employers—plan and
attract qualified candidates, (2) individuals—prepare for and build their
environmental careers, (3) governments—develop programs and update policies,
(4) educators and trainers—adapt their offerings to prepare the workforce that
is and will be in demand.
We provide competitive benefits and
compensation with a great work environment. We are serious about performance,
but we also know how to celebrate successes and have fun along the way!
Are you looking for a role where you
will truly make a difference and contribute to a growing industry in Canada?
ECO Canada is looking for performance-driven individual to join the team for an
8-month internship role. Reporting to
the Competency Profiling Specialist, the successful candidate will have a
passion for the environment and expertise in occupational research and
competency standards development.
As a key member of the Research team, the Research Intern will be responsible for supporting occupational research and competency standards development
initiatives. The specific duties performed by the
Research Intern will be determined by the current phase of each research
project and the priority of research tasks.
While each member of ECO Canada has
individual responsibilities, ECO takes a team-based approach. Everyone is
encouraged to take ownership of his/her ideas and to see them through to
completion, collaborating with key influencers as required.
compiling, and editing research reports and project documents
- Assisting with
designing and programming surveys and interview guides
- Transcribing one-on-one
interviews, focus groups, and Advisory Committee meetings
- With support and
guidance from the Research Team, analyzing data collected from different
- Attending meetings with
the Research Team
- Responding to data
requests and providing regular support to peers and leaders
- Other duties as
Qualifications and Education
- Currently enrolled in Post-secondary
studies in Business Management, Market Research or Human Resources Management or
- Familiarity with occupational
research and workforce analytics in some industry is preferable; familiarity
with environmental occupations is a bonus
- Working knowledge of practice, methods,
and techniques used with occupational research and workforce analytics,
- MS Office and other computer-based
skills (e.g., SurveyMonkey or other online survey platforms) in collecting, analyzing,
and presenting research data and insights
- Excellent communication skills
(reading, listening, writing, etc.) Ability to write both in traditional
technical style and in lighter “popularized” style
- Fluent in English
- Commitment to the task;
self-motivated and possess a positive attitude
role is a full-time, contract position until March 31, 2021. If you feel you are the perfect fit
for the position and looking to join a company culture that is fun, flexible
and defined by our collective drive for success, please apply now through our
website. Applicants who do not include a
cover letter will not be considered.
We thank all applicants; however,
only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.