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Summer employment opportunities

Date: April 8, 2022

Two summer work opportunities (details below):

  • Research assistant 
  • Web Communications Assistant 

Research Assistant 

The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) is dedicated to the training of young researchers and economists. For many years, we have provided internships and summer employment for youth. Many of these young people have gone on to auspicious careers in the private sector and in government. We are particularly proud of our record in training economists for employment in provincial and federal governments.

Responsibilities
Economic research assistant, including data collection, analysis and report writing.

Qualifications

·        Strong Excel background and data skills

·        Excellent writing skills

·        Well-organized

·        Experience conducting research and knowledge of the Atlantic Canadian economy is an asset

·        This is a remote-working opportunity. Must have access to a reliable personal computer, internet, and the ability to videoconference via Zoom 

Eligibility

·      current university student entering graduate economics program or third/fourth year of an undergraduate economics program 

·      must be a permanent resident of Nova Scotia or live in Nova Scotia for at least six months prior to the work term. 

·      must be a full-time student returning to university in the fall. 

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents. 

Duration
35 hours per week for 14 weeks

Wage rate
$18/hour

Deadline for submission: 4pm AT, Monday, April 25th, 2022

For more information about APEC please visit our website at www.apec-econ.ca

To apply for this position, please submit your MERGED resume and cover letter explaining your qualifications to: hr@apec-econ.ca  with Subject Line: Summer Student – Research Assistant
 


Web Communications Assistant 

Responsibilities 
APEC is migrating our existing website and membership database to a new platform and content management system (CMS). This position will help with the migration of content and data to our new platform and systems. There may also be opportunities to provide additional communications support, including template development, event planning and social media support
 

Qualifications 

·      Outstanding digital literacy, quickly able to master new software and platforms   

·      Strong Excel or database background 

·      Well-organized, accurate and with strongattention to detail  

·      This is a remote-working opportunity. Must have access to a reliable personal computer, high-speed internet, and the ability to videoconference via Zoom or MS Teams 

Not required, but an asset:  

·      Experience using a content management system. 

·      Experience using member-based platforms  

·      Communications and event planning experience  

Eligibility 

·      must be a permanent resident of Nova Scotia or live in Nova Scotia for at least six months prior to the work term. 

·      must be a full-time student returning to university in the fall. 

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents. 

Wage rate 
$18/hour

Duration 
35 hours per week for 14 weeks, estimated start date: May 9th
 

Deadline for submission: 4pm AT, Tuesday, April 26th, 2022 

For more information about APEC please visit our website at www.apec-econ.ca 

To apply for this position, please submit your MERGED resume and cover letter explaining your qualifications, and which position(s) you are eligible for, to:hr@apec-econ.ca  with Subject Line: Summer Student – Web Communications Assistant

 

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