Project Officer (intern)

Council of the Federation Secretariat / Secrétariat du Conseil de la fédération

Posted 13-Mar-2018

Application Deadline


Position Start Date


Position End Date




Minimum Education Required

Undergraduate Degree

Area(s) of Study

  • Law
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Anthropology
    • Economics
    • History
    • Political Science and Government Studies
    • Sociology

Duration and Term

  • Internship -- Full Time



Job Status


Job Description

The Council of the Federation Secretariat is now accepting applications from across Canada for its 2018/2019 Youth Internship Program. The Council of the Federation Youth Internship Program is aimed at encouraging young Canadians to more actively participate in public policy development, public service, government, and political life. It provides young people with hands-on work experience and an opportunity to improve their understanding of how intergovernmental relations operate in the Canadian federation.

Located in Ottawa, this paid internship begins in July 2018 and continues for a period of 12 months. 


Applicants must be aged 25 and under, have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program at a recognized university, and be legally able to work in Canada.  Applicants must demonstrate an interest in Canadian politics and federalism, and be able to communicate in English and French.

The application deadline is May 9, 2018.

For more information and to download an application form, visit


  • Ottawa, Ontario

Additional Information

Please include all of the following documentation with your application:

Completed application form for 2018-2019

Cover letter indicating your interest in the program

• Resume

• 200-word writing assignment

• Copies of all held university transcripts

By May 9, 2018, please send your application by mail or email, to:

Youth Internship Program

Council of the Federation Secretariat

Suite 630, 360 Albert Street

Ottawa, ON K1R 7X7


Application Requirements

  • Please include a covering letter.
  • Please submit a resume.
  • Please include a transcript.
  • Application form (available on our website)

Application Instructions

You may apply for this position through any of the means below.