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Student Employment Program (Summer 2019)

Job ID: J0119-0482
Job Type: Student Employment
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Closing Date: February 25, 2019

About this Job

About the Senate
As a workplace, the Senate is a dynamic and diverse career option for some of the country’s top talent. Working here gives you the opportunity to make valuable contributions that ultimately benefit our country and Canadians.

How will you contribute?
Have you ever wanted to work in the heart of Canada’s democracy, where history is made? Are you ready for a unique and unforgettable summer experience, alongside our country’s leaders?

Then it’s your time to apply for the student employment program at the Senate of Canada which runs from April 23, 2019 to August 31, 2019.

Through student employment at the Senate, you can make your mark either by working within a senator’s office or by working within one of the many different disciplines within the Senate Administration including: Communications, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Legislative or Security.

Open to

All students enrolled or returning to full-time studies at a recognized post-secondary institution.


• Currently a student enrolled in full-time studies, or returning to full-time studies for the next academic semester at a recognized post-secondary institution;
• Be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident, or have a valid work permit.


Institutional competencies:
• Integrity
• Service
• Respect

Functional competencies:
• Communication
• Results Oriented
• Teamwork and Cooperation

Organizational Needs

The Senate of Canada is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive workplace where all employees are provided full and equal access to employment, development, and advancement opportunities.

Conditions of Employment

Candidates must consent to supply personal information and obtain a security accreditation in order to be eligible for employment.

How to apply

Alternative selection tool methods and/or reasonable accommodation for special needs are available upon request.

The use of masculine gender in the text includes feminine and is used without descrimination.

Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. You must consent to receiving e-mails from our system in your online profile.

The Senate of Canada reserves the right to retain a determined number of candidates who best meet the essential requirements of the position.

The Senate of Canada is a separate and distinct employer from the federal public service and is not subject to the Public Service Employment Act.

We thank all those who apply to this selection process.

The posting closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on the closing date stated above.