Are you part of Canada’s next generation of STEM leaders? Do you want to gain valuable work experience in your field of study? Are you interested in working on leading-edge projects of value to Canada? Are you looking for amazing learning opportunities in a creative and diverse environment?
The NRC Student Employment Program provides students with practical career-related experience in research and development, engineering, and technology, administration, librarian science, computer science, trades, business, technology advisors, finance, human resources, and other professions. Students work in a challenging and intellectually stimulating environment, while having access to superior equipment, facilities and expertise.
As a student at the NRC, you’ll contribute to interesting projects in an environment where teamwork, initiative, and creativity are nurtured. Positions are offered across NRC in various locations from coast to coast.
Length of Term
Student work terms last for approximately sixteen weeks (four months). Work can occur full-time during a non-academic semester and part-time (up to 20 hours/week) during an academic semester.
Who can apply?
You are eligible for the NRC Student Employment Program if:
You have obtained a High School diploma (or grade 12 equivalent), possess a minimum "B" academic average or equivalent (preference may be given to candidates with a "B+" academic average). (equivalencies can be found on the back of your transcript)
You are studying at a recognized Canadian educational institution and are returning to full-time studies in the next semester
You are a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada. Additionally, foreign national students who meet the eligibility requirements, are studying in recognized and eligible Canadian educational institution and possess a valid Off-Campus Work Permit may also apply. For more detailed requirements and information on this possibility, please refer to the information found at Citizenship and Immigration Canada (Work Off Campus).
Condition of Employment
In order to be considered for the SEP program please include the following in your application. Failure to do so will result in your application being excluded from searches.
Most recent transcript:
University/College/High school (grade 12 or equivalent)
An electronic copy is sufficient, it does not have to be an official version
To attach your transcript click the “add a document” in the Second language evaluation results field
Additionally, in order to maximize your chances of being considered for opportunities, ensure to include your preferred location(s) in the Preferred Work Location(s) section of the application
From $563 to $1274 per week (37.5 hrs)
Salaries are determined based on the number of academic semesters a student has completed.
The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
Hiring managers search the database for qualified candidates throughout the year. We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (10660) to:
Toll-free: 1-877-NRC-CNRC or 1-877-672-2672