Research and Special Projects Intern

by London Economic Development Corporation

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Apr 25, 2022
London Economic Development Corporation

Job Description

Research and Special Projects Intern

Summer Position
London Economic Development Corporation
Company Address: 701-380 Wellington Street, London, Ontario

How to Apply: By e-mail to by Wednesday, May17-4pm
                            Attention: Robert Collins, Director, Workforce Development
Company Description: 
The London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is the lead economic development agency for London, Canada. LEDC works with business, government and community partners to attract business investment, develop a connected and supportive business climate and grow London's talented workforce.

Duties and learning opportunities:
The Research and Special Projects Intern supports business development, Film London office operations, workforce development and marketing and communication activities through:

• Researching and drafting content for online publications that help promote London’s key sectors and London’s employment opportunities especially in demand occupations for a variety of audiences including London residents, newcomers, and potential immigrants.
• Collecting and entering data into various databases
• Developing and reporting comparative market research
• Preparing resource documents
• Other projects as they arise including but not limited to assistance with focus group planning and management and local outreach activities.
• Opportunity to participate in project development 

Skills and abilities required:
•   Excellent research analytic and problem-solving skills
•   Data base entry and management experience
•   Superior verbal and written skills
•   Process and detail oriented
•   Maturity, ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team
•   Dependable, adaptable and patient

Days and times employee must be available: Flexible, but regular daytime hours. 35 hours/week. June 6- September 2,2022. $18.00 per hour. Currently, LEDC has three core in-office days with remote work arrangements for the balance of the week.

Accessible by public transportation: yes

In order to be considered for this opportunity, candidates must meet the following Canada Summer Jobs 2022 program and project requirements:

•   is between 15 and 30 years of age(inclusive) at the start of employment,
•   is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and,
•   is legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

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