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Research and Special Projects Interns (2)

by London Economic Development Corporation

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Apr 27, 2021
London Economic Development Corporation

Job Description

Research and Special Projects Interns (2)
Summer Position

London Economic Development Corporation

Company Address: 701-380 Wellington Street, London, Ontario

How to Apply: By e-mail to  by Wednesday, May 12 at 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 Interns support business development, 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 data bases
  • 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 day-time hours. 35 hours/week. May 31- August 27, 2021. $16.00 per hour.

Accessible by public transportation: yes

In order to be considered for this opportunity, candidates must meet the following Canada Summer Jobs 2021 program and project requirements:
  • is between 15 and 30 years of age(inclusive) at the start of the 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.