Internship Opportunity

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The Frontier Centre for Public Policy is seeking an intern for January to April 2015.

Our internship program is designed to develop future researchers, writers, and policy leaders in Canada, and to provide highly motivated students with the opportunity to experience working in a think tank environment.

The internship is part-time (10-15 hours per week, with the hours usually chosen by the intern) and can be completed at the Centre’s head office in Winnipeg, Manitoba, or remotely through e-mail and Skype. The intern is given a monthly stipend.

The intern’s role will be primarily that of a research assistant. Tasks include collecting and inputting data, conducting literature reviews, and fact-checking. Interns also assist with writing and editing op-eds, reports, and radio commentaries. In the last year, several Frontier Centre interns have been published in newspapers across Canada as co-authors.

Who should apply?

  • Undergraduate, graduate, and recently graduated students.
  • Students in any degree program are welcome to apply. Those in economics, political science, or a similar field are particularly suited for this internship.
  • Those who are interested in public policy at the local, provincial, and federal level.
  • People who are self-disciplined and are comfortable using e-mail and Skype to communicate with their supervisor and co-workers.
  • Those who live in Canada and are legally able to work in Canada.

How to apply?

Send the following to the Frontier Centre’s Internship Coordinator, Brianna Heinrichs, at

Please start the file names with your last name.

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter explaining your interest in the Frontier Centre
  • A brief writing sample (A blog article, excerpt from a paper you wrote, etc.)

Deadline to Apply:

November 23, 2014



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