Job title: Internship Coordinator

Company: Concordia University

Job description: Position Number: 50000885 / P5634A
Department: Geography, Planning & Environment
Grade: GR12
Campus: Sir George Williams (Downtown)Salary: $76,468.50 – $91,341.36 per annum (pro-rated to hours worked)
Union/Association/HR Policy: CUPEUPosting deadline: June 27, 2024Recognized as Canada’s top university under the age of 50, and one of Montreal’s top Employers, Concordia University is the place to be if you are looking to grow, contribute and innovate in a dynamic and multicultural environment.Be part of a community that addresses society’s big challenges, supports your personal and professional growth, and makes a real impact in building a more sustainable world.As a member of our community, you will have access to comprehensive benefits, a defined pension plan and numerous on site well-being facilities such as a state of the art gym and health clinic as well as a variety of educational and cultural opportunities.NOTE: This posting represents a 28hr /week part-time maternity leave replacement until August 3, 2025SCOPE
Under the direction of the graduate program director, the incumbent provides professional, administrative and logistical support to the Master of Environment (Environmental Assessment) in the area of internship placement. Seeks to develop the program through active promotion towards the goal of establishing new internship placements.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

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  • Meet with students individually or in groups in matters relating to internship procurement, retention, and trouble-shooting.
  • Respond to both internal and external enquiries about internship programme.
  • Screen students for internship
  • Coordinate, moderate and be the student resource for graduate internship activity “Getting Ready for the EA Internship”.
  • Maintain employer database and database tracking placement of students
  • Develop links with new employers and devise strategies to develop number of placements and placement rates.
  • Review internship proposals and draft agreements
  • Develop and run workshops for students on job search skills.
  • Liaise with all levels of government, NGOs and private sector companies conducting environmental assessment during internship placements. Conduct on-site visits with employers and interns.
  • Contribute to the procedural assessment and evaluation of internship reports and defenses.
  • Create and disseminate informational and promotional documents and maintain internship website.
  • Devise strategies and promotional projects and events that will promote the program.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Geography or similar discipline and two to four years of experience in the placement of internship and/or co-op students with the governmental entities and corporations.
  • Work experience as an environmental assessment practitioner is highly desirable.
  • Advanced knowledge of, and experience with, job search skills and interview techniques.
  • Knowledge of the federal and provincial government co-op programs; knowledge of occupational /career opportunities in all relevant private sectors
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and spoken French.
  • Good knowledge (Intermediate Level) Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Good web design and maintenance skills considered an asset
  • Capacity to network with the business and academic community and to coach and counsel students as well as employers.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines; proven ability to work in a team environment.
  • Availability to travel in and around Ontario and Quebec, particularly Ottawa, Quebec City and Montreal.
  • Accurate, attentive to details, and having good judgment.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Willingness and ability to work outside normal working hours during peak periods.

Due to the volume of applications, only selected candidates will be contacted by our Talent Team.Concordia University is an English-language institution of higher learning at which the primary language of instruction and research is English. Since this position supports academic and administrative functions of the university, proficiency in English and French, as indicated, is required.IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.Territorial Acknowledgement
Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtià:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.Employment Equity
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications. As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a diversity survey. This information is voluntary and any information collected for this purpose is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources employees. Results will be aggregated and used to help Concordia achieve its goal to see all members of our community not only reflected, but welcomed, included and supported in their efforts to contribute to all areas of university life.Accessibility
Concordia desires to increase diversity among its community members and we strive to make our recruitment processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants. If you are contacted for an interview and anticipate needing accommodations during the process, please contact, in confidence, hr-employment@concordia.caImmigration Status
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.

Location: Quebec City, QC

Job date: Sat, 15 Jun 2024 07:52:48 GMT