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Apply for the Government of Canada Recruitment of Policy Leaders

Brief Description Launch a stimulating and fulfilling career in the federal public service. Become a policy leader, and help shape public policies on the most challenging issues of the day. Successful candidates work in any number of unique policy jobs that put their skills to the test. Want to drive innovation and economic growth in the new digital economy? Build on Canada’s leadership on the environment and climate change? Develop creative solutions to the social policy issues of the day? These are just a few of the areas where Recruitment of Policy Leaders participants are making a difference. A unique and challenging public sector career is calling.

Benefits As a successful applicant, you’ll join a pool of talented and accomplished professionals, academics, scientists and thinkers. Here are some advantages of the program: •       you’ll be assigned a mentor to help you network and guide you through the job search and hiring process •       you’ll be part of a professional network that thrives on challenges and is eager to tackle Canada’s most critical public policy questions •       you’ll have access to orientation sessions and regular social events, connecting you to other successful candidates and learning opportunities Selected candidates join the public service in intermediate-level roles, typically as senior policy analysts. Salaries could range from $81,858 to $119,962.

Eligibility •       a post-graduate degree from a recognized university (master’s, Ph.D.) in any discipline or a law diploma complemented by any undergraduate degree, obtained by December 31, 2020 •       a record of academic excellence, including awards, scholarships, publications in peer-reviewed journals, or admission in international academic programs •       an understanding of public policy and policy-relevant experience, drawn from roles in government, academia, private sector, or non-governmental organizations •       a record of personal initiative and leadership role shown through participation in extracurricular activities or volunteer work •       other skills including analytical thinking, judgment, creativity, communication skills, values and ethics, effective interpersonal relationships, initiative, and leadership

Deadline is November 6, 2019

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