Centre for International Governance Innovation, The
Centre for International Governance Innovation President Rohinton Medhora meets with staff

Recognized as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Centre for International Governance Innovation, The was selected as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers (2017):

  • In addition to 3 weeks of starting vacation allowance, The Centre for International Governance Innovation offers paid time off during the winter holidays as well as up to 3 paid personal days off, which can be scheduled at the employees' discretion
  • The Centre for International Governance Innovation provides maternity leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers (to 75% of salary for 10 weeks) and helps them balance work and their personal commitments with alternative work options, including telecommuting and flexible work hours
  • The Centre for International Governance Innovation encourages employees to keep fit through onsite instructor-led yoga classes, walking and running groups and a health club subsidy, offered as part of the organization's health plan (to $300 annually)
Centre for International Governance Innovation employees mingle with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne

Highlights

Industry Business Association, Think Tank
Established in Canada 2001
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON
Full-time employees in Canada 82
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Average age of employees in Canada 39.4
Longest serving employee 12.5 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives online training, leadership training, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Centre for International Governance Innovation, The was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2017):

  • In the past year, the Centre for International Governance Innovation awarded 28 graduate scholarships to students interested in conducting research related to its International Law Research Program -- the generous scholarships range from $16,000 to $24,000 in value, depending on the student's field of study, and includes a flexible period of residency at the organization's facility, offering opportunities for students to pursue academic research in a think-tank environment with experienced researchers and senior fellows
  • In partnership with the University of Windsor's Faculty of Law, the Centre for International Governance Innovation offered 3 law students the opportunity to work at the organization over the summer and participate in a law clinic which provided early stage start-ups with information on intellectual property law
  • The Centre for International Governance Innovation recently piloted Waterloo region's first high school "Model UN", a 1-day conference for senior high school students featuring 3 innovative mock UN Committees -- the unique initiative encouraged participating students to develop negotiation, speech making and research skills
Centre for International Governance Innovation employees at the holiday party

Highlights

Industry Business Association, Think Tank
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON
Full-time employees in Canada 82
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Career development online training, leadership training
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives hosts an annual Global Youth Forum for high school students in the Waterloo region on topics such as global peace and security, development or human rights issues (7th annual)

The Career Directory

Centre for International Governance Innovation, The has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Business Association, Think Tank
Parent company head office Waterloo ON
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON
Full-time employees in Canada 82
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Research Assistant, Research Associate, Research Fellow, Events Coordinator, Digital Media Editor, Assistant Publications Editor
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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