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NAIT / Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Employees at NAIT spending time outside  

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why NAIT / Northern Alberta Institute of Technology was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2019):

  • NAIT encourages employees to keep fit with an incredible array of options for staying in shape, including a salt water pool, climbing wall, an NHL-size arena, indoor running track, racquetball and squash courts, personal training services and a variety of instructor-led classes
  • NAIT provides maternity leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers (up to 95% of salary for up to 16 weeks) and offers a number of flexible work options when they are ready to return
  • As part of a focus on overall health, NAIT employs a dedicated Mental Health Coordinator and recently hosted a professional development day dedicated to overall employee well-being
Staff at NAIT showing their support for anti-bullying on Pink Shirt Day   (Photo credit: NAIT)

Highlights

Industry Post secondary education
Established in Canada 1962
Major Canadian hiring locations Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 2,166
Part-time employees in Canada 772
Average age of employees in Canada 44 years
Longest serving employee 50.7 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 50% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $650 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

NAIT / Northern Alberta Institute of Technology has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
NAIT employees enjoying Zorb ball sports at the staff Professional Development Day

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post secondary education
Full-time employees in Canada 1,000 to 2,500
Major Canadian hiring locations Edmonton AB
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Instructor, Help Desk Analyst, Administrative Support
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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