Northwest Territories, Government of
Government of Northwest Territories employees  

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why Northwest Territories, Government of was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2019):

  • Government of the Northwest Territories created a graduate internship program to recruit qualified post-secondary Northern graduates into positions related to their field of study and offers summer student opportunities in a broad range of disciplines
  • Additionally, Government of the Northwest Territories oversees a dedicated graduate entry-level internship program for health and social services, with positions in nursing, social work and allied health
  • Government of the Northwest Territories offers six different apprenticeship and skilled trades training programs through Aurora College's School of Trades, Apprenticeship and Industrial Training
Fire department employees at the Government of Northwest Territories   (Photo credit: Angela Gzowski)

Highlights

Industry Territorial government
Major Canadian hiring locations Yellowknife NT, Inuvik NT, Norman Wells NT, Fort Simpson NT, Fort Smith NT, Hay River NT
Full-time employees in Canada 5,846
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3.3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives updated summer student employment and internship program to provide clarity on the hiring process and eligibility requirements, leadership development program (created in partnership with the University of Alberta School of Business), supports organizations that promote careers in skilled trades and technology to northern youth (Skills Canada NWT and the Mine Training Society of the NWT)

The Career Directory

Northwest Territories, Government of has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Government of the Northwest Territories employees

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Territorial government
Major Canadian hiring locations Yellowknife NT, Inuvik NT, Norman Wells NT, Fort Simpson NT, Fort Smith NT, Hay River NT
Student opportunities paid internships, 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
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Airport Management and Operations Officer, Waste Reductions Intern, Workplace Wellness Facilitator, Policy Officer, Film Commissioner, Research Coordinator, Policy and Communications, Land Titles and Infrastructure Planning
Starting salary $65K to $70K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3.3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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