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Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why Universities Canada was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2019):

  • Along with supporting a number of charitable initiatives each year, Universities Canada encourages employees to give back to the broader community by sponsoring one employee per year to participate in the Leave for Change Program, allowing employees to devote part of their vacation to volunteer in a developing country
  • Universities Canada offers excellent maternity and parental leave top-up payments, up to 70% of salary for a full year for new mothers and 35 weeks for new fathers and adoptive parents -- additionally, employees can take advantage of onsite daycare when they are ready to return to work
  • Universities Canada offers 4 weeks of starting vacation allowance, moving to 5 weeks after 5 years on the job -- additionally, employees receive paid time off during the winter holidays as well as up to 5 paid personal days, which can be scheduled as needed
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Industry Professional organizations
Established in Canada 1911
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 83
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Average age of employees in Canada 42 years
Longest serving employee 37 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $200 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, mentoring, paid internships
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

The Career Directory

Universities Canada has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
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Highlights for New Grads

Industry Professional organizations
Full-time employees in Canada 50 to 100
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
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 Policy Analyst, Program Officer, Communications Officer, Journalist
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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