• Internship
  • Toronto

Ontario Science Center

What can I expect to do in this role?

The Indigenous Intern will be working in the Human Resources Department in the Corporate Services Branch where they will be supporting the employee experience, health and safety as well as organizational support projects for the Ontario Science Centre (OSC). This will include supporting the overall culture and operations of the ministry by:

  • assisting with full cycle recruitment and maintaining our diversity lens
  • assisting in enhancing employee experience by communications, identifying priority areas of improvement for divisions and branches and developing programs to enhance staff and manager engagement
  • assisting in leading the ministry health and safety (H&S) governance model and ministry’s coordination of COVID-19 responses, policies and protocols; coordinating health and safety priorities, policies and initiatives
  • reviewing training and developing new trends for the ministry to identify future learning opportunities

How do I qualify?


  • You must have graduated from a college or university, with a degree, diploma or post-graduate certificate, within the past 5 years.
  • You must be an Indigenous person (i.e. First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

Technical Knowledge:

  • You have knowledge of human resources programs and human resources administration to support coordination of initiatives and to track inquiries regarding the Branch’s activities, services and products, and provide project and logistical assistance to the Branch.
  • You have knowledge of Human Resources (HR) information systems and data bases to access the data, and gather appropriate information for specific HR-related purposes and prepare various information summaries.

Analytical Skills:

  • You have the ability to conduct research and access information sources to support project initiatives undertaken by the branch and assists in preparing a range of reports on research findings.
  • You have strong attention to detail skills to ensure the accuracy of tracking and data entry.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

  • You have strong written communication skills to prepare reports and to provide/obtain information on the unit’s programs.
  • You possess teamwork and collaborative skills to work with colleagues and interact with a variety of internal and external contacts.

Project Management and Organization Skills:

  • You have project management skills to assist with coordination of various initiatives, projects and issues.
    You have the ability to provide planning and scheduling support for the delivery of branch programs, including gathering and organizing information, distributing documents to team members and tracking deliverables.

Computer Skills:

  • You are proficient with common office productivity software, such as word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, email and database applications to prepare correspondence, reports and presentations.

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