Do You Want to Make a Difference in Northern Ontario?

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THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – Do you want to gain experience and make a difference in Northern Ontario? For the sixth year in a row, Northern Policy Institute is looking for students to join our team this summer.

Experience North, Northern Policy Institute’s summer placement program, builds capacity through experience as placements learn first-hand about the cut and thrust of public policy debate while also providing their perspective and fresh ideas on how to support the growth of sustainable Northern communities. These 16-week placements will run from May to August of 2019.

This year’s placements range from policy analysts to communications and graphic design officers in communities across Northern Ontario, all with a focus on Northern Policy Institute’s mission to engage local communities and provide evidence-based analysis for effective decision making in the region.

In partnership with supporting organizations, the Experience North 2019 placement program is offering 10 positions in the following communities:

Parry Sound – (1) Communications and events (1) Graphic design

North Bay – (2) Data analyst

Timmins – (2) Data analyst

Kenora – (2) Policy analyst

Marathon – (2) Policy analyst

Only candidates who are currently studying at a post-secondary level and intend to return to school in the fall of 2019 are eligible to apply for these positions. Applications are due no later than Monday, January 31, 2019. For more information on each position and how to apply, please visit

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