Government of PEI

Competition Number
Available Positions
Full-Time Temporary Position

Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture

Closing Date
2022-08-04 16:00:00
$26.06 – $31.05 per hour (Level 13 – UPSE)
Bi-weekly Hours: 75.0 hours bi-weekly     
(Commencing Immediately for One Year)
The Department of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture internship opportunities aim to provide high level professional development and practical training, combined with a project-based placement
for new or recent graduates.   

The main purpose of the Policy Officer Intern position is to provide key support to the Department of Economic Growth, Tourism & Culture’s policy division (Economic and Population Growth) on various strategic initiatives and corporate projects. The incumbent will provide support in a wide range of duties including project development, timeline monitoring and execution.
Primary duties will include:
–  Assisting with the collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative information through collaboration with managers and policy/program leads for the purpose of project development;
–  Supporting execution of the project through monitoring and controlling timeline;
–  Working with the project team to address, develop and deliver resources;
–  Tracking and monitoring project milestones to ensure projects are staying on target;
–  Engaging with internal and external stakeholders to collect information related to project research, content and deliverables;
–  Preparing intermediate and final project reports;
–  Providing an up-to-date analysis of ongoing project;
–  Performing basic research and related to the signed projects and initiatives;
–  Writing draft research reports based on well-defined and credible evidence;
–  Assisting with collection of data internally and externally for the purpose of developing a project;

–  Coordinating information and preparing project evaluation;
–  Assisting project team in project presentations and evaluations; and

–  Other duties as required.


  • Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    –  Successful completion of a post-secondary program within previous 36 months;
    –  Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
    –  Some experience in meeting tight timelines;
    –  Some experience in identifying, retrieving, analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing evidence from reports and documents;
    –  Some experience in working with, or engagement in community organizations or groups;
    –  Some experience with facilitating and presenting information in a clear, concise and accurate manner through effective written, oral and visual communication;
    –  Strong interpersonal and intercultural communication skills with the ability to foster collaboration and partnerships;
    –  Must be seeking a focused work term for 12 months; and
    –  A valid status to work full-time during the term of the Internship.

    Other Qualifications:    

    –  Project coordination experience considered an asset;
    –  Active engagement with diverse community organizations or ethnic/underrepresented groups is an asset;
    –  Bilingualism or multilingualism is an asset;
    –  Financial acumen is an asset.

    Preference will be given to UPSE Civil Employees as per the UPSE Civil Collective Agreement.

    Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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