Position Title: Research Assistant
Organization: Samuel Associates Inc.
Location: 350 Spark Street, Suite 901, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7S8
Eligibility: The position is for candidates currently enrolled at a Canadian University program, or have recently graduated from a recognized degree-granting University, and are legally entitled to work in Canada.
Language Requirement: English proficiency, French and/or knowledge of other languages is an asset
Program Duration: Indeterminent
Number of open positions: Multiple
With a global reach and a Canadian foundation, Samuel Associates delivers comprehensive Government Relations and Strategic Consulting Services to corporations, governments and organizations worldwide .Serving a wide range of clients operating in various industries and sectors, we bridge the gap between Private and Public Sector entities by providing innovative business solutions.
The Research Assistant will have the opportunity to attend internal meetings, contribute to Samuel Associates client projects and complete original research. They will have access to the Samuel Group of Companies' network, and work alongside our Staff and Senior Associates, and benefit from their career experience and mentorship.
You will contribute to Samuel Associates' client research and participate in the firm's activities and client-related initiatives.
The position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced business environment, requiring the Intern to be proactive, resourceful, and efficient while at the same time maintaining a high level of professionalism and discretion. Likewise, the Intern must be capable of prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously. Strong oral and written communication skills are expected from the Intern.
The candidate must possess integrity, display a positive attitude and be comfortable working both independently and in a team environment.
The candidate must be able to take the initiative and use judgement in respectfully dealing with a variety of individuals, companies, government officials and institutions.
Essential skills for the position require the Research Assistant to be able to use Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook effectively and efficiently. Knowledge of Government of Canada databases such as GEDS, GC InfoBase and Buy and sell Canada is an asset.
The candidate's responsibilities will vary, but could include:
Other typical responsibilities include:
We require the Research Assistant to be available from Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (EST).
Applications must be submitted online by email to firstname.lastname@example.org