Jobs at Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and Indigenous Services Canada
Find out about employment opportunities at Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC).
We are going through a major transformation, providing unique career development opportunities for human resources professionals. We need your help to build two new departments! Find out more at Recruiting human resources professionals.
Working at CIRNAC and ISC
There are no better places to work than CIRNAC and ISC.
Whether you are a student looking for summer or part-time employment; a recent graduate beginning your career or an experienced professional, CIRNAC and ISC are dynamic places to work with many challenging and rewarding career opportunities across Canada.
Find out what four CIRNAC and ISC employees say about the jobs offered by these two departments, as well as the benefits of working here in this video called The diversity of jobs.
CIRNAC and ISC offer many opportunities in various professional fields including:
- information technology
- human resources
CIRNAC and ISC are also committed in becoming employers of choice for Indigenous peoples.
Apply for a job at CIRNAC and ISC
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Student employment at CIRNAC and ISC
Did you know that every year CIRNAC and ISC offer around 270 student jobs?
As a student working at CIRNAC or ISC, you can get real work experience that is complimentary to your field of study. After completing your degree and participating in one of the student programs, you may be eligible for an available position at CIRNAC or ISC.
Are you interested in getting a meaningful and motivating student job? CIRNAC and ISC recruit students through:
- Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)
- Post-Secondary Co-operative Education and Internship Program (CO-OP)
Other federal government departments also recruit students through these programs.
Indigenous student employment at CIRNAC and ISC
As an Indigenous student, there are many employment and career development opportunities available with CIRNAC and ISC for you to gain valuable experience developing skills that you can use in your professional career. Whether you want to work in Vancouver, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Gatineau, Quebec City, Amherst, Iqaluit, Yellowknife or Whitehorse, the hiring of Indigenous students is a priority for every CIRNAC and ISC regional office.
Consult the programs listed in the previous section. You are strongly encouraged to voluntarily indicate on your application that you are a member of the "Aboriginal Persons" employment equity group (self-declaration) so that you can benefit from programs and initiatives intended for Indigenous peoples.
You can also apply to programs specifically for Indigenous students: