The Nuclear Waste Management Organization is responsible for the safe, long-term
management of used nuclear fuel in Canada. The approach it is implementing, known as
Adaptive Phased Management (APM), involves developing a centralized underground repository,
supported by a robust social and technical research program in collaboration with Canadian
universities, consultants and international waste management organizations.
Join our growing team of scientists, engineers and other professionals to work collaboratively with
Canadians in implementing our management approach in a manner that safeguards people and
respects the environment, now and in the future.
DEVELOPMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS STUDENT (CO-OP)
(One position available)
We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Developmental Communications Student for the
summer 2019 term (4 months). The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to
assist with the management of metric reporting, help update and evolve customer resources
management (CRM) activities and processes and support digital media and web activity.
The Content and Events team operate in a fast paced, creative environment and interact with
teams across the business. The role is based in our Toronto headquarters at Yonge and St.
- Participate in the collation and management of communication reporting. Assist with
evolving visibility metrics and activity tracking for on-going project management and
- Review and update customer resource management (CRM) activity and processes.
- Support digital media and website activities, including the development of social media
- Support the production of a wide range of printed and digital communications material in
support of the team.
We operate a full-service communications team within the NWMO, and to the extent time allows
beyond the duties described above, the co-op student may be assigned to support other
- An active registered student in a post-secondary communications oriented program.
- A quick learner that can work independently and as part of a team.
- Highly organized.
- Familiar with the principles of good communications planning.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – written and verbal.
- Excellent computer skills – Excel and Power Point.
- Proficient French language skills (written and oral) an asset.
4 months – Summer Term; May 1, 2019 – August 30, 2019
Students must be returning full-time to their program at their university/college following the
completion of their work term or be full-time students requiring the work term or co-op
placement to graduate.
The NWMO supports the principles and practices of diversity and is committed to providing a
respectful, accessible, and inclusive environment for all persons with disabilities in a way that is
respectful of the dignity and independence of people with disabilities and in a manner which
takes into account the person’s disability and embodies the principles of integration and equal
opportunity. The NWMO will provide accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you
require accommodation, please Contact Us.
Please submit your application via e-mail quoting Developmental Communications Student
Employment@nwmo.ca by February 25, 2019.