Student Research Assistants (2)

Yukon College - Whitehorse, YT (30+ days ago)

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Are you interested in working at the Research Centre this summer?

This is a great opportunity to enhance your academic learning experience in a real work environment by assisting in climate change research activities.

One position will be focused on assisting with GIS analysis, mapping, and fieldwork support for various projects. The second position will be focused on a collaborative project with a Yukon First Nation that is developing tools and a protocol for research within their traditional territory.

Must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary degree program or registered as a student at Yukon College
Enrolled in a Science or communication-related discipline
Proven organizational skills and attention to detail
Self-motivated and ability to work effectively as a supportive team member
Experience in a research setting will be considered an asset
Strong computer skills
Experience with GIS and database software will be considered an asset
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Previous professional experience conducting literature reviews and assessments will be considered an asset.
For more information about NCE, please view our Northern Climate ExChange page at

Quoting the competition number, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Services Yukon College, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867.668.8896

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.