1. The Greater China Division
The Greater China Division is looking for a co-op or FSWEP student for September.
Junior Bilateral/Commercial Relations Officer will support the efforts of the Greater China Division and of the Canadian diplomatic and commercial network in China. These efforts include research and analysis of Canadian interests related to China, drafting and compiling briefing material, preparing Canadian officials for high-level meetings and managing logistics for major events.
Experience at GAC and knowledge of the region is an asset, and the candidate must be a Canadian citizen.
La division de la Chine élargie est à la recherche d’un étudiant co-op ou PFETE pour septembre!
L’agent subalterne des relations (politiques et commerciales) bilatérales contribuera aux efforts de la Direction de la Chine élargie et du réseau diplomatique et commercial du Canada en Chine. Ces efforts comprennent des recherches et des analyses sur la Chine et les intérêts du Canada par rapport à la Chine, la rédaction et la compilation de documents d’information, la préparation de représentants canadiens à des rencontres de haut niveau et la logistique pour des événements d’envergure.
De l’expérience à AMC et des connaissances spécifiques sur la région constituent des atouts. Le (la) candidat(e) doit être citoyen(ne) canadien(ne).
2. Northeast Asia and Oceania Division
POSITION: Junior Bilateral/Commercial Relations Officer (CO-OP STUDENT INTERN POSITION)
LOCATION: 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
START DATE/DURATION: Four months starting in September 2018. Start and end dates may vary based on academic institution’s policies.
Hours of Work: 37.5 hrs/week
RATE OF PAY: Dependent upon number of academic and work terms completed as per Treasury Board of Canada guidelines (http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/pol/doc-eng.aspx?id=12583)
FACULTIES: Students from Social Sciences, Public Administration, International Affairs and other related fields.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Commerce, Economics, Political Sciences, International relations, Public Administration, Asian studies and other related fields.
Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director (political) and the mentorship of an officer, the student hired as Junior Bilateral/Commercial Relations Officer will support the efforts of trade, political and development officers both in Ottawa and at posts in Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, and Oceania. Co-op students are involved in most of the division’s activities, and tasks may include assisting with and/or taking responsibility for:
– research and analysis on Northeast Asia/Oceania and Canadian interests related to these countries
– drafting/updating communication products for Mongolia and Oceania development programs
– drafting and compiling briefing material
– drafting ministerial correspondence
– preparing Canadian officials for high-level meetings
– managing logistics for visits/events/meetings
– providing general administrative support
– Undergraduate degree underway or completed
– Strong communication skills (oral and written) in English or French, with a good working knowledge of the second language
– Highly developed analytical skills
– Good organizational skills
– Ability to work in a team environment
– Ability to work independently, take initiative and show good judgment
– Ability to recognize and adjust to changing priorities
– Political and/or economic developments in Northeast Asia/Oceania
– Canada-Asia Pacific bilateral relationships
– Graduate degree underway
– Experience working within the Federal Public Service
– Knowledge of the mandate of Global Affairs Canada
– Previously completed one or more co-op placements
– Academic, work-related or first-hand knowledge of the Division’s countries of responsibility (Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Island countries)
– Skills in Asian languages (particularly Japanese or Korean)
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT
– Eligible for Co-op placement with your post-secondary institution
– Secure the necessary Secret Security Clearance (instructions will be provided)
– Canadian citizenship
Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should submit a cover letter, résumé, transcripts and 2-3 page writing sample (in French or English) to Ritika.firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, July 27, 2018.