ARTS WORK EXPERIENCE (AWE) 


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Arts Co-op is an optional program open to all undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts that integrates academic and workplace learning. The program alternates between periods of paid employment with academic semesters. Students are able to put the transferable skills they gain in the classroom to work in professional settings for periods of 4 to 8 months. To achieve a co-op parchment notation, students must complete a cumulative total of 12 months of work experience and all degree requirements. 

Students who wish to complete 4 or 8 month work terms, outside of the Arts Co-op Program, should apply through the co-op application link below. Options will be reviewed during intake interviews with AWE staff.

How to Apply: Submit your application and follow application instructions. In addition to completing the application form, you will be asked to email copies of your resume, and unofficial transcripts (download from BearTracks). After you've submitted your application, the AWE Program office will contact you to set-up an intake interview. You should expect to hear from our office within 2 business days of submitting your application.

More details here : https://www.ualberta.ca/arts/student-services/arts-work-experience


INTERN, COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR (TERM, 4 MONTHS) - ARTS WORK EXPERIENCE (AWE)

Canadian Western Bank

Intern, Communications Coordinator (Term, 4 Months)

Integrity.  Accountability.  Respect.  Common sense.  Caring. 

CWB Financial Group (CWB) is not your typical bank – we take a deeply personalized approach to our business and in our core values. Taking the time to understand our clients’ goals and aspirations allows us to use a full-picture view in the type of support, guidance and service needed to help them cultivate a successful financial future.

CWB Financial Group is seeking an Intern, Communications Coordinator (co-op position) to support key projects and banking initatives undertaken by the EVP, Banking. Working alongside the Senior Manager, Connection Project, it is expected the incumbent will hone writing, editing, research and coordination skills while working with a small team. On a day-to-day basis, this position involves writing, editing, research, coordination and execution support.

What we’ll entrust you with:

  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of project governance documents; including, but not limited to, policies, standards, frameworks, guidelines and procedures.
  • Maintain the Employee Insights Community database and follow internal control procedures for stakeholder access of the community. Communicate any internal control concerns and when required, report on the status of compliance with internal controls.
  • Assist with creating the bi-weekly people leader packages to support business leaders in delivering key messages to their teams.
  • Maintain project planning documents including the Connection pipeline to understand what is being sent out to the business from head office and when to ensure the volume does not exceed organizational capacity.
  • Assist in analyzing the results from the project test and learn plan to understand which tactics deliver the best understanding, retention and change readiness results.
  • Organizing project files and SharePoint website.
  • Assist with coordinating the Head Office Roadshow including drafting presentation materials and managing stakeholder requirements.
  • Assist with developing a plan and monitoring the rollout of training for all stakeholders, according to the project governance structure.
  • Assist with meeting stakeholder communications needs and plan tailoring communication materials.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What you’ve achieved: 

  • Currently pursuing post-secondary education in the third or fourth year of a communications, business or arts degree or diploma

How you’d describe yourself:

  • Positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills; comfortable with speaking to employees at various levels within the organization
  • Ability to bring energy and enthusiasm to an event, representing CWB’s brand in a meaningful way
  • Interest in pursuing a career in community relations, communications or event planning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, administrative, analytical, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organization and coordination skills; ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks at one time and adapt quickly to changing deadlines/priorities
  • Must be a team player who can work also work independently and be flexible with their time
  • A fast learner, resourceful, love of learning and a willingness to take initiative
  • Demonstrated experience in writing in a professional environment and/or in writing for online environments (web, intranet, social media)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, various social media platforms and analytics tools required

A couple of extras we consider to be assets:

  • Project coordination experience
  • Demonstrated experience in writing in a professional environment or for online environments
  • Membership in IABC or CPRS
  • Willing to travel

This opportunity is being posted through the U of A, Faculty of Arts Work Experience (AWE). To apply through this posting, applicants must be enrolled in AWE. 

If you are interested in this work experience opportunity but are not enrolled in AWE, or for more information about AWE, please contact:

Arts Work Experience (AWE) at the HUB Career Centre
Email: artsworkexperience@ualberta.ca
Phone: 780-248-1483

Or visit: uab.ca/awe


LEGAL ASSISTANT - ARTS WORK EXPERIENCE (AWE)

Schwab & Schwab

I am a sole practitioner in a well-established firm looking for a student of the University of Alberta who is interested in answering calls, preparing correspondence, taking dictation, filing, assisting with legal research and assisting with drafting legal documents. Training in basic legal research and preparation of correspondence will be given to suitable candidate. The breakdown of the position is approximately 50% administrative support and 50% legal focus allowing you to develop your office experience while also learning more about the legal profession.

Job Duties

  • Produce and generate reports and documents as assigned;
  • Perform administrative and clerical activities as required such as answering and placing phone calls, filing, ordering office supplies and greeting clients;
  • Conduct legal research applicable to ongoing cases;
  • Prepare correspondence; and
  • Assist with and gain experience in real estate law, family law, estate law, corporate law, and litigation.

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Strong research, critical thinking and analytical skills;
  • Attention to detail is essential for this position;
  • Interest in close reading and writing;
  • Basic word processing skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Professional manner and strong work ethic;
  • Computer/technical skills are an asset;
  • Previous office experience would be considered an asset;

The successful candidate will be a mature, responsible and professional individual who has an interest in learning formal business writing and is excited to learn in a mentoring environment. This position would be ideal for a student who is interested in learning about the legal profession. Arts students from all streams are encouraged to apply; an interest in law or policy is encouraged but not required.

This opportunity is being posted through the U of A, Faculty of Arts Work Experience (AWE). To apply through this posting, applicants must be enrolled in AWE. 

If you are interested in this work experience opportunity but are not enrolled in AWE, or for more information about AWE, please contact:

Arts Work Experience (AWE) at the HUB Career Centre
Email: artsworkexperience@ualberta.ca
Phone: 780-248-1483

Or visit: uab.ca/awe

If you are enrolled in another work experience program (e.g. internship, co-op) and are interested in this position, please contact the program office in your faculty.

Locations

  • Edmonton, AB

Starting salary will be $15 per hour, with opportunity for increases based on performance. This is a full time internship commencing September 2018 for a 12 month period.

We are a small south-side law firm, located close to the U of A. Our office is accessible by transit.

Hours of work would generally be Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Application Requirements:

  • Please include a covering letter.
  • Please submit a resume.
  • Please submit a letter of reference.

As the production of error free letters and legal documents is integral to our profession, the ability to produce a basic document without grammar or spelling errors will be tested during the interview in a dictation test. In addition, your cover letter will be used to assess your writing skills.

This position is subject to the successful completion of the following Pre-employment conditions:

  • Reference checks
  • Criminal background check

Application Requirements

  • Please include a covering letter.
  • Please submit a resume.
  • Please submit a letter of reference.

Application Instructions

You may apply for this position through any of the means below.

Contact Information

Ruth Schwab

101, 6808 - 109 Street N.W.

Edmonton, AB T6H 5Z8


COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT - ARTS WORK EXPERIENCE (AWE)

Alberta's Industrial Heartland Association

Job Description

COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT – SUMMER STUDENT

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) is seeking a motivated student for a summer placement opportunity with AIHA. The placement is from approximately May – August 2018 and will be located at the AIHA head office in Fort Saskatchewan.

ABOUT ALBERTA’S INDUSTRIAL HEARTLAND ASSOCIATION

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland (AIH) is Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing region, with 40+ companies that provide fuels, fertilizers, power, petrochemicals and more to provincial and global consumers. AIH is guided by a non-profit association of municipalities dedicated to sustainable eco-industrial development. Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) was created in 1998 by the municipalities who each had land within the geographic area of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, and currently is comprised of five members (Strathcona County, Sturgeon County, Lamont County, City of Fort Saskatchewan and City of Edmonton) and three associate members (Town of Bruderheim, Town of Redwater and Town of Gibbons). A leading principal of AIHA is promoting responsible development within the region, which includes ensuring the region is ready for development in its infrastructure, services, and land use zoning principles. Together, the municipalities take a proactive and cooperative approach to planning and industrial development.

MANDATE

The communications assistant reports to the Manager of Communications and Community Relations and is responsible for providing assistance in support of AIHA’s overall strategic communications plan.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Key accountabilities include:

  • Assisting with writing and editing various communications materials for both internal and external audiences, including newsletters, marketing materials, presentations, etc.;
  • Assisting in the execution of AIHA’s social media plan;
  • Providing coordination and management assistance in support of AIHA’s website redesign;
  • Leading AIHA’s effort to update key marketing materials, including brochures and regional maps;
  • Assisting in event coordination;
  • Conducting website and social media analytics;
  • Data collection and input; and
  • Other communications related duties as required.

Qualifications

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary program related to communications, business, education or other relevant program;
  • Superior written and oral communications abilities;
  • Proficient using social media tools and platforms;
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team;
  • Developed interpersonal skills and professional demeanor; and
  • Willingness to approach assignments with a can-do attitude and positive outlook.

This opportunity is being posted through the U of A, Faculty of Arts Work Experience (AWE). To apply through this posting, applicants must be enrolled in AWE. 

If you are interested in this work experience opportunity but are not enrolled in AWE, or for more information about AWE, please contact:

Arts Work Experience (AWE) at the HUB Career Centre
Email: artsworkexperience@ualberta.ca
Phone: 780-248-1483

Or visit: uab.ca/awe

If you are enrolled in another work experience program (e.g. internship, co-op) and are interested in this position, please contact the program office in your faculty.

Locations

Fort Saskatchewan, AB

Additional Information

COMPENSATION

This position is an hourly position with a rate of $13.60/hour.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications for this position will be accepted until noon MST on Friday, April 27, 2018 .

Applications (cover letter and resume) and questions must be submitted in electronic format to:

Stacy Powell, Office Manager

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association

stacy@industrialheartland.com

Application Requirements

  • Please include a covering letter.
  • Please submit a resume.

Application Instructions

You may apply for this position through any of the means below.


CO-OP STUDENTS FOR WINTER 2019 WORK TERM - ARTS WORK EXPERIENCE (AWE)

Gov't of Canada, Communications Security Establishment (CSE)

The Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSE) is committed to hiring students through recognized educational programs in various universities and colleges across Canada in a variety of technical and administrative openings. If you are interested in working in a challenging role within a dynamic environment, make CSE your first choice!

Students at CSE have the opportunity to work on challenging and interesting projects related to their field of study. Collaboration and innovation are two values that are imbedded in CSE’s culture and these are directly reflected in the type of work assigned to students. CSE is also an evolving organization that offers developmental opportunities to students, which can potentially help them to be considered for future employment. In order to provide a great work-life balance, CSE has interesting alternative work arrangements to meet the student’s personal requirements.

CSE is Canada's National Cryptologic Agency. Our mandate is to:

  • Acquire and provide foreign signals intelligence;
  • Provide advice, guidance and services to help ensure the protection of Government of Canada electronic information and information infrastructures; and
  • Provide technical and operational assistance to federal law enforcement and security agencies.

CSE offers placements to students from the following disciplines:

  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Events and Training Coordination
  • Human Resources
  • Library and Information Studies/Records Management
  • Mathematics
  • Multi-media and Web Design
  • Protective Security Administration
  • Real Property Asset Management
  • Strategic Policy
  • Translation

To view detailed job descriptions or to apply to each of the specific categories please visit https://www.cse-cst.gc.ca/en/careers-carrieres/students-etudiants/opportunities

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CSE hires more than 50 students every semester, so you will be part of a community of students. You’ll meet students from different programs and from different colleges and universities across Canada – with plenty of opportunities to build friendships and participate in social and sports events outside of work.

On your first day with us, you will attend an orientation and meet the head of CSE. Over the course of your first day, you’ll receive information about CSE as well as the different services we offer to our employees. Once orientation is finished, your new manager will meet with you personally and introduce you to your new workplace.

During your work term, CSE organizes a networking session so you can meet and chat with other hiring managers. This is a great opportunity to line up your next placement – or possibly even a permanent position once you graduate.

At CSE, we recognize that students are the next generation of great CSE leaders - many of our full-time employees began their careers in our student employee program.

Explore your options. Develop new skills. Gain experience.

To get a step ahead in today’s competitive job market you need to gain practical experience before you graduate.

We invite you to work with top professionals in your field at CSE, located in Ottawa, the Nation’s Capital.

At CSE we work hard – but we understand the value of play, too.

Our student employment program has been in place since 1995 – offering positions to students across a variety of disciplines.

We recruit students from across Canada and we offer more than 50 placements per semester to Canadian citizens who are registered full-time in a Canadian post-secondary program.

If you want to investigate a career choice that makes a difference – to really contribute to Canada and to keeping Canadians safe – CSE may be just the place for you.

Along with role specific qualifications (please visit our website for greater detail) all candidates must:

- Be registered as a full time student at your university or college.

Security Requirements:
You must be a Canadian Citizen and eligible for a Top Secret security clearance.
The security screening process involves a security interview, a polygraph test, a psychological assessment, and a background investigation covering a minimum of your last 10 years history, including credit and financial verifications.
Ongoing substance abuse is a factor to be assessed as part of your screening process.

This opportunity is being posted through the U of A, Faculty of Arts Work Experience (AWE). To apply through this posting, applicants must be enrolled in AWE.

If you are interested in this work experience opportunity but are not enrolled in AWE, or for more information about AWE, please contact:

Arts Work Experience (AWE) at the HUB Career Centre
Email: artsworkexperience@ualberta.ca

Phone: 780-248-1483

Or visit: uab.ca/awe

If you are enrolled in another work experience program (e.g. internship, co-op) and interested in this position, please contact the program office in your faculty.

Locations

  • Ottawa, ON

Additional Information

Here are some important points in regards to CSE’s student recruitment program:

  • All applications must be submitted via our website;
  • You must also send a previous work term evaluation (if applicable) via E-mail to HR-RH@cse-cst.gc.ca. (Note that you might be asked to provide an official transcript later during the process)
  • On your cover letter, indicate which position you are interested in and what makes you a possible candidate for that position.

Notes: 
CSE is a government agency located in the Ottawa region. Relocation assistance will be provided to students studying at an accredited academic institution located outside the National Capital Region.
CSE supports the Employment Equity Act. We encourage candidates to apply if they belong to the following designated groups: women, visible minorities, persons of Aboriginal descent, or persons with disabilities. CSE offers an assessment process which will accommodate the needs of persons with disabilities.  If you may need such accommodation, please advise us.
This job posting may be used to fill a number of positions.

We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

  • Please include a covering letter.
  • Please submit a resume.
  • Additional Documents Required explained in "Additional Information Section of this posting" for details.

You may apply for this position through any of the means below.