We are presently recruiting to fill two (2) Summer Student employment positions for our Bridgewater and Liverpool Centres.
Information Resource Specialist “Summer Internship”
Summer Student Employment Opportunities
37.5 hours/week - Full time/term positions
Centre hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Primary Work Locations: Bridgewater Centre – 1 position and Liverpool Centre – 1 position
These Summer Internship positions will provide meaningful work experience for students with goals of becoming employed in the field of Career Development Services. Students must be graduating from high school and entering post secondary in the fall of 2022, or be a student returning to post secondary education. Interns may be of any age, as long as you are a student enrolled in post-secondary education in the fall of 2022.
This opportunity may be of particular interest to students enrolled in human services, education, social work, social sciences or humanities programs, but is not limited to these areas of study.
Information Resource Specialists (IRS) address client’s information needs. They help clients find the most relevant resources and guide them in developing the skills to use these resources. They understand research methods for gathering information and utilize a variety of mediums to share information based on the users’ needs. IRS staff have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of community resources, government programs and work search strategies and can assess clients’ information needs and refer to the appropriate resources and supports in a timely manner.
IRS support the front-end services in a Nova Scotia Works office by:
In order to fully understand the services of Nova Scotia Works, the Student Summer Interns will also:
Supervision and Terms
Salary: $15.00 / hour
Employment Solutions Society is committed to having a team reflective of our Region’s diversity and welcome applications from First Nations, African Nova Scotian’s and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities, Persons of minority and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your cover letter or resume.
To apply for this position, email your resume and cover letter to the attention of Margaret Matthews, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org and Heather Clarkson, Operations Manager, email@example.com indicating in the email subject line, IRS Student Intern Position 2022. In your cover letter answer the questions “what type of work do you want to do when you finish school” and “why do you think this internship will help you find work in that field” Please also indicate your preference to our Bridgewater or Liverpool office location if you should have one.
Please note that only emailed applications will be considered. No telephone calls please.
Deadline for Submissions: Tuesday, April 19th,2022 at 12 noon
We thank you for your interest in NS Works Employment Solutions Society; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. References will only be contacted for those that have been selected for an interview. A clear criminal record check will be required upon hire.