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Expression of Interest - Intern - Immigration and Investment

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Industry, Tourism and Investment
Job ID: 17999
Salary: $70,259 - $83,909
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Jan 17, 2020

Limited Competition

Intern placements are available to Northern graduates.  A northern graduate is an individual who has graduated with a diploma or degree from a designated post-secondary institution within a 24 month period prior to applying to the Internship Program or will complete all academic requirements for his/her program within 6 months of applying to the Internship Program. Applications to any intern job posting will only be accepted if you are registered to the Internship Program. For more information on the updated Internship Program including eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit 

Department Information

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) works through wide-ranging partnerships and initiatives to deliver quality programs and services that promote and support economic development, diversification and prosperity in the interest of Northwest Territories residents  – their businesses and communities.

Job Information

The intern position is primarily responsible for assisting with administering economic immigration and investment programs, including the Northwest Territories Nominee Program (NTNP) Business Stream, in order to increase the population, economic development and employment opportunities in the NWT.  The intern will also have the opportunity to work in other key economic development program areas including trade, manufacturing, business support programming and the knowledge economy.

The intern position is located in Yellowknife and reports to the Manager, Trade and Business Immigration.  The intern is responsible for assisting with delivering and administering immigration and investment programs, including the NTNP program, to increase population growth and business and employment opportunities in the NWT.  This involves providing assistance on related legislation, regulations and strategies; maintaining the immigration electronic information system; implementing a communications and promotion strategy; and reporting on immigration and investment programs.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by a relevant undergraduate Degree in an educational discipline such as Finance, Economics, Business Administration or Management.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a 2 Year Term.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $36.03 per hour (approximately $70,259. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700. 


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 17999         

Closing Date: January 17, 2020 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time