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Internships with the Government of the NWT - Paid

Ongoing Position: 
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Location:  Victoria, BC, Canada

The new Division at the Department of Health and Social Services (HSS) – “System Innovation” in the NWT is seeking some bright talent to help them with a few projects.

The HSS department is “responsible and accountable for managing the strategic planning and implementation of several key system reform initiatives that collectively change the structure of health and social services delivery in the NWT”.Current projects:

1) A Physician virtual on-call support center for all the NWT health system;

2) Medical Triage and Medical Travel reform;

3) Back office services:

  1. P2P centralized/decentralized all HSS purchasing;
  2. Centralized/decentralized IS/IT (rather than each of 8 Health Authorities having their own shops).

The interns' roles will be in support of these projects from: a) business case build; b) pilot design, implementation, evaluation; c) project implementation based on the BC.

The salary is approximate and is +40$ per hour @ 37.5 hours a week. Or plus $78,000 per year.

Please see the attached sample role description - which will be used to frame the internship roles.If you are interested please submit your cover letter and resume (in one document) to Sarah Chettleburgh, RRU Experiential Learning Advisor, prior to noon on Tuesday July 31st  -

It will then be forwarded to the appropriate Project Manager. In your cover letter please specify how many months you are seeking (3months? 6months?) and which projects interest you.

You can address your cover letter to: Ashley Geraghty, Project Manager Territorial Support NetworkDepartment of Health and Social ServicesGovernment of the Northwest TerritoriesBox 1320, 5022 49th StreetYellowknife, NT X1A 2L9