Prentice Institute - Undergraduate Summer Internships

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Job Title Prentice Institute - Undergraduate Summer Internships
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We are consistently one of Canada’s top-ranked universities and leading research institutions. With more than 8,900 students, two campuses (Lethbridge and Calgary), seven faculties and schools, and more than 2,500 employees, ULethbridge is Lethbridge’s second largest employer. Faculty and staff come together to contribute, each in their own way, to establishing uLethbridge as Canada’s destination university.
Position Details
The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy is seeking interns to participate in the (paid) Undergraduate Summer Internship Program 2023. The successful candidates will commence work during Summer Semester 1 (May 2023). Depending on the successful candidates’ responsibilities and availability, these internships can range from 10 – 40 hours per week. The anticipated start date is May 1, 2023 contract ending September 1, 2023. Up to a maximum of three positions will be hired.
The Summer Internship Program is designed to provide students hands-on experience in conducting and supporting elements through-out the research process, but particularly toward supporting and collaborating with Institute’ researchers using quantitative data.

• Conducting literature searches and reviews of academic and grey literatures
• Providing copy editing support for manuscripts, working papers, and policy briefs
• Collecting and producing supporting documentation for grant proposals
• Providing research assistance as needed (may include coding, data management, analyses, visualization and reporting)
• Assisting in the research and knowledge mobilization activities of the Institute more generally (may include events, arranging and supporting guest speakers, and community-based outreach)
• Ability to work independently, solid communication skills both verbal and written
Position Qualifications
• Enrolled at the University of Lethbridge as an undergraduate
GPA 3.2 or higher
• Applicants are welcome from any program of study, but a preference will be given to students working in areas immediately relevant to the mandate of the Institute
• Proficiency in Statistical analysis software (SPSS, Stata) is an asset but not required
• Positions are located on the U of L campus in the Prentice Institute office
• Submit the following documents, in pdf format, to
  • Cover letter
  • CV / resume
  • Names and contact information for two references: one (1) academic, one (1) employment.
NOTE: At this time, the University of Lethbridge can only employ students with an active Canadian bank account.
Application deadline: March 15, 2023
Starting Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE)
Full Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE)
Campus Lethbridge
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Posting Detail Information

Open Date 01/31/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled
Desired Start Date 05/01/2023
Position End Date (if temporary) 09/01/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit the following documents, in pdf format, to
  • Cover letter
  • CV / resume
  • Names and contact information for two references: one (1) academic, one (1) employment.
Employment Equity
The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

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