Research and Special Projects Intern

  • London Economic Development Corporation
  • London, ON, Canada
  • May 05, 2023
Student Job Administrative/Office/Clerical

Job Description

Research and Special Projects Intern
Summer Position
London Economic Development Corporation
Company Address: 701-380 Wellington Street, London, Ontario
How to Apply: By e-mail to  by Thursday May18-4pm
Attention: Robert Collins
Company Description: 
The London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is the lead economic development agency for London, Canada. LEDC works with business, government and community partners to attract business investment, develop a connected and supportive business climate and grow London's talented workforce. 

Duties and learning opportunities:
The Research and Special Projects Intern supports business development, Film London office operations, workforce development and marketing and communication activities through:
  • Researching and drafting content for online publications that help promote London’s key sectors and London’s employment opportunities especially in demand occupations for a variety of audiences including London residents, newcomers, and potential immigrants.
  • Collecting and entering data into various databases
  • Developing and reporting comparative market research
  • Preparing resource documents
  • Other projects as they arise including but not limited to assistance with focus group planning and management and local outreach activities.
  • Opportunity to participate in project development

Skills and abilities required:
  • Excellent research analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Data base entry and management experience
  • Superior verbal and written skills
  • Process and detail oriented
  • Maturity, ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team
  • Dependable, adaptable and patient

Days and times employee must be available: Flexible, but regular daytime hours. 35 hours/week. June 5- September 1,2023. $18.50 per hour. Currently, LEDC has four core in-office days with remote work arrangements for the balance of the week.

Accessible by public transportation: yes

In order to be considered for this opportunity, candidates must meet the following Canada Summer Jobs 2023 program and project requirements:
  • is between 15 and 30 years of age(inclusive) at the start of employment,
  • is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and,
  • is legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.