Our employment page is updated regularly, and all new job openings are also posted to CIGI's Twitter account (@CIGIonline). Whether or not employment or volunteer opportunities exist at a given time, all applications and resumes sent to [email protected] are kept in an active file for three months. Resumes will be acknowledged only for those candidates under consideration for an interview.

We encourage you to return to our careers page often and explore our website to learn more about what CIGI has to offer.


Software Developer

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Reporting to the Digital Media Manager, the Developer works as part of the Digital Media team and is responsible for building an assortment of digital properties. The Developer is expected to contribute ideas and recommendations, based on their software development experience, on how to build robust solutions that meet the needs of our stakeholders. The Developer is expected to stay current with industry trends and help keep CIGI development plans in line with how web technology is evolving.

International Law Research Program's Graduate Scholarship Competition

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The International Law Research Program (ILRP) of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce its Graduate Scholarship Competition for the 2017-2018 academic year. The ILRP invites Canadian and foreign students who are enrolling or are currently enrolled in masters or doctoral level studies at a Canadian university faculty of law to apply for the CIGI ILRP Graduate Scholarship.

International Law Research Program – Articling Position 2017–2018

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The ILRP has an opening for one (1) articling student for the 2017 – 2018 year starting in the fall of 2017. The program is designed to provide the student the opportunity to work on a variety of in-house corporate legal matters pertaining to contract, employment, and regulatory compliance matters and at the same time pursue international law research interests in international intellectual property law, international economic law, international environmental law, and international Indigenous law. Under the direction of the ILRP Program Director and CIGI’s General Counsel, the Articling Student will have the opportunity to work on a range of corporate legal files involving legal research, advice and drafting.

Communications Advisor

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The Communications Advisor is a full-time position, responsible for strategic communications, media and public relations, as well as brand marketing at a regional, national and international level. Reporting to the Communications Manager, the Advisor works closely with colleagues in the Public Affairs department, research program staff, and CIGI’s global network of fellows and partner organizations to ensure outreach efforts are maximized across all channels. The position also contributes online content in collaboration with a social media team and supports stakeholder engagement.


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The Community Relations & Events Manager enhances the organization's public profile and reputation, increases targeted stakeholder engagement, and manages high caliber events to promote the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).