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.


Accounting Specialist

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Based at the CIGI Campus in Waterloo, Ontario, the Accounting Specialist is responsible for several accounting functions within the Finance Department. This role reports to the Accounting Manager.

Lieutenant Governor’s Climate Change Essay Challenge

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In collaboration with the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) proudly presents the Lieutenant Governor’s Climate Change Essay Challenge. This competition is an opportunity for Grade 12 students in Ontario to articulate their vision for how Canada helped end climate change by 2067.

Graphic Designer, Digital Media

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CIGI currently has a unique opening for a full-time Graphic Designer. He/She designs materials in support of CIGI’s research programs, communications and operations. The designer may be involved in all stages of design, from concept and strategy, to layout and printing of unique content. The designer is both highly creative and technically skilled, is comfortable working in multiple formats in a fast-paced environment, and is adept at working with other creative professionals across many departments. This position reports to the Digital Media Manager.

Software Developer (Full Stack 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 (ILRP) Fellowship Application Requirements/Eligibility

CIGI invites leading scholars, senior practitioners and legal experts in the government or private sector to take part in its International Law Research Program (ILRP). CIGI offers multi-year full time contracts, ranging from one to five years in length with the possibility of extension or renewal based on mutual interest and agreement. Fellows will lead and conduct research; publish in their areas of interest; supervise and mentor junior researchers and students; and conduct outreach activities.