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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

Closing Date: Monday 21, September 2015
Based at the CIGI Campus in Waterloo, Ontario, the Accounting Specialist is responsible for several accounting and payroll functions within the Finance Department. This role reports to the Accounting Manager.

Publications Editor

Closing Date: Monday 21, September 2015
The Publications Editor is responsible for editing written outputs from CIGI’s research programs. CIGI publications include policy briefs, papers, special reports, books, commentaries and other written materials. The position reports to the Managing Editor, Publications.

Senior Research Analyst, Arctic Affairs

Closing Date: Monday 7, September 2015
OpenCanada, on behalf of CIGI and in collaboration with News Deeply, is hiring a Senior Research Analyst focused on Arctic affairs. The research analyst would work on the Arctic Deeply platform, a hub for original research, information and analysis on Arctic issues.

Manager, Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects

Closing Date: Friday 18, September 2015
CIGI has a unique 13-month maternity leave contract for the position of Manager, Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects. Reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Manager, Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects, contributes to the strategic direction of Programs at CIGI by assisting in the design and implementation of key initiatives and management of projects.

Director, Communications and Digital Media

Reporting to the President of CIGI, the Director of Communications and Digital Media oversees the strategy and implementation of CIGI’s outreach and impact activities among its various audiences and multiple platforms.

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. 
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