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 (Full Stack Developer)

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. 

Deputy Director - ILRP

The International Law Research Program is seeking a Deputy Director for one of its major research themes: international environmental law. The Deputy Director will provide strategic guidance and operational coordination and management of work in each key thematic area.

Program Assistant - ILRP

Closing Date
The Program Assistant position is primarily intended to assist the Program Director with coordinating and scheduling people, events and locations, and with record keeping. The Program Assistant will also be working with the Program Manager, providing day to day administrative support, project assistance and, preparation and coordination of budgets associated with the ILRP.

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.

Concours de rédaction sur le changement climatique de la lieutenante-gouverneure

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De concert avec l’honorable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, lieutenante-gouverneure de l’Ontario, le Centre pour l'innovation dans la gouvernance internationale (CIGI) est fier de présenter le Concours de rédaction sur le changement climatique de la lieutenante-gouverneure de l’Ontario et invite les élèves de 12e année de l’Ontario à expliquer leur vision des mesures que le Canada a prises pour mettre un terme au changement climatique en 2067.