Indigenous Internship Program at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

How it works

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) offers entry-level intern jobs. Interns:

  • are paid a competitive salary
  • are offered a contract for up to 12 months
  • develop their skills and gain valuable work experience
  • receive mentoring, coaching, and learning opportunities
  • develop valuable professional contacts

Who is eligible

You are eligible if you:

  • are a person who self-identifies as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit)
  • have graduated within the past five years from a college or university with a diploma, degree or post-graduate certificate

Types of jobs

We offer a wide range of Indigenous internship positions including:

  • policy specialists
  • Indigenous liaison and Indigenous relations
  • biologists
  • communications
  • financial management
  • human resources
  • survey and mapping technicians

How to apply

Step 1: Jobs are posted on OPS Careers. Click on “Search” and look for jobs with “Intern” in the title, or click on “Select Career Level” and choose “Entry Level”.

Step 2: Submit a résumé and cover letter by the deadline given. Make sure you show us how your skills and knowledge match the job you are applying for.

MNRF internship positions are posted on OPS Careers in April. You may apply for as many positions as you want.

Internship Program at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

How it works

You could get an entry-level intern job at MNRF.

Interns:

  • are paid a competitive salary
  • are offered a 12-month contract
  • work on projects that support natural resource management
  • receive mentoring, coaching and learning opportunities
  • develop valuable professional contacts

Who is eligible

You are eligible if you are:

  • a recent graduate (within 4 years) or student of a recognized post-secondary institution
  • eligible to work in Canada
  • have not already participated in the MNRF Internship Program

Recognized post-secondary institution

If you are uncertain about what a recognized post-secondary institution is:

If you got your academic credentials outside Canada, CICIC will provide you with information on credential assessment services.

A certificate is not the same as a post-diploma certificate and does not meet the eligibility criteria for this program.

Types of jobs

The ministry offers a wide range of internship positions, including:

  • biologists
  • resource technicians
  • policy specialists
  • foresters
  • economists
  • enforcement officers
  • geomatics technicians

How to apply

Step 1: Jobs are posted on OPS Careers. Click on “Search” and look for jobs with “Intern” in the title, or click on “Select Career Level” and choose “Entry Level”.

Step 2: Submit a résumé and cover letter online by the deadline given. Clearly indicate how your skills and knowledge match the job you are applying for.

MNRF internship positions are posted on OPS Careers from March to April. You may apply for as many positions as you want.

Updated: June 02, 2021
Published: June 18, 2014