Data Analyst Intern

Role Overview

HelpSeeker is looking for full-time (minimum 30 hours/week) Data Analyst Interns (2 positions available) to join our growing company. 

As a team player, you will bring your exceptional ability to translate social issues data into insights; to take data to the “so what?” and “now what?”

This is a remote position – work from home anywhere in Canada.

The internship commences October 1, 2021, and ends March 31, 2022. There may be an opportunity to transition to a permanent position once the internship has been completed.

About Us

We are a social technology company, dedicated to developing digital solutions that help resolve complex social issues. 

As a B Corp, we are obsessed with achieving our social purpose through a sustainable, successful business model. Join 50+ high achievers in technology, systems change, social research, data science, and community engagement. HelpSeeker has a 100% remote work environment, and as such, all staff work from their home offices. We have staff located in many provinces throughout Canada.

When you join HelpSeeker you will:

Responsibilities

We are searching for two Data Analyst Interns who will put their educational experience to work in order to analyze and interpret data that will help improve our understanding of complex social issues. The Data Analyst Interns will turn data into information, information into insight and insight into action.

A person that is as comfortable with numbers, as they are with clear, written communication, will be a great fit!

Responsibilities will include:

  • Data interpretation, analysis and visualization
  • Development of meaningful insights and recommendations
  • Interfacing with clients, such as municipal governments, and social issue leaders
  • Authoring reports and position papers

 

Qualifications

The perfect Data Analyst Intern can come from almost any discipline. Previously successful candidates have educational experience in Public Health, Social Sciences, Anthropology, Economics, Criminal Justice, and more. 

A strong understanding of the determinants of health, and the systemic causes of social issues will prove to be an asset. 

Interns will have strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.

Interns will have the opportunity to interface with clients, learn from social issues leaders within the company and outside of it, and author forward-thinking reports and recommendations.

This position is being hired through the Digital Skills for Youth (DS4Y) Program 

To qualify as an Intern for this role, you must:

  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • Be a post-secondary graduate (not mandatory for candidates living in the Yukon, North West Territories, and Nunavut)
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada and is legally entitled to work
  • Self-assess as underemployed – meaning that you are employed below your level of education, are unemployed or hold part-time employment

(for further information: https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/122.nsf/eng/h_00000.html#del-org).

Our Commitment To a Diverse Culture & Reconciliation

We value authentic Reconciliation and realize that restoring relationships is integral to systemic transformation. We acknowledge Indigenous people and perspectives as an asset to our work and teams, and therefore encourage applicants to self-identify as Indigenous.

We believe in a holistic, diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We ensure equal opportunity for all applicants and encourage people of all visible minorities, and those of any religion, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to apply for our job opportunities. 

We are committed to making HelpSeeker a more diverse and inclusive workplace. A part of this commitment is our participation in the 50-30 Challenge to increase representation of women and under-represented groups of people including visible minorities, people living with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ2S+ community. As founding peoples of Canada, First Nations, Inuit and Métis persons are under-represented in positions of economic influence and leadership.

Learn more about the 50-30 Challenge here:  https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/icgc.nsf/eng/07706.html 

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