Research Analyst (Intern)

Paid Internship (94.09 kB / pdf)


Toronto – 12-month placement

Want to make a difference in public education?

Are you a new social sciences or public affairs graduate looking for that critical first real-world work experience?

The EdCan Network is Canada’s independent, bilingual, non-partisan organization of over 75,000 educators including university faculties of education, school districts and ministries of education renowned for developing knowledge tools that bridge the research-implementation gap. Our role as an indispensable intermediary connects K-12 education systems across the country by producing and disseminating authoritative and evidence-based, yet accessible content that is trusted by educators, parents and policymakers alike in a world where fact-based information is increasingly difficult to decipher.

EdCan is seeking one (1) Research Analyst (Intern) for a twelve-month placement in our Toronto office. This Research Analyst will focus on research production, content development, knowledge mobilization, strategic communications and network engagement.

Strong English-French bilingualism, including excellent written and oral communication skills, is a definite asset. The intern should be comfortable with collecting, interpreting, analyzing, synthesizing, producing, and mobilizing a variety of research tools, publications, and datasets, while maintaining factual accuracy and credibility. Knowledge of and experience with traditional and social media is important.

Candidate Criteria:

University graduate (Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree holder) who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited university. The position will be a first full-time employment in the candidate’s field of study.


Deadline for applications is March 25, 2019

Potential start date is April 29, 2019

This is a paid, contractual position
To apply, please submit a motivation letter and resume to with Research Analyst (Intern) in the subject line.


We thank all candidates for their submissions. However, only those convened for an interview will be contacted.