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Internship, Junior Officer, Event Planning & Communications, Fall 2023 (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 9117  

Language Designation: English Essential 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): ZZZ 

Starting Base Salary: 20.19 

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Occasional 

Office Location: Ottawa (ON); Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); Montreal (QC); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC)


At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We empower our employees to be fully autonomous and accountable in achieving their results. Employees focus on how they achieve results rather than when and where they choose to work.


Here are some of the reasons why we were chosen as one of Canada's top employers:

  • Enjoy up to 3 weeks of accrued vacation (per calendar year);
  • An annual individual performance bonus (if applicable);
  • Access to a catalogue of courses for individual learning;
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with multiple Employee Resource Groups and much more!


Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.
Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.

As part of CMHC's commitment to attract talent from Diverse Communities, we invite all applicants from Indigenous, Black and members of other racialized communities to apply for this role.




Interested in gaining valuable work experience and starting your rewarding career?
Join Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), an organization where you are valued and respected, recognized for your contributions and that is committed to providing a work environment where you are inspired to make a difference.
We are currently hiring for 2 full-time Student Interns for 4-month terms: Fall (September to December) 2023. These interns will be a part of the following team: 

  • External Affairs - Communication & Marketing.

Our internships are designed to be meaningful work experiences allowing students to gain significant skills, learn and grow in their field of their interest.
Join CMHC and help us achieve our 2030 aspiration which is to make housing affordable for everyone in Canada.


  • Assist with activities related to the production of (internal and external) meetings, conferences, and events hosted by CMHC.      
  • Perform project coordination and administrative duties associated with producing the events.
  • Ensure compliance with the organizations’ regulations and procedures.
  • Contribute to ensure quality control of all communications products related to ministerial events and announcements.
  • Contribute to reporting and data entry management. Perform basic data analysis and research specific related to communications and marketing.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key audiences through communications.
  • Analyze trends and topics related to ministerial events project management.
  • Understand the principles of brand management and demonstrate brand consistency in assigned projects.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a post-secondary degree in a related discipline such as Events Management, Communications, Marketing, and Business Administration.
  • Previous experience working in events management and coordination, communications, and marketing.
  • Experience can be acquired through the studies, work experience or volunteer activities.   
  • Good oral and written communication and presentation skills.  
  • Good judgment, excellent organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently as well as within a team setting.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bilingualism (English & French).


Posting closing date: Note, the competition will remain active until filled.




On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that as of June 20, 2022, it will suspend vaccination requirements for federal government employees.  This decision followed a review of the current public health situation, including the evolution of the virus and vaccination rates in Canada. As a result, and consistent with the Government of Canada decision, CMHC has suspended its Vaccination Policy, effective June 20, 2022.  


As a result, at this time, CMHC does not require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  CMHC will continue to monitor the public health situation and may at any time make adjustments and adopt or reintroduce measures, including mandatory vaccination, attestation and verification requirements. Any such vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, shall form a term and condition of your employment at CMHC.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.
We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.