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S - Internship Clerk, Library Services, Summer 2023 (Ottawa)

Job Requisition ID: 8497  

Language Designation: English/French Optional 

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

Starting Base Salary starting at: 38 042.91 

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Office Location: Ottawa (ON)


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.



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 a full-time Student Interns for 4-month terms: Summer (May - August).


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.




  • Processes the Information Centre’s digitization activities, liaises with the digitization supplier, manages the delivery and receipt of items and ensures that digitization activities meet established industry standards.
  • Supports the modernization plan by ensuring electronic and digitized materials are properly catalogued and added to the information database system.
  • Supports business lines with the Information Centre's services and resources.
  • Houses historical material related to research and data. Supports and maintains storage and access to electronic and print information holdings in the collection.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a post-graduate degree in a related discipline such as in Library Technician or a related discipline.
  • Previous experience in document management, digitization, or other library clerk role.
  • 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.
  • Bilingualism (English & French) is considered an asset.
  • Previous work experience with Sirsidynix is considered an asset.


Posting closing date: Note, the competition may 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.