Co-op examples

With their academic preparation complete, MPS students find themselves using their specialized public sector training in positions within various levels of government. Here are just a few examples of these exciting positions.

Federal government

  • Advocacy Officer — North America Commercial Policy; Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
  • Analyst/Researcher – Industry Canada
  • Analyst — Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
  • Analyst – Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • Assistant Environmental Officer – Public Works and Government Services Canada
  • Economic Research Assistant — Policy, Planning and Research; Canadian Heritage
  • Environmental Compliance Officer — Environment Canada
  • Evaluation Officer – Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
  • Junior Economist — Natural Resources Canada
  • Junior Policy Analyst — Public Works and Government Services Canada
  • Research Officer — Resource Policy and Programs Directorate; Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

Provincial government

  • Advisor — Science and Technology Branch; Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation
  • Analyst – Regional Economics & Innovation Policy Unit, Ontario Ministry of Finance
  • Assistant to Chief of Staff — Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services
  • Environmental Policy Analyst – Ontario Ministry of the Environment
  • Financial Officer II — Office of the Provincial Controller Division; Ontario Ministry of Finance
  • IT Service Design Assistant – Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services
  • Junior Policy Analyst — Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Litigation Records Search and Review Assistant – Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
  • Organizational Effectiveness Analyst – Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Policy Advisor – Legacy Programs Branch; Pan/Parapan Am Secretariat, Government of Ontario
  • Policy Analyst — Culture Division; Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
  • Policy Assistant – Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
  • Program Evaluation Consultant – Saskatchewan Ministry of Advanced Education, Employment and Immigration
  • Project Coordinator — eHealth Ontario
  • Regional Programs Assistant – Trade and Employment; Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation
  • Research Analyst — Infrastructure Policy and Planning Division; Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure
  • Research Analyst — Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration

Municipal government

  • Assistant Environmental Planner — City of Hamilton
  • Co-op Student — Volunteer Resources Team; Health Services, Regional Municipality of Peel
  • Co-op Student – Legislative Services – Town of West Gwillimbury
  • Evaluation Assistant – Health Performance; Regional Municipality of Peel
  • Health Promotion Assistant – Regional Municipality of Peel
  • Junior Research and Policy Analyst — City of Waterloo
  • Policy Intern, Chief Administrator Officer office — Greater City of Sudbury
  • Project Assistant – Policy; York Region
  • Summer Trainee – City of Toronto
  • Strategic Projects Coordinator – Regional Municipality of Peel
  • Student Placement, Recreation — City of Belleville