The Department of Finance Canada has launched its annual Economist and Policy Analyst University Recruitment campaign for 2023-2024.
As one Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2023 we are looking for talented, creative and motivated individuals to contribute to the analysis and design of economic and social policies that will improve the quality of life of Canadians, their families and their communities.
All university students that are able to successfully complete their Master’s degree in economics, public policy/administration, finance, international studies or their Law degree by December 31, 2024 are invited to apply to the Economist and Policy Analyst stream that is at the heart of advancing the Department of Finance’s mandate.
Opportunities at the Department of Finance Canada
By providing expert policy analysis and advice to the Minister of Finance and Government of Canada, the Department is at the forefront in supporting the development and implementation of strong and sustainable economic, fiscal, tax, social, security, international and financial sector policies and programs.
Our eight policy branches provide unparalleled opportunities for professional development and hands-on experience in shaping public policy in Canada.
As a recruit, you will have unparalleled opportunities to work on challenging issues and influence important public policy decisions, including:
- Economic and fiscal forecasting;
- The federal budget;
- G20, G7 and other international meetings;
- Federal health and social transfers to the provinces and territories;
- Personal income, business income and excise tax policy;
- Social programs like the Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security and Employment Insurance;
- Banking and financial sector regulation.
We believe that diverse backgrounds, perspectives and approaches are essential to the development of the best public policies. As such, we encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, women, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.
How Students Can Apply
Individuals are invited to apply to the Economist and Policy Analyst stream through the Economist and Policy Analyst – Post-Secondary Recruitment (cfp-psc.gc.ca) link.
For more information on our Department
For information on our workplace, job descriptions, frequently asked questions, recent recruit testimonials and employee benefits, please visit our website at: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/campaigns/university-recruitment.html.
Join us at one of the Department of Finance Canada’s virtual drop-in Information Sessions (Microsoft Teams meeting link embedded in the hyperlinks):
- October 25, 2023 12:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) – French: Join on your computer, mobile app or room device – Click here to join the meeting