McMillan Vantage Policy Group offers seamless government relations and communications counsel – a full public affairs suite of services. McMillan Vantage is the only public affairs firm anchored in a national corporate law firm, McMillan LLP. Growing rapidly, McMillan Vantage has earned a reputation for advancing clients’ priorities and reducing their exposure to political, regulatory and reputational risk. Our vision is to become the firm of choice for clients requiring government relations, strategic communications, public policy, advocacy, corporate purpose and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) advisory services.
The Vantage Government Relations Summer Intern is a full-time contract role from May 3 through to end of August. It is ideal for a student entering their final year of a program in political science, government relations or public policy or economics or a student seeking an internship to complete one of these programs. Students without the above academic background will be active in their community and/or have been involved in campaigns or political process at the federal or provincial level of government.
The Vantage Government Relations student / intern is a highly-organized team player with the ability to work effectively on several projects at one time. They are expected to take initiative, demonstrate sound judgement, produce excellent work and ask for help as needed.
This role will give you the opportunity to learn from some of Canada’s most established public affairs professionals, and to better understand Canada’s public policy process from a private sector vantage-point.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
This is a full-time role (40 hours/week). It is expected that the work will be done remotely; a laptop will be provided.
Candidates should possess the following competencies:
Ability to speak, read and write in French is preferred but not required.
McMillan Vantage is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all firm members.
McMillan Vantage is committed to providing accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email us or contact us at 1.888.622.4624 to submit your accommodation request.