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Arctic Bay, Arviat, Baker Lake, Cambridge Bay, Cape Dorset, Chesterfield Inlet, Clyde River, Coral Harbour, Gjoa Haven, Grise Fiord, Hall Beach, Igloolik, Iqaluit, Kimmirut, Kugaaruk, Kugluktuk, Naujaat, Ottawa, Ontario, Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Qikiqtarjuaq, Rankin Inlet, Resolute Bay, Sanikiluaq, Taloyoak, Whale Cove, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Type of employment: 
Closing Date: 
Open until filled


Become a summer student!

The GN proudly hosts the Summer Student Employment Equity Program each year in an effort to encourage continuous learning and to foster youth development. The SSEEP is an opportunity for you, as a Nunavummiut student, to gain meaningful work experience and get on-the-job training with the Nunavut Public Service.


Students* currently enrolled in a post-secondary program

Students* in grade 10 or above

Students* who have attended a post-secondary program or recognized apprenticeship trade school one year before the student application deadline

Note: *Student is a Nunavut Inuit or meets the definition of a Nunavut Student


Fill out the application form and include:

  • Your resume

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  • Proof of enrollment

i.e. acceptance letter, transcript, letter from the registrar

  • Proof of residency

i.e. Nunavut Health Care card, drivers’ license

Your preferred start date

A reference and/or criminal record check may be required and is an asset


Application for Summer Student Employment

Government of Nunavut Summer Student Employment Equity Program Information 

Summer Student Employment Equity Program Flyer - Iqaluit

Summer Student Employment Equity Program Flyer -  Kitikmeot

Summer Student Employment Equity Program Flyer - Kivalliq

Summer Student Employment Equity Program Flyer - Qikiqtaaluk

Please send applications or any further inquiries to the contacts below depending on your region:

Recruiting and Staffing Division
Department of Finance
Tel: (867) 975-6222
Fax: (867) 975-6220
Email: /

Qikiqtaaluk Region
Tel: (867) 934-2025
Fax: 867-934-2027
Toll Free: 1-800-682-9033

Kivalliq Region
Tanya Tungilik
Human Resources Assistant
Tel: (867) 645-8065
Fax: 867-645-8097
Toll Free: 1-800-933-3072
Email: or

Kitikmeot Region
Human Resources Consultant
Tel: (867) 983-4058
Fax: 867-983-4061
Toll Free: 1-866-667-6624


Send application or any further inquiries to:

Alex Cook
Human Resources Generalist
Tel: (867) 979-7593
Fax: (867) 979-0368
Toll Free: (866) 710-4200
Email: or  

Application for Summer Student Employment - QEC
Summer Student Employment Equity Program Flyer - QEC

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.