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Strategy and Consulting Intern (Co-op Student)

Richmond, BC
Full Time
2 days ago

We're looking for a Strategy and Consulting Intern (Co-op Student) to work in the Office of Strategy Management (OSM) Department to assist in supporting our executive leadership team, president and CEO by providing assurance through ensuring alignment with WorkSafeBC's strategies, business plans and policies to our strategic plan.

If you are interested in applying your talents and knowledge and gaining valuable experience to support worker health and safety, we want to hear from you. This is a four-month temporary opportunity starting September 2023.

How you'll make a difference: You'll apply what you've learned in your post-secondary program to benefit workers and employers across B.C.

Where you'll work

At WorkSafeBC, we offer a hybrid work model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position.

In this role, you'll work primarily from your B.C. home and be on-site in our Richmond office at a minimum of once per month or based on operational needs.

What you'll do
  • Draft communications such as memos, summaries, and presentations for distribution to our executive team
  • Facilitate planning meetings
  • Support the monitoring and reporting of strategic initiatives by creating documentation, tools and templates on key metrics for the executive team and Board of Directors
  • Engage and participate in projects requested by the Executive Office such as impact assessments, project management, change management and process mapping
  • Collaborate with partners to continue and support the OSM mandate to provide assurance and alignment of initiatives to strategic priorities

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Effectively organize information and monitor progress of work tasks
  • Utilize analytical skills to review data or research and translate into summaries for an executive audience
  • Communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally
  • Create something (ie. presentation, image, infographic) that conveys a clear and concise message from little or an abundance of information and sources
  • Synthesize data into easy to understand information appropriate for a senior leadership audience
  • Demonstrate initiative, self-motivation and an ability to work with limited supervision
  • Quickly adapt to shifting priorities and changing deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Learn more: Hear from past co-op students on what it's like to work here.

Your background and experience:
  • Currently enrolled in a graduate degree program
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office software suite, particularly PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experience in using Power BI or PowerApps is an asset
  • Previous co-op or relevant work experience in an office environment is required

Important to know

Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:
  • Confirm you're legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Confirm you're a registered student at a post-secondary institution and participating in a work integrated learning program with your studies

WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy (the "Policy") is suspended effective January 9, 2023, however we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.

Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.

Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.

Learn more: Discover who we are .

Want to apply?
  • A cover letter, resume and transcript are required.
  • Submit all documents in one file (either Word or PDF files).
  • We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.