Start Date: September 15, 2009
Application Deadline: March 13, 2009
Applications are invited from senior university or college students or graduates in any field relevant to ethics in leadership for an Internship with the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership. A completed or nearly completed Master’s degree will be an asset. Interns work with the Foundation on research, program development and implementation, publications and community outreach.
The Foundation seeks Interns who display a deep understanding of ethics in leadership and public life together with imagination and creativity of thought, demonstrated experience in working with the community, strong organizational skills, superior writing skills and a personal commitment to the Foundation's mission.
The stipend for the nine-month period is $34,100. A professional development allowance of up to $3000 is available for use by the Intern on activities agreed upon by the Intern and the Foundation. In certain circumstances, and by mutual agreement, the Internship period can be extended by up to three months.
Applications must include:
- a brief essay (not more than 1500 words) describing the applicant's interest in and views on ethics in leadership, how this subject is related to his/her academic program and career plans, and what ideas, knowledge and skills the applicant would bring to the work of the Foundation;
- a curriculum vitae; and
- names and contact information for three referees who have been asked to send letters of support directly to the Foundation.
The deadline for receipt of application packages by the Foundation is March 13, 2009. Applications which are not complete by this date will not be considered.
The successful candidate will be notified by May 15, 2009, with the Internship to commence on or about September 15, 2009. The Foundation reserves the right not to make an award in any given year, or to make more than one award, if appropriate.
Please send applications to:
The Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership
Suite 970, 1202 Centre Street S.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 5A5
tel: (403) 244-6666 fax: (403) 244-5596
For further information on the Foundation please contact our office at the above address, or visit our website at www.chumirethicsfoundation.ca
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