Research and Extension Intern, LUARS, Competition #GEN-23-01, Location: Thunder Bay, ON

Research Positions
Thunder Bay
Agricultural Research Station
Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 22, 2024 - 11:52pm

Research and Extension Intern


Thunder Bay, Ontario

Full-Time, Contract (12 months)

Anticipated Start Date: April 1, 2023


Competition #GEN-23-01



Who is eligible? Unemployed or underemployed youth (under the age of 30) who have graduated with a degree or diploma in agriculture or a related field from a post-secondary institution within the last three years, are legally entitled to work in Canada (Canadian citizens or immigrants or persons with a valid work permit), and have not been previously employed under a FedNor Youth Internship funding agreement, or other federal or provincial internship with pay for a period of six (6) months or more. An MSc may be preferred. The position is for one year from the date of hiring. Candidates must have reliable transportation and a valid Driver’s Licence.


Successful candidates will have knowledge of Laying out experiments and seeding crops, Plot maintenance/crop care including application of fertilizers, plant growth regulators and pesticides, Small plots harvesting, Grain/seed cleaning, Data recording, entry, analysis and compilation of the Annual Research Report, minor purchases and general cleanliness and maintenance of lab and other buildings. 


Salary including benefits: $44,000.00 for one year. Work week will be from Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week. This full-time position is partially funded by FedNor's Northern Ontario Development Program.


Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form

 and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format.




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We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.


Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.


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