Internship 2022

The CDA Institute is currently hiring Research Assistants for Fall internships. 

This is a paid position. 


  • Candidates must be enrolled in a graduate-level university program, or be a recent graduate
  • Strong analytical, writing, and communication skills; 
  • Extensive knowledge of contemporary security and defence issues; 
  • Must have the ability to show initiative and to handle many tasks simultaneously in a dynamic work environment with speed, accuracy, and a positive attitude;  
  • N​umber of hours will be negotiated with the candidates (Minimum: 3 business days a week); 
  • Placements are usually 3-4 months with the possibility of extension. Start time: Late September
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop is an asset;
  • Le bilinguisme sera considéré un important atout à votre candidature.
  • It is possible to work remotely. Preference will be given to Ottawa-based appliacants. 

Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Provide research and programming support; 
  • Write, edit, and prepare reports and briefs; 
  • Monitor the news and governmental initiatives related to Canadian security; 
  • Provide assistance with peer review and proof-reading. 
  • Assistance with the organization of events (roundtables, workshops, conferences, etc.) 

Please submit a CV and cover letter with the subject line “Internship Application” before September 11th, 2022 (23:59 EST)


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