Internship Posting

Na beh ste Internship (June 2022- April 2023)

4 positions

Inspired by culture, community, and prosperity, Takla Nation proudly announces “Na beh ste”(sitting in line), a Takla Nation Young Adults Internship Program for a second year. As Takla rapidly grows and develops, we know that young adults are our future. While what we are building is for them, we cannot do it without them. This is why we have created a unique and innovative culturally immersed 11-month internship program- hotz’anah (the Takla way). The internship program aims to provide our young adults with an insight into various aspects of First Nations governance- Noh’ih at’tehn (our work here) and prepare them for a wide range of careers and professional training.

As an intern, you will learn:

  • governance and operations of the Nation and its related entities
  • interdependence and current developments with elected councils and traditional/hereditary leadership of Takla Nation
  • transferrable skills such as collaborative work planning, public speaking, presentation skills, research and report writing, critical thinking
  • career planning and professional development

Some exciting areas you could be working in include:

●        Nation Building and Strategic Planning ●        Youth and Elder Programs
●        Administration and Governance ●        Language and Culture
●        Lands and Stewardship ●        Education and Employment and Training
●        Economic Development ●        Communications and Social Media
●        Public Works, Capital, Housing, and Emergency Services ●        Special Projects

 Wages and Other Benefits

●        $20/hr and a financial bonus after every successful project completion

●        Accommodation and Travel when away from home location

●        Benefits

●        Career Planning and Professional Development

 Eligibility

  • Currently a (registered) Takla member
  • 19-30 years of age (30-35 years of age with particular considerations)
  • Not currently in high school or post-secondary education
  • Need to commit for the entire duration (June 2022- April 2023) of the program
  • Willing and able to work full-time, with some variable hours required
  • Willing and able to work in both Takla Landing and Prince George offices
  • Possessing a Class 7 or Class 5 Drivers license would be considered an asset (or willing to obtain)

To Apply

Please submit the following information by May 23, 2022 to hr@taklafn.ca by 4 pm:

    • what interests you about this internship and what areas or departments do you want to want to work in?
    • what programs do want to see in the future from the Nation and how can we better connect with our young adults?

*Please note that the application has 30% weight, and the interviews have 70% weight in the selection process.*