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Arctic Bay, Arviat, Baker Lake, Cambridge Bay, Cape Dorset, Chesterfield Inlet, Clyde River, Coral Harbour, Gjoa Haven, Grise Fiord, Hall Beach, Igloolik, Iqaluit, Kimmirut, Kugaaruk, Kugluktuk, Naujaat, Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Qikiqtarjuaq, Rankin Inlet, Resolute Bay, Sanikiluaq, Taloyoak, Whale Cove
Reference number: 
SSEEP 2018
Closing Date: 
06 July 2018

This employment opportunity is open to all eligible Nunavut students.

Opportunities are available in all departments and agencies.

Attention Nunavut Students – Did you know that every year, summer students are hired by the Government of Nunavut through its Summer Student Employment Equity Program (SSEEP)? The SSEEP not only encourages continuous learning and fosters development, it is also an opportunity for Nunavummiut students to gain meaningful work experience and get on-the-job training in the public service. Come Join us, put your skills to good use and gain valuable work experience!

Between April 6 and September 30 each year, summer students will be hired and compensated according to the provisions of the SSEEP. The application deadline for students is July 6, 2018.


Nunavut Students who have:

  • Enrolled/accepted in a post-secondary program with a designated college, university or institute for the previous or following term/semester.
  • Completed a minimum of grade10 will be eligible for this program and must be in attendance in a full-time high-school program for the current year.
  • Graduated from high school or a post-secondary program in the current year.


Fill out the electronic application form and attach: 

  • your resumé
  • proof of enrollment (for example: acceptance letter, transcript, letter from the registrar)
  • proof of residency (for example: Nunavut Health Care card, Nunavut driver’s licence.

To access the electronic application form and to obtain more information about our program, visit our website:

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

If you are interested, please submit your application and related documents to the regional office below. Applications submitted electronically will automatically upload the correct regional email address. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.


Summer Student Coordinator                                                      

Tel: 867-975-6222                                                 

Toll free: 1-888-668-9993                                     

Fax: 867-975-6220                                                



Kivalliq Region

Summer Student Coordinator

Tel: 867-645-8065

Toll free: 1-800-933-3072

Fax: 867-645-8097



Qikiqtaaluk Region                                                  

Summer Student Coordinator                                                       

Tel: 867-934-2025                                                 

Toll free: 1-800-682-9033                                     

Fax: 867-934-2027                                                 



Kitikmeot Region

Summer Student Coordinator

Tel: 867-983-4058

Toll free: 1-866-667-6624

Fax: 867-983-4041



Qulliq Energy Corporation (separate application form)

All regions:

Toll free: 1-866-710-4200                                           Email:

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.