University Recruitment

Application Overview

Before you apply be sure to familiarize yourself with our three application streams to determine which area you are best suited to. All the positions are located in Ottawa.

Recruitment Process

Frequently Asked Questions

Three Streams for New Recruits:

Economist and Policy Analyst Stream

Recent M.A. graduates hired under the Economist and Policy Analyst stream are involved in all aspects of the Department's work. They conduct policy analysis and forecasts, perform research, and provide recommendations on a wide variety of public policy issues. Recruits can choose to specialize in a particular area of the Department of Finance for several years, or can gain experience in a number of different areas of the Department.

Job Poster
Statement of Merit

The application process has been extended to November 6, 2014

Tax Legislation Stream

This stream is aimed at candidates who have training in law, taxation or accounting and who wish to pursue a career as a specialist in income or sales tax. In these positions in the Tax Legislation Division and Sales Tax Division, you will directly participate in analyzing complex income tax or sales tax issues, propose policy changes to senior departmental officials and the Minister of Finance, and draft provisions of the Income Tax Act, Excise Tax Act and related legislation for presentation by the Minister of Finance to Parliament.

Job Poster
Statement of Merit

The application process is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Doctoral Researcher Stream

Recent Ph.D. graduates hired under the Doctoral Researcher stream join a team of researchers conducting theoretical and empirical work on policy-relevant questions. Issues tackled cover a wide variety of microeconomic and macroeconomic areas.

Job Poster
Statement of Merit

The application process is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Other employment opportunities in the Government of Canada are available on the Public Service Commission of Canada's website.

Who we are

A young and diverse team – from all regions of Canada.

What we do

Provide economic and financial advice to the Minister of Finance and the Government of Canada.

What we offer

The opportunity to apply the tax, economic and policy analysis skills developed in school.

Application Overview

Before you apply be sure to familiarize yourself with our three application streams to determine which area you are best suited to. All the positions are located in Ottawa.