Business Intelligence & Analytics Intern Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

Intern, Business Intelligence & Analytics – Toronto, Ontario

Job Posting #857539
Position: Intern, Business Intelligence & Analytics
Site: Hydro Building – 700 University Ave
Department: Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
Reports to: Director, PMCF – Technology
Status: Temporary Full Time (4, 8, or 12 months)

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Do you want to be on a dynamic team that will Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime?  We are seeking a Business Intelligence & Analytics Intern who is ready to work in a fast-paced environment and is passionately inspired to utilize their data and analytics skills to help us deliver on our mission.  The newly established analytics function’s core purpose is to deliver the right insights, to the right people, at the right time, that informs decision making to drive value – and we want you to help us.

This is not just about the role itself, but is equally about the opportunity for impact. This role presents a unique opportunity to join one of the top fundraising teams in Canada as we advance on our vision (which will be your vision): To Conquer Cancer in Our Lifetime.

About The Organization – The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (The PMCF) is one of the world’s leading cancer charities. Our vision is to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime. The PMCF raises funds for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, to deliver future care now. For more than a decade, The PMCF has been on an aggressive growth trajectory. In 2019, we raised over $108 million, and for our fiscal year 2020, we are on track to raise even more. 

Setting daring and audacious goals is a mindset that is driven by PMCF’s culture and passion to perform. We have pioneered many successful fundraising programs, including our world-leading Princess Margaret Home Lottery, and some of the world’s largest cancer fundraising events, including:

  • The Weekend to Conquer Cancer
  • Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer
  • Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer

The PMCF has a strong track record of securing and stewarding major and estate gifts. We engage our supporters through annual campaigns, leadership and tribute giving, and more than 100 community events and ethnocultural programs. 

Through our diverse and complementary portfolio of fundraising events, we attract over 300,000 gifts, 250,000 unique lottery purchasers, and 15,000 event participants and volunteers each year. And we engage with hundreds of corporate partners and their employees. 

The PMCF has a distinguished board that engages in fundraising, and provides governance and support through a number of very active committees. Princess Margaret is a proud member of University Health Network, Canada’s largest research hospital network, which also includes Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto Rehab Institute and The Michener Institute for Education. The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is relentless in its pursuit to fulfill its vision to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime.

The PMCF is pursuing a bold and ambitious agenda. If you have a passion for our cause, are a team player with a can-do attitude, have the right skills, and you would like to be part of the team that’s making the impossible possible—we would like to hear from you. 

Job Summary

The Business Intelligence & Analytics Intern role, reporting to the Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics, will be a key member of the team, supporting the Foundation-wide data governance, analytics, and reporting services. In this role, under the guidance of the Director, the individual will seek to understand the informational needs of each business area and the organization as a whole, and will work with the team to deliver the multi-year analytics roadmap focused on data quality, list management, analysis, modeling, and reporting. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is a proactive and resourceful problem solver, with a natural analytical way of thinking, who will see this position as a great opportunity to drive improvements in business performance as a result of being a data driven organization.


  • Under the guidance of the Director, work with key business stakeholders within the fundraising and marketing teams, and across the whole organization, to encourage the use of data and reporting to improve decision making; help partner with leaders to discover and articulate analytical needs; define business intelligence opportunities which synthesize the data that is available into meaningful insights, driving tangible business results for the whole organization.
  • Support the Foundation’s data quality initiative by partnering with data engineering and business partners to maintain the integrity of our master data which is critical to ensure reliable analysis.
  • Assist in implementing effective list managements practices: optimizing the build processes, tracking lists usage, reporting on list results, and recommending improvements on subsequent iterations.
  • Support the Director in analyzing data and building models, and delivering actionable recommendations to teams.
  • Assist in building a dashboard of key performance metrics across each of our businesses.

Technical Skills & Capabilities

  • Possesses experience (in or out of classroom setting) with analytics tools and technologies – we currently only use Excel, but are eager to begin leveraging SAS, SPSS, Python, and/or R.
  • Experience using, or desire to learn, data visualization technologies – we currently use Power BI, but are open to exploring QLIK and Tableau.
  • Experience (in or out of classroom) analyzing qualitative and quantitative data and delivering research in a timely fashion.
  • Detail oriented, extremely well organized, and able to manage time and multi-task to accomplish a multitude of tasks, with conflicting priorities and timelines
  • Exceptionally strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of fundraising and philanthropic organizations and their business process models considered an asset.

Leadership & Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to partner with clients in a professional and courteous manner, and to develop and leverage professional working relationships.
  • Highly inquisitive, and comfortable working with ambiguity.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to multi-task under a highly demanding & continuously changing environment.
  • Ability to work both independently, as well as to play a key role on the team.

Experience & Education

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student, preferably in mathematics, statistical methods, data science, engineering, or related field.
  • Enrolled in a co-op program considered an asset.
  • Ability to work for 8 or 12-month contract considered an asset.
  • Experience with analysis, data management, or a related field.
  • Previous business consulting experience an asset.
  • Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, SQL, and Power BI considered an asset.

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line.  You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter.  You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions. 

Posting date: April 29, 2020 Closing date: Until Filled 

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply. 

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted. 

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Queen’s Technology and Media Association Hiring Computing Students

Do you dream of wearing jeans to work? Have you binge-watched all five seasons of Silicon Valley? If you answered yes to any of the above, then you could be a great fit for QTMA! Queen’s Technology & Media Association (QTMA) is Canada’s premier undergraduate product development club whose aim is threefold: provide students with the resources needed to build the next generation of software products, bridge the gap between Queen’s and the broader tech community, and enable members to enhance their technical and business skillsets through collaborative projects.

Next year, QTMA will be structured as a year-long product development program. Over the course of the year, four teams will compete to produce the best overall product. Each team will be comprised of (1) PM, (3) Developers, (2-3) Business Development Analysts, and (1) Frosh Representative. Teams will ideate in the summer, aim to have a minimum viable product by November, and continue to market and build the product until Demo Day in March, where they will be presenting their products to a panelist of judges from various business and technology firms.

To join the team, and a network of like-minded individuals at firms like Uber, Google, Shopify, McKinsey, Instagram etc., please complete the following by March 15th at 11:59pm EST at the ComSoc Portal.

We are hiring current 1st – 3rd year students across ALL faculties for the following positions:

External positions:

  • Director of Sponsorship:(2)
  • Director of Internal Affairs (1)
  • Director of Marketing (1)
  • Senior Advisor (2)

Product Team positions:

  • Product Manager (4)
  • Developer and Senior Developer (12)
  • Business Development Analyst and Senior Business Development Analyst (12)
  • UI/UX Designer (4)

Details of each role can be found on the ComSoc Portal.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Software Developer / Coding Consultant – Queen’s University

The Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design Group (SMSD) at Queen’s is seeking multiple experienced software developers to assist MASc and PhD students implement research into standalone software packages using various programming languages.

Full job post (PDF)

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Full Stack Developer (Mobile) and Solution Architect (Digital) – IBM

IBM Canada is looking for

See the links above for more and how to apply.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity at Queen’s University

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships – Computational Biology & Biophysics

Postdoctoral positions in computational biology and biophysics are available in the Panchenko Laboratory at Queen’s University in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Department of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences, and School of Computing (the laboratory is moving from the National Institutes of Health, USA in July 2019). The Panchenko Laboratory studies causes of cancer progression to find factors contributing to cancer mutation occurrence in DNA and to discover molecular mechanisms of how cancer mutations affect proteins, interaction networks, and dynamic behavior of chromatin. The applicants should hold a PhD degree and have experience in bioinformatics, machine learning and/or molecular modeling, molecular dynamics simulations.

The initial appointment will be for one year, with possibility of renewal. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Please send Curriculum Vitae and the names of three references to Dr. Anna Panchenko (anna.panch2014[at]

Queen’s University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.

Posted: April 29, 2019

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University of Calgary is Recruiting Postdoctoral Fellows

University of Calgary’s Department of Computer Science  is currently accepting applications for 2  postdoctoral scholar positions.

Interested applicants can learn more information in the following documents:

Postdoctoral Scholar Position: Cryptography & Information Security

Postdoctoral Scholar Position: Network Security

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Cyber Security Analyst, Security Systems Administrator – Specialisterne Canada

Specialisterne Canada is recruiting!

Specialisterne Canada specializes in working with businesses to hire people on the autism spectrum, or who face similar barriers to employment. Presently, Specialisterne Canada is working with employers looking to hire people with an interest or knowledge in the field of cybersecurity.

Specialisterne Canada provides recruitment, staffing solutions and management support to businesses interested in employing the skills and talents of neurodiverse people. A different perspective or an alternative communication style can be a great asset to any employer, yet because of standard recruitment processes and management practices, many people face systematic barriers to accessing and maintaining employment. Our process is designed to avoid these barriers.

There is high demand for cybersecurity roles in Canada. Specialisterne is currently recruiting for roles with more than one employer in the Greater Toronto Area, as well as in other locations in Ontario or other provinces. Descriptions of the roles are provided here.

To apply and for more information on our recruitment process visit our website at

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, meaning that there at this stage is no set deadline to apply and that Specialisterne will respond to applicants as the applications come in.

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UI Software Developer – Integrated Engineering Software

Integrated Engineering Software provides state of the art software tools for electromagnetic, thermal and particle beam simulation. These tools are used in many of the world’s largest labs and companies. Some examples of the diverse applications ofthe software include design of motors, high voltage equipment, antennas, mass spectrometers, ion implanters, induction heaters and electron microscopes.

Integrated seeks someone to join our Software Development team. This position involves development of software products in general. In particular, UISD will develop a variety of User Interfaces for IES programs, and improve the company’s Web site. This is a software development position and includes Graphical User Interface development/programming as well as maintenance of corporate web presence.

Must-have skills: C++ (5 years), knowledge ofMFC, STL, COM, OOP/000, design patterns. TFS (Team Foundation Server), Windows and Linux knowledge.
Web design/programming: maintain and improve the company’s web site (PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, CSS).
Graphic design, Photoshop/Photoshop Elements or equivalent program.
Optional skills: OpenGL, document creation, MS Word, RoboHELP,
Good-to-have skills: HPC programming, Machine Learning.

Members of the team normally hold a graduate degree in a variety of disciplines, but baccalaureate degrees may be considered. The successful candidate must be an energetic, self-motived individual with excellent interpersonal skills and strong written and spoken English. You will be interacting with other members of the team, but also with technical support, sales/marketing people and end users.

This position is based from our Head Office in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The position may involve some travel, mostly within North America.

Application Deadline: July 31, 2017
Please forward your resume to:
Or mail to: Attn: Personnel Department
Integrated Engineering Software
220-1821 Wellington Avenue
Winnipeg. MB RJH OG4

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Web Developer – TestMsg

My name is Calin Ranger. I am a young entrepreneur in Sudbury who is the creator of TestMsg, a new tech startup. My service is a website to help students study without having to take lots of time out of their lives. I’ve reached the development stage of TestMsg and my knowledge of development is not at a level that would allow me to finish the website in time to reach my goals.

I’m looking for a web-developer, student or alumni of the computer science program. I’ll consider anyone who can prove to be a good developer. I’m willing to work with an individual or a team.

I need a dedicated developer/team that will help me get this service on the web as fast as possible. User experience is a top priority. For this reason, the service should be easy to use. I expect whoever I work with to take the design which I had professionally done and replicate it onto a website.

If you are interested please contact me and send me your resume. We can talk about the details such as payment, time period and position title. Everything is up for discussion. There is no need to travel for this job. Everything can be done remotely.

Calin R.

Contact Information:
Cell: (705) 207-9795

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SoC Design Engineer – Intel of Canada, Ltd.

Intel of Canada, Ltd. – Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group

Job Title: SoC Design Engineer
Team: ASIC Design/Verification

As a digital logic design and verification engineer, you will be part of the Systems Engineering team in the Intel’s NVM Solutions Group NSG which is developing Solid State Drive SSD controller ASICs. In this position, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to, micro-architecture, writing block-level specifications, logic design, functional verification, synthesis, static timing analysis STA and support of post-silicon validation.

Minimum Requirements:
– Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related discipline.
– Knowledge and some experience in the following areas * Digital logic design and/or verification * Hardware description language VHDL or Verilog* and/or System Verilog* * High-level verification language System Verilog* preferred * Logic simulation tools such as Modelsim and VCS

Additional desirable qualifications include:
– Synthesis and Static Timing Analysis STA with Design Compiler and Primetime – Random constrained, coverage driven verification
– Industry standard verification methodologies like OVM, VMM, eRM and UVM UVM preferred
– Object Oriented Analysis and Design
– Embedded Firmware
– Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills
– Motivated, self-directed and able to work effectively both independently and in a team
– Good planning skills

How to apply:

Email applications to with a subject line as follows:

Subject Line: [University][Academic Year & Discipline][Team Interested] Full Name

Subject Line Examples:
• [UofA][4th Year Computer Engineering][ASIC Verification] John Doe
• [UBC][Masters Electrical Engineering][Hardware] Jane Doe

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