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Summer Student - Data Entry/Administrative Support

The Society of United Professionals, International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers Local 160, has a short-term opportunity for up to two summer students. These positions will work 35 hours per week, working from our office in Toronto, Ontario. The nature of the position will prevent remote work. The position will begin early in May and conclude by the end of August, 2024.


  • The primary purpose of the position is the review, sorting and preparation of documents for digitization, scanning documents, and digitally storing the documents according to defined criteria.
  • The positions will also assist with backup for vacations of administrative staff. This will include reception backup, setup and cleanup for meetings, assisting with mailings and similar duties.



  • All applicants must be a fulltime student at present and enrolled in a post-secondary education program in the next school year.
  • Coursework and/or experience in data management, document handling or administrative studies would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated analytical ability to identify the type of information in documents, and to apply established criteria to make choices when processing documents (or related analytical ability which may be applied to this type of work).
  • Exposure to governing or legal (or related complex) documents strongly preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat is essential.
  • Experience using standard office equipment and comfort with computing technology including printers and especially scanners is essential.
  • Occasional lifting of storage boxes of documents is required (up to 15 pounds).
  • Exposure to the labour movement an asset.


  • Wage: $26.40/hour.
  • The position reports to the Supervisor of Administrative Services.
  • This position is unionized and the successful applicant will be a member of the Society Staff Union.



The Society of United Professionals is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
  • Members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • Persons with visible and/or invisible disabilities;
  • Persons who identify as women; and
  • Persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

Please apply no later than Sunday, March 24, 2024 with cover letter and resume. Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.
Please submit applications by email to [email protected].