Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining Grand Challenges Canada. Grand Challenges Canada is hosted at the Sandra Rotman Centre at the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada.

2020 Summer Student Program


Gain meaningful, hands-on experience in the diverse, interdisciplinary field of global health through Grand Challenges Canada’s Summer Student program.

Each summer, Grand Challenges Canada welcomes passionate and driven students from a variety of disciplines to work as part of our team, through the Summer Student Program. Summer students will work in and across the following areas within Grand Challenges Canada, based on their interests and experience:

  • Communications and Design
  • Humanitarian
  • Indigenous
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) Programs

Important Dates

  • Application deadline: January 24, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. ET.
  • Successful applicants notified: March to April 2020
  • Summer Student Program starts: May 4, 2020
  • Summer Student Program ends: August 28, 2020

Administrative Coordinator, Indigenous Innovation Initiative

Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) is seeking an Administrative Coordinator for the Indigenous Innovation Initiative. The Indigenous Innovation Initiative is a platform to support Indigenous innovation and entrepreneurship across Canada. Its goal is to empower Indigenous innovators to identify and solve their own challenges, transform lives and drive inclusive growth through innovation. The Administrative Coordinator will support this team by drawing on exceptional administrative and organizational skills.

Apply by: January 30, 2020

Senior Financial Analyst – Corporate

Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst – Corporate to play an integral part of the Corporate Finance team, providing financial services to all areas of Grand Challenges Canada (GCC). The responsibilities of the SFA include accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, cash management, financial policies development, and maintaining internal controls and procedures designed to ensure compliance with funding agreements and applicable laws and regulations.

Apply by: February 6, 2020

Finance Partner

Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) is seeking a Finance Partner to play an integral part of the Finance – Programs Team, overseeing a portfolio of programs/initiatives at Grand Challenges Canada. Working closely with the Programs and Investment teams, the Finance Partner provides financial services during pre-award and post-award to innovators.