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Data Analytics Intern (Hybrid)

Posting Date: February 26, 2024
Be a part of Alberta’s transformation to a low carbon economy.
Apply your skills in clean technology and communication and belong to a team of dedicated professionals working on Alberta’s climate priorities.

Who are we?

Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) was established to accelerate the development of innovative technologies that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and secure Alberta’s success in a lower carbon economy. We deliver our mandate by investing revenues from the carbon price paid by large emitters in Alberta into innovative technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase economic competitiveness.

ERA is a key partner of the Government of Alberta in addressing climate innovation priorities, and actively engages with industry and other organizations to identify opportunities to accelerate technology scale up and demonstration where there is an identified market need.

More information about ERA’s mandate, vision, and strategic priorities can be found at

About this Opportunity

ERA is seeking a Data Analytics intern to support ERA’s Portfolio Management team.  Reporting to ERA’s Director, Portfolio Management, this position will identify and implement innovative solutions to manual processes.  This work is integral for operational efficiency of our organization and achieving our mandate to accelerate innovative technologies that reduce GHG emissions in Alberta. 

To be effective in this role the candidate must:

  • Be resourceful – seek innovative solutions to improve efficiency and reduce errors
  • Be curious – seek to understand what the team’s core concerns are
  • Be pragmatic – seek fit-for-purpose solutions that can be implemented by others
  • Have the ability to work efficiently and collaboratively and ask questions when needed. 
  • Be passionate about innovation and emissions reduction technology, and have an interest in directly contributing to the mandate of ERA
  • Be highly organized, possessing strong project coordination, time management, technical communication, and analytical skills
  • Be able to understand complex technical information and synthesize it in layman’s terms in a variety of formats

 About the Position

  • Improve Operational Efficiency:
    • Streamline manual processes by identifying automated solutions that improve efficiency and reduce human error
    • Identify bottlenecks in project execution process that could be better optimized to support funding recipients
  • Improve insights from existing projects
    • Using data analytics, review milestone and project completion reports to identify key themes or information that can be used to make data driven decisions on future funding opportunities

Qualifications and Skills

  • Be in progress of completing a post-secondary degree
  • Must have intermediate knowledge of a coding language (i.e. Python, R).  Beginner knowledge will be considered if candidate can demonstrate willingness to learn and being a self-starter
  • Must demonstrate ability to set and meet deadlines and takes personal accountability for results, including organizing and prioritizing work
  • Understanding of Power BI and/or SharePoint are considered assets
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with team, and demonstrate flexibility to adjust to changing priorities based on organizational need


  • Takes Initiative and is Resourceful in seeking ways to complete work tasks
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with attention to detail that reflects ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks, competing agendas and demands.
  • Proven analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Thrives in both well-defined and ambiguous planning and project cycles. Capable of engaging with team members to define outcomes and achieve results.

Compensation and Location

This is a full-time role from May to August 2024.  The pay range for this position is $19-$23/ hour, dependent on skill set and qualifications.

This role will be located at ERA’s Calgary office.  In recognition of the flexible needs of team members, ERA has adopted a hybrid work policy with a minimum of three days working in the office.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

In addition to the above skills and experience, Emissions Reduction Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce and Board. Applications from all qualified persons are welcome and we encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientations or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas to apply.


To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Emissions Reduction Alberta at no later than close of business on March 15, 2024.