ORGANIZATION: Pathways to Education Canada
POSITION: Junior Data Analyst (Intern)
REPORTING TO: Director, Business Intelligence
LOCATION: Toronto, ON or Montreal, QC (Hybrid workplace)
START DATE: September 2022
RATE OF PAY: $18/hour
JOB TYPE: Six-month contract, 37.5 hours per week

Junior Data Analyst (Intern), Pathways to Education Canada
We’re looking for someone who can change the paradigm for Canadian youth living in poverty. Someone who enjoys building partnerships, making an impact, and working with energetic, high-performing teams. Is that you?

Pathways to Education is a national, charitable organization breaking the cycle of poverty through education. Its award-winning program is creating positive social change by supporting youth living in low-income communities to overcome barriers to education, graduate from high school, and build the foundation for a successful future. Through the collective power of partnerships, Pathways to Education’s innovative program is preparing youth for tomorrow.

The Opportunity
Pathways to Education Canada is seeking a Junior Data Analyst (Intern) to join our Business Intelligence (BI) team for a six-month contract starting in September 2022. This role is exclusively for alumni of the Pathways Program.

As a member of the BI team within the Finance and Operations department, you will help the organization execute its data strategy and implement sophisticated analytical solutions while setting the stage for sustainable growth and enhanced impact. Your work will contribute to a culture of enhanced data value for Pathways Canada, streamline business processes, and support the development of data-driven insights to enable strategic decision-making in a way that is governed, sustainable, and scalable.

As the successful candidate, you are passionate about data and understand the mechanics of how to access, move, and manipulate data. You also understand the importance of data, why it exists, and how it can be leveraged by organizations to empower their analytics. You have strong technical skills and a customer service focus to support non-technical business users in understanding the root of their requirements and developing BI solutions that fully meet their needs. You bring exceptional problem-solving skills and want to make an impact in a small team in support of young people across Canada.

What You’ll Do

  • Assist with statistical analysis and predictive modelling to support business units in overcoming data analysis challenges.
  • Utilize predictive modelling software such as Python and R to produce transparent and reproducible analyses.
  • Run data profiling reports on a specified cadence to provide requisite quality metrics for critical datasets.
  • Perform data cleaning and consolidation as required.
  • Work with BI developers to ensure data timeliness and accuracy.
  • Build reports and dashboards in Power BI for various teams, providing intuitive visualization on business performance and insights.
  • Ensure new stakeholders understand how to utilize reporting data models and dashboards.
  • Support Senior members of the BI team in business requirements gathering.

What You Bring

  • Post-secondary education or training in business, engineering, computer science, or mathematics.
  • Understanding of data structures and schemas.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and Power BI.
  • Knowledge of R, Python, SQL, and DAX scripting
  • Strong commitment to learning.
  • Excellent communication skills.

What We Offer

  • An exciting opportunity to be part of the Pathways community with a new lens and in a new role.
  • A collaborative work environment with a culture of innovation.
  • Opportunities for learning and professional development.
  • Health benefits package.


To confidentially explore this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume with the subject line ‘Junior Data Analyst (Intern)’ to  [email protected]. In your cover letter, please indicate your Pathways Program location and high school graduation year. Applications will be accepted until 5pm ET on August 14, 2022. Pathways Canada thanks all applicants for their interest. Due to volume, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Pathways to Education Canada is committed to fostering a diverse work environment that is inclusive of different races, ethnic origin, citizenship, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, ages, family status, disability status, and intersectional identities. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply and advise us of any accommodations or supports needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Pathways is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its staff, visitors, and community partners. Accordingly, to be considered for employment with Pathways, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in accordance with provincial guidelines, and provide proof of such vaccination at any time during the recruitment process as required by Pathways, subject to accommodations necessary pursuant to the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, the Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Pathways will comply with all applicable privacy legislation.