Experience North 2020 Students
"This summer has given me the chance to hone my abilities as a researcher, writer, interviewer, and Excel spreadsheet-maker. It feels like I’ve been granted an all-access backstage pass to the region I grew up in, and I can’t believe how much I’ve learned. "
– Mateo Orrantia (Marathon)
"This summer placement has allowed me to spend my weekdays learning about the regions of Northern Ontario and my weekends out exploring them – I couldn’t ask for anything more. "
– Abby Shillinglaw (Temiskaming Shores)
"I would recommend the Experience North program to anyone who has an interest in community-level development, research and data analysis in Northern Ontario. "
– Mercedes Labelle (North Bay)
"Coming back a second year did not feel like coming back to the same job because NPI has so many different projects and skills needed to complete them that every experience/task feels brand new! "
– Maia Kvas (Timmins)
"I was excited to be able to take what I learned in school and apply it to this role. Through working as a Communications Officer, I was able to gain professional experience related to my field. "
– Christina Fera (Sault Ste. Marie)
"Thanks to Northern Policy Institute, I have been given the opportunity to be immersed in the realm of public policy and debate and continue expanding my knowledge in the field of communications. "
– Andrew Jalak (Sault Ste. Marie)
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