Winter 2020 Projects

1. City of Montreal

Context

The City of Montreal wishes to better understand how civic centres and other forms of community venues/spaces contribute to citizen’s wellbeing. This analysis includes a portrait of the city and borough’s community venues and facilities and will be included in a strategic plan for the City.

Internship objectives

  • Conduct an analysis on the value of community venues/space in terms of their contribution to citizen’s quality of life
  • Contribute to the elaboration of a portrait of Montreal’s city’s community venues

Main activities

  • Review the literature on this topic and produce a synthesis
  • Contribute to the team’s data collection process:
  • Develop interviews grids / or questionnaire adapted to various stakeholders
  • Conduct interviews (number to be determined) and / or administer the data collection (questionnaire) in a borough
  • Compile and analyse the results
  • Produce a preliminary report

Deliverables

  • Synthesis of literature’s review
  • Interview grid and questionnaire
  • Compilation and analysis of results
  • Preliminary report

Required Skills and Interests

  • Must understand French (high level) and communicate in French (general level)
  • Interest in municipal affairs and urban planning
  • Relational and collaborative work capacity
  • Data collection and processing capability
  • Autonomy

2. Montreal Regional Department of Public Health

Context

The Montreal Regional Department of Public Health (DRSP) wishes to strengthen its influence by identifying its bilateral and multilateral partnerships with the City of Montreal. This analysis will improve the DRSP's capacity in interventions to be deployed in relation to the priorities of the 2016-2021 Regional Public Health Plan, 2017-2021 Strategic Planning and emerging issues.

Internship objectives

  • Identify bilateral and multilateral partnerships with the municipal sector (review of local and regional interactions)
  • Conduct an analysis of these partnerships

Main activities

  • Plan and carry out information gathering
    • Review the literature
    • Develop interview grids and / or questionnaire
    • Conduct interviews (number to be determined) and / or administer the data collection (questionnaire)
  • Data processing
    • Compile the results
    • Workshop on partnerships
    • Prepare a workshop with members of the PRSP with links to the municipal environment
  • Produce a final report

Deliverables

  • Interview grid and questionnaire
  • Compilation and analysis of results
  • Preparation and participation in the animation of a workshop expected

Required Skills and Interests

  • Interest in political analysis
  • Relational and collaborative work capacity
  • Data collection and processing capability
  • Organizational capacity
  • Autonomy
  • Good working knowledge of French (written and spoken)
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