Federal Government Initiative


The Federal Government offers a diverse array of positions across Canada that require varying levels of experience, perfect for mid-career students. These positions can be found on the GC Job board and can be filtered based on position, location, salary, and more.

The Federal Government Ambassador is your on-campus and virtual link to employment within the Government of Canada. They are here to provide you with the application support, general information about hiring initiatives, and more.

Meet the Ambassador

Sarah Atkinson represents the Government of Canada as the Federal Ambassador to Royal Roads University. As a liaison between the Royal Roads community and the Federal Government, Sarah:

  • Connects students to various Federal employment opportunities;
  • Supports and guides students in Federal government application processes;
  • Shares information regarding Federal employment funds and grants; and
  • Provides general information about working in the Federal Public Service.

Her previous experience working for Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa (South America division and Asia-Pacific branch) and abroad (the Embassy of Canada to China in Beijing) make her an excellent resource for students interested in unique opportunities in the Federal Public Service.

Students can schedule meetings for personalized support and assistance through all steps of the Federal recruitment process—from applying and resources to resumé building and interviewing.

Contact Sarah to learn more about the fulfilling and rewarding careers that the Government of Canada has to offer.