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Economic Geologist

Date Posted: 02/04/2023
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Position Type: Full Time Internship / Co-Op

About the Role

Scient Analytics is looking to hire an intern to support market research, and develop new business activity for our natural resources assessment product portfolio. The successful applicant will work in the following three modalities:
Industry Research:
  • Drive primary research for developing and evaluating current technologies for digitizing drilling-core samples
  • Carry out secondary research and interview key stakeholders (service providers, geoscience companies and prospectors)
  • Work closely with team members to understand the competitive landscape, market size and technology trends
Research and Development:
  • Support team to identify, prospect and nurture new opportunities in core imaging
  • Assist with cross-functional business development activities to streamline processes
  • Conduct web research to uncover appropriate contacts, teams, policies and projects based on Scient product portfolio
  • Document all activities and interactions internally
  • Create online content and lead social media platforms to convey research findings to stakeholders
  • Review industry events and create a managed, trackable calendar
  • Review and archive existing presentations on company SharePoint; build and prepare new presentations as necessary
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Enrolled in a post-secondary program in Geology, Environmental Sciences, or relevant fields
  • Experience in economic geology, drilling core logging, and exploration fieldwork industry is an asset
  • Fluency in French, Spanish, or Portuguese is a plus
  • Attention to detail, flexibility, reliability, and the ability to embrace the unexpected
  • Ability to conduct qualitative and quantitative market research to determine business opportunities and strategic direction
  • Ability to analyze, synthesize, and clearly communicate research findings to key stakeholders
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and initiatives at once
  • Self-motivated, strong team player
  • Outgoing, friendly, and positive personality adaptable to a professional environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ideally with a blend of business acumen and technical aptitude
Scient values diversity and inclusiveness. We strongly encourage applications from under-represented communities including Indigenous persons, women, persons with a disability, racialized persons, and LGBTQ+ persons.