Export Development Canada

Ottawa, Ontario

Student Positions (2017)

Oct 02, 2016
Competitive
Ottawa, Ontario
Student Jobs, Entry Level

Description

Prepare yourself for the next challenge

EDC is Canada's export credit agency, offering innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. EDC's knowledge and partnerships are used by more than 8,400 Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide each year.

Working at EDC means your decisions can affect the bottom line of Canada's exporters; your expertise can guide their strategies and your ideas can shape their plans. Each day brings new challenges, requiring the best of your skills, ideas and innovative thinking. You'll build relationships with some of the brightest and most talented minds in Canada and around the world as you work together to support the success of our clients. Our student development opportunities include work terms and co-op programs – all designed to give your career a head start.

We are actively recruiting students for the Winter, Summer and Fall 2017 term in the fields of commerce, international business, finance, accounting and other disciplines. While the majority of our student positions are finance related, we also offer positions in management information systems, risk management, insurance, computer science, communications, marketing, human resources, economics, sales and environmental sciences. Work terms are typically four or eight months in length and can be counted towards an accredited co-op program with your university.

Qualifications

Our ideal student:

  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program
  • Has previous work term experience related to their field of study
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Motivated self-starter, good organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Enthusiasm to tackle any task, whether menial or complex
  • Knowledge of both official languages is an asset and may be required for certain positions

What can you expect from an EDC work term? Building cross-functional networks of colleagues, identifying and following through on opportunities for improvement and innovation, learning and growing constantly through coaching and mentoring, working in a high-performing, fast-paced and flexible environment facilitated by technologies and access to an in-house fitness center at our Ottawa headquarters.

Apply now!

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline: October 2, 2016 11:59 p.m. EST on www.edc.ca/careers

EDC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require special accommodation.

Candidates must meet the requisite government security screening requirements.

How to Apply