Export Development Canada

Ottawa, Ontario
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MBA Student, Structured and Project Finance (May-August 2019)

Mar 15, 2019
Ottawa, Ontario
Internship, Co-op

Prepare yourself for the next challenge EDC (www.edc.ca) is Canada's export credit agency, offering information, knowledge and innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. We take on risk so Canadian businesses can take on the world.

When you join our team, you'll be helping Canadian companies bring their vision, passion and innovation to the global marketplace. Your knowledge and expertise will support more than 10,000 Canadian companies and their customers in as many as 200 markets worldwide. You'll work shoulder-to-shoulder with the best and brightest in an inclusive, collaborative environment that fosters professional development and success. And you'll know that you're making a difference every day—for companies, for Canada and for the people you work with.

Year after year, EDC has been recognized as a Top 100 and Top Family-Friendly Employer.

EDC's Structured and Project Finance Team, which is one of the largest in Canada, is a significant player in global project and infrastructure finance. Since its establishment in 1995, EDC's Structured and Project Finance Team has closed over 402 financing transactions globally, accounting for financings in excess of USD31 billion. Project Finance is a specialized field of finance, in which financing decisions are based upon project-specific cash flow and assets. Generally speaking, Project Finance transactions tend to be complex, requiring a longer and steeper learning curve, relative to other forms of finance. Project Finance is used extensively in a variety of industries, including energy, infrastructure, mining, renewables, and telecom. Counterparties to EDC's Project Finance transactions include top-tier international sponsors, exporters, law firms and international Project Finance and investment banks.

The successful candidate will support experienced professionals, on complex international financing transactions, across a variety of industries and will receive practical exposure to financial modeling and sensitivity analysis, credit structuring and due diligence techniques. The student will also conduct research and analysis supporting the development of financial proposals and contribute to on-team projects.


Screening Criteria:

  • Currently enrolled in MBA graduate/Masters degree with a focus on finance or related field
  • Experience in financial services, investment banking or project finance, or in a finance or engineering role within an industry suitable to project financing, such as mining, energy, renewables, and infrastructure

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Financial modeling skills; fluidity with spreadsheet applications
  • Ability to source and manipulate information from financial databases such as Bloomberg or Capital IQ
  • Knowledge of credit and capital markets
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal, presentation) and interpersonal skills


  • Enrolment in the CFA program
  • Ability to communicate in both official languages, as well as other key international trading market languages

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: March 15, 2019, 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.

Number of Openings: 1

Primary Location: Canada-Ottawa

Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Student/Co-op