Export Development Canada

Ottawa, Ontario

New Grad Opportunities - Starting January - May 2022

Jan 28, 2022
Ottawa, Ontario

Prepare yourself for the next challenge

EDC 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 25,000 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 one of Canada’s Top 100, Top Family-Friendly, Best Diversity and Greenest Employer.

New Grad Opportunities

Our new grad development opportunities are designed to give your career a head start after graduation. The program is intended to provide recent graduates with valuable work experience while also building EDC’s talent pipeline. These opportunities will allow you to gain exposure to EDC’s various lines of business, diversify your skill set, network with experienced professionals, get involved and make an impact, and receive coaching and mentorship before taking the next step in your career. 

Work terms are all full-time contracts and are typically six, to eight months in length. Contracts that are six months or longer, will be eligible for EDC contract benefits. 

This program is open to early career professionals who have graduated within the past year. We intend to use this pool to fill all opportunities from January through May.
We are looking for passionate individuals interested in building their careers in the following fields: 

  • International Business
  • Finance 
  • Accounting
  • Internal Audit
  • Insurance
  • Technology
  • Risk Management 
  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Business Governance
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Human Resources
  • Environmental and Sustainable Business

Our ideal candidate:

  • Recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program (eligible for up to one year after your graduation date)
  • 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, and working in a high-performing, fast-paced and flexible environment facilitated by technologies.

What to expect from us?

  • As part of your application you can select which areas of the business interests you.
  • You will then be notified when we have received your application.
  • If your profile matches a team's needs, we will reach out to schedule an interview with a recruiter and the team you are being considered for.

Please note that we will be contacting candidates on a rolling basis from January to May 2022 for interviews depending on business needs.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that EDC will be following a mandatory vaccination policy.

How to apply

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Application deadline on www.edc.ca/careers : Jan 28, 2022, 11:59:00 PM 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