Export Development Canada

Ottawa, Ontario
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Student - Change Management (August - December 2017)

Aug 18, 2017
Ottawa, Ontario
Internship, Co-op

Student – Employee Care

EDC is Canada's export credit agency, offering information, knowledge and innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. EDC's knowledge and partnerships are used by more than 7,400 Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide each year.

EDC is financially self-sustaining, and is a recognized leader in financial reporting and economic analysis.

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.

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.

Team & Job Overview

We are looking for a dynamic student who will be part of EDC's Strategic Change Services team. The team seeks to increase capacity and build strength to support EDC's corporate strategy and change agenda. We support EDC business strategies and strive to enhance EDC's capacity to initiate and embrace change through strategic change consulting on key corporate initiatives that assess risks, determine the impact on people and processes, plan for, and implement sustainable change.

The Student will support the change process by assisting in the development, implementation, and definition of strategic change requirements. Responsibilities will also include performing administrative duties to provide back up for various members of the team.


Our Ideal Student:

  • Strategic thinker

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from an Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Change Management or in a related field

  • Has previous work term experience related to their field of study

  • Strong computer systems skills: Excel (basic formulas and pivot tables), and Word, and has Hands on experience with an HR system (i.e Peoplesoft HCM)

  • High attention to detail

  • Enthusiasm to tackle any task, whether menial or complex

  • Bilingual in both official languages (French and English)

How to apply

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline: August 18, 2017, 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.