Export Development Canada

Ottawa, Ontario
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Student - Employee Care, Human Resources (August-December 2017)

Jul 28, 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 a newly formed team that will provide support to the 9 HR functions within the group which provides service to roughly 1,500 employees. Human Resources will deliver an employee experience that is "simple, relevant, caring" by providing predictable and timely HR service via multiple channels (online, email, phone, in-person). The Student will provide administrative support to the greater HR group. Responsibilities will include creating presentations and reports, coordinating training logistics, tracking and follow-up on HR program execution. This role will also be responsible for providing back up to various functions within the HR Administrative Coordination Team. The Student will have the opportunity to do cross functional learning and help contribute to the EDC 2020 goals.


Our Ideal Student:

  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from an Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources 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

  • Working knowledge of human resources management principles and practices

  • 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: July 28, 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.