Export Development Canada

Ottawa, Ontario

Student/New Grad, Risk Assessment & Portfolio Management (Winter 2021)

Jan 22, 2021
Ottawa, Ontario
Internship, Entry Level, Co-op

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 13,000 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. Our student development opportunities include work terms and co-op programs – all designed to give your career a head start.

Year after year, EDC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100, Top Family-Friendly, Best Diversity and Greenest Employer. 


The Risk Assessment & Portfolio Management (RAPM) team monitors the Insurance portfolio, performing independent credit risk assessment and portfolio management and ensuring that appropriate action is taken when the credit risk of a company is no longer considered acceptable. RAPM participates in the ongoing review of the Insurance group's credit granting and credit surveillance standards and its policies and procedures for risk acceptance.

This opportunity is an 8-month, full-time contract opportunity and the successful candidate will be eligible for EDC contract benefits.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting Risk Analysts by performing credit and financial analysis of companies to assess their creditworthiness
  • Assisting the team with various data integrity projects, corporate & industry research, and data collection 
  • Provide support for Continuous Improvement initiatives


Our Ideal Candidate 

  • Student enrolled or recently graduated from a Bachelor of Commerce, Business Administration or Economics 

  • Completed at least one work term in their field of study

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Strong knowledge in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Motivated self-starter, good organizational and analytical skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and within a team

  • Enthusiasm to tackle any task, whether menial or complex

  • Ability to communicate in both official 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 out of our Ottawa headquarters.

Apply now!

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline: Friday, January 22, 2021, 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.


Primary Location

: Canada-Ottawa


: Full-time

Job Type

: Student/Co-op

How to Apply