Co-Op / Developmental Student – Business Studies – Winter 2024
City : ON, CA, L1E0E7
Category : Contract/Temporary (external), Student
Industry : Public Utilities
Employer : Ontario Power Generation
Status: Student Contract – Winter 2024
Education Level: University or College, minimum 1st year completed
Location(s): Durham, Clarington, Toronto, Tiverton and Niagara Falls, Ontario (On-Site)
Number of Position(s): Multiple
Travel: Up to 10%
Deadline to Apply: October 1, 2023
Electrify your career and help build a brighter tomorrow.
Every generation has a challenge that defines them. At OPG, we are calling on all innovators, disruptors, thought leaders and change-makers. Join us to electrify life in one generation and build a sustainable future powered by our electricity, our ideas, and our people. Join OPG and make history.
Whether you work in the skilled trades or are a business professional, a career at OPG is an opportunity to electrify your life on -- and off -- the job.
OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made.
If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact AODA@opg.com
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for dynamic, strategic and results-driven students to join our team in the role of Business Co-op / Developmental Student. We have multiple opportunities available across our Durham, Clarington, Toronto, Tiverton and Niagara Falls locations. Please note that our Clarington locations are not accessible by public transit. There are positions available for both four (4) and eight (8) month work terms and start in January, 2024.
As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, OPG is committed to providing challenging opportunities in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value. Students will gain meaningful hands-on work experience that will complement their academic studies and offer insight into potential career paths. Students will be able to apply their knowledge, broaden their skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to Ontario's success.
The compensation rate for these positions starts at $25.83 per hour and will commensurate with experience.
Opportunities are available specializing in the following disciplines:
Real Estate / Urban Planning
Supply Chain Management
Business Information Technology
Communications / Public Relations
Marketing / Multimedia Graphic Design
Journalism / Social Media
Workplace Training Development
The successful candidates will have experience working with programs such as MS Excel and Power BI. Project Management skills and knowledge are also an asset.
All students must:
Be currently enrolled as a full-time, post-secondary student in a recognized institution.
Have completed a minimum of 1st year in college OR an undergraduate program at university by the start of the opportunity.
Have a minimum average of 70% cumulative GPA.
Be returning to full-time studies in the same program following the completion of the work term OR require the work term or co-op placement to graduate.
The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct.
What Makes a Career at OPG Different?
As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, we’re building, expanding, and innovating the equipment and technology that keeps Ontario powered with clean, reliable energy. At OPG, our values are our strengths. They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change:
Safety – it’s our business
Integrity – always lead with integrity
Excellence – never satisfied with good enough
Inclusion – working together for powerful outcomes
Innovation - creativity accelerates possibility
Here's why OPG might just be the ideal workplace for you:
Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide
Long-term career growth and development opportunities
Electricity is vital to the province and OPG’s clean electricity is helping decarbonize other sectors.
Our promise to you:
We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority.
A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day.
Opportunities to stretch and develop.
Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
Partner with Indigenous communities and support local businesses.
We support employment equity, diversity and inclusion.
Are you ready to start a career that has the power to electrify life on and off the job? Apply now.
Submit your application online at https://jobs.opg.com/ by 11:59 p.m. E.S.T., October 1, 2023. OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
All applications must include the following:
Resume and cover letter and most recent unofficial transcript (uploaded as one file under 'Resume')
Priority consideration will be given to applicants who attach an unofficial transcript.
If you’re selected for an interview, you will need to provide a Declaration of Eligibility from your college or university.
All employees must achieve and maintain a valid security clearance. An offer of employment is conditional upon achieving successful security clearance.
OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.