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Student Opportunities- Northwest, ON Winter 2020

Location: 

0, ON, CA, P7B 6C2

Req ID:  3351

Status: Student - Contract - Winter 2020

Education Level: University or College, minimum 1st year completed

Location(s): Atikokan, Ear Falls, Haley Station, Kenora, Nipigon and Thunder Bay, ON

Number of Position(s): Multiple

Shifts(s): Days

Travel: Up to 10%

Deadline to Apply: September 29, 2019

 

This opportunity is available to both co-op and non-co-op students.

 

BE THE GENERATION to challenge and change.

At Ontario Power Generation (OPG), our values are our strengths. They are fundamental truths about us that don’t change. Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  We operate a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar, and offer challenging and unique work opportunities. BE THE GENERATION to power tomorrow.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

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.

 

OPG is excited to offer multiple student opportunities across our Northwest, ON locations. Work terms are four (4) or eight (8) months and start in January 2020.

 

The compensation rate for these positions starts at $22.94 per hour and will commensurate with experience.

 

Opportunities may be available in the following disciplines:

 

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Arts/Social Science
  • Commerce/Business
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering/Applied Science (all discplines)
  • Finance
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology/Computer Programming
  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Mathematics
  • Medical/Health Physics
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Public Relations
  • Science (Biology, Physics etc.)
  • Statistics
  • Technician/Technologist (Power, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Biological)

 

 The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct. 

 

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 in our diverse lines of business.
  • Provide spaces for innovative thinking and solutions, such as Launchpad or X-Lab.   
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • We support employment equity and diversity.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 All students must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time, post-secondary student in a recognized institution.
  • Have completed a minimum of 1st year at a University or College 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.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Submit your application online at https://jobs.opg.com/ by 11:59 p.m. E.S.T., September 29, 2019. Students must apply online and through their school’s own portal, if applicable, and must be eligible to work in Canada.  Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

 

All applications must include the following:

  • Resume and cover letter.
  • Copy of most recent unofficial transcript.  Priority consideration will be given to applicants who attach an unofficial transcript.

 

OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. As a precondition of employment, OPG will require a prospective candidate to submit a security clearance application and provide documents to confirm eligibility prior to their start date. Relocation and travel expenses incurred during the recruitment and selection process are the student’s responsibility.

 

ACCOMMODATION

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.

 

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