Students and New Grads

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Are YOU a student seeking exciting and challenging career opportunities?

Now’s your chance!

Working as a student for the Department of National Defence (DND) offers practical work experience to complement your education, and is a great opportunity to kick-start your career in the public service.

DND hires the second largest number of students of any federal government department, through programs such as the Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) and Co-operative Education (Co-op). Students employed through FSWEP or Co-op, can often be bridged- in (hired) to permanent jobs at DND after graduation.

We hire students from disciplines such as:

  • Business Administration and Commerce (Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, etc.)
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Political Science and Public Administration
  • Trades
  • And many more ...

We invite you to visit the site for current job postings.