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Careers In Motion - Summer 2020 Co-op Student

Shipping, Supply & Logistics
19003937 Requisition #

Are you looking for a co-op / summer job which enables you to work with a team of industry leading professionals? Do you want to gain hands-on experience that could lead to full-time employment upon graduation? Does a job with real responsibilities and making meaningful contributions interest you?


Student Career Opportunities – 2020

The Transportation and Logistics Division of J.D. Irving, Limited is comprised of a dynamic group of unique and successful businesses in the marine, railway and trucking sectors. We are a recognized leader in freight movement and logistics services. We offer a fast-paced and progressive work environment, with exposure to a wide range of operational initiatives and a focus on the future with our new Digital Strategy. Our businesses are diverse and exciting, and our quality products and services meet and often exceed our customer expectations because we believe in continuous improvement and innovation. We are growing our businesses, transforming our operations, maximizing our results and energizing our employees through investment and progressive technology that is making a difference. We value people and teamwork, and we seek and develop the very best talent to ensure that WE DELIVER!

The Transportation and Logistics Division hires energetic, motivated student leaders for our summer programs across our various operating business units.

The Opportunities:

Transportation and Logistics division offers diverse opportunities for students: 

Engineering – we offer great opportunities for students with engineering backgrounds whether they are mechanical, electrical, civil or industrial engineers. In these roles, students are involved in various projects, designing, developing, operating and maintaining products, equipment and processes. The duties will vary depending on the business in which you work. The common factor is that these roles use their technical knowledge to perform engineering tasks, such as performing calculations, operating preparing reports, and analytics. All of our roles require superior communication skills.  Engineering opportunities range from Mechanical Analysts to Civil Engineering Project Coordinators. Explore Operations Support with Atlantic Towing or RST / Sunbury and Business Intelligence supporting multiple businesses.

Business Services – this is a great opportunity for students with a strong interest in sales, data analytics, or finance. Students will be involved in challenging and meaningful work while being supported by professionals in their field. These positions develop a subject-matter expertise as well as competency in leadership, collaboration, and communication while gaining valuable real­ world experience.  A role for a student with a business services background could be with RST and Sunbury as a Fleet Coordinator, a Sales Analyst with NBM Railways or a Logistics Coordinator with JDI Logistics or Business Intelligence supporting multiple businesses.

What We Offer:

We expose you to our diverse operations, including tours to Transportation and Logistics Division business units, and connect you with senior leadership to ensure meaningful work experiences that have the potential to lead to career opportunities upon graduation. You work with and learn from an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results. Professional Development courses and training.

Our Organization

Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of 15,000 dedicated employees. With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.across our diverse operating divisions.

Please apply online for this career opportunity.


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


To learn more about our products and services, click here.




RST Industries Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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