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In Their Own Words: JDI Young Professionals Share Their Career Advice


With over 8,600 positions to fill in the next three years, we are keen on attracting and retaining top talent including students and new grads. 

We asked some of our young professionals to share their career advice. 

Gil’s Perspective: Why Careers In Motion is A Great Fit for Business Grads

Gil is a 2015 graduate of Mount Allison University. Gil completed 2 summer work terms as part of the Careers in Motion Student Program. Before graduation, he had a letter of offer for a full-time position. Read Gil’s 5 Reasons Why Business Grads Should Consider a Career in Motion

Brittany’s Perspective: Don’t Fear Change

Brittany McGraw walked across the stage at her UNB convocation in 2014. She knew then she wanted a career in marketing. Three years and three jobs later, Brittany found her true calling in human resources. Read about her journey and how change can grow your career

Alex’s Perspective: Standing Out From The Crowd

Who better to offer advice to students than our Manager of Student Recruitment, Alex Swanton? Alex shares his tips on how co-op students can make a lasting impression and get hired.

 Co-op Experience


Gill’s Perspective: How To Spot an Exceptional Co-op

Not all co-op experiences are created equal. Former Mount Saint Vincent University Public Relations student, two time JDI co-op student and now member of the JDI communications team Gill Graves explains how to find the gems in the pile of co-op job descriptions.

She’s also written on why Saint John, New Brunswick is THE city for YoPros (Young Professionals.) See it here. 

Andrew’s Perspective: New Grad? New City? No Problem. 

Andrew connected with JDI executives and recruiters when he competed in a JDI Dalhousie University Case Competition. He was offered a job- which meant leaving Halifax for Saint John. He made the right decision. See his reasons why here

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