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Summer Jobs at JDI

Recognized as a Top Employer of Youth by the Conference Board of Canada, JDI provides valuable work experience that allows students and JDI managers the opportunity to identify potential full-time employment with the company.

Co-op Positions
JDI has strong partnerships with local universities and community colleges. The company provides various work term opportunities across its diverse operations throughout the year.  Positions are advertised for the winter, summer, and fall co-op work terms as per the following recruitment schedule:

 Co-op Work Term
 Winter (January - April)
 Summer (May - August)
 Fall (September - December)
 Postings Advertised


During their work term, co-op students will have the unique opportunity to participate in the following events:

•  Tour of J.D. Irving, Limited Operations
•  "Meet our Businesses" Information Sessions
•  Vice President and Co-op Student Round Table

Our co-op opportunities are advertised on, as well as with the co-operative education offices at our partnering universities and community colleges.

Summer Student and Intern Positions
JDI summer student positions are posted in February/March for summer positions that begin early May until the end of August.  Students must have completed one year of post-secondary education, be returning to school in the fall, and be in good academic standing to qualify for these positions.

Our summer student and internship opportunities are advertised on, as well as with our partnering universities and community colleges in their career services offices.