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Established in 2000, Channel Zero Inc. is an independent Canadian broadcaster that owns over-the-air station CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.

 

Our employees are passionate about what they do. With a fair degree of autonomy and independence, they work in a casual, creative and entrepreneurial environment. They are innovators ready to take on new challenges. If you like to work in a collaborative, fast paced, always changing environment where creativity thrives, Channel Zero may have a career opportunity for you.

 

Thanks for considering Channel Zero and be sure to follow us on LinkedIn to receive updates about our current and future opportunities.

 

Channel Zero is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

Current Opportunities

Anchor Anchor

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced Anchors to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. The Anchor will play a major role shaping and presenting Bloomberg TV Canada’s daily show offerings to the Canadian audience. In this role, you will...

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Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced Anchors to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

The Anchor will play a major role shaping and presenting Bloomberg TV Canada’s daily show offerings to the Canadian audience. In this role, you will present one of the weekday business and financial focused shows. To do this, you need strong broadcasting experience working to camera, not only with scripted material but with unscripted reporting or presentation. Big stories can break anywhere at any time – so candidates need to be able to handle breaking news with polish.

You will need to demonstrate a journalistic track-record and strong editorial judgment; the ability to think quickly while broadcasting under pressure; an excellent broadcasting voice; good interviewing skills; a compelling, authoritative presentation style; extensive knowledge of Canadian and international business and financial news; and the personal skills to work collaboratively in a team.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Anchoring daily live programming
  • Developing and maintaining trusted industry sources
  • Breaking news
  • Leading and developing editorial staff
  • Strengthening the Bloomberg brand in the marketplace
  • Ensuring adherence to both CHZ and Bloomberg’s ethical and journalistic standards
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • A journalism and or business /financial qualification is desirable
  • 5+ years of recent/relevant major market TV Anchor experience
  • International broadcast experience is desired
  • Strong editorial judgment and experience in setting the agenda for daily national broadcasts
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets is essential
  • A clear and energetic presentation that connects with Bloomberg viewers
  • Ability to break news in a live programming environment
  • Strong Interview Skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Experience with digital media platforms and integration desired

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-A-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

A demo reel of recent on-air Anchor work is required to be considered for this position.

 

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net Inc.) is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

The Companies:

 

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.  Launching in 2015, Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that will combine the best of Bloomberg’s global branded content with Bloomberg original and Canadian subject matter. Also within the parent company’s portfolio are Channel Zero Digital, which owns popular sites Andpop and ChartAttack, and the digital companions of its broadcast brands; and Channel Zero World Media, which operates Bollywood Times, Mehndi TV and Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channels. Channel Zero also operates Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.  For more information, please visit www.chz.com.

 

Bloomberg connects influential decision-makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. Its strength – quickly and accurately delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology – is at the core of everything it does.  With over 15,500 employees in 192 locations, Bloomberg delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.  For more information, please visit www.bloombergbusiness.com.

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Associate Producer Associate Producer

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced live TV associate news producers with editorial, production, and writing skills. The candidate needs to...

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Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced Associate Producers to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

 

Bloomberg TV is seeking experienced live TV associate news producers with editorial, production, and writing skills. The candidate needs to produce in both the control room and in the field. The Associate Producer is a story teller, taking complex financial and business stories and making them understandable. Candidates must thrive under the pressure of deadline s and breaking news. Candidates should be familiar with digital video and producing content for multiple platforms. The Associate Producer will support show segments, daily markets content and digital franchises. Knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets is desirable.

 

This position requires flexible hours to accommodate production schedules.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pitching, researching, writing and producing segments for live broadcasts
  • Taking to air segments in the control room
  • Creating and producing graphical and production elements
  • Supporting the line and coordinating producers
  • Assisting anchors and reporters with daily live segments and programs
  • Creating and distributing digital content
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of recent and relevant experience producing live television news
  • Control room experience desirable
  • Knowledge and passion for financial markets and business news
  • Ability to work and thrive under deadline pressure
  • Experience with digital media platforms and integration is desirable
  • Knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets is preferred
  • Flexibility with hours and travel as needed

 

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-AP-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please)

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net Inc.) is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

The Companies:

 

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.  Launching in 2015, Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that will combine the best of Bloomberg’s global branded content with Bloomberg original and Canadian subject matter. Also within the parent company’s portfolio are Channel Zero Digital, which owns popular sites Andpop and ChartAttack, and the digital companions of its broadcast brands; and Channel Zero World Media, which operates Bollywood Times, Mehndi TV and Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channels. Channel Zero also operates Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.  For more information, please visit www.chz.com.

 

Bloomberg connects influential decision-makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. Its strength – quickly and accurately delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology – is at the core of everything it does.  With over 15,500 employees in 192 locations, Bloomberg delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.  For more information, please visit www.bloombergbusiness.com.

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Coordinating Producer Coordinating Producer

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Coordinating Producer to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. In this role, you will work with the Executive Producer to conceive and execute daily live programming. This includes...

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Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Coordinating Producer to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

In this role, you will work with the Executive Producer to conceive and execute daily live programming. This includes enterprising segments and elements, booking guests and planning editorial, stacking the lineup and taking programs to air.

This position offers an opportunity to leverage your knowledge of and passion for business news and live television production.

The Coordinating Producer must be able to communicate effectively to give guidance and direction to anchors, reporters and other staff. The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge and an analytical approach to markets in order to help set the agenda for daily coverage. Specifically, knowledge of the Canadian business and financial markets are a must, as well as the ability to work flexible hours as required.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Executive Producer in managing program delivery
  • Leading editorial meetings and setting the agenda for daily news coverage
  • Building rundowns and taking to air live broadcasts
  • Developing and executing show concepts
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • A journalism qualification is desirable
  • 5+ years of recent and relevant experience producing television news
  • Proven track record of experience in live and taped segment and field production
  • Experience producing live newscasts in a control room environment is essential
  • Strong writing and copy supervising skills
  • Experience with non-linear video editing is desirable
  • Understanding of Canadian and international business and finance industries is required
  • Experience with digital media platforms and integration desirable

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-CP-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please)

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net Inc.) is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

The Companies:

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.  Launching in 2015, Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that will combine the best of Bloomberg’s global branded content with Bloomberg original and Canadian subject matter. Also within the parent company’s portfolio are Channel Zero Digital, which owns popular sites Andpop and ChartAttack, and the digital companions of its broadcast brands; and Channel Zero World Media, which operates Bollywood Times, Mehndi TV and Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channels. Channel Zero also operates Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.  For more information, please visit www.chz.com.

 

Bloomberg connects influential decision-makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. Its strength – quickly and accurately delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology – is at the core of everything it does.  With over 15,500 employees in 192 locations, Bloomberg delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.  For more information, please visit www.bloombergbusiness.com.

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Line Producer Line Producer

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Line Producer to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. The candidate must have experience producing live newscasts in a control room environment. The Line Producer will...

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Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Line Producer to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

The candidate must have experience producing live newscasts in a control room environment.  The Line Producer will take a lead role in all aspects of producing a live financial news broadcast.  This will include in no particular order of priority: developing show concepts, writing anchor copy, writing live segments, booking guests, overseeing tape edits, building a rundown and operating effectively in a control room.

Knowledge of Canadian and international financial markets is a must, as well as the ability to work within tight deadlines.  Candidates should have at least five years of experience as a Line Producer and must be able to give guidance and direction to anchors and reporters.  The candidate must possess excellent news judgment and be able to break down complex material into simple terms.  Flexibility with hours is required.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assigning and overseeing delivery of news content
  • Building rundowns and taking to air daily live programming
  • Leading a team of editorial staff in producing live broadcasts
  • Developing and executing show concepts
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is essential
  • A journalism qualification is desirable
  • 5+ years overall producing experience
  • Previous financial journalism experience is essential
  • Strong editorial, writing, and production skills
  • Knowledge of Canadian business and markets is a must
  • Experience working in a real-time news environment is essential
  • Flexibility in working varied hours
  • Experience with non-linear video editing is desirable

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-LP-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please)

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net Inc.) is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

The Companies:

 

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.  Launching in 2015, Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that will combine the best of Bloomberg’s global branded content with Bloomberg original and Canadian subject matter. Also within the parent company’s portfolio are Channel Zero Digital, which owns popular sites Andpop and ChartAttack, and the digital companions of its broadcast brands; and Channel Zero World Media, which operates Bollywood Times, Mehndi TV and Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channels. Channel Zero also operates Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.  For more information, please visit www.chz.com.

 

Bloomberg connects influential decision-makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. Its strength – quickly and accurately delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology – is at the core of everything it does.  With over 15,500 employees in 192 locations, Bloomberg delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.  For more information, please visit www.bloombergbusiness.com.

 

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Segment Producer Segment Producer

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced Segment Producers to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. The Segment Producer will book news makers and compelling guests; produce, write and...

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Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced Segment Producers to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

The Segment Producer will book news makers and compelling guests; produce, write and edit live and tape segments; and help take segments to air in the control room.  The Segment Producer will work with the Line and Coordinating Producers to conceive and execute enterprising segments for TV and all digital platforms.  The ability to creatively use video and graphics is required.   Successful candidates will have solid understanding, experience and knowledge of financial and business news and a minimum of three years industry experience.  Candidates must thrive under the pressure of deadlines and breaking news. Knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets is a must.

This position requires flexible hours to accommodate production schedules.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Booking guests and producing compelling daily live segments for television and digital platforms
  • Taking daily live programming to air
  • Pitching, researching, writing and editing stories for multiple platforms
  • Creating and managing all graphical and production elements for broadcasting
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of recent and relevant business news producing and booking experience required
  • Proven track record of experience in news producing
  • Experience of working in a live TV news environment essential
  • Strong writing and edit supervising skills, and the ability to creatively use video and graphics is required
  • Flexibility with hours is essential
  • Previous financial journalism experience is preferred
  • Contacts within the Canadian business and financial markets is essential
  • Experience with non-linear video editing is desirable

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-SP-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please)

 

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net Inc.) is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

The Companies:

 

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.  Launching in 2015, Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that will combine the best of Bloomberg’s global branded content with Bloomberg original and Canadian subject matter. Also within the parent company’s portfolio are Channel Zero Digital, which owns popular sites Andpop and ChartAttack, and the digital companions of its broadcast brands; and Channel Zero World Media, which operates Bollywood Times, Mehndi TV and Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channels. Channel Zero also operates Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.  For more information, please visit www.chz.com.

 

Bloomberg connects influential decision-makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. Its strength – quickly and accurately delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology – is at the core of everything it does.  With over 15,500 employees in 192 locations, Bloomberg delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.  For more information, please visit www.bloombergbusiness.com.

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Reporter Reporter

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced Reporters to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. Can you break down the corporate speak and unlock the facts on important business news? Are you an experienced reporter and good storyteller rolled into one? Do you like getting out and finding the next big thing?

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Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced Reporters to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

Can you break down the corporate speak and unlock the facts on important business news?  Are you an experienced reporter and good storyteller rolled into one?  Do you like getting out and finding the next big thing? You’ll be involved in reporting for daily news and markets shows.  You will also work on reports and programs from the field.  The successful applicant will have a strong passion for reporting on business news.  The understanding of financial markets, knowledge to identify relevant company news and financial market themes, and the ability to work under tough deadline pressure are all required. Experience writing and producing stories and content for television is essential.  Previous experience in live television reporting is highly desirable. International experience is helpful.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting market and business news for daily live broadcasting
  • Making and managing industry contacts
  • Pitching, researching, writing and presenting compelling stories for multiple platforms
  • Breaking news
  • Interviewing and reporting from the field
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • A journalism and or business /financial qualification is desirable
  • 5 years or more of on-air TV reporting experience required
  • Good presentation skills
  • Live reporting experience preferable
  • Strong packaging/writing skills
  • Knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets required
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Experience with digital media platforms and integration desirable

 

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-R-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please)

 

A demo reel of recent on-air work is required to be considered for this position.

 

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net Inc.) is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

 

The Companies:

 

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.  Launching in 2015, Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that will combine the best of Bloomberg’s global branded content with Bloomberg original and Canadian subject matter. Also within the parent company’s portfolio are Channel Zero Digital, which owns popular sites Andpop and ChartAttack, and the digital companions of its broadcast brands; and Channel Zero World Media, which operates Bollywood Times, Mehndi TV and Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channels. Channel Zero also operates Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.  For more information, please visit www.chz.com.

 

Bloomberg connects influential decision-makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. Its strength – quickly and accurately delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology – is at the core of everything it does.  With over 15,500 employees in 192 locations, Bloomberg delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.  For more information, please visit www.bloombergbusiness.com.

 

 

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Programming Coordinator Programming Coordinator

The role of the Programming Coordinator is to support the Programming department in the preparation of the programming, acquisitions and scheduling for all Channel Zero World Media channels including: Mehndi TV, Bollywood Times and Halla Bol Kids TV.

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Channel Zero Inc. is looking for an organized, enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work with minimum supervision to join our dynamic Programming team.

 

The role of the Programming Coordinator is to support the Programming department in the preparation of the programming, acquisitions and scheduling for all Channel Zero World Media channels including: Mehndi TV, Bollywood Times and Halla Bol Kids TV.

 

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the creation and reconciliation of on-air programming logs for Mehndi TV, Bollywood Times and Halla Bol
  • Assist and support all programming initiatives for all of the Channel Zero World Media services including: supporting the acquisition process, collecting deliverable materials, data entry of programming information into various systems, title selection and original programming support
  • Responsible for all programming reports including regulatory and programming usage on assigned channels
  • Assist in compliance for channels
  • Manage external program guides
  • Create profiles for each program
  • Respond to producer and viewer queries and comments
  • Create marketing and sales materials
  • Assist the department in creating, soliciting and/or developing projects to help build new business opportunities
  • Administrative duties such as expenses, scheduling and any additional support required
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Successful candidate will possess:  

  • Fluency in Hindi is a must
  • Knowledge of Broadview scheduling system or other related television programming software is an asset
  • Familiarity with the CRTC rules and regulations
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and research abilities
  • Enthusiasm as a team player yet a self-motivated and a self-directed professional
  • Knowledge and passion for film and television
  • Excellent organizational skills and able to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities
  • Excellent communication and administrative skills
  • Willingness to do voice-over work an asset

 

Application Deadline: Wednesday July 15, 2015

 

Quoting ref# PC-2015-07 in the subject line, please send résumé and covering letter stating salary expectations to: careers@chz.com (no phone calls please). Selected applicants will be contacted to arrange for interviews and skills testing.

 

Channel Zero Inc. (along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies) is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please. To see all of our career opportunities, please visit http://www.chz.com/careers/

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Co-operative Education (Co-op) and Internships

Channel Zero supports experiential learning as an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and skills through hands-on experiences and is pleased to offer a limited number of opportunities for Job Shadowing, Cooperative Education (Secondary school credit based ‘co-op’ programs) and Internships (recognized post-secondary programs).

Learn more about our Co-op and internship opportunities