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Students and new graduates

New graduates

The CNSC is always looking for new talent. Joining the CNSC team under the new graduate program means you will have an opportunity to work on meaningful projects and to learn and grow at the CNSC.


The CNSC’s new graduate program is geared towards individuals of all ages who have graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution or who will be graduating in the current year.

Start your career here

  • Get meaningful, challenging work that relates to your field of study.
  • Learn from the world's foremost leaders in science, engineering and the environment.
  • Receive a competitive salary and benefits.
  • Network with peers and management at various CNSC events.
  • Gain access to the Young Professionals Network.
  • Be part of a diverse, bilingual and collaborative workforce.


We offer a wide range of summer and co-op student opportunities, each with responsibilities that support our mandate. These opportunities fall into 3 categories:

  • technical (e.g., science, engineering, IT)
  • business support (e.g., finance, HR, communications)
  • administrative support


To be eligible to apply you must currently be enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution.

CNSC Technical Co-op program

Not your average co-op opportunity! You will be contributing to meaningful work – keeping Canadians safe and protecting the environment. You will have the chance to work across the CNSC, while learning from highly skilled people at the top of their field. The CNSC believes in its technical co-ops because your future is our future too. In fact, many technical co-op students go on to receive conditional offers of employment after graduation.


To be eligible to apply you must currently be a third or fourth year engineering or science student.

Benefits of being a student at the CNSC

  • Gain valuable work experience in your field of study.
  • Receive a competitive salary and benefits.
  • Earn vacation pay (if co-op term is more than 6 months).
  • Connect with a network of young professionals.
  • Learn in a collaborative and inclusive workplace that values innovation.

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