Students and New Graduates

Students and New Graduates

Student Opportunities

TransCanada provides a range of rich and rewarding opportunities for students and new graduates. Students are able to gain experience that will contribute to their long-term career goals, build great networks and witness the opportunities for career growth within the company.

TransCanada lives by its values of integrity, collaboration, responsibility and innovation, and we play an active role in the communities in which we operate. Students are encouraged to partake in our many corporate community events. These opportunities provide students with a greater sense of belonging to the company and community as a whole.

Co-operative Education and Internship Program

TransCanada's Co-operative Education and Internship Program is available to post-secondary students enrolled in a co-operative education or internship program at an academic institution. Our program operates year-round with fall, winter and summer work terms that range from four to 16 months.

Opportunities are posted in January for May start dates; May for September start dates; and September for January start dates.

Summer Student Program

TransCanada's Summer Student Program employs students throughout Canada and the US with positions in a variety of departments at our office and field locations from May to September. To participate, you must be 18 years of age or older and attending post-secondary school at the end of the summer work term.

Summer Student opportunities are based upon business need and differ from year to year. Please visit our job board to see if there are any opportunities in your area.

New Graduates

TransCanada employs new graduates in all areas of our organization throughout the year with an emphasis on engineering, business, information systems and technical programs. A career at TransCanada allows you the opportunity to work with experienced and dynamic leaders in their respective fields. To discover the big projects and activities you could be involved with, look at Our Businesses and Key Projects to learn more.

Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Program

Engineering is a core component of TransCanada’s asset-based business. Engineers-in-Training (EITs) are challenged through the EIT Program which offers these distinct benefits:

  • Rotation
  • On-boarding sessions
  • Mentorship
  • Networking
  • Technical and workplace skills training
  • Professional licensure support

The EIT Program promotes career success by providing varied opportunities and professional development.

As an EIT and a full-time TransCanada employee, you will participate in our Total Rewards program which includes competitive compensation as well as a robust and customizable package.

TransCanada recruits the majority of our EITs in September of each year with a number of additional EIT opportunities available during the remaining months.

View the latest job postings to search and apply to current opportunities that align with your skills and experience. Creating your profile in advance allows you to quickly apply for new opportunities as they arise.

For more information about TransCanada’s Student or New Grad programs, please contact