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Graduate Trainee & Student Programs

We are dedicated to developing new talent in the energy industry. If you are a current student or recent graduate looking to grow your expertise, our unique opportunities can help shape your career path and propel you into a technically specialized company.

Kick-Start Your Career.

If you're ready to join a diverse and collaborative community or share your brightest ideas, then come work alongside our team of industry experts to gain the experience and skills needed to help shape your future.

Our Graduate Trainee and Student Programs bridge the gap between the academic knowledge you have gained and the career path you are on your way to unlocking.

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Graduate Trainee Program

With participants across the company completing local and international rotations, our program supports your development to help you reach your career goals and give you a head start on future opportunities with us.

Disciplines in the program currently include all levels of Engineering, Science and Math Post-Secondary Programs.

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Graduate Trainee Program

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- Work with the latest and most innovative technologies in rotations across the company

- Develop your technical skills through on-the-job training and exciting project work

- Learn from and build relationships with some of the brightest minds in the industry

- Mentorship, coaching and guidance to support your development

- A diverse social committee with networking opportunities to advance your career

- Placement within a department upon completion of the program to start the next chapter of your career

The Graduate Trainee Program recruits annually, allowing applicants to receive offers before their graduation date. Applicants with under one year of full-time work experience are also welcome to apply for the program during the same recruitment period.

Opportunities will be posted directly on our job board in September through November annually, so please look to apply 6–12 months in advance of your graduation. We look forward to your application!

Every 6-12 months
Across the organization
September to October
University job portals & Kinectrics websites


November to December
Successful applicants will be informed via email

Student Program

Our Co-op, Professional Experience Year (PEY), and summer placement are the perfect opportunity for you to fast-track your knowledge, skills, and experience by alternating study and career-oriented work terms before you graduate.

Disciplines in the program currently include all levels of Engineering, Science, Math, Business and Technology Post-Secondary Programs.

- Obtain practical work experience to complement your classroom studies and see what it is really like to work in industry

- Build rapport and make vital connections with industry contacts through networking and mentorship during your work term

- Work with technical experts and world-class specialists to hone your technical skills and gain valuable industry experience

- Learn more about your career options by test-driving different areas, with the potential of receiving future employment after graduation

In Canada, we offer 4, 8, and 12-month co-op work terms all year-round, as well as 16-month Professional Experience Year (PEY) placements starting in May in select areas. Other countries may provide different opportunities and schedules.

Additional summer student opportunities are available from May to August. We look forward to seeing your application!


Term #1Term #2Term #3Where
PlacementWinter (January to April)Summer (May to August)Fall (September to December)Various
Confirm NeedsSeptemberJanuaryMayVia email
PostingsSeptember to OctoberJanuary to FebruaryMay to JuneUniversity/college job portals
ScreeningOctoberFebruaryJuneBy phone
InterviewsOctober to DecemberFebruary to AprilJune to AugustKinectrics head office or virtually by phone/video*
OffersOctober to DecemberFebruary to AprilJune to AugustSuccessful applicants will be informed via email

*Due to Covid-19, interviews are held virtually.

PEY students are employed for 16-month work terms. Their recruitment cycle starts 8 months in advance to provide ample time for security clearances to be processed.


PlacementMay to August of next yearVarious
Confirm NeedsSeptemberVia email
PostingsSeptember to FebruaryUniversity/college job portals
ScreeningOctober to FebruaryBy phone
InterviewsOctober to AprilKinectrics head office or virtually by phone/video*
OffersOctober to AprilSuccessful applicants will be informed via email

*Due to Covid-19, interviews are held virtually.