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Winter 2023 Engineering and Technology Co-op Program


Toronto, ON, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA St John's, Newfoundland, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Regina, SK, CA Quebec City, Quebec, CA Winnipeg, MB, CA Fredericton, New Brunswick, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Calgary, AB, CA

Req ID:  29183
Jobs by Category:  Students and New Grads
Job Function:  Co-op, Internship, Summer
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Temporary



We are looking for technology enthusiasts like you to help us build Canada’s digital future.


Curious about state-of-the-art telecommunications technologies like 5G networks, cybersecurity and cloud computing? Passionate about starting your career in an environment that fosters innovation and enables you to make a real difference? 


Come join TELUS’ Engineering and Technology Co-op Program and gain hands-on experience with our high-performing, innovative team that’s at the forefront of building the technologies of the future. 


What will you work on?


As a co-op student, you will get to work on many meaningful assignments with teams that envision and deliver TELUS' technology roadmap, network and service architectures, supply chain strategy, and design and standards. 


Our co-op program offers 4, 8, and 12 month terms and will provide you with a range of opportunities to learn about the leading-edge technologies involved in mobile, TV and broadband service delivery. During the program, you will develop your technical skills, gain a deep business understanding and collaborate with the brightest minds. You could work on any of the following key projects or more: 


  • Software-defined Networking (SDN):
    • Re-envision our large networks as virtualized, cloud-based software to foster sustainability and improve the customer experience
    • Gain skills in network function virtualization (NFV), cloudification, and software development and operations (DevOps)
  • Cybersecurity Solutions:
    • Develop pioneering cybersecurity and privacy solutions to protect Canadians from the full spectrum of online threats
    • Build skills in cybersecurity and threat assessment, software DevOps and security product development
  • 5G and Wireless Networks:
    • Advance Canada’s largest and fastest wireless network as we evolve to a hyper-connected 5G world
    • Work on macro sites, in-building networks and Wi-Fi; and learn about wireless IP access design, wireless core network design, data analytics, virtualization and DevOps
  • Software Development:
    • Design and develop the next generation of connected living solutions to improve our customers’ lives and deliver on our future friendly brand promise
    • Work closely with experts on our technology teams to build apps and platforms to elevate the customer experience
    • Mine data and build dashboards to maintain reliability of our networks and service offerings
  • Digital Home Solutions:
    • Deliver state-of-the-art, market-leading video and connected home solutions for our customers including smart security solutions 
    • Develop, test and deploy IPTV applications or content platforms as part of our Future Friendly Home team





Required education and experience:


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited Engineering or Computer Science university program
  • Preferably enrolled in a co-op program with a minimum of one term (or summer internship) completed


Required skills and abilities:




  • Are curious and passionate about learning new technologies 
  • Have a deep commitment to making a difference for our customers
  • Demonstrate leadership in the way you approach your work, as shown through your academic, volunteer/community and extracurricular activities
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Have demonstrated the ability to work in a team environment
  • Are self-motivated and have a strong sense of personal initiative and ownership
  • Are creative and innovative in your thinking
  • Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Can see "the big picture" while also being detail oriented
  • Thrive in a high-performing, fast-paced, large and sometimes ambiguous environment

Please note: Apply online at the TELUS Careers link below by Friday October 7, 2022. Review of applications will be completed by Friday October 28, 2022. Additional information will be provided to those who are proceeding to the next stage of the recruitment process. Expected term start date is early January 2023. 


At TELUS ensuring that our customers and team members are safe is our top priority. That’s why we’ve shifted our recruitment practices and processes. Interviews will be conducted virtually and students will be set up with remote work equipment. We also stay connected through a variety of online tools, virtual meetings and organized events. As an essential service, we are also maintaining our efforts to keep you connected during this challenging time.


What sets us apart from other work placements?

  • Perform meaningful work to solve real world challenges while utilizing the latest technologies in agile and DevOps environments 
  • Become a well-rounded professional while developing soft skills and building your network within the technology community
  • Receive advanced hiring consideration for opportunities within the Graduate Technology Leadership Program



A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.





Students & New Grads

Seriously, we’ve been waiting for you. What we are proposing is a pretty simple partnership -- you bring the education and the ambition, and we’ll find you the opportunity that plays to your strengths and puts you on the path toward a great career.

We are honoured to be recognized

11 million
Number of hours since 2000 that we’ve volunteered

5 years
Consecutively named Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

6th year
TELUS has been named Canada’s Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations by Maclean’s/Sustainalytics


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.