Summer 2023 Co-op – ACOA – International Business Development Unit – Remote work or Moncton NB

  • Location: Remote Work or Moncton, NB
  • Deadline: January 29, 2023

Cooperative Education Internship Program

Work Description

ACOA – International Business Development Unit

ACOA’s International Business Development unit is responsible for the following:

▪ strengthen the export performance of the Atlantic Region by enhancing the capabilities of
small- and medium-sized businesses to establish and expand export activities;
▪ attract foreign direct investment and provide the support for research, information
dissemination and partnership strategy for investment promotion and lead development for Atlantic
▪ manage the day-to-day operations of the Canada/Atlantic Provinces Agreement on International
Business Development which is designed to increase the number of new exporters in Atlantic Canada,
help diversify the markets of current exporters, and increase the overall value of exports from the
region; and
▪ manage trade missions (on behalf of our partners) that are designed to be independent
programs focussed on business-to-business with one-on-one matchmaking for participating companies
in initiatives like the Atlantic Gateway.

Student Internship – Role and Duties:
▪ provide support to the International Business Development unit including, but not limited to:
➢ conducting research – market intelligence, sector specific, international business development
➢ preparing research documents for internal and external distribution;
➢ assist with the review and evaluation of private sector and non-for-profit projects;
➢ coordinating and assisting in the planning and preparation of trade missions, meetings,
seminars, workshops, and special events;
➢ drafting and preparing correspondence and other documents for internal or external audiences;
➢ establishing and maintaining contacts with other public and private organizations and partners
related to projects; and,
➢ performing other duties as assigned, from time to time, to meet operational requirements of the

Minimal Screening Requirements:
▪ Candidates should be enrolled in the 3rd year of a BBA and have completed one Co-op work
term prior to applying. Equivalent experience will be considered; or,
▪ Candidates are enrolled in the MBA or Commerce Program (with preference in International
– Management and Marketing) or MPA.
▪ Ability to communicate in English (written) is essential;
▪ Good communications skills – verbal and written;
▪ Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and
▪ Preference will be given to Canadian citizens; and,
▪ Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset.

To give you a better idea of who we are, watch this short video:

The Trade, Investment and Growth unit at the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) Head Office, in Moncton, NB, is looking to hire a co-op student for summer 2023.


We ask students to forward a cover letter, a resume and the attached completed Form – Application for Employment to our attention no later than Monday, January 30, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. AST.


Please find below more information pertaining the position:

  • Work Location: Moncton, NB – remote work could be considered.
  • Start Date: May 8, 2023
  • End Date: August 25, 2023

For more information, please contact:
Sophie LeBlanc at T : 506-381-4011 or :
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