Summer 2023 Co-op – Various Roles – Opportunities NB (ONB) – Fredericton, NB

  • Location: Fredericton, NB
  • Deadline: January 23, 2023

Co-Op/Intern/Summer Student Opportunity – Summer Term 2023
($16 – $18 per hour)
4 positions
Opportunities available on the Marketing & Communications, International Student Integration & Retention, Export Development and Planning teams
Proactive • Professional • Accountable • Client Focused
Opportunities NB (ONB) is New Brunswick’s lead business development corporation working with companies inside and outside the province to drive economic growth and job creation in the province. A nimble, results-driven and client-centric organization, ONB is a Crown Corporation, strategically led by a private sector Board of Directors, made up of business leaders from New Brunswick companies and academia. ONB believes strongly in the future of New Brunswick and since its inception on April 1, 2015, has successfully been the catalyst for competitive and innovative economic growth and job creation for the benefit of New Brunswick today and for generations to come.
Recognized as one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures since 2018, as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for six consecutive years, from 2017 – 2022, and recognized with a 2022 Employers of Diversity award from Atlantic Business Magazine, ONB is seeking talented and motivated students from University and College for the Summer work term (May to August 2023, or any period during this time based on the post-secondary institution timelines). Join a dynamic team of business professionals who are passionate about growing New Brunswick’s economy, are committed to giving back to the community, and value making a difference.
Love where you work. Love what you do. Come work for us.

Who are you?
• You have completed at least one year of post-secondary education and you will still be a student during the Fall 2023 term.
• You understand the role of an economic development agency in growing the province’s economy
• You are professional with a high degree of integrity and accountability
• You are at your best when you are challenged and thrive on setting and meeting goals
• You are recognized for your initiative and willingness to learn
• You are focused and pride yourself on your attention to detail
• You shine when you are able to effectively contribute fresh ideas and innovative solutions
• You are skilled at effectively communicating ideas, orally, visually and in-writing
• You value recognition, giving back to the community and camaraderie with your colleagues
• You work hard and are fun to have around

The following teams have opportunities available for the Summer 2023 term:
What the team is responsible for:
Marketing & Communications
The Marketing and Communications team strives to help globalize the New Brunswick brand and share successes from all regions of the province. The team develops and executes upon digital and traditional marketing strategies, manages external communications, and provides MarComm support to all internal ONB teams.
International Student Integration & Retention
The International Student Integration and Retention team supports international students who want to make New Brunswick their permanent home. They work with institutions and stakeholders on different projects to help students transition from students to professionals, and provide immigration support through information sessions and email communication.
Export Development
The Export Development team offers strategic market expertise and guidance to New Brunswick companies. They execute in-market and virtual trade activities and industry conferences, and provide resources, market intelligence and training opportunities to our clients.
The Planning team leads organizational planning and accountability to ensure ONB identifies the right strategic priorities and achieves or exceeds the desired results. They champion government’s priority of creating a regulatory environment that supports business competitiveness.
Don’t see anything that interests you this term? We encourage you to still apply and indicate your areas of interest on your application, as cross-training opportunities are available.
As a Student at ONB, you will:
• Gain valuable work experience in one of the identified sectors
• Support and implement at least one clearly defined project that aligns to ONB’s strategic mandate
• Have the opportunity to cross-train in at least one other job function
• Participate in weekly ONB student professional development and training
• Expand your network and create meaningful connections in a collaborative work environment
Operational requirement:
All roles are based out of our Fredericton Head Office. Work hours are 8:15am – 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.
How to apply?
• Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume
• All applications must include the following:
o Cover letter indicating your preferred area(s) of work (see opportunities above). Please note that you may be invited for an interview for a different work area than you indicated
o Resume
o Most recent transcript
Please submit your application by e-mail to or by mail to the following address by January 23, 2023 indicating competition number: ONB-23-03.
Opportunities New Brunswick
Employee Experience
4th floor, 250 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 9M9
We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.