CO-OP: Marketing/Recruitment Intern, Canadian Coast Guard College


The Canadian Coast Guard College (CCGC) is a world leader in the field of maritime studies and the national training centre for the Canadian Coast Guard.  A key program is the Canadian Coast Guard Officer Training Program.  This is a four-year training program and is considered one of the best marine training programs in the world, producing both Marine Engineering Officers and Marine Navigation Officers.


Essential Qualifications:

Students must be enrolled in a Co-op program.


Experience using MS Word, Excel and Power Point


Knowledge of the Canadian Coast Guard College

Knowledge marketing, promotion and event planning


Ability to communicate verbally

Ability to communicate in writing (cover letter will be used to assess this qualification)

Personal Suit abilities:





Previous Government work experience

Ability to communicate in French would be an asset.



The CCGC has a unique opportunity for marketing/recruitment intern to assist with the marketing and promotion of the College.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with an interest in recruitment, social media marketing and event coordination.  The successful applicant will work with our recruitment team in developing and coordination of recruitment events and promotional material.  This will be a unique opportunity to enhance marketing skills and to also develop an understanding and build experience working within the public sector.


Assist in the coordination of recruitment events.

Assist with the preparation of promotional material and recruitment presentations.

Represent the Canadian Coast Guard College at recruiting events.

Assist in the development of marketing opportunities using social media channels.

Respond to inquiries from potential applicants.

Prepare and compile reports and statistical information relating to various recruitment events.

Application Details

To apply, please submit a résumé and detailed cover letter to the Student Placement Officer, by 12:00pm on March 8th, 2019.

Candidates must submit a résumé and a cover letter clearly demonstrating in their cover letter how they meet the essential and asset qualifications. Cover letters must address each of the qualification listed in this job opportunity.  Résumés may be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the cover letter.

An interview will be conducted. The successful candidate must have or be able to obtain Reliability Security Clearance before starting employment with the Canadian Coast Guard College.

Position:              Student Intern (Marketing/Recruitment)

Reporting To:    Senior Recruitment Officer, Canadian Coast Guard College

Location:             Canadian Coast Guard College, 1190 Westmount Road, Sydney, NS

Term:                    May – August  (approximately 16 weeks)

This is a CO-OP position for students enrolled in the BBA/BA (Communications) co-op program. Please contact if you are interested in this position.