GENERAL: Indigenous Student Employment Program


Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner.

Job description

At Imperial, inclusion & diversity is one of our core values. Our focus on inclusion & diversity helps create a workplace where people’s unique contributions and perspectives are respected and valued. We believe that different ideas and viewpoints ultimately strengthen our company and help us grow and innovate.

As part of our focus on diversity, it is our goal to increase our Indigenous representation in the workforce to better reflect the populations of the communities in which we operate. Please see Imperial’s Indigenous Relations Guiding Principles and Guidelines. The Indigenous Student Employment Program is designed to attract top Indigenous talent and provide them with the opportunity to learn and develop their professional skills as they continue their formal education.


This posting is intended for applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Métis) or North American Indian (status or non-status).

• High school diploma or GED equivalent is mandatory
• Currently pursuing a university business/commerce degree in any of the following areas and
returning to school after this work term.
◦ Supply-chain management
◦ Logistics operations
◦ Accounting
◦ Marketing
◦ Economics
• To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted
with your application

• Effective communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
• Strong analytical and time management skills
• Team player with problem solving ability and business acumen
• Self-motivated and willingness to learn
• Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


We are currently offering challenging, practical work experience in the following areas:

• Procurement
• Supply-chain management
• Accounting
• Fuels marketing
• Retail sales support

Your benefits

• Gaining valuable work experience in one of Canada’s largest and most successful companies
• Working in a continuous learning environment that encourages you to grow your skills and capabilities. For example:
◦ Improve your systems and/or business software knowledge
◦ Increase your understanding of the oil & gas industry
◦ Sharpen your analytical and time management skills
• Successful networking and mentoring programs that enable you to spend time with managers and peers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities
• Working for a company that values and celebrates inclusion & diversity, which includes employee-led networks such as the Imperial Indigenous Network
• One scheduled Friday off per month
• Term relocation assistance is available for those who qualify

Application Details

Follow the link to apply for this position.

Other considerations

• To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application
• For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre employment background screening will be required
• Applicants who receive an offer of employment will be required to provide their Social Insurance Number (SIN) and bank account details
• We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

Eligibility to work in Canada

All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on their start date. Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post graduate work permit. Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.