Unique JDI Week Connects Students with Careers

September 14, 2018

JDI is coming to campus with our recruiters, leaders, and yes, even our Cavendish Farms fry truck in tow! In an effort to connect the best and brightest students to careers with JDI, we're headed to Dalhousie University and the University of New Brunswick for JDI Week!

The goal of going to campus? We want to meet and attract top student candidates and open their eyes to the breadth of opportunity at JDI. We offer experience in a variety of industries from Shipbuilding to Forestry to Consumer Products. You don't completely leave the classroom behind when you start at JDI; alongside your on-the-job training and learning you also have access to world class professional development courses. 

Info sessions will be held each morning in a career fair style, with a more formal networking session taking place in the evening. JDI recruiters and university alumni who are part of the JDI team will be on hand to network and answer questions about co-op, summer and full time career opportunities. If that's not enticing enough the Cavendish Farms fry truck will be serving up free fries to students!  

"We already have over 200 Dalhousie University and 650 UNB graduates as part of our team at JDI, " said Christian Schortermyer Team Lead of Campus Recruitment with J.D. Irving, Limited. "We're looking to add even more talent to our team. Take some time between classes and connect with our team; we're looking forward to meeting you!"

Both Dalhousie University and UNB are valued partners for excellent co-op students, case studies, recruitment and research.

Dalhousie University 

September 17: Business, Engineering and IT Day

11:30am - 1:30 pm - SUB main floor (all faculties) 

Business students- Rowe Lobby

Computer Science Students - Goldberg Computer Science Building, Atrium 

Engineering Students - IDEA Building Atrium, Sexton Campus 

Evening networking sessions: Business & IT students - Rowe Buiding , Room 3089 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm 

Engineering - Room B225, Sexton Campus 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm 

 DAL - JDI Day 2018


University of New Brunswick Fredericton

September 24: Engineering and Computer Science Day 

Info session - 11:30 to 1:30 pm - C level entrance to Head Hall

Networking Session - Engineering - 6-7 pm - WU Centre, Chancellor's Room

Networking Session - Computer Science - 6-7 pm- Wu Centre, Room 204

September 25: Forestry Day 

Info Session: 11:30 - 1:30 - Front Entrance of Forestry & Geology Building 

Networking Session: 5:30 - 6:30 - Forestry & Geology Building Room 303

September 26: Business Day

Info Session : 11:30 to 1:30 pm - Front Entrance of Singer Hall

Networking Session: 6-7 pm - Wu Centre Room 204 

 UNBF - JDI Week 2018


University of New Brunswick Saint John

The UNBSJ event will have three concurrent info sessions in the morning with one combined networking session that evening:

September 27: Business, Engineering & Computer Science Day 

Info Session : 11:30 to 1:30 pm - UNBSJ Quad

Networking Session: 6 - 7 pm - Whitebone Lounge 

 UNBSJ - JDI Week 2018


Your Next Step? It's With JDI!

We forecast welcoming 2,558 students to the JDI team between 2018-2020. Want to grow your resume, get real work experience and possibly a springboard to a full-time job offer? Visit students.jdirving.com and explore your next step!