Student Opportunities

We provide valuable work experience that allows you and our managers to identify potential opportunities for full-time employment with our company.

Apply for all Student and Co-op Jobs HERE

Apply for all New Graduate Jobs HERE.

Co-op

J.D. Irving, Limited has strong partnerships with local universities and community colleges. We provide various work term opportunities across our diverse operations throughout the year. The recruitment schedule for co-op placements is as follows

  • September/October – Co-op postings are advertised for the Winter Work Term (January – April)
  • January/February – Co-op postings are advertised for the Summer Work Term (May – August)
  • April/May – Co-op postings are advertised for the Fall Work Term (September – December)

During your time with us, you will have the unique opportunity to participate in the following events:

  • Welcome networking mixer
  • Tour of J.D. Irving, Limited Operations
  • Leadership & Co-op Student Round Table
  • Microsoft Excel Training

Summer Student & Intern Positions

J.D. Irving, Limited Summer Student and Internship positions are posted in February/March for summer positions that begin early May until the end of August. Students must be returning to school in the fall, and be in good academic standing to qualify for these positions.

Our summer student and internship opportunities are advertised on this page, as well as with our partnering Universities and Community Colleges Career Services Offices.

    New Graduates - Career Track Program

    We’re a team of 15,000 focused on innovation and continuous improvement. We’re developing the next generation of leaders.  And we have ample opportunities for you; in the next three years we’re forecasted to fill almost 7,900 jobs across all levels in the organization. The goal of our Career Track program is to recruit and grow new grads with leadership potential. 

    Career Track Candidates can expect:

    • a mentor
    • challenging, high profile work
    • connection to our organization’s leaders
    • opportunity to determine your career path 
    • flexibility to try different areas of business
    • company investment in your continued education: training, professional development with opportunity for external courses, professional designations, MBA

    Applicants must demonstrate:

    • strong academic performance 
    • proven leadership in athletic, school or community pursuit
    • graduating in December of 2016 or spring of 2017 from a university undergraduate program in:
      • Engineering & Science
      • Computer Science
      • Forest Operations
      • Business, Communications, & Arts (Supply Chain, General, HR, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, & Operations Management)
      • Food and Agriculture Business
      • Environmental Sciences
      • Food Science
      • Crop, Horticulture & Turfgrass Sciences