Technical college students and recent graduates

Every year over 100 technical college students and new graduates discover what's possible for their career at Imperial Oil. We place a great deal of importance on providing the top graduates and students with desirable challenges, resources and rewards, as well as the opportunity to work with highly dedicated and knowledgeable people. Our onboarding, training, mentoring, and challenging work ensure a rewarding career from the very start. Learn more >

We offer many exciting opportunities across a wide range of business units and career paths. See where your education and experience position you for success at Imperial Oil:


Graduate opportunities

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Applying for student opportunities:
Co-op opportunities are available for students currently enrolled in a technical college program.

  • Student term positions are posted on this website in:
    • Mid-October for work terms starting in May / June
  • Student term positions are at least four months but may be longer
  • Interviews are conducted in late December / January

Applying for graduate opportunities:
Career opportunities are available for graduating technical college students and recent graduates with less than three years of relevant work experience since graduation.

  • Graduate positions are posted on our website in mid-October.
  • Some graduate positions may be posted throughout the year.
  • The application deadline for graduate positions posted in mid-October is in November however, please see the individual job postings for exact deadlines.
  • First interviews are typically conducted on campus two to three weeks after the application deadline.
  • Second interviews are conducted in late December and early January at our site locations.


Technical college campus events
College of the North Atlantic 
Career Fair
September 26th, 2013
9:30am - 4:00pm
Information Session
September 26th, 2013
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Lambton College
Career Fair
October 24th, 2013
10:30am - 1:30pm
Information Session
October 24th, 2013
11:30am - 12:20pm
Career Fair
January 21st, 2014
9:30am - 3:00pm
Information Session
November 7, 2013
11:30am - 1:00pm
Career Fair
November 13, 2013
9:00am - 3:00pm
Information Session
November 13, 2013
5:00pm - 7:00pm


The company also has opportunities available for experienced operations, trades and technology candidates. For more information, please refer to the Experienced trades and technology section of our website.