Winter 2022 Engineering and Technology Co-op Program – Telus


We are looking for technology enthusiasts like you to help us build Canada’s digital future.

Curious about state-of-the-art telecommunications technologies like 5G networks, cybersecurity and cloud computing? Passionate about starting your career in an environment that fosters innovation and enables you to make a real difference?

Come join TELUS’ Engineering and Technology Co-op Program and gain hands-on experience with our high-performing, innovative team that’s at the forefront of building the technologies of the future.

What will you work on?

As a co-op student, you will get to work on many meaningful assignments with teams that envision and deliver TELUS’ technology roadmap, network and service architectures, supply chain strategy, and design and standards.

Our co-op program offers 4, 8, 12 and 16 month terms and will provide you with a range of opportunities to learn about the leading-edge technologies involved in mobile, TV and broadband service delivery. During the program, you will develop your technical skills, gain a deep business understanding and collaborate with the brightest minds. You could work on any of the following key projects or more:

Software-defined Networking (SDN):
Re-envision our large networks as virtualized, cloud-based software to foster sustainability and improve the customer experience
Gain skills in network function virtualization (NFV), cloudification, and software development and operations (DevOps)
Cybersecurity Solutions:
Develop pioneering cybersecurity and privacy solutions to protect Canadians from the full spectrum of online threats
Build skills in cybersecurity and threat assessment, software DevOps and security product development
5G and Wireless Networks:
Advance Canada’s largest and fastest wireless network as we evolve to a hyper-connected 5G world
Work on macro sites, in-building networks and Wi-Fi; and learn about wireless IP access design, wireless core network design, data analytics, virtualization and DevOps
Software Development:
Design and develop the next generation of connected living solutions to improve our customers’ lives and deliver on our future friendly brand promise
Work closely with experts on our technology teams to build apps and platforms to elevate the customer experience
Mine data and build dashboards to maintain reliability of our networks and service offerings
Digital Home Solutions:
Deliver state-of-the-art, market-leading video and connected home solutions for our customers including smart security solutions
Develop, test and deploy IPTV applications or content platforms as part of our Future Friendly Home team

Required education and experience:

Currently enrolled in an accredited Engineering or Computer Science university program
Preferably enrolled in a co-op program with a minimum of one term (or summer internship) completed
Required skills and abilities:


Are curious and passionate about learning new technologies
Have a deep commitment to making a difference for our customers
Demonstrate leadership in the way you approach your work, as shown through your academic, volunteer/community and extracurricular activities
Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Have demonstrated the ability to work in a team environment
Are self-motivated and have a strong sense of personal initiative and ownership
Are creative and innovative in your thinking
Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Can see “the big picture” while also being detail oriented
Thrive in a high-performing, fast-paced, large and sometimes ambiguous environment
Please submit your application as soon as possible. We have multiple roles available and will be operating on a continuous hiring model.

At TELUS ensuring that our customers and team members are safe is our top priority. That’s why we’ve shifted our recruitment practices and processes. Interviews will be conducted virtually and students will be set up with remote work equipment. We also stay connected through a variety of online tools, virtual meetings and organized events. As an essential service, we are also maintaining our efforts to keep you connected during this challenging time.

What sets us apart from other work placements?

Perform meaningful work to solve real world challenges while utilizing the latest technologies in agile and DevOps environments
Become a well-rounded professional while developing soft skills and building your network within the technology community
Receive advanced hiring consideration for opportunities within the Graduate Technology Leadership Program
Who is TELUS?

We’re a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Primary Location: Canada
Other Locations: CA-QC-Montreal, CA-BC-Vancouver, CA-ON-Toronto, CA-AB-Edmonton
Schedule: Full-time

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