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Student Intern, Aerospace and Defense/ Customer Materials

Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 85009 
Region: Americas 
Country: Canada 
State/Province: Ontario 
City:  Toronto 


16 Month Internship


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$5.8 billion global leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions. We bring global expertise and insight at every stage of product development - from the drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services.  Through our unrivalled customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in aerospace and defense, communications, enterprise, healthtech, industrial, capital equipment, and smart energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges.


Celestica is a high-integrity work environment and when you join Celestica you are apart of a leading global company that enables the world’s best brands, and contributing to our innovative and collaborative solutions that help our customers unlock the potential of the future. 


Our global network spans 14 countries with 24,500 employees across the Americas, Europe and Asia.  At our Toronto headquarters, we are focused on attracting top talent into our organization, including interns from universities and colleges throughout Southern Ontario.  


Celestica's internship program provides students with valuable development through real-life work experience, exciting projects and networking with industry professionals.


Benefits for Students Include:

  • Experience working for one of the largest Canadian global technology companies

  • Possibility of a student casual contract position after completion of internship 

  • Possibility of a full-time position after completion of degree 

  • Access to Celestica’s development programs and projects

  • Celestica's Time Off to Volunteer program – two paid days off to volunteer per year

  • Fun intern activities including celebration events and networking

  • Internal recognition programs and rewards for stellar performance


What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity: Job experience at a large Canadian-based global company

  • Innovation: We look to our employees to implement new ideas and improve the way we do things

  • Collaboration: Students work as part of global teams, enabled by collaborative technology

  • Sustainability: We uphold strong ethics, reduce our impact on the environment and empower employees to give back to the community with two paid days off per year to volunteer

  • Development opportunities: including soft skills courses, innovation projects and mentorship

  • Networking: Strategically build your professional network to advance your career and deepen relationships across your peers and colleagues.  

  • Fun: Our interns have the opportunity to participate in fun activities including intern social events, Celestica’s charitable initiatives and our Spirit Week activities 


About this Opportunity:

Students for this position are currently enrolled in Aerospace Engineering program and are team players who possess strong analytical and interpersonal skills, have excellent PC skills (database software and major desktop applications). Knowledge of Manufacturing, Procurement and the electronics industry is also recommended.


The student will develop the following skills and work in the following areas:

  • Supply chain/commodity business practices
  • Analytical skills
  • Advance proficiency in various Microsoft products
  • Project management experience
  • Global site interaction


***As this position involves work that is subject to the Canadian Government's Controlled Goods Program (CGP), your employment offer is conditional upon the successful completion of a security assessment by Celestica and/or its authorized agents, per the Controlled Goods Regulations.


Preferred Skills:

  • Understanding of general aerospace products and industry
  • Basic manufacturing system knowledge
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work on several tasks at the same time
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Experience working with macros is considered an asset



  • Researching Aerospace customers’ products and market trends.
  • Create presentations and reports using Excel & PowerPoint
  • Will interact with global customer units and participate in material bid pricing activity
  • Send and negotiate quote tenders with suppliers to establish cost and set pricing
  • Will have exposure to SAP and internal databases and applications. In some case will work with business and IT to maintain and develop new applications
  • Consolidates, tabulates, analyzes and reports on various topics, commitments and performance metrics.
  • Supports customers to resolve quality, serviceability, and performance related issues for products.
  • May have the opportunity to develop and maintain various business processes
  • Work is guided by detailed instructions, routines, and procedures. Works under close supervision and receives detailed instructions on all work assignments. Once proficiency in the tasks is achieved intern will work autonomously and be given more complex duties. Will work directly with immediate supervisor, co-workers, and team members. Will work with colleagues and suppliers around the globe gaining international experience.


Physical Demands, duties of this position are varied and will include:

  • Duties of this position are performed in a normal office with exposure to manufacturing environments.
  • Duties may require extended periods of sitting and sustained visual concentration on a computer monitor or on numbers and other detailed data
  • Repetitive manual movements are frequently required (e.g. data entry, using a computer mouse, using a calculator, etc.).


Area: Aerospace and Defense


Start Date: May 2022

Location: 5140 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON

Experience: No formal experience required.

Education: Enrolled in a formal internship or co-op Aerospace Engineering program in a recognized university. University program completing 3rd of a 4-year program or 4th of 5-year program of study and eligible for an internship program.




Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law). 


At Celestica we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.


This position involves technologies regulated by the Canadian government's Controlled Goods Program (CGP). Candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and meet all other requirements under CGP. Job offers will be conditional upon candidates undergoing a successful security screening per the Controlled Goods Regulations.



Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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