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Date: Apr 4, 2019

Location: Toronto, CA

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 40964 
Region: Americas 
Country: Canada 
State/Province: Ontario 
City:  Toronto 


16 Month Internship

When you join Celestica, it's more than just a job. It's about being part of a team of uniquely talented and forward-thinking individuals who are passionate about what they do. It’s about joining 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.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$6 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, semiconductor capital equipment, and smart energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges.


Our global network spans 13 countries with 27,000 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 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 – 16 paid hours off to volunteer per year
  • Fun intern activities including celebration events and networking
  • Internal recognition programs and rewards for stellar performance
  • Discounted GoodLife Fitness memberships


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, empowered 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: Our students have the opportunity to network and develop lasting relationships with the intern community and their team members
  • 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:


Are you passionate about Human Resources? Do you want the opportunity to apply the knowledge you have gained in school while developing your HR skills? Celestica is a global company in need of a Human Resources Intern. This is a great opportunity for a driven individual to learn more about the role HR plays in supporting key business strategies. As an HR Intern you will work collaboratively with the HR team and be given meaningful opportunities to add value to our business. The successful candidate will gain exposure to:


  • Talent Acquisition
  • HR Related Research
  • Talent Development
  • Performance Management
  • Competency Development
  • On-boarding
  • Learning & Training


This role is a mix of HR Generalist and administrative support. If you are eager, willing to learn and creative, your opportunity to assist with interesting HR projects will be endless.


Preferred Skills:

  • Must be self-motivated, take initiative and possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess the ability to demonstrate grace under pressure.
  • High level of energy for a fast paced working environment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within in a team while maintaining a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-starting mentality, ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)



  • Support Human Resources Business Partners (HRBPs) at various levels
  • Collaborate with all functions of the organization
  • Provide continuous improvement to existing processes and procedures
  • Organize and prepare training sessions that support further employee learning and development
  • Participate in end to end recruitment process (ie. screening, interviewing, hiring, background checks,  onboarding)
  • Event planning coordination (recruitment fairs, grad programs, intern orientation, Spirit Week activities)
  • Run weekly reports to send out to HRBPs


Area: Human Resources


Start Date: May 2019


Location: 5140 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON


Experience: No formal experience required


Education: Currently enrolled in a University internship program and have completed their 3rd year of studies.This role is ideal for students who enrolled in a Human Resources/ Business/ Labour Studies program.



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


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$5.6 billion global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. Our customers trust us to deliver the most advanced design, engineering and manufacturing expertise for their highly sophisticated and complex products. From advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware solutions for the Cloud, at Celestica we manage the complexity for our customers and set the bar for quality and reliability in their markets. Our customer portfolio includes leaders in the enterprise computing, communications, aerospace and defense, industrial, smart energy, healthtech and semiconductor markets. Headquartered in Toronto, our global network spans 13 countries with 26,000 employees throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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