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Student Intern, IT Application Associate

Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 85174 
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: 

The IT Application Associate Intern position involves various levels of writing, testing and maintaining software solutions. The intern is also involved in design, performance optimization and implementation of the operational systems on various platforms to ensure solutions are meeting needs of the end user.


Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent project management skills
  • In-depth analytical skills
  • Excellent programming skills
    • Extensive Java development experience (Java EE 6/7)
    • Proven experience in JSR 168 and JSR 286 (Java Portlet Specification) development and support
    • Proven experience leveraging WSRP 2.0 Specification
    • Experience with Relational Databases (Oracle DB, PL/SQL)
    • Experience with build & development best-practices/tools (e.g. use of SVN, IDEs, etc.)
    • Experience with Agile Software Development methodologies
    • Basic knowledge in installing/configuring/administering web servers (IIS, Apache, IBM http server) and application servers (IBM WebSphere, Oracle WebLogic, Tomcat) would be considered an asset
  • Software design knowledge
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, disciplined, professional and a team player
  • Maintain on-call support



  • Develop design specifications based on business requirements
  • Interact with business community to understand business process and define how software tools can be leveraged to optimize the business process
  • Ensure team members are provided with timely and accurate project information and status updates
  • Resolve project related issues with customer
  • Review field trial plans, risk assessments, and test results


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

  • Duties of this position are performed in a normal office environment
  • 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 (e.g. data entry, using a computer mouse, using a calculator, etc.) are frequently required
  • Occasional overnight travel is required


Area: Information Technology


Start Date: May 2022


Location: 5140 Yonge Street, Toronto


Experience: No formal experience required.


Education: Currently enrolled in a University Internship program completing 3rd year of a 4 year program in a Computer Science Degree Program. 


To apply, please visit Please provide a copy of your transcript with your application. 


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. Special arrangements can be made for candidates who need it throughout the hiring process. Please indicate your needs and we will work with you to meet them.

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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