Co-op and Summer Opportunities

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Student Eligibility 

Students who are studying in fields relevant to CNL’s business or related support functions are invited to apply on-line to be considered for employment at CNL. Students must be actively enrolled in a university or college program full-time and returning to school at the end of the student work term.

All students must be legally eligible to work in Canada in accordance with Canadian immigration laws and CNL’s Personnel Security requirements. All offers are conditional to regular security clearance and reliability check requirements.


CNL posts all co-op opportunities on our external student page. Students interested in applying must submit through the CNL website. CNL will work with both the student and institutions co-op coordinators to ensure a timely recruitment process is completed. 

Step 1: Apply Online

To complete your application, please include the following documentation:

  • Resume and cover letter
  • Non-official transcript
  • Two character and one work reference letter (two of the three references must have known you for at least 5 years)


Step 2: Screening and Telephone interview

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by the hiring department directly for a telephone interview.

Step 3: CNL offer package

If you have been identified as a successful applicant, a letter of employment and an offer package link will be sent to your email. All offers of employment are conditional upon reference and security clearances.

Step 4: Welcome Aboard!

Once your clearance has been obtained, an HR representative will contact you to arrange a start date. You will receive your first day instructions and will attend Student Orientation on your first day.

Please be advised that we do not accept faxed, emailed or mailed resumes. Resumes are only accepted for employment opportunities that are posted on the corporate website. In order to be considered for student positions, students must register on-line.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. CNL will not respond to general emails or telephone inquiries requesting updates on position status.