Student, Human Resources

Richmond, BC/Remote
Added: February 9, 2024
For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we’ll take you there.

Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and robotics & space operations, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we're leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

We’re fueled by a pioneering spirit that carries us beyond. And together we enable highly skilled people to continually push boundaries and tackle big challenges requiring solutions that endure and inspire.

Are you ready to launch the next stage of your career in the new space economy? We would love to hear from you!


We’re on the hunt for a motivated and talented Human Resources Co-Op Student to join our small, dynamic and fun HR team at our Richmond BC office, supporting our Geointelligence business area. This is a 4 - 8 month term starting in April 2024.

About Geointelligence: Our mission is to turn data into insight. From detecting changes in fragile ecosystems to monitoring northern ice floes and shipping routes, our near-real time data of Earth observation and the environment makes our Geointelligence team a leader in geospatial imagery, ground stations, enterprise geospatial systems and defence programs.

As our HR Co-op, you will

  • Assist with onboarding and offboarding processes, including preparing orientation materials and coordinating exit interviews
  • Maintain HR databases and ensure data accuracy and integrity
  • Assist with HR projects and initiatives as needed

What You Will Bring

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program in HR, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism
  • Experience with HRIS systems is a plus

If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume cover letter and transcript highlighting your relevant experience and why you are a good fit for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Comments/Special Considerations

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the enhanced reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR .

MDA Ltd. is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please indicate this on your application/cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.


The compensation range for this position is $20 - $23 hourly.