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Summer Student - MDA Legal, Contracts and Compliance team

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MDA
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Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC/Remote
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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 Summer Student to join the MDA Legal, Contracts and Compliance team on our Satellite systems team at our Montreal office.

As the leading global independent commercial supplier of antennas, payloads, and electronics for communication and radar satellites, our team has successfully contributed to hundreds of missions in the past 60 years. With an extensive heritage in a wide range of solutions delivered to customers globally, our Satellite Systems team continues to grow and evolve on the ground and in the stars.

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.

Role

In this role, you will assist your teammates with various clerical tasks, and earn a baseline of knowledge on corporate environments, the types of contracts underlying business interactions, as well as internal policies and processes.

Responsibilities

  • Classify data so the company has an accurate, accessible and complete record of its contractual commitments.
  • Assist in the drafting of various documents, such as non-disclosure agreements and proposal letters.
  • Initiate approval cycles with appropriate stakeholders.
  • Update contractual registers following internal protocols.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Contribute to optimizing the team’s efficiency, namely by procuring supplies.
  • Absorb business methodologies, ask questions, and learn.

Qualifications Required (experience/skills)

  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, e.g.: Excel
  • Knowledge of Adobe PDF
  • Knowledge of File Explorer
  • Attention to detail
  • French and English an asset
  • Interest in learning

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Comments/Special Considerations

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

Benefits Statement

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at all locations. As a team member of MDA, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection through competitive health care including; extended healthcare and flexible drug plans, dental and vision benefits, disability income protection, life insurance, group retirement savings plans; and an employee and family assistance program.

Equal Opportunity Statement

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.

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