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Internship/COOP Human Resources Student

Internship/COOP Human Resources Student

placeholder Toronto, Ontario

Job Type: Contract Full Time

Come and help us build the future at RVA.

At RVA, we are driven in all that we do by core values of quality, employee ownership, financial stability, and integrity. Our commitment to creating a strong, stable organization is reflected by our status as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Our goal of sustainable growth can only be achieved with the help of great people who share our core values. We’re looking for people who want to take ownership of their work and of their company, because we believe that when people take ownership, they achieve greater things.

Do you want to gain real-life work experience that will compliment your studies and also enhance your skills? If you answered yes, read on!

The Toronto Office is looking for a student to join their Human Resources team beginning January 2018. This role will mainly be composed of taking on the full-cycle recruiting activities within RVA. Reporting to the Manager of Human Resources, the HR student will be mentored by both the Manager and the Human Resources Generalist. There will also be exposure in other HR aspects such as culture change management and exit interviews. The student will also assist in defining new processes among HR recruiting activities and ensuring optimal efficiency. This is a 4-month contract position with the potential for extension.


•Handle full-cycle recruitment activities including but not limited to:

•Draft job postings for a variety of roles (Civil Technologists, Project Managers, Engineering Students, Engineers, etc).

•When required liaise with staff managers to isolate key duties/requirements for any new roles or roles that required updates to their duties.

•Post job ads on a variety of job boards (LinkedIn, job bank, University & College student placement portals and alumni boards, indeed, etc).

•Attend/conduct interviews with staff managers for various departments.

•Conduct reference checks of candidates. Also follows up on references when required.

•Administer skills/personality assessments to candidates being considered for permanent full-time roles.

•Draft permanent and contract full-time offer letters for various roles.

•Conduct onboarding of new employees. Assists with onboarding documents, computer set up and other tasks required for all new employees’ first day.

•Performs other duties as assigned.


•Individual must currently be enrolled in a human resources program at a recognized college/university.

•Demonstrates superior English communication skills both oral and written.

•Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

•Ability to work in an interactive team atmosphere.

•Previous HR/recruitment experience would be considered an asset.


R.V. Anderson Associates Limited offers a competitive wage for our Interns/Co-op students. All student positions within RVA are paid placements.


R.V. Anderson Associates Limited is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise Human Resources of any accommodations which you may require. Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.

Application Process

Please submit your dynamic cover letter and resume directly to HR at HR@rvanderson.com with “Human Resources Student” inserted in the subject line.

Thank you for your interest in RVA.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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