The Home Depot Canada Internship/Co-op Program
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The Home Depot Canada Internship/Co-op Program is a paid 16-week internship. Our intern associates are challenged to complete valuable and immersive projects that directly impact the business and are part of fast-paced teams with ample opportunity to grow.
Our intern associates are equipped with tools to establish the building blocks for their career and revolutionize the future of retail.
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What To Expect
Come see what it’s like to work at the world’s #1 home improvement retailer. The Home Depot Canada has 182 stores in 10 Canadian provinces, employing more than 30,000 associates from coast-to-coast.
Our culture is supportive. Our people are amazing. And the work you do here actually influences our business.
Our Promise to You
When you join The Home Depot Canada as an intern or co-op student, you will have the opportunity to apply your skills from the classroom to real-life work. You will engage in tangible projects with meaningful impacts, while developing your skills and gaining insight into the areas of our business that are the most relevant to your career goals.
As the 16 weeks fly by, you will have the chance to apply what you know, pick up new skills, and collaborate with people across the company to make your projects come to life. It’s a great way to meet our leaders and learn valuable leadership lessons from some of the best in the business.
Throughout the 16 weeks, you will also have the opportunity to participate in:
Senior Leadership Sessions
Development workshops on topics such as building your personal brand, collaboration to success and so much more
Formalized Mentorship Program
Learn about the Home Depot values with key business leaders across the company
Our Commitment To You
MEDICAL & DENTAL COVERAGE
What Past Students Are Saying
“From the first day at orientation, I could tell that the culture here was unique. Not only did I gain beneficial experience from my team, I also made great relationships I’ve continued past my internship. I’m so grateful for my time here and hope many more have the same experience I did!”
Digital Media Intern
“The internship provided me with valuable hands-on experience and gave me a better understanding of my strengths. Spending 16 weeks under the guidance of people who want to share their knowledge with you and help you become a better data analyst is invaluable. This experience exceeded my expectations and taught me skills that will help me further my career.”
Analytics & Data Science Intern
“The experience allowed me to achieve managing daily responsibilities and venture out to assist another team. This encouraged me to network and take opportunities. THD experience started with clear communication and passion for the interns. The experience has left me excited for the future, hoping to continue to work for The Home Depot in any capacity and learn.”
Data Personalization - Data Quality Intern
Why Launch Your Career at The Home Depot Canada
Join the World’s #1 home improvement retailer
Be apart of a supportive environment that allows you to learn, grow and develop
Get valuable work experience that supports your academic learning
Develop your skills and gain insight into the areas of our business that are relevant to your career goals
Your Opportunity Starts Here
To be considered, candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program at an accredited college or university in Canada.
If you currently work for The Home Depot Canada in one of our retail, supply chain, or contact center locations, please make sure to apply on Career Depot!
Please reach out to our Internship and Co-op team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the internship and co-op program?
The internship and co-op program provides students currently enrolled in a Canadian accredited university and/or college an opportunity to leverage their school, field experience and apply it to a meaningful project at The Home Depot Canada. Interns will also partake in a customized development program that will help them better understand The Home Depot Canada, build, and grow on critical career capabilities, and expand their professional network.
When is the internship and co-op program?
Currently, The Home Depot Canada is only running a summer internship/co-op program. The 2023 internship is scheduled to take place from Monday, May 8 – Friday, August 25, 2023.
When are you accepting applications?
For Summer placements, interested candidates can apply at the end of January – February, with interviews being conducted in late February/early March. Offers will be extended in late March.
What is the difference between a co-op and an internship?
At The Home Depot Canada we provide students with many interesting paid co-op and internship opportunities enabling them to gain valuable work experience that supports their academic learning. Co-op students are enrolled in an accredited co-op program, and their HD work experience will be applied for academic credit.
Is the internship virtual or in-person?
Our internship roles will be based on the business need. We will offer a range of fully remote, hybrid and in person opportunities. This detail will be included in the job posting, please review closely.
Do the internship/co-op position pay?
Yes, we provide our interns a competitive pay, along with full-time benefits.
Do I need to be enrolled in a college or university?
Yes, you must be a full-time student at the start of the internship/co-op.
What functions do the internships support?
E-Commerce, Finance, Marketing, Merchandising, Human Resource, Supply Chain & Technology.
What is the Internship interview process?
The interview process will typically include a phone interview, followed by a virtual interview. We conduct behaviour-based interviews. The best way to prepare for this type of interview is to use the S-T-A-R (Situation, Task, Action, Result) technique.
- First, describe a specific situation or task that you needed to accomplish or resolve.
- Next, describe the action you took. Discuss what you specifically did to address the situation.
- Finally, describe the results you achieve.
To check your status of your application, login to Home Depot Careers profile.
How do I apply for an internship?
Visit the Home Depot Canada careers page: https://careers.homedepot.ca/
How can I learn more?
For more information contact us at HDC Internship/CoopProgram: email@example.com
How to prepare for a structured interview:
- Review the job description to find out the knowledge and skills needed for the job.
- Review your resume for experiences that illustrate the knowledge or skills required for the job.
- Prepare specific examples of your past behaviors and accomplishments that will show you meet the requirements of the job. Use the specific examples of behaviors you demonstrated and link them to how you would perform in the new role. Use the STARS Methods – Situation, Task, Action, Results and Skills.
- Practice interviewing with a friend or co-worker.
- If you are invited to participate in a virtual interview, the interview process usually lasts 30 minutes to 1 hour and will be conducted by the Hiring Manager and the Human Resources Business Partner.
Preparation and practice will help prevent you from drawing a blank, forgetting an experience, or failing to mention an example because you did not realize its significance.
Other tips to help you do your best:
- Do some research on the department/role before the interview.
- Plan ahead review your work experience and be prepared to speak of your past accomplishments.
- Practice interviewing.
- Greet the hiring manager.
- Make frequent eye contact.
- Answer questions as directly as possible.
- Listen carefully to the questions asked. Ask the interviewer to restate a question if you are confused.
- If you've worked before, talk about what you learned from it.
- Use examples of how your skills and abilities would fit the job.