Making a difference isn’t just about what you do. It’s about how you do it. And who you do it with. A career at EDC gives you the chance to help Canadian companies conquer the global marketplace. To do business responsibly. To work shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the brightest, most dedicated professionals in their fields. People like you, who want to make a difference—for companies, for Canada and for each other. 

Why I Choose EDC

When you join our team, you’ll be helping Canadian companies bring their vision, passion and innovation to the global marketplace. We asked EDC employees from across the country why they choose EDC, and their responses were passionate.
Why I choose EDC

The EDC experience

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Inspired people

If you’ve always wanted to be part of an expert team dedicated to helping Canadian companies succeed, you’ll find the opportunities you’re looking for at EDC. Take inspiration from colleagues with leading skills and sharp thinking—people who love a good challenge and are every bit as diverse as the world where we do business. 

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Careers with purpose

Help Canadian companies grow and succeed globally in ways you can be proud of. At EDC, we’re committed to social responsibility and doing business ethically. That’s a big part of what “making a difference” means to us. We take on risk so Canadian businesses can take on the world, and we do it with our country’s reputation in mind.

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Rooted in respect

To bring your best, you need to trust that your colleagues have your back and you’re all working toward the same goal. That trust is the bedrock of working at EDC. We’ve built a culture of mutual respect and support so we can learn and succeed together, protecting the balance that lets us pursue our professional ambitions and grow as people, too.

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Search open positions at EDC in areas such as:

  • Financing
  • Insurance
  • Global risk management
  • Strategy and innovation
  • Business development and marketing
  • Corporate services
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For experience in global business, there’s no better training ground than EDC. Our work terms and co-op placements give you meaningful, hands-on experience. Our educational programs and scholarships help you gain knowledge and develop the skills to build your career.

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Date modified: 2023-11-21