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With our 150th anniversary celebrations underway and our eyes on life as a public company, 2021 is an especially exciting time to do your co-op placement with Economical®. Use your skills and creativity to make a difference at this pivotal time in our company’s history, while enjoying meaningful work in a supportive team environment.

From classroom to co-op to career, every step of your journey has an impact on your future. Make this one a game-changer.

Whats next?

Learn more about our co-op placements through your school’s career centre. New grads are encouraged to browse our current opportunities!

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We have co-op placements in many departments

 

Help identify and find solutions for problems of both today and tomorrow.

Today: you will look at the issues driving the business forward, being able to quantify the effects of the pandemic, having a front-row seat to the impact of climate change on our property business, and helping operations be more efficient.

Tomorrow: How will you report your financial statement in an IFRS 17 world? What will the post-pandemic driving experience look like, and how will you adapt the pricing to ‘streaming dataset’?

Every day: Feel engaged, excited, and challenged.

If your talent and ambition are pointing you toward leadership, this program may be the fast track to your goals. Designed to recruit and grow future business and technical leaders, this path offers mentorship, study support, and many other benefits for first-to-fourth-year university students. No matter your career trajectory, you’ll make impactful contributions to the development of our products and services, doing work terms in reserve, valuation, pricing, and more. Once the course is completed, you’ll work with us in a rotational program providing exposure to many aspects of the company. We also offer tuition assistance and financial bonuses for employees pursuing professional designations.

Students majoring in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Economics are encouraged to choose this exciting career path with us.

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Finance is an essential group within our company that includes our corporate development, investments, analytics, procurement, corporate services, and reinsurance teams, along with our data enablement office.

From planning to analysis to reporting, we offer customized solutions and strategies for our clients and stakeholders, ensuring our daily operations support our corporate strategy and drive profitable growth.

Students majoring in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics are encouraged to choose this exciting career path with us.

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Everything we do is aligned with the impact we want to have on customers, brokers, and employees.

On the Marketing side, we support two main functions at Economical:

  1. As brand ambassadors, we uphold the high standards we've set for representing and promoting the company across all internal and external communications.
  2. As an in-house marketing agency, we work with business units and brokers to plan and develop marketing strategies, create print and digital assets, co-ordinate campaign launches, and monitor their performance.

We're dedicated to delivering solutions that elevate our brands and create business opportunities for Economical and for our broker partners.

Students with a focus in marketing, graphic design, videography, communication, public relations, journalism, and related disciplines are encouraged to apply to our dynamic team.

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Our TS department provides integrated business and information technology solutions and services by co-creating with our businesses to deliver modern, resilient, and scalable capabilities that are aligned with the company’s objectives and strategies.

Teams within the Technology Solutions department include:

  • Business-aligned enhancement pods
  • Infrastructure, Cloud and Quality Engineering
  • Data Platform and Engineering
  • Architecture and Platforms
  • Cyber and Information Security
  • Strategy, Planning & Technology Operations

If you’re a student focusing on Computer Science, Computer Programming, or Computer Engineering, your skills and creativity will be appreciated and rewarded in our Technology Solutions department.

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This team is comprised of two groups working closely together. Actuarial Analysts use their strong statistical backgrounds and knowledge gained from actuarial exams to create high-quality predictive models. Business Analysts use specialized skills, such as Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping and competitive data analysis, to design innovative business processes.

Predictive analytics is an area of the business that’s central to the success of a property and casualty (P&C) insurance company like Economical. We work closely with other business units (personal insurance, commercial insurance, sales and distribution, underwriting, claims) to develop creative, data-driven solutions to business problems.

University students majoring in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Economics, or Computer Science are encouraged to take their career to the next level with our team.

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If you’re a student pursuing an education in Law and you’re looking for an opportunity to article with a growing litigation team and get involved in interesting cases, Economical is for you. Our in-house claims litigation team handles cases related to property and casualty claims, including bodily injury. As an articling student, you’ll provide support to lawyers within the department, preparing legal memoranda, conducting legal research, and drafting straightforward pleadings, motion records, facta, and other court documents. You may also make independent appearances in court when appropriate. From time to time, our articling students also handle small claims court matters from pleadings to trial.

Students pursuing a Law degree are encouraged to bring their knowledge and talent to a team that enjoys a wide variety of work, as well as the work-life balance that comes with an in-house Legal team.

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See what your fellow co-op students are saying

Every day I’m working on different projects. I like how there’s not one set job description — it’s a really cool range of experiences.

- Nicole P., Marketing, Strategy & Planning Co-op (4th Year, Business Program)

The best thing has been the responsibility I’ve been given to make decisions, to supervise, and make changes myself.

- Ethan P., Project Coordinator (2nd Year, Electrical Engineering Program)

Economical is definitely a place I’d like to work in the future. I love the culture here. I like the emphasis it puts on employee experience.

- Hunter G., Project Coordinator (3rd Year, Bio Statistics/Math Program)
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Want to join our team?

Have a look at these full-time opportunities, and launch your career at Economical.

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