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Open to challenges? Explore Early Careers roles in Canada


At Nokia, there’s no limit to the work you can do here – after all, we’re the company putting networks on the Moon. And, while you’re pushing limits, you’ll build a career that’s just as expansive – with the freedom to work your way. We strive to hire the brightest minds from universities and colleges all around the globe, and we have technical and non-technical career opportunities throughout Nokia for students from all backgrounds.

We act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people. Nokia’s employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Open your best life with us

Thanks to our hybrid working model you can design your life around what matters most. We know the importance of community and your professional network. When you join Nokia as a student, you join a community that offers 1-on-1 mentorship, both virtual and in-person professional development workshops, free online courses and certifications, global impact and interaction, flexible work/life  balance, and fun and engaging social activities such as participating in ping pong tournaments and trivia challenges. Whatever it is, there is no lack of opportunities to connect and engage with others while professionally growing.

We are open for current post-secondary students for internship, co-op, and full-time new grad opportunities in a variety of roles

From the start, you’ll do meaningful work alongside peers and leaders – diving deep into projects, programs, and services for the network and how we connect with each other around the globe. At Nokia, you're given the opportunity to chart your own path by owning your development, your career, and your future.

Some of the positions we hire for:

Software Developers
Various Software Developer and Engineers (Web, Fullstack, Frontend, Backend, API, Software Tools,  Security Engineering)
UX/UI Designers and Developers
DevOps Engineers
Network Automation Engineers
Embedded C/C++ Software Developers

Service Router Platform Test Developers
QA Engineers
System Testers

Hardware Developers
Lab Support Technicians
Hardware Developer Engineers
Electromechanical Assemblers
Service Router Platform Test Developer

Tech Writers
Business Operations Analyst
Digital Marketing
Learning Operations and Marketing 
Project Management Assistants
HR Project Management


The Student Recruitment Process

We run 3 hiring cycles for student positions each year. The terms start in January, May, and September but we start posting for these positions 4-6 months in advance of the start date. The process can vary based on each position’s needs, but here is the typical hiring process:

1. Apply

Submitting a completed application is the first step in the process. If you are not enrolled in a co-op program or a partnering school, please apply directly on our website. If you are enrolled in a co-op program with a partnering school, please apply through your co-op and career services office in addition to our portal.


Explore Early Careers jobs in Canada

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2. Tech/Non-tech Interview

Candidates selected to move forward in this next phase will typically have a 1-step 30-minute virtual interview with employees and/or a manager from the hiring team. If it is a technical role, depending on what position you are applying for will depend on what types of questions will be asked. There might be a basic technical test. Don’t worry – we are not looking for right or wrong answers but your knowledge and how you respond.

3. Decision

Congratulations, you made it this far  Candidates who are successful are placed into positions based on their interests, skills, and experiences. Each placement is done individually and with significant consideration. You will be contacted by one of our trusted Campus Talent Attraction Partners to start the offer process.

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Meet our Summer Interns

Meet Amelie | A Day in the Life of a Nokia Canada Intern | Intern Made Vlog

Meet Tim | A Day in the Life of a Nokia Canada Intern | Intern Made Vlog

Meet Brandon | A Day in the Life of a Nokia Canada Intern | Intern Made Vlog

Meet Nick | A Day in the Life of a Nokia Canada Intern | Intern Made Vlog

Future Tech High School Student Program

Shape the future of technology.

Have you ever wondered what a high-tech career looks like? The Nokia Future Tech Summer Internship program will give you the opportunity to explore the world of technology while you’re still a high school student.

Our internship is a seven-week program, open to grade 11 students, in which you will work alongside Nokia engineering teams solving real, technical problems. Over the course of the summer, you will contribute to meaningful work while receiving support and valuable lessons from a Nokia Future Tech Mentor. You will discover new possibilities and skills that will help you make an impact on the future of technology.


Future Tech Summer Internship 2024

Connect personally with Linda and Amanjot, Nokia Insiders from Canada, and ask questions about roles for students

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US or Canadian Applicants: Nokia is committed to ensuring our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual seeking assistance on employment opportunities or to apply for an open job posting and you need a reasonable accommodation, please send an email to:

Nokia is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. At Nokia, employment decisions are made regardless of sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or ancestry, protected Veteran or military status, or other characteristics protected by law.