Co-op Opportunity

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About ThinkData


ThinkData Works Inc. is a Toronto-based technology startup whose data catalog is used by some of the foremost organizations in the world to process and refine data into usable products. We host one of the largest repositories of publicly available data - including the world’s largest repository of COVID-19 data - and enable our clients to discover, govern, and monetize that data that powers their business. We’ve raised more than $11 million in financing from world-class venture capital firms including First Ascent Ventures, Yaletown Partners, Extreme Venture Partners, and the BDC. 


Our tech, our growth, and our team have been acknowledged for their excellence through various industry awards including being recognized as one of Canada's Top Growing Companies by the Globe and Mail, one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures by Waterstone Human Capital, and the Overall Data Science Solution of the Year by Data Breakthrough Awards.


Co-op Opportunities


Our co-op program is perfect for students who are interested in gaining hands on experience in a fast paced, scaling environment. Our Co-ops are an integral part of the team, which means you work on the same projects we do, and have the opportunity to see the impact of your work!


Co-op opportunities at ThinkData are designed for students enrolled in a co-operative program approved by a Canadian college or university. Each term we look for co-ops across all departments in our organization, so if you're a student interested in working as part of our Engineering, Marketing & Sales, Data, or Operations team, apply now - we'd love to meet you!


To qualify for a co-op at ThinkData Works, students must be currently enrolled in a Canadian college or university post secondary program with a mandatory co-operative education component.


Recruitment Dates

We follow the recruitment cycle that most Canadian post-secondary schools abide by, but encourage students to apply year round for our co-op program. Length of our co-op terms range from 4 months all the way to year long placements. The recruitment process takes place during the below times frames for each term:


Winter Term (January - April)

  • Recruitment Starts: September
  • Recruitment Ends: December

Spring/Summer Term (May - August)

  • Recruitment Starts: January
  • Recruitment Ends: April

Fall term (September - December)

  • Recruitment Starts: May
  • Recruitment Ends: August

Perks of doing your co-op at ThinkData:

  • Mentorship. Depending on your role, you may have the opportunity to work closely with executive members, as well as our amazing team of professionals that span the organization. We host lunch-and-learn workshops, and always encourage coffee chats if your interested in learning a little more about a person, their journey, or their role.
  • An amazing team. Collaboration across teams is paramount to our success and our culture as we scale. At ThinkData Works, we prioritize mental and physical wellness. We believe in balance as we grow. We pursue activities like after work socials, Smash Bros, pool, and board games. We know how to have fun and enjoy spending some extra time together.
  • Impactful work. At ThinkData we're also doing really big, exciting things in the industry that you get to be a part of! Check out this article about ThinkData's involvement in developing a platform for supply chain resilience that will help manufactures combat detrimental disruptions during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Some final notes before applying


ThinkData Works is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from members of all backgrounds and perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates with a disability taking part in all aspects of the application process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, or national or ethnic origin.


We value all of our applicants, but due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


COVID-19 update


At this time we are conducting all interviews remotely and most of the team continues to work from home. Our Toronto and UK offices are now adapted to follow social distancing guidelines to keep the team safe. When government restrictions allow, employees have the option of working from the office a few days per week.