Information Session: The Government of Canada Financial Officer Recruitment and Development (FORD) Program

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The FORD Program targets third and fourth year University students interested in a challenging and rewarding career in financial management in the federal public service.

What can the federal government offer you?

  • Third year student summer employment positions and full-time positions upon graduation.
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference for Canadians.
  • Professional development opportunities and mentoring.

In addition, the benefits of a full-time position in the Government of Canada include:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Paid study leave and professional development.
  • Rotational work assignments aligning to CPA Practical Experience Requirements.
  • Excellent work-life balance and flexible work arrangements (national and international opportunities).

Potential intake of employees across government:

  • Summer Program: 50 + positions
  • Full time hiring: 50 + positions
  • Many of the positions will be in the National Capital Region.

To learn more, please attend the upcoming information session or visit

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Telfer School of Management
Desmarais Building
DMS 4170
55 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
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Target Audience:
All Telfer 3rd- and 4th-year undergraduate students
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Professional attire
RSVP deadline:
Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 8:30 a.m.

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