A little about us

Hi, we're Aurora Cannabis, and we're so excited to meet you!

We're a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We're driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers. We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family - from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael '71, Greybeard and Whistler.

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our "A-Team". We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.


A little about you

Are you an ambitious student looking for an exciting learning opportunity? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where you can have fun while being the best? If so, we have the perfect co-op opportunity for you!

It's grow time here at Aurora and we're searching for motivated students (like you) to plant their roots with us in our 2024 Co-op Placement Program! During your placement, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to a variety of divisions, teams and projects and develop the skills you need to enter the workforce. You will have the opportunity to work within health and safety, operations, process improvements, manufacturing and more! We will invest in your development and provide you with the outlet needed to apply your theoretical knowledge in a practical work setting and make an impact.

You will have the opportunity to accept a 4, or 8 month paid placement opportunity depending on the needs of your program and have an option to be based at our Bradford (River)facility. You will support a series of divisions, including health and safety, production, manufacturing, distribution, and logistics, and help our team enable change by conducting research, collecting data, building processes and more! Sound exciting? Keep reading…

  • Division: Operations
  • Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday
  • Wage: Starting wage of $20 - 22 per hour plus + vacation pay
  • Location: Bradford or Markham location (travel into the facilities is the responsibility of the student)

In your placement, you will…

  • Collaborate with various departments within our team to collect information, perform research, present findings, and build procedures to improve our processes and strategies for health and safety
  • Discuss findings with floor team members to evaluate validity of research, corrective action(s) and potential root cause(s)
  • Improve operational knowledge level of teams through simple lean / continuous improvement concepts
  • Provide full cycle administrative support including developing work instructions, preparing reports, supporting projects, executing action items from meetings, and preparing presentations related to health and safety
  • Assist with continuous improvements of initiatives by collaborating with teams to map processes, identify gaps, utilize best practices, develop solutions, and improve the performance across the value chain and profitability of projects

You're the perfect fit for this placement if you…

  • Are currently enrolled as a third or fourth year full-time undergraduate student in an accredited post-secondary engineering, sciences or health and safety program at a University/College
  • Have a minimum average of 70% cumulative GPA (we understand academics are challenging and therefore, we will be considering a combination of experience, passion and education beyond a GPA average when selecting our placement students)
  • Will be returning to full-time studies in the same program following the completion of the work term or require the work term or co-placement to graduate
  • Have strong knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook)

We can't wait to meet you if you are…

  • An eager student passionate about lifelong learning and is seeking an opportunity to make an impact
  • A natural communicator who can convey information in engaging formats to diverse audiences
  • A detailed-oriented professional who can prioritize and is always thinking outside the box to introduce innovative solutions
  • A strategist who can navigate any challenge with a positive attitude and can make decisions quickly
  • A self-motivator with a strong work ethic who thrives in a team dynamic and enjoys new challenges


Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that cultivates the ultimate learning opportunity for our Co-op Placement Students.

With us, you'll find a place where you belong and love where you work with perks like paid co-op placements, flexible hours, virtual happy hours or coffee chats, professional development opportunities, product and 420 celebrations and more! We will go above and beyond to prioritize your success and provide you with meaningful learning opportunities to ensure you have the skills needed to enter the workplace after graduation.

Learn more about Life@Aurora by visiting our Careers Page - We can't wait to meet you! Careers - Aurora Global Leader in Cannabis (auroramj.com)


Next steps

Think you have what it takes for this placement opportunity? So do we! Apply today and you can expect your application to be reviewed by our Human Resources Team. If we think you could be a fit, we will contact you via email.

Think you're the ideal candidate but you don't meet all the requirements? Apply anyways! We would love to review your application to see if you're the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity if available.


Diversity and inclusion

At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers - and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for placement opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of placement posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know.


Health and safety

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.


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