Communications Student

The future you want is within reach. 


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We’re a community of builders committed to building better communities. That’s why we’re always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what’s next in our industry.  


We’re also looking at what’s next for you and how we can help you build a career you’re proud of. As a student at PCL, you will get the opportunity for challenging work assignments in a supportive work environment which promotes personal and professional growth. 


We are seeking a Communications Student for our Toronto District in Oakville, Ontario within our Canadian Buildings Division that is available for a minimum of 4 months starting in May 2023.


Here's how a Communications Student for our Toronto office contributes to our team:


  • Works with the Toronto District communications team to support in the creation and implementation of communications tactics that shape and support district communications plans.

  • Receives an incredible opportunity to research, write, and edit a wide range of engaging content for internal and external audiences, including articles, social media posts, website content, news releases, project profiles, executive communications, and proposal narratives.

  • Tracks media coverage, identifying relevant trends, aggregating data, and measuring analytics.

  • Researches and maintains a content calendar to support district communications plans, ensuring strategies are in line with current cutting-edge communications strategies and tactics.

  • Has the chance to produce creative visual content with an emphasis on storytelling through the lens of our key stakeholders.

  • Collaborates with the communications team to develop and implement communications plans to support the organization’s key strategic objectives, engaging both internal and external audiences.


  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree or diploma in journalism, public relations, corporate communications, or digital communications, with sound knowledge of the principles and practices of public relations and content marketing.

  • Additional photography, video production, and graphic design skills would be considered an asset.

  • A confident writer with excellent spelling, grammar, and proofreading skills.

  • Proven skills in project management and consulting with internal and external clients/stakeholders.

  • Exceptional skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and web content management systems.

  • Self-driven with the ability to manage multiple projects effectively and take initiative in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment.

  • High level of integrity, positive attitude, and a highly collaborative team player.

Next Step:

  • If your passion, values, and vision match ours, we would love to hear from you. Candidates selected to move forward to the next stage of the recruitment process will receive an email to complete a short online video interview.


PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams. 


The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status. 


Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at with the position and location you are interested in.


Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!


Target Start Date: 05/01/2023  

Employee Status: Internship Full-Time   

Company: PCL Constructors Canada Inc. 

Primary Location: Oakville, Ontario 

Job: Communications Student

Requisition: 2702