Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Summer Student

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Company: Trans Mountain

Trans Mountain operates Canada’s only pipeline system transporting oil products to the West Coast. We deliver approximately 300,000 barrels of petroleum products each day through 1,150 kilometres of pipeline in Alberta and British Columbia, and 111 kilometres of pipeline in Washington state.


Our Core Values

Trans Mountain’s core values – Safety, Integrity, Respect and Excellence – guide our every step. Each obstacle we’ve overcome or success we’ve experienced has been the result of a shared commitment to living these values every day. Together, we’re focused on doing the right thing for each other and our communities.


We are seeking a highly motivated and ambitious student to join our team as a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Summer Student. The successful candidate will assist the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusin (DEI) team in implementing and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the organization. This may include research, data analysis, project work, and the creation of resources and materials.


This position is based of our Calgary Office and will report to the Director, HR Programs and DEI.

Duration: May 1, 2023 to August 31, 2023



  • Assist in the development and implementation of DEI initiatives and programs;
  • Participate in the preparation of reports and presentations;
  • Provide support to the DEI team in various projects and initiatives;
  • Research best practices and trends in DEI to inform the Company’s strategy;
  • Analyze data to identify areas of improvement in terms of diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • Assist in the planning and execution of DEI-related events and initiatives;
  • Help create resources and educational materials as required;
  • Collaborate with other departments and teams to promote DEI throughout the organization;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of employee engagement and retention initiatives that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion; and
  • Any other duties as needed by the DEI team and other internal stakeholders.


Qualifications and Professional Experience:

  • Preference given to students in Human Resources, Sociology, Psychology, International Relations, Gender Studies, or other related fields with an accredited post-secondary institution entering third year or higher;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience with research and reporting considered an asset;
  • Experience in project management an asset;
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently; and
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.


Other Requirements and Information

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution and return to full time studies in the Fall


We Build Careers and Pipelines That Last

Our story is about determination, resourcefulness and resilience. It’s about charting our own course, finding innovative solutions to challenging problems and doing the right thing. It was true when Trans Mountain became a company in 1951 and it’s just as true today. We welcome new members to our team that embrace the qualities in our story, that thrive on the new path and directions we take.  Our culture is one of care and taking our responsibilities seriously. If you would like to contribute to our culture, then join our journey.


A Rewarding Opportunity


We offer:

  • Valuable experience providing opportunity for professional development and career advancement;
  • An opportunity to engage with and learn from some of the most talented and experience people in the business;
  • Competitive compensation;
  • A place to share a sense of purpose and build relationships;
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference;
  • An opportunity within the Canadian energy industry.


We value:

  • The health, safety and wellness of everyone working in our company;
  • Meaningful participation from Indigenous and local communities;
  • The commitment and resilience of our people;
  • Collaboration and achieving success together. 


In keeping with Trans Mountain’s commitment to maximize benefits for communities, priority will be given to qualified candidates from Indigenous, local and regional communities along the Trans Mountain existing, and expansion, pipeline corridor.


In Alberta, the existing pipeline system spans the traditional territories of Treaty 6, 7 and 8, and the Métis Nation of Alberta (Zone 4).


In British Columbia, the system crosses the traditional territories of numerous First Nations that are affiliated with the Secwepemc, Dakelh (Carrier), Nlaka'pamux, Syilx/Okanagan, Interior and Coast Salish, Stó:lo, as well as the Métis.

Trans Mountain also operates through 15 First Nation Reserves located within the region spanning the BC interior through Fraser Valley.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trans Mountain is committed to supporting diversity and individual differences.  The diverse viewpoints and cultural knowledge that our employees bring to work enrich our organization’s collective cultural understanding, which is reflected in the work we do every day.  Trans Mountain welcomes new team members from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.