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Bell hires a record number of summer students in 2017

700 summer jobs part of approximately 1,000 co-op and other student positions at Bell this year

MONTRÉAL, June 28, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced it has hired approximately 700 summer students this year, a record number that is providing more Canadian youth with a range of opportunities to gain valuable experience in the dynamic communications sector.

"Bell is proud of our tradition of providing young people with the learning opportunities and experience they need as they prepare to enter the workforce, and we are pleased to make more summer student positions available than ever before as we celebrate Canada 150," said Bernard le Duc, Bell's Executive Vice President of Corporate Services. "We highly value the energy and new ideas that summer students bring to our company and our customers as Bell continues to lead the way in broadband network and service innovation."

Bell summer students are working in Field Services, Finance, IT, Marketing, Media, Network, Retail and other Bell departments across the country. The majority of the summer hires are engineering and communications technology students supporting the rapid expansion of broadband fibre and wireless networks with the Bell Network team, and the installation of leading-edge products like Fibe TV and Gigabit Fibe Internet with Bell Field Services.

The summer positions are part of Bell's hiring of approximately 1,000 students this year through initiatives including co-op placements and new graduate programs.

Bell is committed to helping Canada's youth develop the skills they need to become the nation's next generation of leaders and innovators. To learn more about our award-winning new grad program, please visit Bell.ca/campustocareer.

About Bell
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communication services from Bell Canada, Bell Aliant and Bell MTS. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out of home and digital media. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca or BCE.ca.

The Bell Let's Talk initiative promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns like Bell Let's Talk Day, and provides significant Bell funding of mental health care and access, research and workplace leadership initiatives. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.

Media inquiries:
Jacqueline Michelis
613-785-1427
jacqueline.michelis@bell.ca
@Bell_News

BCE investor inquiries:
Thane Fotopoulos
514-870-4619
thane.fotopoulos@bell.ca

 

SOURCE Bell Canada


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