Careers

A Career Without Borders

Whether they are based in Canada or abroad, our employees bring Canada to the world and the world to Canada, improving Canada's trade relations and activities.

Career Streams in Canada and Abroad

DFATD careers are global in scale, offering you a wealth of international perspectives that increase your professional skills and expand your cultural perceptions. Learn more about A Career Without Borders.

Jobs Available to the Public Now

DFATD recruits through the Public Service Commission. All openings at DFATD are posted on Careers in the federal public service.

(To search for openings at DFATD, use the Advanced Search and set the "Organization" to "Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development".)

Locally-Engaged Staff

Our embassies, high commissions and trade consulates often hire non-Canadians. If you are interested in working at one of our offices abroad, please contact the office directly.

Opportunities for Students

DFATD has two hiring programs specifically for students. As well, students can access the Cadieux-Léger Fellowship managed by DFATD.