Co-Op / Internship Employers

The MScSM Program Office extends our sincere thanks to all of our co-op and internship hosts!  These partners play a critical role in MScSM Students' career and educational development, and we are grateful for their particiaption in the MScSM Program.

Below is a sample list of organizations that have worked with MScSM interns and placement students in past years.

To partner with MScSM and hire an intern or co-op student, please contact us.

Asia Clean Innovations


Asia Clean Innovations is a Bangkok-based agency helping to scale the adoption of Canadian clean technologies in energy and water across the dynamic region of Southeast Asia.


Bayer CropScience


Bayer CropScience is a world leader providing growers with innovative products and solutions for agriculture and environmental health. Growers depend on Bayer CropScience's comprehensive selection of insecticides, fungicides, herbicides and seed systems. At Bayer CropScience, our team's commitment and dedication to Canadian agriculture is second to none.


Blackstone Energy

Blackstone Energy Services Inc. (“Blackstone”) is an independent energy management firm that manages energy portfolios for a diverse range of companies across North America.  By leveraging its cross-sector expertise, Blackstone is able to develop integrated and dynamic strategies that are customized for the unique needs of its clients.  Its services include, but are not limited to, supply aggregation, advisory services and risk management strategies for an ever evolving energy market.  Blackstone prides itself on its long-term client relationship.

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CENNATEK is a technology development company, focused on the commercialization of sustainable technologies. Founded in 2008, CENNATEK operates out of the beautiful forest-city of London Ontario and is located in a region of Canada where manufacturing, agriculture & creative thinking converge. Over the past four years, the company's focus has been the commercialization of the BioLiNE process through which agricultural waste is up-cycled and converted into high value, environmentally friendly organic fertilizers.



City of Mississauga

  City Mississauga  

Mississauga Environment Team: We are a team of environmental professionals who provide corporate environmental leadership using a decentralized approach to support, strengthen and champion the environmental direction in the City’s Strategic Plan.  We work collaboratively with a wide variety of internal and external partners to implement the Living Green Master Plan, green our culture and increase environmental action.


City of Toronto 

Learn more about the Community Revitalization Division projects.

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Cool, Clear Canadian lakes and streams have been the fishing destination of family and friends for generations. Eating freshwater fish has been a part of our Canadian Heritage and taste, nutrition and growing aquaculture production has made freshwater Rainbow Trout more accessible. Geoff Cole and Todd Munro became aware of the growing production and consumer interest and in 1994 started Cole-Munro. They began processing and distributing Rainbow Trout in Port Stanley, Ontario. Today, Geoff and Susan Cole continue to own and operate Cole-Munro out of St. Thomas, Ontario, maintaining the tradition of fresh, locally produced and processed Rainbow Trout and strong family values.

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Conservation Halton 


Your neighbourhood conservation authority, Conservation Halton, works to protect, restore and manage natural resources in your watershed from lake to escarpment. Our vision is to sustain a healthy watershed with clean streams, vigorous forests, abundant green space and balanced growth that results in strong livable communities.

Spanning (1000 Sq. Km) of land, 17 flowing creeks, approximately 26 km of Lake Ontario shoreline, extensive forest cover and 80 kilometres of Ontario’s Niagara Escarpment, our mandate is to create avenues for sustainable synergy between the natural world we live in and the 450,000 residents that make up the Halton watershed.


Corporate Knights

Corporate Knights  

Corporate Knights (CK), a certified B Corp has two subsidiaries: CK Media, which includes the award-winning business and society magazine Corporate Knights, and CK Capital, which produces corporate rankings, research reports and financial products based on corporate sustainability performance. Its best-known rankings include the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada and the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. In June 2013,Corporate Knights was named “Magazine of the Year” by Canada’s National Magazine Awards Foundation.


Credit Valley Conservation

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is a community-based environmental organization, dedicated to protecting, restoring and managing the natural resources of the Credit River Watershed. Established by the provincial government in 1954, CVC is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. As the primary scientific authority for the watershed, CVC works in partnership with municipal governments, schools, businesses and community organizations to deliver locally-based programs.

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Dadras Architects

Dadras Architects is a boutique architectural practice equipped with small office enthusiasm and corporate high standards. We strive for design excellence and have keen eyes for construction details. Our focus in design excellence and quality service is aimed at achieving practical solutions behind the aesthetics which is the true architecture.

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Delta Management


Delta Management Group is 23 years old, and the leading “green” search firm in Canada, working with clients and candidates from corporate CSR and Chief Sustainability Officers through clean tech professionals and NFP / ENGOs.

Canada’s Clean50 annually recognizes 50 individuals, 10 emerging leaders and 15 projects selected from every segment of endeavour for their contributions in fighting climate change in Canada.  

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Ecolibrium Strategies


Ecolibrium Strategies is a management consulting firm focused on helping clients make better decisions through systems-based data analytics and collaboration with a 360 degree industry view.  The firm focuses on collaborating with its clients to achieve true sustainable performance improvement.



Ecosource is an innovative environmental organization that inspires the community to become more environmentally responsible through creative public education.  

PEYA is a youth-initiated organization, guided by a student Executive Committee and supported by Ecosource. PEYA assists other students and teachers looking to create sustained environmental change in their schools, and helps students build their capacity to affect positive environmental change in their schools and community.


Fertilizer Canada

Fertilizer Canada is an industry association representing Canadian manufacturers, wholesalers and retail distributors of nitrogen, phosphate and potash fertilizer used in the production of agricultural crops that help feed the world.

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Fielding Chemical Technologies Inc.

A cleantech company specializing in the recycling of waste solvents, glycols and refrigerants. Through innovative custom processing we strive to save the planet one molecule at a time. For over 55 years, Fielding has been serving the paint and coatings, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, aviation, printing and HVAC industries by giving new life to waste solvent, glycols and refrigerants

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Gamesa Wind Turbines Pvt Ltd

With 22 years' experience in the wind industry and more than 35,800 MW installed, Gamesa is a global technological leader in the wind industry, with a footprint in 55 countries. Its comprehensive response includes also the wind turbine's operation and maintenance services, that manages for more than 22 GW.  The company has production centres in the main wind markets: Spain and China, as the global production and supply hubs, while maintaining its local production capacity in India and Brazil.

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Global Compact Network Canada & B.Accountability


The Global Compact Network Canada was launched on June 13, 2013 and it is the Canadian network chapter of the UN Global Compact. The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest network of companies and organizations where 12000 CEOs have signed up to 10 principles within Human Rights, Labour rights, Environment and Anti-corruption.


Green Chair Recyling

Green Chair is a Vancouver owned waste management business dedicated to providing simple and effective recycling solutions. We are a social enterprise; a business that is economically sustainable while benefiting and strengthening our community. Every event, residence and business is unique. For this reason, we cater towards individual needs to develop effective, practical solutions.

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Green Meeting Ninjas


Taking a Creative Yet Practical Approach to Sustainable Events

We focus on crafting creative yet practical solutions to sustainability issues in the events industry. Our goal is to develop approaches that make business-sense while having the greatest overall positive impact on our environment and society.

  We work directly with event planners, venues and other event suppliers to address issues like waste management, energy efficiency, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, accessibility, inclusion and related communications.

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Ivanhoe Cambridge


Ivanhoé Cambridge, a global real estate industry leader, invests in high-quality properties and companies in select cities around the world. It does so prudently with a long-term view to optimize risk-adjusted returns. Founded in Quebec in 1953, Ivanhoé Cambridge has built a vertically integrated business across Canada. Internationally, the Company invests alongside key partners that are leaders in their respective markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, Ivanhoé Cambridge has direct or indirect interests in over 160 million ft2 (up to 15 million m2) of office, retail and logistics properties as well as in more than 23,000 multiresidential units. Ivanhoé Cambridge held more than Cdn$42 billion in total assets as at December 31, 2014. The Company is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (, one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers.


Lake Ontario Waterkeeper

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper is a Canadian charity working for a day when every person in our watershed can safely touch the water, when the water is pure enough to drink, and when the lake is clean and wild enough that you could toss in a line anywhere and pull out a fish.

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Ministry of Environment & Climate Change - Government of Ontario

Leading to healthier communities and economic prosperity through the protection of Ontario’s air, land and water.

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Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Government of Ontario

The Ministry protects Ontario’s biodiversity while promoting economic opportunities in the resource sector and supporting outdoor recreation opportunities.

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Modular Farms

Our exclusive Modular Farm System is a complete indoor vertical farming system capable of producing fresh, healthy plants virtually anywhere in the world, in any climate. Custom designed and built from the ground up based on the idea of an urban farm, it scales as needed, with additional modules available for multiple purposes

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National Outdoor Leadership School


The mission of the National Outdoor Leadership School is to be the leading source and teacher of wilderness skills and leadership that serve people and the environment.

Part of the NOLS Vision 2020 strategic plan is a services and systems optimization initiative where sustainability projects role-model responsible use of natural resources.


Our Horizon

Our Horizon is a national not-for-profit organization that works with governments to require climate change labels on gas pumps. The idea is a low-cost, globally-scalable intervention to communicate the hidden costs of fossil fuels to end users and drive change upstream.

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Parks Canada 

On behalf of the people of Canada, we protect and present nationally significant examples of Canada's natural and cultural heritage and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure their ecological and commemorative integrity for present and future generations.

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Purolator Inc. is Canada’s leading integrated freight, parcel and logistics solutions provider. Celebrating over 50 years of delivering its customers’ promises, Purolator continues to expand its reach and renowned service levels and reliability to more people, more businesses and more places across the country and around the world. Purolator is also committed to contributing to the well-being of the communities it serves and where its more than 11,500 employees live, work and play.




QUEST is a non-profit organization that conducts research, engagement and advocacy to advance Smart Energy Communities in Canada. Smart Energy Communities improve energy efficiency, enhance reliability, cut costs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.




We recover waste – everything from recycled water bottles and rubber to recycled paper and corrugate – to make all of our products, packaging, and point of sale materials. We use our products, packaging, and POS materials to educate consumers about pollution, encouraging awareness and engagement in being a part of a solution by making small changes.


RIC Centre

As the Entrepreneur and Innovation Hub for Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, co-located with industry partners Xerox Research Centre of Canada and GreenCentre Canada, the RIC Centre offers a comprehensive range of support services to entrepreneurs for free, including mentorship and advisory services, hands-on workshops and networking events. Utilizing the expertise of RICC’s Entrepreneurs in Residence, RICC clients receive unparalleled professional guidance every step of the way. RIC Centre is a not-for-profit organization working to support innovative businesses within the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs.

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Royal Bank of Canada

RBC is the largest bank in Canada, and the 12th largest bank globally, based on market capitalization. Our first priority is doing our jobs as bankers well, and serving our clients with integrity, every day. We also take our responsibilities in the community, marketplace, workplace and to the planet seriously. We think of corporate responsibility, or citizenship, as an approach to business in which we work to make a positive impact on society, the environment and the economy. We strive to be a good company that is principles-led, purpose-driven and performance-focused so that we can help to build a better world. For more information, please visit

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Reclay StewardEdge

Reclay StewardEdge Inc. is based in Toronto with additional offices in other Canadian provinces and US states. We are an international consultancy organization with extensive experience and expertise in sustainability issues related to the end-of-life management of packaging and products. Our principals are considered pioneers in the recycling and sustainability field, with each member of our core team averaging 20 years of experience in the conceptualization, design and delivery of complex projects within the industry.

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SiMPACT Strategy Group

SiMPACT Strategy Group is a leading expert on measuring and valuing social impact.

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The Works Design Communications

The Works  

The Works Design Communications is an award-winning corporate design studio that specializes in annual and sustainability reporting. By investing in talent and training, The Works has become an industry leader in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) engagement and communications - providing expertise on CSR guidelines, performance and disclosure to organizations around the world.


Think Dirty


Think Dirty is a mobile-first, social commerce platform that empowers ingredient-conscious beauty shoppers to shop safest products. Our platform engage both consumers and brands to making healthier and socially responsible choices when it comes to ingredients safety and healthy environment. Launched in 2013, Think Dirty has rated over 350,000 products from over 3,200 brands, and is available in over App Stores of 33 countries.


Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia Partnership

The Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia Partnership (UCRSEA) addresses vulnerabilities to climate change in urbanizing areas of Southeast Asia with the goal of enhancing resilience and, hence, economic and social well-being.

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WSP Canada Inc.


WSP is one of the world's leading professional service firms, providing management and consulting services to transform the built environment and the restor e natural environment. WSP helps clients across sectors make progress on complex environmental challenges by combining a unique set of technical and business expertise with a clear focus on preparing organizations for the future. Our multi-disciplinary team has supported clients across many sectors to develop successful sustainability strategies, measure and manage greenhouse gases (GHG) and resources, and prepare for a changing climate.