A career in Canada

  • Location and quality of life: CGI has offices in several cities across Canada that offer a good quality of life, access to healthcare and education, beautiful scenery, and a wealth of outdoor activities right outside your door.
     
  • Welcoming and diverse corporate culture: CGI boasts broad cultural diversity and welcomes many international candidates and their families from around the world each year.
     
  • Opportunities for growth and professional development: CGI invests in the professional development of its employees, offering numerous career advancement opportunities and a wide selection of training programs.
     
  • Flexibility and work-life balance: CGI offers teleworking opportunities, promoting a better work-life balance.

Selection process

  • Step 1: Online application: Make sure you meet the requirements of the positions you’re interested in and apply online by submitting your CV and cover letter.
     
  • Step 2: Evaluation: We carefully evaluate all applications we receive and select the profiles that best match our needs.
     
  • Step 3: Interviews: If your application is retained, we’ll invite you to an interview to get to know you better and assess your technical skills (two to three interviews depending on the profile).
     
  • Step 4: Job offer: If you’re selected, we’ll extend a job offer that matches your experience and expertise.
     
  • Step 5: Start of the work permit process: The work permit process begins once the international candidate has accepted the salary offer.

Mentoring Program

CGI will take care of your work permit!

CGI works with a law firm specializing in immigration to handle work permit applications for selected candidates and their families.

The costs associated with these administrative procedures are covered by CGI.

Settlement and integration programs

The support programs offered by CGI to help you settle in and integrate include:

  • Online platform: You’ll have access to an online platform with all the essential resources and information you need to help you settle in and integrate into your new home.
     
  • Personalized support: You’ll receive one-on-one support from a designated CGI member every step of the way, from the work permit process through to settlement and integration.
     
  • Comprehensive integration sessions: CGI offers a series of in-depth integration sessions, as well as additional sessions on a variety of topics that are vital to your successful adaptation and integration. These sessions will provide you with the necessary tools to ease your transition to your new personal and professional environment.
     
  • Referrals to settlement and integration organizations: You’ll be directed to specialized organizations to help you settle in and guide you in your social and professional integration. These organizations offer comprehensive assistance to ensure your well-being and success in your new life.

Working at CGI in Canada

At CGI, we believe that the company’s success lies in the fulfillment of its member-partners. That’s why we’ve developed an environment conducive to professional growth, innovation and individual well-being. Below are some of the elements that make our company a place where talent flourishes.

  • Cultural diversity: CGI values cultural diversity and the richness it brings. Our professional environment is one in which teams of talented people from a variety of ethnic, linguistic and cultural backgrounds coexist.
     
  • Work-life balance: At CGI, we uphold the Canadian value of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We offer the possibility of remote work for a number of positions, as well as paid time off and other benefits, all aimed at improving our employees’ quality of life.
     
  • Organizational structure: CGI has a relatively flexible hierarchical structure, in line with current industry trends in Canada. Professional relationships tend to be informal, promoting a culture in which employees are actively involved in decision-making.
     
  • Working language: At CGI in Canada, English and/or French are regularly used as working languages. Proficiency in one or both languages is mandatory, although requirements may vary by region (French is required in Quebec, as well as English in some cases, and English is required outside Quebec).
     
  • Labour legislation: CGI complies with applicable labour standards laws, thereby ensuring that workers’ rights are respected. This includes rigorous standards for wages, working hours, time off and safe working conditions.
     
  • Continuous learning: At CGI, we actively promote continuous learning and professional development for our employees. Free training programs are in place to enable employees to acquire new skills and progress in their careers.

  • Location and quality of life: CGI has offices in several cities across Canada that offer a good quality of life, access to healthcare and education, beautiful scenery, and a wealth of outdoor activities right outside your door.
     
  • Welcoming and diverse corporate culture: CGI boasts broad cultural diversity and welcomes many international candidates and their families from around the world each year.
     
  • Opportunities for growth and professional development: CGI invests in the professional development of its employees, offering numerous career advancement opportunities and a wide selection of training programs.
     
  • Flexibility and work-life balance: CGI offers teleworking opportunities, promoting a better work-life balance.
  • Step 1: Online application: Make sure you meet the requirements of the positions you’re interested in and apply online by submitting your CV and cover letter.
     
  • Step 2: Evaluation: We carefully evaluate all applications we receive and select the profiles that best match our needs.
     
  • Step 3: Interviews: If your application is retained, we’ll invite you to an interview to get to know you better and assess your technical skills (two to three interviews depending on the profile).
     
  • Step 4: Job offer: If you’re selected, we’ll extend a job offer that matches your experience and expertise.
     
  • Step 5: Start of the work permit process: The work permit process begins once the international candidate has accepted the salary offer.
CGI will take care of your work permit!

CGI works with a law firm specializing in immigration to handle work permit applications for selected candidates and their families.

The costs associated with these administrative procedures are covered by CGI.

Settlement and integration programs

The support programs offered by CGI to help you settle in and integrate include:

  • Online platform: You’ll have access to an online platform with all the essential resources and information you need to help you settle in and integrate into your new home.
     
  • Personalized support: You’ll receive one-on-one support from a designated CGI member every step of the way, from the work permit process through to settlement and integration.
     
  • Comprehensive integration sessions: CGI offers a series of in-depth integration sessions, as well as additional sessions on a variety of topics that are vital to your successful adaptation and integration. These sessions will provide you with the necessary tools to ease your transition to your new personal and professional environment.
     
  • Referrals to settlement and integration organizations: You’ll be directed to specialized organizations to help you settle in and guide you in your social and professional integration. These organizations offer comprehensive assistance to ensure your well-being and success in your new life.

At CGI, we believe that the company’s success lies in the fulfillment of its member-partners. That’s why we’ve developed an environment conducive to professional growth, innovation and individual well-being. Below are some of the elements that make our company a place where talent flourishes.

  • Cultural diversity: CGI values cultural diversity and the richness it brings. Our professional environment is one in which teams of talented people from a variety of ethnic, linguistic and cultural backgrounds coexist.
     
  • Work-life balance: At CGI, we uphold the Canadian value of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We offer the possibility of remote work for a number of positions, as well as paid time off and other benefits, all aimed at improving our employees’ quality of life.
     
  • Organizational structure: CGI has a relatively flexible hierarchical structure, in line with current industry trends in Canada. Professional relationships tend to be informal, promoting a culture in which employees are actively involved in decision-making.
     
  • Working language: At CGI in Canada, English and/or French are regularly used as working languages. Proficiency in one or both languages is mandatory, although requirements may vary by region (French is required in Quebec, as well as English in some cases, and English is required outside Quebec).
     
  • Labour legislation: CGI complies with applicable labour standards laws, thereby ensuring that workers’ rights are respected. This includes rigorous standards for wages, working hours, time off and safe working conditions.
     
  • Continuous learning: At CGI, we actively promote continuous learning and professional development for our employees. Free training programs are in place to enable employees to acquire new skills and progress in their careers.
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FAQ - International Candidates


Here are the most common, frequently asked questions by international candidates about applying to and working at CGI.

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Useful resources - IRCC website


Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for matters dealing with immigration to Canada, refugees, and Canadian citizenship.

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See CGI office locations in Canada


CGI is present in most provinces of Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific.