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    Students & Recent Graduates

Grow your experience with us

A student job can be more than a paycheque when work provides practical experience that enhances your resume.  Our managers provide guidance and encouragement to help  
grow.  Come to Sobeys for a meaningful experience with lasting positive effects.

Students

At Sobeys, we welcome students year-round in our stores with flexible schedules and a supportive environment. Build your resume with training programs and take advantage of opportunities that just may inspire you to make a part-time job into a long-term career. And be sure to check job postings for summer corporate positions each February.

Recent Graduates

Whether you’re transitioning from one level of education to the next or you’re ready to start a full-time career, Sobeys gives you choices. Explore part-time and full-time jobs across a wide range of departments and disciplines. We work with team members to develop talent and keep high performers in the family.  Begin building a career with us.

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    Martin’s Story

    Martin started as a student in his local IGA store, learning important customer service and business skills.  Now he’s the franchise owner, providing friends and neighbours with the products and services that they need to nurture their families.  Explore your entrepreneurial path with Sobeys.

Scholarship Program

The Sobeys & Empire scholarship program was created to nurture the careers of deserving student. We are committed to developing talent within the company. Every year, we award an average of 40 scholarships worth $1,500 each to qualified students across Canada.

Scholarship Program

The Sobeys & Empire scholarship program was created to nurture the careers of deserving student. We are committed to developing talent within the company. Every year, we award an average of 40 scholarships worth $1,500 each to qualified students across Canada.

Program Requirements

Scholarships are available to full-time students completing their high school education or attending a Canadian college or university. Applicants must have worked for Sobeys or affiliates for a minimum of six months or 500 hours as of April 30th each year. An academic average of 70% or higher in the most recent semester is required. 

Program Requirements

Scholarships are available to full-time students completing their high school education or attending a Canadian college or university. Applicants must have worked for Sobeys or affiliates for a minimum of six months or 500 hours as of April 30th each year. An academic average of 70% or higher in the most recent semester is required. 

Selection Details

To apply for a scholarship, use the online Program Application Form and tell us about yourself. We’ll also need some paperwork confirming school enrollment and your most recent transcript. Submissions are accepted March 22nd to May30th, followed by interviews, with awards given in the summer.

Selection Details

To apply for a scholarship, use the online Program Application Form and tell us about yourself. We’ll also need some paperwork confirming school enrollment and your most recent transcript. Submissions are accepted March 22nd to May30th, followed by interviews, with awards given in the summer.

For more information, email us at scholarships@sobeys.com

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    Raquel's Story

    Raquel started with us as a student, working in product, grocery and cash before being selected as a management trainee. From there, she made a difference as assistant manager and on key strategic projects. We're excited to now have Raquel as a Safeway Store Manager in Alberta.

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Program

Guided by experienced leaders, this program offers exposure to business areas such as Marketing, Operations and Merchandising.  Based in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, our CPA Program that takes applications each year in September, is designed to help accounting graduates work toward a CPA designation.  At the conclusion of this three-year journey, you will have the opportunity to further your career by joining one of our teams across Canada.  

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Program

Guided by experienced leaders, this program offers exposure to business areas such as Marketing, Operations and Merchandising.  Based in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, our CPA Program that takes applications each year in September, is designed to help accounting graduates work toward a CPA designation.  At the conclusion of this three-year journey, you will have the opportunity to further your career by joining one of our teams across Canada.  

Program Requirements

This program is open to past or present business and commerce students who satisfy all CPA Canada prerequisite educational requirements. You’ll need to provide a copy of your transcripts, showing qualifications and a strong academic record. We’re looking for teammates with a passion for grocery retail and financial management who are ready to commit to a career with Sobeys. 

Program Requirements

This program is open to past or present business and commerce students who satisfy all CPA Canada prerequisite educational requirements. You’ll need to provide a copy of your transcripts, showing qualifications and a strong academic record. We’re looking for teammates with a passion for grocery retail and financial management who are ready to commit to a career with Sobeys. 

Program Benefits

This program is a unique opportunity to complete your CPA training while simultaneously activating your career. Three job rotations in areas such as Financial Reporting, Corporate Compliance & Internal Audit, Retail Accounting and Accounting & Control are part of the requirements, providing practical experience. Learn from CPAs already working with Sobeys and other business experts for a head start on success.

Program Benefits

This program is a unique opportunity to complete your CPA training while simultaneously activating your career. Three job rotations in areas such as Financial Reporting, Corporate Compliance & Internal Audit, Retail Accounting and Accounting & Control are part of the requirements, providing practical experience. Learn from CPAs already working with Sobeys and other business experts for a head start on success.

Watch for opportunities in September each year.

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    Patricia’s Story

    Patricia started her career in the CPA Program in Nova Scotia working in job rotations across the business.  She switched to real estate analysis when she moved to Ontario and now works with our eCommerce business team Voilà, supporting Sobeys’ launch into the online grocery business.  Explore your many interests at Sobeys.