Get out in the field and learn


Put your education to work at Retail Ready with “meaty” full-time, paid positions for co-ops and summer students. We’re always looking for students who love food, are interested in working in a B2B industry, and want to understand product distribution. We’re recruiting students to work in our People, IT, Marketing, Accounting and Operations departments.

Summer Positions
(May – August)

Want to join RRFI for four-month summer term? Here’s the timing and process you should be aware of:
January: RRFI starts accepting applications
March: interviews
April: offers are sent out
May: work begins!

Fall Co-op Positions
(September – December)

If you’re looking for a four-month co-op position, here’s what you need to know to apply:
June: RRFI starts accepting applications
July: interviews
August: offers are sent out
September: the job starts

Winter Co-op Positions
(January – April / January – August)

Retail Ready recognizes that some co-op programs are four months, while others are eight. If you have an eight-month co-op, our winter positions can be extended into the summer term. Here’s what you need to know to apply:
September: RRFI starts accepting applications
October: interviews
December: offers are sent out
January: new year, new job!

When applying for a co-op position, you must be able to provide proof of current enrollment, a copy of an unofficial transcript, and proof from your program that says co-op is a mandatory component.



A Great Place To Learn On The Job

Supporting and cultivating young people is the only way to build a great team – and a strong industry. As a student at Retail Ready, you’ll learn a ton every day, get valuable experience, and set yourself up for true success. Plus, we have a few perks that put ours a cut above other student programs.


We don’t expect you to work for free – after all, you’re helping us build our business. And we want you to be motivated and accountable for what you contribute.


We’re big on getting our team to appreciate all the amazing foods we offer – so we have a great purchasing program that everyone can use.


Our team has tremendous expertise, and we believe in leveraging their knowledge – and sharing it with everyone. Every couple of weeks, we host informative sessions on industry-specific topics and trends.


We work hard, but we like to play hard, too. Our HR team sends out monthly “People Pulse” newsletters listing team social activities, but also local events that help everyone get to know each other and the great city we work in.


Our offices are designed with your health and productivity in mind. We have everything from collaborative areas to hydraulic stand-up desks to help our people perform at their best.


At the end of your term with Retail Ready, your manager will work with you to provide a comprehensive performance reference of your time here.


Apply early, and you’ll get great industry experience – and have a great few months learning, sharing and contributing.

Step 1: Submit your cover letter, resume, and any other documents requested in the posting to your career department

Step 2: Complete our online behavioral assessment

Step 3: Have a phone or in-person interview

Step 4: Have a case-study group interview

Opportunities await! Apply today.

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Retail Ready Foods Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. RRFI encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants’ disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact HR by email at or by phone at 416-306-8788 extension 2247. RRFI will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant’s individual accessibility needs.