TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Hydro One is proud to announce it was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People for 2017 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This designation recognizes Hydro One as an industry leader in offering scholarships which include paid work terms, in numerous categories including women in engineering, aboriginal students and black students.
"Attracting young, top talent is important to Hydro One in order to remain a leader in the electricity industry," said Judy McKellar, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Hydro One Inc. "We also want to promote diversity and one of the ways we do this is by offering scholarships and work experience opportunities to attract our future workforce."
Students looking to apply for a Hydro One scholarship can visit http://www.hydroone.com/Careers/NewGrads/Awards/Pages/Default.aspx.
Companies were evaluated based on the programs and initiatives they offer to attract and retain younger workers. These include tuition assistance, the availability of co-op or work-study programs, mentorship and training programs, including benefits such as bonuses paid when employees complete certain courses or professional designations.
About Hydro One Limited:
We are Ontario's largest electricity transmission and distribution provider with more than 1.3 million valued customers, $24.8 billion in assets and revenues of over $6.5 billion. Our team of 5,500 skilled and dedicated employees proudly and safely serves suburban, rural and remote communities across Ontario through our 30,000 circuit km high-voltage transmission and 123,000 circuit km primary distribution networks. Hydro One is committed to the communities we serve, and has been rated as the top utility in Canada for its corporate citizenship, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. We are one of only four utility companies in Canada to achieve the Sustainable Energy Company designation from the Canadian Electrical Association. We also provide advanced broadband telecommunications services on a wholesale basis utilizing our extensive fibre optic network. Hydro One's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: H). For more information about everything Hydro One, please visit HydroOne.com.
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