Build Canada’s digital future together

At TELUS, we drive meaningful social outcomes through a Customers First approach and the most advanced technologies. 

Help shape the future and gain technical and leadership skills by joining our rotational Graduate Technology Leadership Program (GTLP).

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Our CTO on new grad life at TELUS

Helping you learn and grow is our top priority. Aside from gaining many years of experience in diverse fields such as software development, data science, cybersecurity and wireless engineering in an accelerated time frame, you’ll choose mentorship and leadership opportunities that serve your unique journey.”

Ibrahim Gedeon - Chief Technology Officer, TELUS

Program details

The Graduate Technology Leadership Program (GTLP) is a progressive, one-of-a-kind rotational technical and leadership skills development program designed to help you chart your own unique career path.

Learn as you contribute
Gain invaluable experience by joining a series of rotations and projects that help define and deliver innovative technology solutions for our customers.
Accelerate your development
Complete three rotations as a full-time team member within five cutting-edge technology streams prior to kick-starting your career at TELUS in your preferred role.
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Work how you work best
Enjoy the flexibility to work where and when you are most effective, whether at home or in the office.

Choose a stream and start building your skills

Structure your career path by selecting from five rotational streams.

Within each stream, you’ll work in Agile and DevOps teams, gain exposure to advanced technologies and develop competitive skills in software development, cloud-native platforms, data science and analytics, and smart communities design. 

While building technical skills, you will have opportunity to gain experience in UI/UX design, graphic and web design, design thinking, Figma, TELUS branding, leadership and collaboration.

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Software-defined networking / Network function virtualization (SDN / NFV)

Help re-envision our large networks as virtualized, cloud-based software designed to foster sustainability and improve the customer experience while gaining exposure to various network protocols and design methodologies. 

Participate in network automation innovation projects and help shape future network architectures.

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Cybersecurity and privacy solutions

Help develop pioneering cybersecurity and privacy solutions designed to protect Canadians from the full spectrum of online threats.

Gain skills in predictive analytics, security information and event management, identity and access management, and more.

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Next-generation wireless networks

Help develop future 5G-powered solutions in the smart home, business, manufacturing, health, and city verticals as part of teams tasked with evolving Canada’s largest and fastest wireless 5G network.

Emerge with a solid understanding of the entire lifecycle of wireless delivery – from real estate strategy to network deployment.

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Software development

Join Agile squads developing the next generation of connected living solutions to improve our customers’ lives and deliver on our future friendly brand promise.

Learn new programming languages and data modelling, work in a DevOps environment, take part in software releases using CI/CD pipeline, and build skills in cloud development, hosting, migration and containerization.

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Future friendly technology services

Help deliver a superior experience for consumers, small businesses, enterprise and wholesale customers while helping deliver state-of-the-art, market-leading video and connected solutions.

Gain exposure to front-end and back-end development, and participate in testing new equipment and systems to improve our customers’ entertainment experience.

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What you will help build

  • Next-generation wireless network technologies

  • Software-defined networks and cloud computing

  • Fibre optic networks

  • Advanced cybersecurity protections

  • Augmented intelligence and data science solutions

  • Smart homes, cities and communities 

  • Essential communications infrastructure

Help us shape a friendlier future

We are leading the way – from the best networks and leading-edge software platforms to hyper-scale cloud-native architectures and advanced data science capabilities. Join us on our journey!
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Enjoy the freedom to innovate

We will support you in bringing your visions to life, whether you are helping build a machine learning model, evolving our 5G network, or programming a smart city solution.

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Blaze your trail, fully supported

Choose a career direction you want to focus on as soon as you join the program and work with your team leaders and mentors to customize your path to success accordingly.

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Thrive in a diverse and inclusive culture

The diversity of our team members is a huge part of what drives our success, and we are doing our part to address imbalances in the tech industry. Everyone is welcome at TELUS.

See our culture in action. Follow us on social.

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Help create positive change

At TELUS, we believe in building stronger communities and helping those who need it most. Be a part of our commitment to using our technology for good to improve the world.

Help power the future of the tech industry

Join a community of like-minded peers and discover hundreds of ways to learn, create, contribute and have fun. Here are some of the ways you can shine: 

  • Lead and plan career fairs, as well as social media, diversity awareness and leadership development strategies 

  • Participate in a community fundraising event, diversity-focused event or a hackathon 

  • Set aside time for innovation projects  

  • Enjoy our social events like board game nights, hikes, dinners, picnics and more

  • Meet our GTLP cookbook authors and try some recipes (yes, ask us about it)

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Opportunities add up

With the GTLP program, you are surrounded by like-minded peers and mentors as you pursue your passions.


active new grad peers
in your network to help you build community and accelerate your career journey


rotational options
to choose from in 5 state-of-the-art career streams


team members in our thriving TELUS Engineering Community to help you grow your network and access learning opportunities

GTLP grads share their experiences

Discover what GTLP alumni are saying about the program and how it helped launch their careers at TELUS.
Follow their journey in their rotations on social.

What happens after you graduate?

The possibilities for a long-term career at TELUS are endless. Once you complete the GTLP program, we will work with you to secure your next full-time technical role.

Ready to jumpstart an incredible career?

The job posting for the Graduate Technology Leadership Program is live several times each year. If you don’t see a current opening, be sure to check back on our website. Also watch for the TELUS team at your campus (or virtually) during career fairs, workshops or hackathons.
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Stay in touch

If you have questions or want us to notify you when our next job posting goes live, please email [email protected] or join our mailing list.