Canada is shifting from a jobs economy to a skills economy that requires a mobile and skilled workforce. It’s time to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, today.
RBC Career Launch is more than a one-year paid internship. It gives you the chance to gain practical work experience and develop new skills that will help you build a foundation that will take you anywhere.
Three rotations with unique experiences
Support RBC Clients
Build your communication, teamwork and customer relationship skills by supporting RBC clients.
Support a Local Charity
Play a role in helping communities prosper while gaining insights into the vital work of our charitable partners.
Support a Business Unit
Build on all that you’ve learned and contribute in one of RBC’s functional areas (e.g., HR, Finance, IT, or Operations).
Applications for the 2021 Career Launch program are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied!
What's in it for you
Through the program you will:
Obtain professional development through targeted coaching
Work with a dedicated mentor
Expand your network
Receive resources to develop your skills
Gain insights to inform your career journey
Dates & Eligibility
Application period: January 4, 2021 at 9 am to January 18, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST
Interview period: from January, 2021
Virtual panel assessments: February, 2021
Program start: March 17, 2021
Aged 24 or under as of March 17, 2021
Graduated university or college by January 18, 2021
Legally entitled to work in Canada for the duration of the program (March 2021 - March 2022)
Not currently employed by RBC
Not the child of or under legal guardianship of an Executive or Managing director at RBC on the date you apply
Available to work in one of the participating cities: Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Montréal, Halifax, Moncton, Charlottetown, Oakville, Burlington, Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener, Waterloo, London, Oshawa, Whitby, Barrie, Kingston, Ottawa or St. John’s
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RBC Launching Careers Playbook
An interactive, digital resource designed for young people, managers and HR teams in creating meaningful work experiences and enabling better transitions from school to work.
Career Launch provides a unique experience to bridge the transition from academics to employment. With a few years under our belt, we’ve witnessed how this experience helps young people take a big step forward in their career journey.
Canada is shifting from a jobs economy to a skills economy, and yet employers, educators and policy makers are not prepared. The Humans Wanted report gives some insight about the coming skills revolution and we can we do to prepare for the future of work.
The report Bridging the Gap brings together the perspectives of educators, employers and youth on the skills revolution. The report presents compelling ideas –big and small – from Canadians about how we can prepare for the future.