Canada continues to shift from a job economy to a skills economy that requires a mobile and skilled workforce. It’s time to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, today!
The Career Launch Program is more than a one-year paid internship. It provides hands-on experience, mentorship, network building as well as develops new skills and capabilities that builds a foundation that will take you anywhere.
3 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
Contribute to in one of RBC’s corporate functional groups (e.g. HR, Finance, IT, Brand Marketing or Operations).
Applications for the RBC Career Launch program 2023 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 and learning curriculum.
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 2, 2023 at 9 am to January 16, 2023 at 11:59 pm EST.
Interview period: from January, 2023.
Panel assessments: February, 2023.
Program start: March 15, 2023.
Aged 24 or under as of March 15th, 2023.
Graduated University or college by January 16th, 2023.
Legally entitled to work in Canada for the duration of the program (March 2023-March 2024).
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.
Hear from our Associates
If you’d like to learn more or have questions about the RBC Career Launch Program, connect with us on Facebook or tweet us @RBCCareers.
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.