Indigenous Peoples

Working with RBC is an opportunity to work with your community. Through mentoring and rotational programs, volunteer opportunities and community investment we want to support you in building a successful career.

Giving and growing together


RBC understands that true prosperity is deeply rooted in enabling you to give back to the community. We have many different employment opportunities that can help you to make a positive change and programs to empower you along the way.


Learn about our programs

RBC Indigenous Peoples Development Program The Indigenous Peoples Development Program aims to excel the careers of young professionals, and helps recent graduates develop the skills and network needed to build their professional experience. The program is specifically designed for candidates who self-identify as Indigenous/Aboriginal (First Nations, Inuit, Metis) Peoples of Canada.
RBC Indigenous Student Internship Program In our National Indigenous Student Internship Program, you’ll gain firsthand exposure and get a head start in different areas of RBC such as Finance, Sales and Services, IT, Marketing, HR, etc. We provide challenging but rewarding experiences that will help you learn and grow, as well as the opportunity to receive advance full-time employment offers for those who excel in the program.
RBC Indigenous Student Award Program The RBC Indigenous Student Award Program was launched in 1992 to assist Indigenous students in completing post-secondary education and provide an opportunity for RBC® to strengthen its relationship with the Indigenous community.

Our partners

Royal Eagles Employee Resource Group (ERG)

A fellowship of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous employees working together to raise awareness and support Indigenous culture throughout RBC and in the communities we serve.


An employee-created, internal RBC initiative to foster an environment of understanding and support for the reconciliation movement. Open to all RBCers to make a commitment to learn something new about the indigenous culture.​​​​​​​

RIME: The RBC Indigenous Mentoring Experience

An internal mentorship program connecting Indigenous employees and non-Indigenous employees with the opportunity for cross-cultural learning, understanding and awareness.

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My favourite part about working for RBC is the sheer amount of opportunity available. This ranges from career growth, volunteering, workshops and symposiums that cover a wide range of interests. No matter what your educational background is, there is always the potential for improvement at RBC. A career mentor from RBC Royal Eagles provided additional guidance that helped inaugurate me into the RBC community.

Jake Karasin
Métis Nation of Alberta 

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