Associate, RBC Indigenous Peoples Development Program / Associé, Programme Perfectionnement du talent autochtone RBC

Posted 21 March 2024

Associate, RBC Indigenous Peoples Development Program / Associé, Programme Perfectionnement du talent autochtone RBC at RBC

Other Internships Multiple locations across Canada

Experience: Entry-Level
Education Required: A recent undergraduate degree or minimum of a 2-year college diploma from a relevant area of study.
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 26 April 2024

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Position Description

What is the opportunity?

The RBC Indigenous Peoples Development Program is a two–year nation-wide rotational program to help recent college and university graduates, who self-identify as Indigenous, develop the skills and networks needed to build their career at RBC. The program combines practical, hands-on business and community experience with a customized learning plan, formal coaching, mentorship and professional networking. You have the opportunity to gain exposure to different aspects of business through four rotations, three of which will be within a specific business area and one unique rotation within a registered charity or qualified non profit organization.

Your business rotations will be in one of the following streams: Finance, Audit, Technology & Operations, Canadian Banking, Insurance, Capital Markets, Procurement or Marketing. Your charitable rotation will provide you with meaningful work experience and the opportunity to apply your skills and grow your network.

RBC is committed to supporting a flexible work arrangement in this role. We can support any RBC Branch or RBC location across Canada. Details to be discussed with your Hiring Manager.

What will you do?

  • Over a two-year period, you will complete four rotations: three within a particular business area and one within a charitable organization.
  • Assignments within the bank include working on group or individual projects and other activities related to achieving team or individual goals.
  • Associates will also benefit from one-to-one mentoring with a program manager, rotation managers and a peer mentor for the duration of the program. Through a combination of experience and exposure, you will get opportunities to learn and broaden your personal network across RBC.
  • Upon completion of all four rotations, you will have an opportunity to build your career within your chosen business area by applying to internal positions. We will work with you to target new opportunities aligned to your interests, skills, and career development goals.

What’s in it for you?

  • Kick start your career and explore opportunities to grow within RBC
  • Excel through skill building and access to learning resources, mentoring and coaching
  • Build valuable connections with other Indigenous and non-Indigenous employees within RBC, and do meaningful work in the community during an external rotation.
  • Connect and network with our Royal Eagles Employee Resource Group through various Indigenous initiatives at RBC and informal meetups.
  • Develop understanding of your specific functional area and RBC and work with top industry leaders
  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonus, flexible benefits and competitive compensation.

Required Skill / Experience

Who can apply?

Applicants wishing to apply must self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations – status or non-status, Inuit, or Metis) Peoples of Canada. Applicants must have graduated within the last two years and must be willing to commit to the program for the full two years.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • A recent undergraduate degree or minimum of a 2 year college diploma from a relevant area of study.
  • You reside in close proximity to an RBC branch or RBC location and are able to commute on a regular basis.
  • Full commitment to the two year rotational program
  • Strong communication skills - written and verbal
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with key partners
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and independently
  • Strong detail orientation and ability to multi-task
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to learn and pivot quickly as you work through four different rotations
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel, Word and ability to master new computer software
  • Comfortable to stretch out of your comfort zone

For more information or help with your application, please contact: [email protected]

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