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I'm considering rejoining the capital markets workforce but am currently undecided and may not be ready for a while. Is the workshop still relevant to me?
Yes, the workshop is for women who are exploring the prospect of returning to the capital markets industry this year or later. It's for women with direct or indirect capital markets experience and who have a variety of backgrounds -- professional, legal, risk, accounting, wealth management etc. The workshop will provide you with the insight, tools, confidence and connections to plan your career re-launch.
What is the WCM's Return to Bay Street (RTBS) Award?
WCM RTBS program seeks to engage and encourage experienced, high-caliber professional women who have opted-out of the capital markets industry and are now interested in re-launching their careers. This program is an important part of WCM's mission to bridge the gender leadership gap in capital markets and effect meaningful change in support of women within the industry.
The program awards successful candidates with:
Do I need to attend the workshop to apply for the award?
If you would like to apply for the award, attending the Information & Skill Building workshop is not a requirement. However, we strongly encourage you to attend as it is specifically designed to prepare candidates for a successful Return to Bay Street Award application experience.
Do I get to select which financial institution I would prefer to work for?
The financial institutions select which candidates they would like to interview based on matching skill sets with available positions. Candidates who are selected to participate in the interview process have the opportunity to rank the financial institutions in order of preference so that we can provide you with the best available match.
I'm not fully eligible, can I still consider applying?
Although you may not be fully eligible, we encourage you to apply. For questions, please contact [email protected].
Who are the Return to Bay Street sponsors?
The Return to Bay Street Program is currently sponsored and supported by BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Markets, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets, CIBC, TD Securities and CPPIB. These banks joined forces to grow the initiative founded by BMO Capital Markets through their Equity Through Education program in late 2010.
Once I submit my application, what is the selection process?
All applications are reviewed by our Return to Bay Street Committee. Successful applicants will be contacted for in-person interviews at least one of the sponsoring financial institutions. Two rounds of interviews may occur. The financial institutions will then select the candidates they wish to offer positions to. The 4-month (minimum) paid contract position will begin September 2016.
If you have any further questions, please email [email protected] or call 416-502-3614.