A Career in Finance | A Day to Discover


Since 2004, WCM has invited young women and senior gender-diverse high school students with an interest in business to spend a day in the Canadian financial district. Offered in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal, Job Shadow Day is a free, day-long program that gives students a unique first-hand view of exciting and rewarding careers in finance.


This interactive day includes a morning session complete with workshops, mentoring sessions, and presentations profiling women with diverse careers in finance. Event participants are able to network with industry thought leaders and learn about their career paths and professional experiences. The afternoon component grants students access to an industry professional mentor from one of our sponsor firms, who will share advice and insights into their daily professional life, role, and responsibilities. Students will also have the unique opportunity to tour the offices of Canada's major financial institutions.


Over its 19-year lifespan, more than 2,000 high school students have participated in this acclaimed high school program, many of whom have continued on to pursue careers in finance due to their experience with WCM's Job Shadow Day.


Inspiring the next generation to pursue academics and career paths in business and finance, WCM's high school programming is leading through education and experience by leveraging our network and access to Canada's largest financial institutions.


Job Shadow Day hosted in Toronto since 2004 and Montreal since 2019. The event has expanded to include offerings in Vancouver and Calgary since 2022. Click on your city below to learn more and register.

La Journée d’observation de l’emploi Montréal | Job Shadow Day ...
Wednesday, April 24th 2024
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Job Shadow Day Toronto - Spring 2024
Tuesday, April 16th 2024
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM EST

Participating Firms, Downtown Toronto
Toronto, ON M5C 2V9
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