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Requisition Number:  3304
Position Type:  Student
Position Length:  Four Months (May to August 2020) with possibility

Ottawa (Downtown), ON, CA

Closing Date:  January 26, 2020 - 11:59 (EST)

Diversity and Inclusion
As one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we offer you a superior work environment that allows you to reach your full potential both professionally and personally. We make career growth and professional development a priority. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and a work environment that supports our diverse workforce.

Let our team know if you need accommodation or support during the recruitment process due to a disability or other reason. We can provide support in multiple ways, from using this site and submitting your application, right through to the interview process. If you are the successful candidate, you can also discuss accommodation needs when you receive your offer.

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Summer Student - Information Technology


Take a central role 
Are you ready for a dynamic summer opportunity at a leading central Bank? We are seeking dedicated, passionate and enthusiastic post-secondary students to join our team.


The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “A leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.” No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada’s economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in an environment where we are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation.


What’s new?
Diversity and inclusion are important goals, and part of the Bank’s Medium Term Plan priorities. To make sure that they are front and centre in our business decisions and thinking, a group of senior leaders at the Bank have stepped forward to be our diversity and inclusion executive champions.


About the position
You will be part of a dynamic team working to respond to evolving business needs at the center of Canada’s economy. There is no better place to enhance the knowledge you are gaining through your studies. We also recently engaged leaders from across the Bank to gather their input for a new Cyber Security Strategy. A key part of this role will be to monitor the execution of the strategy and refine the strategy based on the real-world experience of Bank staff.


These positions are in our Information Technology Services (ITS) department. You will join a team of technology professionals that are creating the platforms, applications and ideas to shape the future and provide the foundation for our entire business. As a student you will support the work of operational teams as they maintain resilient operations and position the Bank’s technology architecture to meet broad and evolving needs.


Your education and experience
Students must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution for fall 2020. 

We accept applications from the following disciplines: Computer Science, Engineering (Computer, Electrical or Software) and Information Technology/Information Systems. 


Your knowledge and skills

  • strong communications, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team 
  • self-starter and innovative problem solver who enjoys working in a dynamic work environment


Language requirement
English or French essential


What you can expect from us
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team.


  • Salaries are based on qualifications and experience and typically range from $15.57 to $26.31 (hourly) 

Additional information

  • Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
  • Security level required: Reliability or Secret 
  • There will be no relocation assistance provided


We encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.