Requisition Number:  9968
Position Type:  Student
Position Length:  September to December 2024

Various locations, CA

Remote Work:  Yes, within Canada
Closing Date:  May 31, 2024 23:59 EST

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
The Bank is committed to achieving a workforce that reflects the diversity of our country and is representative and inclusive of all Canadians regardless of race, ethnicity, colour, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, socio-economic background or lived experience. By living our values and prioritizing our actions to enhance equity, diversity and inclusion, the Bank ensures broader discussions, better decisions, and a more engaging workplace. 

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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We invite you to join an organization where differences are seen as strengths and are recognized, valued and respected. We welcome all candidates to apply and strongly encourage candidates to self-identify if they identify with an Employment Equity designated group (Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities, Women or Racialized/Visible Minorities). 

2024 Fall - Student Work Placement - IT and Cyber

Take a central role

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 center 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 our environment. 

Building on the principles that have always guided us – excellence, integrity and respect – we strive to be forward-looking and innovative, to welcome people with diverse perspectives and talents, and to earn trust by living up to our commitments and by clearly explaining the intent of our policies and actions.  

With our defined-benefit pension plan, benefits, and high flexibility for work life balance - find out more about why we are annually ranked as one of Canada's top employers:  Working Here - Bank of Canada


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About our Information Technology and Cyber Security positions 
You will be part of a dynamic team working to respond to evolving business needs at the centre of Canada’s economy. 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. There is no better place to enhance the knowledge you are gaining through your studies. 


The positions vary and include different roles within our ITS department such as IT Systems Development, Web Development, Cyber Security Assessment, and IT Technical Support. 


Your education and experience 
To qualify for these opportunities, you need to be currently enrolled as a student in a related field at a college or university (undergraduate level). Additionally, you must be returning to school in the next academic term.


Knowledge and Skills 

  • ability to systematically analyze information, define problem and draw logical conclusions. 
  • strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills 
  • ability to work independently or as part of a team 
  • self-starter and innovative problem solver who enjoys working in a dynamic work environment 
  • experience or understanding of Agile and DevOps delivery approach 


What you need to know

  • Language requirement: English or French essential
  • Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
  • Security level required: Be eligible to obtain Reliability or Secret 
  • There will be no relocation assistance provided
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.


Remote work / Hybrid Work Model

The Bank offers work arrangements that provide employees with flexibility, enable high-performing teams, and support an excellent workplace culture. Most employees can telework from home for a substantial part of each month as part of the Bank's hybrid work model, and they are expected on site at the Bank location a minimum of eight days per month to help build connections between colleagues. You must live in Canada, and within reasonable commuting distance of the office. For this position, should you not live within reasonable commuting distance of the office, you will be able to work 100% remote (within Canada) for the duration of this term. 


What you can expect from us

  • Salaries are based on the type of position and typically range from $21.95 to $29.17 (hourly). 


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