Students and Recent Grads

Please check Career Opportunities for current openings and follow the prompts to submit your application. Remember: you must include a resumé, cover letter and transcript for your application to be considered. Selected candidates will be invited to an interview. Please prepare any questions you may have. If you're selected, an offer outlining all aspects of job responsibilities, compensation and benefits will be extended to you.

Summer Employment

Every year the bank recruits a number of students for full-time summer employment that generally lasts from May to late August. A wide variety of positions are available that provide challenging, relevant work experiences that are meaningful to the mission of the Bank.

Early in 2015 we will be accepting applications for the 2015 Summer Employment Campaign. Please check during that period for opportunities.

Co-op Programs

The Bank regularly participates in Co-Op programs with leading universities and colleges from across the country. Placements generally last from 4 to 8 months and are eligible for credit equivalencies. Please check with your university or college for complete details.

Bachelor in Economics and Finance

We are currently accepting applications for the 2014-15 University Recruitment Campaign.

Every year the Bank visits several universities to launch its recruitment campaign and provide students with more information about our work. It is the ideal opportunity to meet with economists and analysts and learn more about the Bank and its mission. Please contact your career centre to find out more.

These positions are for a one-year term with the possibility of extension or permanent placement.

Interview

WebEx interviews will be held from 29 October to 3 November 2014.

Two or more economists will conduct the interview, which should last for about 60 minutes. It is a great opportunity to demonstrate your technical expertise, behavioral traits and get a feel for the Bank's requirements. Your technical expertise and independent analytical thinking will be evaluated through subjective, objective and situation-based scenarios.

You will receive an email with details on how to prepare for your telephone interview.

Offer

The majority of employment offers are extended starting in mid-November, and offers may continue through several months. All offers are contingent upon security verification, reference checks and completion of your degree.

Should you have any questions at any time during the process, a member of the Bank's Recruitment team will be happy to assist you.

Masters in Economics and Finance

We are currently accepting applications for the 2014-15 University Recruitment Campaign.

Every year the Bank visits several universities to launch its recruitment campaign and provide students with more information about our work. It is the ideal opportunity to meet with economists and analysts and learn more about the Bank and its mission. Please contact your career centre to find out more.

Interview

First-round virtual interviews are held in October and generally last 45 minutes. This is your opportunity to demonstrate your technical expertise and your ability to work as part of a committed team.

You may be contacted for a second interview at the Bank. If so, you will receive an email with details on how to prepare for your interview. Second-round interviews will occur late November.

Your visit to the Bank includes a meet-and-greet session that is often attended by senior Bank executives. During the course of your day you will also have a short compensation meeting where salary scales, benefits, relocation assistance and other related topics are outlined.

You will have one or more 60-minute interviews (depending on the number of departments interested in your candidacy) and a written test, all of which are designed to ascertain your technical expertise, behavioral traits and independent analytical thinking. Most of our interviewees find the day exciting and challenging. Your travel expenses and accommodations will be covered by the Bank.

Offer

Offers of employment begin in December, and may continue through several months. All offers are contingent upon security verification, reference checks and completion of your degree.

Should you have any questions at any time during the process, a member of the Bank's Recruitment team will be happy to assist you.

The Bank of Canada provides relocation assistance to ease the transition to a new work location, where relocation is required to meet operational needs, talent acquisition, or talent development goals.

PhD in Economics and Finance

Please note that our 2014-15 Senior Analyst campaign (for recent PhD graduates) will begin in October.

Every year the Bank visits several universities to launch its recruitment campaign and provide students with more information about our work. It is the ideal opportunity to meet with economists and analysts and learn more about the Bank and its mission. Please contact your career centre to find out more.

Interview

A first meeting is generally held at a professional conference with one or two Bank economists and is informal in nature. The goal is for you to get to know each other, discuss research and related issues and get a feeling for personal interests and professional affinities. Key conferences include the CEEE and AEA.

Top candidates will be contacted by phone and invited to a day-long interview at the Bank. Interviews usually occur between December and March.

You will have the opportunity to present your Job Market Paper to a group of leading Bank economists to demonstrate how your research could benefit the Bank. The entire presentation should last approximately 90 minutes, including Q & A. Following your presentation, you will enjoy a friendly lunch in the company of several Bank staff.

There will also be a series of informal, 30-minute meetings with economists and analysts from departments related to your area of expertise. At some point in the day, you will have the opportunity to meet with one or more members of the senior executive team.

The goal of your visit to the Bank is to provide an informal opportunity for collegial exchange and discussions within an atmosphere of shared professional interest.

Your travel arrangements and accommodations will be covered by the Bank. We will also provide any necessary support for a temporary visa application if required to attend the interview.

Offer

Employment offers can be extended as early as January and offers may continue to be made through several months. All offers are contingent upon security verification, reference checks and completion of your degree.

Should you have any questions at any time during the process, a member of the Bank's Recruitment team will be happy to assist you.

The Bank of Canada provides relocation assistance to ease the transition to a new work location, where relocation is required to meet operational needs, talent acquisition, or talent development goals.