Students and Recent Grads

We hire graduates and soon-to-be graduates from a wide range of backgrounds. Our solid reputation and exceptional development programs ensure that your professional growth is a priority. By working at the Bank, you will gain real-world experience while building a professional network.

Still in school

Scholarships

Need some support to pursue your goals? Our scholarship program is designed to assist students with disabilities, indigenous students and women in economics and finance in furthering their education.

Summer jobs

We recruit students for full-time summer jobs in accounting, business administration and commerce, communications and marketing, economic research, finance, audit, human resources, information technology, office services, operations and trades. We start accepting applications in January for terms from May to late August.

Co-op programs

Students from participating universities and colleges contribute directly to our work (and get some guidance along the way) while earning credits toward their degree.  Start dates are flexible throughout the year but require that you commit to at least 13 weeks of full-time work. Please check with your university or college co-op office for complete details on how to apply.

Jeannine is a Hiring Manager and Assistant Chief at the Bank.


Laura is a Research Assistant at the Bank.

Governor's Challenge

The Governor’s Challenge is a university outreach program designed to promote understanding of the role of monetary policy in Canada’s economy. In this annual competition, by putting students playin the role of advisor to the Bank’s Governing Council.

MA internships

Graduate students can get a head start on gaining experience and building a professional network. The timing is flexible, with most terms beginning in May.

PhD internships

As a PhD student, you will spend two to four months pursuing your dissertation as well as presenting and promoting your research. Within this environment, you will find a wealth of opportunities to grow and build your professional expertise and network with fellow Bank researchers as well as external academics who visit regularly.

Upcoming or Recent Graduates

University recruitment campaign

Each year, we recruit new or upcoming graduates in economics and finance from universities across Canada.

Campus visits

We’re always excited to meet new students in person. Contact your campus career centre to find out when we will be in your town. (See our campus visit schedule for 2017–18.)

We recruit for the following positions.

Research assistants

Bachelor’s degree candidates pursuing a research assistant position will be screened during online interviews taking place in October.

  • Job offers are contingent on a security and reference verification and completion of your degree.
  • Relocation assistance may be provided to eligible candidates.

Taylor is an Economist at the Bank.


Abeer is a Senior Analyst at the Bank.

Economists/analysts

Master’s degree candidates considered for positions as economists/analysts will participate in a first round of online interviews in October and a second round of in-person interviews in late November for finance students and late January for economics students.

  • Travel and accommodations expenses will be covered by the Bank.
  • Job offers are made after the second round of interviews and are contingent on security and reference verification and completion of your degree.
  • Relocation assistance may be provided to eligible candidates.

Senior economists / senior analysts

PhD candidates considering a senior economist or senior analyst position can have their interview online or at either the Canadian Economics Employment Exchange or the American Economic Association Annual Meeting.

  • Travel and accommodations expenses will be covered by the Bank.
  • Job offers start in January and are contingent on a security and reference verification and completion of your degree.
  • The Bank will also provide any needed support for a temporary visa application, if required.
  • Candidates may be invited for a day-long interview at the Bank between January and March, during which you will present your job market paper and have a series of informal meetings with Bank economists from departments related to your area of expertise.
  • Relocation and/or immigration assistance may be provided to eligible candidates.

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