Newcomers

Welcome to Canada!

As one of the world's most multicultural countries, Canada derives strength from the diversity of its people.

You have come to Canada to begin a new life and career. You are professionally qualified and determined to be successful in Canada – your new home.

Are you ready to join us?

At Scotiabank, we value the experience and unique perspective you bring to our workplace. Diversity of thought and perspective are critical to the way we work and collaborate at Scotiabank. We will support your aspirations for a successful career.

A culture of inclusion is the heart of our Global Community of Scotiabankers. It is who we are and who we aspire to be.

Learn more about Scotiabank’s people, culture and career opportunities.

Do you need assistance to start your career?

We have a strong sense of community; this is why we partner with various organizations to include newcomers into the workforce to gain meaningful employment experience.

  • Canadian Immigrant - Career, Education and Settlement Fair
  • Career Bridge – internship opportunities for New Canadians;
  • Employment Standards Legislation in Canada - Human Resources and Skills Development Canada's employment standards deal with private sector minimum employment standards in Canada.
  • Foreign Credentials Recognition - The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) assists individuals, employers, professionals and organizations with foreign credential recognition and assessment of diplomas and qualifications in Canada.

Learn more about these and other Scotiabank community partnerships

Other useful sites for your settlement in Canada

Do you know about our peer support networks?

We formed employee resource groups where you can meet, network and communicate about dynamics of the workplace. These groups help create a sense of community and provide you with an opportunity to be involved directly in shaping our global culture of inclusion.

Scotiabank Intercultural Alliance shares Scotiabank's vision of a culture of inclusion – a welcoming workplace that facilitates innovation and inspires Scotiabankers of all cultures to participate fully and realize their maximum potential.

HOLA Scotiabank's mandate is to contribute to the professional development of its members and promote awareness of the Latin cultures within Scotiabank.

Scotiabank Caribbean Network's mission is to create a social network for its members. At the same time, it is a catalyst to highlight the potential, creativity, rich history, and culture of our people of Caribbean background.

Experience some of our amazing career stories for yourself.

Nadeem Anwar, Account Manager Small Business
New to Scotiabank, Nadeem provides insight into his journey to secure stability and employment in Canada and what it's like to work for Scotiabank.