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Find the co-op placement, internship, or associate program that'll help you reach your full potential.

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Future you, that is.

Picture this scenario: you started out as a student, looking to grow your skills and find a great opportunity. Your efforts are rewarded with the chance to join the Scotiabank team, where you found all of that…and more. Flash forward to you being part of a winning team, passionate about the work you do, and gaining experience as part of a global, inclusive, forward-thinking company.

Future you can smile at knowing you definitely made the right choice. 

Sounds good? Time to take the first step.

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What’s waiting for you here?

What’s waiting for you here?

  • Mentorship from innovative leaders, eager to help you develop your skills and expertise

  • Career growth opportunities on a global scale

  • Recognition for your fresh ideas

  • And, of course, rewards and compensation for your hard work

  • Internships and Co-op Placements

    When you’re in school, there are hard decisions to make; it's hard to choose the right career path. You might not be aware of all your options, where you will succeed, and ultimately, what you will love doing. What better way to find your path than to do a co-op placement or internship with Scotiabank, Canada's most international bank? 

    During a co-op placement or internship, you’ll have the chance to discover what you love, network with peers, mentors, and industry experts—all while getting paid to do it. We offer internships and co-op placements in almost every line of business. It's the best way to get a seat at the table and take the first step in the start of an awesome career. 

    Our programs start every January, May, and September. Look for our postings at your career centre, on your online portals and, of course, come to meet our amazing campus team.

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    Learn more about our co-op placements and internships:

    Velocity: Technology Development Program

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Velocity: Technology Development Program
    Accounting, Audit, and Finance

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Accounting, Audit, and Finance
    Commercial Banking

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Commercial Banking
    Corporate Banking

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Corporate Banking
    Data Science

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Data Science
    Digital Banking

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Digital Banking
    Equity Research

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Equity Research
    Global Banking and Markets (GBM) Support

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Global Banking and Markets (GBM) Support
    Global Business Payments

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Global Business Payments
    Global Operations

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Global Operations
    Global Risk Management

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Global Risk Management
    Global Wholesale Operations

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Global Wholesale Operations
    Human Resources

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Human Resources
    International Banking

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, International Banking
    Investment Banking

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Investment Banking
    Legal, Compliance and AML

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Legal, Compliance and AML
    Marketing and Communications

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Marketing and Communications
    Personal Banking

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Personal Banking
    Sales and Trading

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Sales and Trading
    Strategy and Consulting

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Strategy and Consulting
    Treasury and Economics

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Treasury and Economics
    Varsity Athletes

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Varsity Athletes
    Wealth Management

    Graduate/Undergraduate

    See details, Wealth Management
    Capital Markets Summer Internship (London, United Kingdom)

    Penultimate year students 

    See details, Capital Markets Summer Internship (London, United Kingdom)

    Hey New Grads

    Congrats! You’ve officially graduated. Now what? Well, if you've completed an internship or a co-op placement with us, you already know we can help you launch your career in many directions that ignite your passions. 

    If you’re new to Scotiabank, you're here, which means you’re curious—And we love curious!

    We’re powered by a diverse, worldwide team of 99,000 Scotiabankers, so we’re hiring year-round. Our Analyst and Associate Programs start hiring in the Fall and Winter for the following Summer and Fall (depending on the program). We take great pride in our programs, and work hard to make sure they provide our student candidates the best development opportunities available.

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    New Graduate Programs

    Start your career on the right foot with a forward-thinking company that rewards you for your performance and offers plenty of opportunities for growth, both at home and abroad. If you're looking for a hands-on, customized training or rotational program that exposes you to many divisions, departments and leaders within Canada’s most international bank, check out our opportunities below:

    Commercial Accelerate Program

    MBA, Masters, and Undergraduate

    See details, Commercial Accelerate Program
    Ignition: Technology New Graduate Development Program

    MBA, Masters, and Undergraduate

    See details, Ignition: Technology New Graduate Development Program
    Catalyst Global Operations Program

    MBA, Masters, and Undergraduate

    See details, Catalyst Global Operations Program
    Activate Strategic Functions: New Graduate Development Program

    MBA, Masters and Undergraduate

    See details, Activate Strategic Functions: New Graduate Development Program
    Impact: Global Capital Markets (GCM) Rotational Development Program

    MBA, Masters, and Undergraduate 

    See details, Impact: Global Capital Markets (GCM) Rotational Development Program
    Investment Banking Program

    MBA, Masters and Undergraduate

    See details, Investment Banking Program
    Wealth Management Associate Program

    MBA, Masters, and Undergraduate

    See details, Wealth Management Associate Program
    Ascend, Investment Specialist Program

    Undergraduate, MBA, Masters or Post-Graduate Diploma

    See details, Ascend, Investment Specialist Program