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Title:  Activate: Strategic Functions New Graduate Development Program, Global Finance- Spring 2024




Requisition ID: 184508

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


Activate: Strategic Functions New Graduate Development Program, Global Finance- Spring 2024

Start Date: June 2024

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Application Deadline: 10/02/2023


Who Are We? 


The Activate New Graduate Development Program is designed to kick-start your career at Scotiabank in your specific stream of Strategic Functions – when you apply, please be sure to apply to the Activate stream in which you want to specialize. Our Strategic Functions groups are the backbone of the Bank, with focus areas including Marketing, Human Resources, Compliance, Global Treasury, Risk Management, Audit, Finance, and our CPA Pre-Approved program. Each rotation in the Activate program will provide you with experiences that build a foundation for you to become a future leader, accelerating your career journey from day one. You’ll also have access to skill-building workshops and challenging work-integrated learning opportunities that will rapidly accelerate your development! 



Is this program right for you? In this program, you will:

  • Join us as a full-time permanent employee and will spend 18-30 months rotating to pre-determined areas that will challenge you and provide you with opportunities to learn and grow into a Strategic Functions professional.
  • Our goal at the end of the program is to land you into a permanent role in your area of focus – after 4-6 rotations, you’ll be set up to hit the ground running! These rotations are key to your development and aim to ensure you receive a wide breadth of experience in a short period of time.
  • It also provides you with the opportunity to discover your passions and learn more about your areas of interest; you’ll gain a well-rounded view of the entire organization, while gaining practical experience, focused on high-impact projects within your business line. 


Do you have the skills and requirements that will enable you to succeed in this program? – We’d love to work with you if:


What’s in it for you?

  • You’ll be part of a diverse, collaborative, innovative, and inclusive team.
  • You’ll join your own program cohort as well as the greater community, bank-wide, across all new grad programs in TILT.
  • A dedicated Program Manager to support with your learning, goals, and development.
  • Customized workshops, executive masterclasses, leadership courses, learning curriculum and capstone projects.
  • Individualized development plans, mentorship, and excusive access to leaders.
  • TILT Orientation Week, socials, wellness sessions, community outreach events, TILT Learning & Development Week, graduation ceremony.
  • Our Global Finance teams support the business delivery of the Bank across all functional areas; the Activate stream of Global Finance provides a comprehensive skillset to set you up for success in any area of Finance when you land for full-time.
  • Associates will rotate through four pre-determined areas of Finance to ensure appropriate depth and breadth – from Canadian Banking or Global Banking & Markets Finance, to financial reporting and projects teams


How do I apply?

For students applying to one of our TILT New Graduate programs we do not require resumes! Instead, we ask that as part of your application, you complete the below:

  1. Complete your PLUM Profile here and save as a screenshot. 
  2. Complete a short one-way video interview here.
  3. Apply to the role and when the application asks for your resume, instead upload the screenshot of your PLUM Profile. 

*To be considered, you must complete all steps above.


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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