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Title:  UpLIFTED - Women in Finance Development Program




Requisition ID: 131730

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


Scotiabank Global

Scotiabank's UpLIFTED Women in Finance Development Program


About Scotiabank


Scotiabank's Global Banking and Markets division provides corporate and investment banking and capital markets products and services to corporate, institutional and government clients around the globe. Scotiabank is the Americas’ international bank, which means we offer exciting and challenging career opportunities globally to high caliber individuals in a dynamic business environment. When you join us, you quickly discover how all members of our team, including senior management, play a role in your career.


About this Program

Explore, develop, and ignite your passion for the world of Capital Markets!


Scotiabank’s UpLIFTED Women in Finance Development program is a selective program designed for female first and second year students who have an interest in finance. Our program supports and develops women early in their academic career by providing exposure, insights and opportunities to learn about finance from experienced professionals.


The development program will run from January 2022 to June 2022. Throughout the program participants will be assigned a mentor, get access to targeted workshops to help prepare candidates, and the opportunity to participate in candid discussions about what it means to be a woman in finance. Topics may include, but are not limited to:


  • Introduction to Capital Markets Networking best practices
  • Elevator pitch
  • Resume and Interview workshops
  • Leadership and empowerment workshops
  • Key discussions about qualities that make women successful in finance
  • Analyst and Senior panels


Participants will also have the opportunity to engage with senior leaders to discover different career path opportunities within Capital Markets as well as having access to recruitment opportunities for co-op roles. 


Program Eligibility:

We are seeking highly motivated individuals who are interested in key learning and development opportunities within capital markets! Top candidates will demonstrate a high level of energy and a keen desire to learn new concepts, with an interest in the financial markets. To apply, you must:


  • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in any discipline
  • Have entered first or second year of study as of Fall 2021
  • Have a passion or interest in learning about capital markets and finance
  • Have a track record of success in academics and extracurricular achievements
  • Be interested and available for meetings and program sessions with assigned mentor(s)


We are committed to offering you extensive opportunities for development and professional growth. Simply put, your future is our investment.


This program is open to students across Canada. Due to the geographically concentrated nature of the industry, geographic proximity between advisors and participants may not always be feasible.


Scotiabank’s UpLIFTED Women in Finance Development program is a selective program designed for self identifying female's in their first and second year students who have an interest in finance


Application Process:

  1. Submit your full, unofficial transcript to the "Resume" section of this application; and
  2. Complete a video interview via this link: 

You must complete both steps for your application to be considered for the UpLIFTED Development Program. 


Application Deadline is December 7th, 2021. 


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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