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Title:  VELOCITY - Corporate Security - Summer 2021




Requisition ID: 94260

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


VELOCITY – Corporate Security

4-Month Summer Internship (May-August 2021)


Recruitment Timelines: 

Deadline to Apply: February 28th, 2021

Video Interview and Plum Assessment: February 28th, 2021


Why work for Scotiabank?

Scotiabank is among the largest banks in the world and the most international bank in Canada. We are powered by our 100,000 high-performing (and awesome) teammates who make a real difference across the globe as a leading provider of advice, products, digital experiences, and financial services. Together with our Digital Factories around the world, we are dedicated to helping our 25 million customers become better-off.

This is a place where you’ll get to learn and develop your skills, while being recognized for your hard work. At Scotiabank, we’re passionate about bringing our whole selves to work, allowing us to create inclusive work environments for everyone to enjoy. Say hello to a career at Scotiabank.


What Can I Expect from the Velocity Strategic Functions Program?


Let us be the first to tell you, this is not your average internship or co-op! This is a customized experience that focuses on providing you with the development and tools you need to grow your career. In Velocity Strategic Functions, you will gain exposure to multiple business lines across the Strategic Functions of the bank by having a customized plan for your internship. Yes, you read that correctly, a customized plan for YOU. After successfully completing your first co-op or internship with us, we will work with you to establish a learning and mentorship plan that also outlines your next placement with us! Through returning for multiple terms in our program, you will get to learn, grow and experiment within different parts of our Strategic Functions ecosystem and have a clearer view of the business line you hope to join upon graduation.


Are you looking to launch your career in Corporate Security?


Do you want to work in an environment that is constantly changing? Are you someone who is curious and have a keen interest in criminology? Do you have a background in IT and want to use your programming skills? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this is the place for you!


Who Are We Looking For?


  • The successful candidate will have a strong IT background as well as some programming skills is an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access and Word
  • Strong analytical, communication and time management skills are essential
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Project management experience an asset
  • A keen interest in criminology and associated areas would be an asset




  • All interested applicants must be enrolled in an accredited co-op program with a post-secondary educational institution. As part of Scotiabank’s co-op program requirements, we will confirm with your school that you are enrolled.
  • All interested applicants must ensure to submit the most recent copy of your school transcripts to be considered.




  • Protect the Bank’s assets and customers from electronic fraud
  • Participate and/or lead various projects within the Corporate Security department


How To Apply:


For students, we are focused on learning about who you are and what you’re interested in to uncover your true potential.  In short, we don’t believe resumes will provide us with an accurate depiction of what you’re truly about to properly assess your potential.  Instead we want to get to know YOU and hear about the experiences that have shaped you. We know… this might sound crazy but for students applying to one of our campus programs we are no longer requiring resumes. Instead we ask that as part of your application, you complete the below:


  1. Complete your PLUM Profile: Please Click Here!
  2. Save your PLUM Profile as a PDF.
  3. Complete a short one-way video interview: Please Click Here!
  4. Apply to the role through our career site.
  5. Upload a PDF of your PLUM profile instead of your resume when applying.


We welcome all applications, but can only respond to candidates selected for an interview. Scotiabank is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.


**In order to be considered for the program you must submit your PLUM Assessment and Video Interview by no later than February 28th, 2021.**


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.

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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