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Webinar: Building a career in Business Technology & Project Management

August 7, 2020

Interested in pursuing a career in Business Technology or Project Management?

Join Prepped for an exclusive interview with Jeff Weingarten, Director – Business Technology and Project Delivery at RBC Global Asset Management, and Vishal Sawlani, Project Manager at CBRE, who have successfully built their careers in Technology and Project Management.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm ET

During this webinar, we’ll discuss:

  1. What skills are needed to be successful
  2. What kind of roles are available within this industry
  3. Tips and tricks they have learned along the way

Have a specific question in mind? Submit your questions in advance! Interested but cant make it? Sign up anyway to receive the webinar recording!

Registration is open to Prepped users. Create a Prepped account at fullyprepped.ca to receive registration invite.

Prepped is a digital and personalized program that provides guidance and training to help with your job search through learning modules, short videos and simple exercises. As well, Prepped offers webinars and blog posts with career-related tips from industry and HR experts.

To  take advantage of the full Prepped Learning Library, create an account here: fullyprepped.ca

For more information, resources and assistance with your job search, contact RRC’s Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca. Employment Advisors are available to help via email, phone, and video conferencing!

Webinar: Breaking into the financial services industry

July 29, 2020

Interested in a career in financial services?

Join Prepped for an exclusive interview with Joel Robinson, Regional Director at Russell Investments, and Jesse Coote, Analyst  at RBC Global Asset Management, who have successfully built their careers in financial services!

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm ET

During the webinar, we’ll discuss:

  • What education is required to land a job
  • What skills are needed to be successful
  • Tips and advice for those interested in pursuing a career in finance

Have a specific question in mind? Submit your questions in advance!
Interested but cant make it? Sign up anyway to receive the webinar recording!

Registration is open to Prepped users. Create a Prepped account at fullyprepped.ca to receive registration invite! 


Prepped is a digital and personalized program that provides guidance and training to help with your job search through learning modules, short videos and simple exercises. As well, Prepped offers webinars and blog posts with career-related tips from industry and HR experts.

To  take advantage of the full Prepped Learning Library, create an account here: fullyprepped.ca

For more information, resources and assistance with your job search, contact RRC’s Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca. Employment Advisors are available to help via email, phone, and video conferencing!

2020 Youth Impact Challenge: Assemble a team for a chance to win $10,000!

July 20, 2020

Was your internship cancelled? The job market sparse and your summer empty? Or are you working while sitting on something that might change the world?

In either case, if you’re aged 16-25, we want to hear about your social and/or environmental impact ideas. We want to hear from a diversity of perspectives and professional backgrounds. We want to hear from you in groups of three or more. All we want is a simple three-page summary of your idea (no business plan necessary).

What do you win? The top 30 teams will receive $1,000 each and professional mentorship – to help them refine their ideas through the summer. The team who takes the top spot will walk away with $10,000, a whole lot of knowledge, and having met a bunch of industry leaders.

This is the 2020 Youth Impact Challenge, supported by InvestEco Capital and Renewal Funds.

Learn more and apply by July 31st at www.youthimpactchallenge.ca/

Paid work placements for graduates

July 17, 2020

ICTC’s Youth Dividend – Paving the Way for the Future of Work is a program that matches unemployed or underemployed graduates from post-secondary institutions with employers across Canada.

Graduates that qualify for this program will receive training and a seven (7) month paid work placement with a Canadian company or non-profit organization in one of the following areas: data science, data analytics, software development, business analysis, sales, marketing, engineering, research, and design.

For more information and to see if you qualify for ICTC’s Youth Dividend program, visit:
ICTC Youth Dividend Program: Intern Application Questionnaire 

Deadline: July 20, 2020


The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is a not-for-profit national centre of expertise for the digital economy. ICTC is the trusted source for evidence-based policy advice, forward looking research, and creative capacity building programs for the digital economy.

 

Enhance your job search with a personal brand!

July 15, 2020

We all have our own skills and capabilities that make each one of us unique. By having a strong personal brand, we can tackle the job search with confidence.

Join this upcoming webinar, Building your personal brand for your job search, hosted by the Prepped team!

Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm ET

This webinar will cover:

  • what a personal brand is
  • why it’s important for the job search
  • how you can successfully begin to build your personal brand in just a few short steps

Registration is open to Prepped users. Create a Prepped account at fullyprepped.ca to receive registration invite!

Prepped is a digital and personalized program that provides guidance and training to help with your job search through learning modules, short videos and simple exercises. As well, Prepped offers webinars and blog posts with career-related tips from industry and HR experts.

To  take advantage of the full Prepped Learning Library, create an account here: fullyprepped.ca

For more information, resources and assistance with your job search, contact RRC’s Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca. Employment Advisors are available to help via email, phone, and video conferencing!

Virtual Event: BDO Ignite (August 2020)

July 10, 2020

An exciting announcement from our partners at BDO!


BDO Ignite is an exclusive virtual event that allows students the unique opportunity to connect with our people, experience our culture, and learn about our firm and career opportunities first hand.

At BDO, we define who we are by three key pillars:  Client Centric – We walk alongside clients to help them achieve their dreams. Diversity & Inclusion – We celebrate individuality and encourage expression of all ideas. Innovation – We are bold. We challenge each other and ourselves to embrace opportunity.

Wondering if BDO is the right fit for you? Get to know us at BDO Ignite. Through attending:

  • You will hear from a lineup of national and local speakers on topics relevant to your career interests and gain a deeper understanding of our firm
  • You will learn about the work we do, and what career opportunities are available through our Campus Program
  • You will meet our BDO team virtually and build your professional network
  • You will experience our BDO culture and what makes our firm a great place to work

Event Details

Date: August 26, 2020
Time: 11:00AM – 2:00PM PST
Location: Virtual

Who should #GetToKnowBDO at BDO Ignite? We want to connect with students who:

  • Are looking for a future co-op, intern or new graduate career opportunity
  • Are currently working towards a degree or diploma, focused in accounting/finance/business
  • Have a desire to provide outstanding client service and thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Have proven leadership skills and can take initiative to seek understanding
  • Display strong problem solving, analytical, and communication skills
  • Are active in their school and the community through extracurricular activities

Ready to make your mark at BDO?

Click “Apply now” to send your resume and transcripts as one PDF, no cover letter necessary. Both documents are required to complete the application. Please submit only ONE application to the group location you are most interested in.

The application deadline to be considered for this event is August 2, 2020.  *Note: For students who applied previously, your application is still being considered so no need to re-submit unless you have updates to your application.*

We thank all students who apply and your consideration for this opportunity, only those selected to attend will be contacted by a member of BDO’s Campus Recruitment Team with further details by Friday, August 7, 2020.

Everyone counts

We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation.

If you require accommodation to complete the application or to attend the event, please contact us.

Apply to attend online

BDO Ignite – West Region
Office within the West group include: All BC, Alberta, and Manitoba BDO branches

Virtual Event: BDO Information Session (July 2020)

July 7, 2020

Join the BDO Canada team as they host a virtual National Information Session for students! Learn about future career opportunities and get to know more about work/life at BDO at this event.

Language: English
Date: Tuesday July 21, 2020
Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm (EST); 12:00pm  – 1:30pm (PST)

Language: French
Date: Wednesday July 22, 2020
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm (EST); 12:30pm  – 2:00pm (PST)

Interested students can RSVP here: Get To Know BDO

RBC CPA Program Webinars

July 6, 2020

Are you entering your final year of studies and considering obtaining your CPA designation? The RBC Pre-Approved CPA Training Program is entering its 13th year of recruiting high performing individuals like you. You will begin in this role in September 2021 and become part of an elite group of CPA associates at RBC!

If you are interested in learning more information, please join us for a webinar where we go over program details, followed by a panel and open Q&A. In addition, you will meet the entire CPA recruitment and program management team.

Option 1

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
1:30pm to 2:30pm EST
Registration link: RBC CPA Program Webinar – July 15th

Option 2

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
5pm to 6pm EST
Registration link: RBC CPA Program Webinar – August 5th

Through this 30 month rotational program, you will gain invaluable work experience as you are placed in teams of highly dedicated individuals across different areas of the organization. We will work with your line managers to ensure that you receive the competencies needed to meet CPA Ontario’s practical experience requirements and you will also get the benefit of our strong in-house and external CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) training programs. You will be mentored and guided by successful CPA, CAs with years of audit and business experience and also be supported by senior executives here at RBC.

earlytalent@rbc.com | www.rbc.com/careers

Venture for Canada Internship Program is now accepting applications!

June 26, 2020

An exciting announcement from Venture for Canada (VFC)!

The VFC Internship Program is now accepting student applications for Fall 2020 internships! VFC will be funding 325 paid internships across Canada this Fall.

Full-time and part-time internships are available and have wages between $15 – $20/hour. Both co-op and non co-op students are welcome!

Venture for Canada is a not-for-profit that recruits, trains and supports top recent graduates helping them find placement at Canadian startups.

For more information, visit: Venture for Canada Internships

If you have any questions, please contact Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca.

Looking for summer/student jobs?

May 28, 2020

Check out these new government programs, featuring two new job portals that will give eligible students access to various student and summer opportunities:

Canada Summer Jobs program 

Canada Summer Jobs is a government program that gives funding to trusted employers to help them create quality jobs for youth in Canada. These jobs are posted on Job Bank for a limited time to help more young people find them. New jobs will be added regularly as they get approved for funding until February 2021. For more information, visit: Canada Summer Jobs program

Student Jobs MB 

Student Jobs MB is a new way to connect you directly to jobs in your area and throughout Manitoba. Through Student Jobs MB, you can be matched with and apply for multiple jobs with the click of a button. For more information and to register, visit: Student Jobs MB 


RRC Employment Advisors are available to speak with students and alumni by phone and video conferencing. Book a virtual appointment by visiting SES – Students & Alumni

Check out SES – News & Events for the latest news on internships, work opportunities, and employer recruitment events.