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Aboriginal Peoples

Aboriginal Peoples

Pursue your Potential

Career opportunities for a diverse workforce

Explore great career choices within RBC - whether you're just starting out in your career or coming to us as an experienced professional, co-op student or intern. Connect with us via our Pursue your Potential (PyP) program, designed for Aboriginal peoples.

PyP helps you:

  • learn more about our career opportunities,
  • find your fit (which opportunities are right for you), and
  • get helpful feedback on your resume and tips on interviewing.

To be eligible for PyP, you must be North American Indian (Status* or Non-Status), Inuit or Métis.

To apply for an opportunity or for more information, please e-mail your resume to Aboriginal peoples are encouraged to apply.

Once your resume has been received we'll contact you to:

  • explain the benefits of joining PyP and our recruiting process,
  • answer any questions, and
  • address any concerns.

*Indian as defined in Section 2(1) of the Indian Act


Job Search Assistance

We also provide tools and resources that can:

NOTE: Participation in the Pursue your Potential Program is voluntary. Candidates may apply to RBC positions without disclosing equity group affiliation, though doing so will not lead to the supports described above. All of our current vacancies may be found by visiting

Once you become an employee, you'll have the opportunity to join one or more of our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) where you can network with your peers. Please visit Employee Resource Groups for more information.


Aboriginal Student Awards Program

This program was launched in 1992 to assist Aboriginal students complete post-secondary education and to provide an opportunity for RBC to strengthen its relationship with Aboriginal communities. Recipients are awarded up to $4,000 each academic year for a maximum of four years to use towards tuition, textbooks, supplies and living expenses.

Please visit Aboriginal Student Awards Program for more information.


Aboriginal Stay in School Program

This program was launched in 1993 to assist Aboriginal students (grades 9 to 12) develop the workplace skills needed to succeed in the future. The program also reinforces the crucial role education plays in providing opportunities for future success. Join hundreds of students who have taken part and experience the challenges and rewards of the financial services industry from the other side of the counter.

Please visit Aboriginal Stay in School Program for more information.


More reasons to join us

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  • Best Workplaces 2013
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations

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Application Assistance

If you are a person with a disability and have questions or would like help with your application, please email our team.