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Frequently Asked Questions

Expand What is the RBC Career Launch Program?


Expand How will this program benefit me?


Expand Is this like an internship?


Expand When does the application process open?


Expand If I get the job, when do I start?


Expand How do I apply?


Expand Can I apply to multiple cities?


Expand How will I know that my application has been submitted/received?


Expand Can I track the progress of my application?


Expand When will I know if I am selected for an interview?


Expand Where will the interviews be held?


Expand If I am a shortlisted candidate what do I need to provide?


Expand Why do you ask for a transcript?


Expand How long is the contract?


Expand How much are the Associates going to be paid?


Expand What cities will the program take place in?


Expand How do I know if I’m eligible?


Expand My parent/family member works at RBC. Can I apply?


Expand Will this program be available to both English and French speaking candidates?


Expand Can I choose the branch I want to work at?


Expand Will relocation be paid for by RBC if I’m hired in a city I don’t live in?


Expand I saved the link to the posting but now, when I’m trying to apply, I’m getting a message that the posting was closed or deleted. What should I do?


Expand If I upload my application in place of the resume, will it override my existing applications (resume) with RBC?


Expand I am a person with a disability and require accommodation in order to submit my application. What do I do?


Expand I’m having problems with my application. Who can I contact?


Expand If I don’t get selected, how will I know?


Expand How do I hear about new job opportunities at RBC?


Important Dates

Application Period:
October 6, 2014 at 08:00 EST to October 27, 2014 at 20:00 EST

Interview timelines:
October 28 - December 5, 2014

Program start date:
January 28, 2015

So how do I apply?

It’s easy! Just submit your completed application form and essay before the program deadline: October 22, 2013 at 23:59 EST. No cover letter or resume required.

Step 1: Download the application form.

To start, check out our essay-writing tips (opens new window), interview advice (opens new window), and some additional information about our selection process (opens new window).

Download now! pdf


Step 2: Apply!

Once your application and essay are ready, select the city you’d like to apply for and follow the steps to upload your application.

Want to apply in multiple cities? No problem – just resubmit to each location before the deadline.