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Graduate Leadership

Graduate Leadership Program

Learn from experience in a series of assignments designed to hone your leadership skills and increase your knowledge of various RBC businesses. Explore the challenges of working on complex and highly strategic enterprise wide business issues, which require creativity and strategic thinking in addition to strong analytical skills. Discover that you have what it takes to be a successful leader in this cross-enterprise approach, one created to impart the "boundary-less" mindset critical to realizing your success with us as a future leader.

Each year, the Graduate Leadership Program (GLP) is offered to a select number of highly qualified MBA graduates who demonstrate an outstanding track record of leadership and excellence in academic and extracurricular activities. We seek people from various industries who can demonstrate; financial, analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to work in complex and ambiguous situations; who have a client service orientation, and global experience.

Over a two year period, GLP Associates will be placed in a series of assignments across the organization that will provide rich context to develop the skills and knowledge required to become successful RBC leaders. The intent of this cross-enterprise approach is to create the integrative mindset necessary for realizing RBC's vision, "Always earning the right to be the client's first choice," in today's highly competitive global landscape. These assignments, will give you opportunity to work in such areas as Strategy, Product Development, Operations, Research, Project Implementation, Client Relationship Management and are generally 6-months in duration allowing for 4 rotations over two years.

These assignments may occur in Canada as well as abroad in various businesses from: Personal & Commercial Banking, Insurance, Wealth Management; Global Capital Markets; Technology and Operations and Global Functions including Risk, Finance, Human Resources, Treasury and Strategic Development.

Associates will also benefit from one-to-one mentoring by executives for the duration of the program. Upon completion, Associates build their careers with RBC in areas of the organization where their interests, skills and leadership capability can be best leveraged for organizational impact.

We begin the recruitment for this program in September of each year and will have application details available at that time.

When to Apply

1) RBC Campus Recruitment would like to thank all Canada-wide universities who have participated in our information sessions held throughout the year. If your school was missed, not to worry, all MBA level students graduating in 2012/2013 are eligible to apply and will be considered. If this program fits your career aspirations we encourage you to submit your resume. Please take note of the job posting dates for this program:

  • Job Posting Date:      August 1st
  • Job Posting Deadline: September 8th (posting has been extended until September 11)

2) RBC Campus Recruitment is scheduled to visit some additional schools in September, if your school is included below, please apply within the timelines indicated below:

  • Schulich

    • Job Posting Date:      August 1st
    • Job Posting Deadline: September 14th (late applications will not be considered)

  • Rotman University

    • Job Posting Date:      August 1st
    • Job Posting Deadline: September 8th

How to Apply

We thank all interested candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Our selection and interview process will be complete by October 15 2012.

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