What is Amplify?
RBC Amplify is an intensive summer innovation program that will push you to solve real business challenges that could disrupt our company and beyond. If you’re a bright mind with fresh ideas, top of your class, own the hackathon circuit and are passionate about innovation, we want you!
What is the opportunity?
As a Business Analyst you will collaborate, innovate, ideate and build in a flexible, start-up environment.
You will tackle real RBC business challenges as a member of a cross-functional team of specialists (think: business, UX/UI design, big data, and programming) by developing a product or solution that you pitch to stakeholders at the end of the summer.
Over the course of the program you will have access to subject matter experts, coaches, mentors, as well as technical and professional training to bring your idea to life.
What will you do?
Immerse yourself in a business challenge with an intense focus on collaboration to develop an innovative product.
You will be challenged to step outside your comfort zone, and bring your teamwork, communication and collaboration skills to help your team succeed.
You will be expected to design, create and deliver a fully functional prototype to RBC that solves a real business need.
You will play an integral role in engaging your critical thinking, time management and leadership skills within your team.
Design, troubleshoot and develop your product.
Work with subject matter experts, mentors, executive sponsors (technology and business) to build your product.
Exposure to design thinking, agile development and other tools, technologies and methodologies.
Executive presentations, developing strategy and communications for your project.
What do you need to succeed?
Must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution, graduating between August 2019 and June 2020 (College, Undergrad, Master's or PhD).
Ability to understand and communicate business value.
Excellent interpersonal and highly developed communication skills (verbal and written).
Experience in stakeholder engagement and working with end users and clients to understand their needs.
Excellent critical thinking, time management and leadership skills.
Creative and analytical thinker who is self-driven and capable of working in a fast paced team environment.
Ability to challenge the status quo, and think outside the box to develop solutions.
Excellent teamwork, collaboration and problem solving skills.
Nice to have
Experience with hackathons.
Experience with business presentations.
Project management skills.
Solid understanding of financial business insights, FinTech industry, start up industry or other related insights.
What’s in it for you?
We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
A unique summer experience with the chance to develop a career at RBC.
Team up with students from diverse backgrounds and build lasting professional relationships.
Engage with leaders who support your development through coaching and learning opportunities.
Be a part of a dynamic, collaborative, progressive and high-performing team.
Contribute to real projects that can make a difference and have a lasting impact at RBC.
Tons of opportunity to grow specific skills for your future.
An all-around fun, innovative, and comfortable work environment where casual clothing is the norm.
Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.