Business Analyst, Group Risk Mgmt – RBC – 12 Month Internship

Our Story

What do you do when we give you big challenges and freedom to explore?  Do you thrive in this situation?  Do you inspire, excite and lead others to trail blaze down paths unexplored with you?  If yes, RBC has a unique PEY co-op offering for you. RBC is on a transformation journey.  We are challenging how we approach problems, updating the tools that we use and diversifying our talent pool.  To help us get going, we’re looking for the best and brightest – people that will be both an enabler and accelerant that will push us further, faster; people who will help us disrupt ourselves and stretch our imaginations by showcasing what we didn’t think was possible.  And we’re looking for a do-it-all talent that can help get us started.

What is the opportunity?

Across RBC, we have a collection of one year PEY roles across different groups ranging from Group Risk Management (GRM) Market Risk, Innovation, and Credit Strategies teams to Personal & Commercial Banking Mutual Funds Distribution and Home Equity Financing teams.  No matter where you land, you will be given an opportunity to work in a fluid, highly skilled team helping us solve big problems and understand the opportunities and issues. Your role can be product focused, services focused, systems focused or any combination of the above – we help find you the home of best fit through the interview process and work with you to ensure success for all. You will have access to world class experts in finance, technology and risk management and will be working with engaged sponsors from end to end.  You will be immersed in a fast paced, forward thinking environment in Canada’s top financial institution with a 150+ year track record of success.

What will you do?

We’re looking for people that have a mix of strong quantitative and problem solving skills, communicate well and are able to work through complex and ambiguous challenges.  You need to be a self-driven and hyper engaged individual that’s willing to learn finance and risk management from world class teams in a fast paced and challenging environment.  Your responsibilities may include:

  • Support project Management
    • Business analysis
    • Documentation
    • Minutes, takeaways, etc.
    • Designing/maintaining RBC Connect project sites
    • Creating project management templates
  • Support Data Management
    • Data profiling
    • Data quality analysis

What do you need to succeed?

  • Creative and analytical thinker who is self-driven and capable of working in a fast paced environment
  • Passion for finance, banking, or risk management and generally striving to learn new things and develop skillsets
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills – able to effectively work in a team environment


  • Strong business and data analysis skills
  • Technical background is a strong asset
  • Ability to create engaging PowerPoint presentations (design & communication skills)
  • Ability multi-task and be comfortable to deal with ambiguity and work independently


  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to AML, Anti-Terrorist Financing, Economic Sanctions and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption
  • Understanding /experience in IT Project management
  • Demonstrates knowledge of statistics and data analysis
  • Proficiency in programming and/or database programs (e.g. SAS, SQL, MS Access, R, Python)
  • Ability to use reporting tools (Tableau)

What’s in it for you?

Purpose.  You get to find the challenges that are meaningful to both you and the users.  You will have a chance to ignite your passions and find new ones by doing truly meaningful work that will help change the way we work and the way we think.

Growth.  There will be almost unlimited opportunity for you to grow and attain new skills.  We offer mentoring, coaching and opportunities to shadow other teams.

And most importantly, you will get to work side by side with awesome people that are crazy excited about what they’re doing and can’t wait to meet, work and learn with you.

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit

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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, colour, 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.

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