RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Data Scientist, RBC Amplify – 2022

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Deadline: October 11, 2021

Data Scientist, RBC Amplify – 2022

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

What is Amplify?

RBC Amplify is an intensive summer innovation program that helps you put your skills to the test while building a product 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 Data Scientist 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 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 and resources to bring your idea to life.

What will you do? Discover. Research. Build. Pitch

  • 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 while applying your teamwork, critical thinking, communication and leadership 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.
  • Design, troubleshoot and develop your product.
  • Work with subject matter experts, mentors, executive sponsors (technology and business) to build your solution.
  • Engage in continuous learning through various training opportunities including design thinking, agile development, and other tools.
  • Executive presentations, developing strategy and communications for your project.

What do you need to succeed?

Must have

  • Must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution, graduating between August 2022 and June 2023 (College, Undergrad, Master’s or PhD).
  • In depth understanding of data analytics and practical applications of statistical methods.
  • Programming skills and knowledge of Python and R languages.
  • Experience with data cleaning, data mining, and machine learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal and highly developed communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Creative and analytical thinker who is self-driven and capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo, and think outside the box to develop solutions.

AND one or more of the following:

  • Experience with deep-dive analytics, predictive modelling or algorithms.
  • Experience with machine learning, computational mathematics, bioinformatics or artificial intelligence.
  • Experience with natural language processing.

Nice to have

  • Experience with hackathons.
  • Expressed interest or previous experience in the financial industry or FinTech.
  • Practical experience in web or mobile development.
  • Experience in agile or design thinking methodologies or frameworks.

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.
  • Engage with leaders across RBC who support your development through coaching and learning opportunities.
  • Team up with students from diverse backgrounds and build lasting professional relationships.
  • 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.



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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City:  Toronto
Address:  Various
Work Hours/Week:  37.5
Work Environment:  Office
Employment Type:  [[filter7]]
Career Level:  Student Job