Working at the Bank

We are a leading central bank – dynamic, engaged, and trusted – committed to a better Canada.

We offer a vibrant workplace that benefits from the perspectives and talents of our diverse and inclusive workforce. We rely on a team of collaborative professionals and invest in innovative research and policy analysis. We also offer flexibility to accommodate the needs of our employees and focus on creating a superior work environment that promotes diversity, inclusiveness and equal opportunities for all.

The work we do

Economists and financial sector specialists

We offer you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada’s economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of Canadians. On our team, you’ll conduct high-quality analytical research projects in areas such as:

  • macroeconomic analysis and forecasting
  • econometrics
  • financial system stability
  • monetary policy
  • the operation of financial markets
  • international economics

Find out more about our research.

Our economics departments help us find creative responses to game-changing events and circumstances in the Canadian and global economies.

Join a team of technology professionals in creating the platforms, applications and ideas that shape the future and support our entire business..

Information technology

We’re on the lookout for motivated, creative employees to help us shape the future in a rapidly changing IT landscape. On our team, you’ll contribute to providing a secure, reliable and best-in-class technical environment. We offer challenging positions for:

  • software developers
  • network engineers
  • solution architects
  • project professionals
  • business analysts

Cyber security

Our cyber team protects the Bank of Canada’s reputation and ensures the integrity and stability of the Canadian economy. We offer opportunities that will challenge, energize and motivate you to be the very best in a different areas including:

  • networking
  • security risk management
  • identity management
  • security device management
  • vulnerability management
  • penetration testing
  • malware analysis
  • big data
  • cloud computing
  • digital forensics
Our cyber team protects the Bank of Canada’s reputation and ensures the integrity and stability of the Canadian economy.
We provide advice on policies, guide the stewardship of Bank assets, facilitate the development of our people and support Bank strategic initiatives.

Administration and operations

Our teams provide the advice, guidance, project management and support needed for wise decision-making and stewardship of the Bank’s people and resources. We offer challenging positions in:

  • financial services
  • administration and business
  • project management
  • human resources
  • communications and digital strategy
  • audit
  • currency production
  • knowledge and information management
  • security
  • statistical analysis
  • data analysis

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion is important to the Bank and part of our Medium-Term Plan priorities. We are committed to having a diverse, representative workforce and we are constantly striving to make our workplace more inclusive, respectful and barrier-free.

The Bank provides a work environment that enables individuals to be their best selves at work. We encourage applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds, including veterans. We also encourage the learning and use of both official languages in the workplace.

We promote the principles of diversity and inclusion and adhere to the Canadian Human Rights Act and other legislation. Reflected in our priorities, we are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce in which every employee can reach their full potential. We strive to make our policies, programs and workplace more inclusive, respectful and barrier-free. Our partnerships and memberships are only a few ways we support diversity and inclusion:

We encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.


Scholarship and Work Placement Program

The Bank of Canada’s Scholarship and Work Placement Program is designed to assist students with disabilities and Indigenous students in furthering their education and to encourage them to take an interest in the work performed by the Bank of Canada. These annual $4,000 scholarships and work placement opportunities reflect the Bank’s commitment to the diversity of people and ideas and our desire to further enhance our diverse and inclusive work environment.

The Bank of Canada works with Indspire to manage the scholarship application process for Indigenous students.

To apply, please consult their website.


Take a Central Role

The economy is at the core of everything we do. We help Canadians by contributing to Canada’s economic and financial well-being, preserving the value of money and providing bank notes that we can all use with confidence and pride.

We need people who can help us embrace change and innovation, from cyber security to building an inclusive economy.

Career Opportunities

Job Title Posted Date City
Trader Associate 2024-05-17 Calgary
2024 Fall - Student Work Placement - Administration and Operations 2024-05-15 Various locations
2024 Fall - Student Work Placement - Economics and Finance 2024-05-15 Various locations
2024 Fall - Student Work Placement - IT and Cyber 2024-05-15 Various locations
IT Development Lead, Supervision Department Systems 2024-05-14 Ottawa or Toronto
Technical Team Lead, End User Technologies 2024-05-09 Ottawa (Downtown)
Senior Financial Specialist 2024-05-08 Ottawa (Downtown)
Director, Currency Operations 2024-05-06 Various locations
Senior Policy Director, International Economics Analysis 2024-05-06 Ottawa (Downtown)
Senior Director, Financial Stability 2024-05-06 Ottawa (Downtown)
Scholarship Award for Post-Secondary Students 2024-03-14
Museum Guide (part-time) 2023-12-05 Ottawa (Downtown)
Senior Economist or FSS Senior Analyst (2023-2024 PhD Job Market) 2023-09-19 Ottawa (Downtown)
PhD Internship 2023-09-12 Ottawa (Downtown)

For more information about starting a career at the Bank of Canada, please visit our website.