EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES

Below are various scholarships, internships and job opportunities targeted towards black students. We update this page regularly so stay tuned.

JD Bursary for Law Student

The JD Bridges Foundation, a new non-profit organization that exists to build bridges for Black students in Canada applying to law school, is here to support you!

The inaugural program awards bursaries to cover the cost of the LSAT, an LSAT prep course, LSAT study materials, law school application fees, and transcript fees. Recipients will also be paired with a mentor who will review draft personal statements, and help the recipient prepare for any other law school application or interview questions.

Bursary funding is valued to approximately $ 2,500. Application deadline is April 15th 2022.

For more details, click here to visit their website and see the poster below!

Black Boys Code
Starting
April 6, 2022, join Black Boys Code for their virtual after-school program. This program is proudly sponsored by TD Bank.

As a continuation of their Learning Math Through Code Summer Camp Program, this 10-week program will build on the core topics participants learned during the summer. The online after-school program will run
every Wednesday from April 6, 2022 to June 23, 2022 from 5-7 pm your local time.
Click here to sign up today

Western’s Career Launch Program

As a strategic pilot initiative, the Career Launch program invites graduates of Western University’s Class of 2022 to apply, with priority given to qualified individuals who are Black or Indigenous. You can see the list of roles as well as more details here: Learn more and apply today!

Black in STEMM

Dr. Tamara Franz- Odendaal from Mount Sinai Vincent University, the Canadian Black Scientists Network, and Canada Research Chair Dr. Hennifer Adams, are studying the experiences of Black university students and postdocs in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Medicine/Health Sciences) In Canada.

The survey will take 20-40 minutes to complete and you will be entered into a draw for a 25$ Amazon gift card (1 drawn for every 50 participants)

Click here to take the survey now!

LHSC is hiring!

Attention all Nursing, Kinesiology and Health Science adjacent students! LHSC is hiring nursing, occupational and physiotherapy externs! Learn more about the extern role and working within the hospital here

Financial Literacy Workshops for Students

Finance for the culture is an online financial service and educational platform that bridges the gap between finance and the community. Shay, the owner/creator of the workshop series is a financial advisor that has made it her prerogative to make financial literacy accessible and easily digestible for the public. Follow her on instagram @financefortheculture and on her blog at: broketoffinanciallyattractive.blogspot.com

RBC Summer Opportunities

Summer is around the corner and RBC has opened its summer internship applications for undergrad students. Positions available include data analysts, associate credit officers, software developers and researchers.

If these positions are of your interest to you, we implore that you apply on the RBC summer job postings webpage here.

Further questions or assistance when applying can be provided by RBC’s inclusive recruitment manager