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

Evercore Intro To Banking

Evercore is a premier global independent investment banking advisory firm whose looking to get in touch with first and second year undergrad students here at Western.

Evercore in partnership with the Western Investment Club is hosting an in-person event! If you’re interested in learning more about internship opportunities in investment banking, then we highly encourage you to look into this.

Evercore will be recruiting students in 2024 for various Summer Analyst Programs, so now is your chance to meet the team and ask any questions you may have! They are also holding their Rising Junior Diversity Scholarship for $15,000, you can submit an application Here
There is also a freshman and sophomore Diversity breakfast you can apply for, where you will be able to speak more intimately with the Evercore representatives from their New York and Toronto Offices. Register Here if interested.

BAWA - Volunteer Position

Black at Western Alumni (BAWA) are looking for volunteers!

Are you interested in research, design or have an interest in digging into the past? If so, then you’re exactly what BAWA is looking for. In this position as a student researcher, it will be your job to collect information on former Black Students at Western University who made notable impacts during their time at Western or with their careers later on.

You’ll be working with three project supervisors and develop various projects! This is an amazing opportunity to develop and improve skills related to research, collaboration, time management and organization.

Residence Staff Job Opportunity

Residence Education & Programs have launched their Residence Staff applications for the 2023-2024 academic year.

This is a great opportunity to contribute to building the community and making an impact! Here you will be able to develop leadership skills, strengthen your resume and experience in-depth training programs

The deadline to apply is December 12th at 12:00 pm.

for more information, reach out to residencelife@uwo.ca for any questions you may have.

Accelerate Her Future

Fellowship Circle 2023

Accelerate Her Future (AHF) fellowship circle is a highly curated fellowship program for self-identifying Black, Indigenous and women of colour students or recent grads pursuing careers in business and STEM.

If you’re looking to invest in your future selves, there will be mentorship and career development programming all tailored to your needs!

Space is limited so be sure to apply ASAP!

Deadline to apply: November 27th, 2022

To learn more please click the link below!

B.E.S.T. Program

The Black Entrepreneurship & Skilled Trades Program (B.E.S.T. Program) is an online program held at Ontario Tech University.

This online course consists of various modules that are designed to take participants from the very beginning stages of entrepreneurial thinking to becoming significantly more confident having attained the required knowledge to launch their own business with a focus on the skilled trades.

This program offers youth valuable training in concepts such as founder responsibilities, design thinking, business model canvas, SMART goal setting, finance management, customer agreements and many more.
This is a free course and only requires 3-6 hours to complete. To apply, please visit their website here.