RBC Talent Hub Co-ops & Internships

RBC Talent Hub Job Opportunities

The RBC Talent Hub program was created to provide new and exciting experiential and entrepreneurial programming at Saint Mary’s University. Through co-operative education and internship placements, training, Entrepreneurial Mindset Success Certificate, and Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, the program is an answer to our students’ requests for additional hands-on learning opportunities.

Current co-operative education and internship opportunities include:

  • Running your own business
  • Being a member of an Entrepreneur Consultant Team
  • Working in a variety of positions at start-ups within Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM)

 

If you are an employer looking to hire a SMU Co-operative Education student, please visit the RBC Talent Hub – Employers page for subsidy information.

Run Your Own Business

Do you own a business? Looking for support to help move your company forward? Apply to be a RBC Talent Hub Student Entrepreneur! You will be working on your own business operations, develop entrepreneurial skills, receive on-going coaching, access to resources and office space.

Criteria

  • Enrolled in SMU’s Co-operative Education Program
  • Able to work within the HRM
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be between 18 – 29 years old
  • Have an existing business or an idea you’re passionate about

Entrepreneur Consultant Team

The Entrepreneur Consultant Team consists of three students enrolled in the Co-operative Education Program.

The team spends a semester developing their entrepreneurial skill sets by working with local businesses. They gain practical experience through networking, pitching new clients, closing sales, writing proposals, and executing research.

    Who are the clients? Local businesses in HRM, elsewhere in Nova Scotia, or companies in other provinces!

    How does it work? Students will be provided with their first client. SMUEC will support the student consultants to develop a strategic plan, coach them through the consulting process, and provide access to a variety of resources. With these tools, student owners can increase their earnings by securing additional client contracts during the term.

    What is the criteria?

    • Enrolled in SMU’s Co-operative Education Program
    • Able to work within the HRM
    • Legally entitled to work in Canada
    • Must be between 18 – 29 years old

    Work at a Start-Up!

    This program stream is a great way to gain entrepreneurial skills and have direct experience in a company’s everyday operations by working at a start-up in the HRM through a co-operative education placement or an internship (part-time or full-time).

    Qualifications:

    • Able to work within the HRM
    • Legally entitled to work in Canada
    • Age: 18 – 29

    “Working for Bloxo Inc. has allowed me to shape and transform the business as it’s being built. On a daily basis I wear many hats, such as raising investment, creating marketing materials, and hosting ping-pong tournaments at Volta.”

    Zackary McKibbon
    Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance & Marketing

    Get Started

    Email us today for more information 

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