Sun Life Financial

Across Canada

Co-op and summer internship opportunities

Sun Life Career Sales Force

Experience Sun Life through an internship or co-op term, offered throughout the year in a variety of areas within our Toronto, Waterloo and Montreal offices. Take charge of your career – before you graduate.

Co-op program for students in actuarial and information technology programs

Please note that these roles are available to students in an official co-op program. We target a number of specific schools, and positions will be posted through your co-op career centre each semester. All postings will be listed through your university co-op job portal.

  • As a Sun Life co-op student, you will have the opportunity to build professional networks and participate in social events.
  • Successful students will have the opportunity to return for further co-op placements with the potential to build a long-term career at Sun Life.
  • Actuarial co-op students enjoy challenging work and are a part of our professional community. This includes exam support and participating in education sessions.
  • Information technology co-op students work within our Enterprise Services division in roles such as business systems analyst, application developer and project coordinator.

Summer internship program

Our summer internship program is open to university students from a wide range of academic backgrounds. As a summer student you'll have opportunities to learn about the financial services industry and Sun Life in particular to help kick-start your career.

Positions typically run from May to August in a variety of areas, including actuarial, finance, customer service, office administration, information technology and human resources.

Summer internship roles are posted each year in February. Candidates must apply online.

Interact with us

Have something to say or ask? We welcome students to connect with us through our Sun Life Student Connect Group on LinkedIn.