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First Nations, Inuit, or Métis Candidates - Graduate Leadership Development Program

Competitive salary
Toronto, Ontario
Full Time

We’re building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

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At CIBC, we are on a mission to build the relationship-focused bank of the future and we are inviting Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit or Métis) students who have completed or will complete your Master's or MBA degree in year 2025 to be contacted by a member of our Talent Acquisition Team.

We embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work and can achieve your full potential. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

We aim to create an engaged team that reflects the clients and communities we serve.

At CIBC we enable the work environment most optimal for you to thrive in your role. Details on your work arrangement (proportion of on-site and remote work) will be discussed at the time of your interview.


Please note that this is not an official job posting, but an opportunity to learn more about our Rotational Programs.

When you join our Graduate Leadership Development Program (GLDP), you will discover where you belong and gain the experience necessary to become a future leader at a leading Canadian institution. This is a great opportunity to work under leadership enterprise-wide, in diverse and impactful areas of our bank. GLDP is a 2-year rotational program with four 6-month rotations across various teams across the entire organization and  offers significant flexibility for you to carve your own path that aligns with your personal and professional development as a future leader in CIBC.  

Your rotation decisions will be driven by your passion, career interests, and business demand, and will give you the opportunity to explore and network across the bank. As a GLDP Associate, rotation opportunities are endless – you can lead projects focused on providing a positive employee and client experience with our products and services, positively impact business results by identifying opportunities and improving processes, and more! Throughout your rotations, you will be able to expand your network by collaborating with different teams and developing business relationships with clients, business partners and other stakeholders. 

GLDP will set you up for success with comprehensive orientations and training, access to an Executive mentor, and many individual and group learning opportunities which ensure your learning and development are a priority. With the help of your peer and alumni mentors, you will be part of a vibrant community of talented professionals who are pursuing their rotations and will be your initial network as you expand your career with CIBC. In addition to your day-to-day rotation work, you will have the opportunity to pursue your interests and passion projects and get involved in meaningful work such as Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, community outreach, internal program committees and more. 


Important Information 

  • You have completed or will complete your Master's or MBA degree 2025, 2024, 2023

  • You have 3 years’ work experience.  

  • Work Location: Toronto.  

  • Duration of Program: 2 years. 

  • Available start dates: February and August 2025 (To be confirmed during the official interview stage).

How You’ll Succeed

  • You act like an owner. You thrive when you're empowered to take the lead, go above and beyond, and deliver results.

  • You embrace and champion change. You'll continuously evolve your thinking and the way you work in order to deliver your best.

  • Your influence makes an impact. You engage in impactful and purposeful work, working on issues that are important for the organization.

  • You engage with your heart and mind. You care about people and understand different perspectives. You listen and learn from the experiences of others.

  • You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others don't. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.

Did you know:

  • We offer you an opportunity to join one of our ten People Networks – like the CIBC Women’s Network, CIBC Indigenous Employee Circle, CIBC Black Employee Network, CIBC WorkAbility Network – that engage and connect over 25,000 team members across the bank and offer networking, education, and career development opportunities.

  • We offer benefits that are tailored to our employees unique needs, for example 17-weeks of paid child-care leave and five paid days to engage in traditional Indigenous practices such as hunting, fishing or mourning the death of a community elder.


What CIBC Offers

At CIBC, your goals are a priority. We start with your strengths and ambitions as an employee and strive to create opportunities to tap into your potential. We aspire to give you a career, rather than just a paycheck.

  • We work to recognize you in meaningful, personalized ways including a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, a benefits program*, defined benefit pension plan*, an employee share purchase plan, a vacation offering, wellbeing support, and MomentMakers, our social, points-based recognition program.

  • Our spaces and technological toolkit will make it simple to bring together great minds to create innovative solutions that make a difference for our clients.

  • We cultivate a culture where you can express your ambition through initiatives like Purpose Day; a paid day off dedicated for you to use to invest in your growth and development.


*Subject to plan and program terms and conditions


What you need to know

  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please contact

  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit.

How to Apply