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UX Research, Enterprise Digital Co-op

Toronto, Ontario
Co-op, Full Time

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CIBC’s Enterprise Digital team is hiring for the Summer 2024 co-op term!


What You’ll Be Doing

Join our Enterprise Digital team as a Co-op and have a real impact in making our clients’ ambitions a reality! At Enterprise Digital, we’re building the bank of the future. As a UX Researcher with Enterprise Digital, you will join CIBC’s Experience Design (XD) team supporting projects for CIBC’s customer-facing public properties such as, Simplii Financial and CIBC US Bank.

You will bring research experience, a solid knowledge of inferential statistics (R Studio preferred), and knowledge of user research and testing techniques to help uncover insights around our business and user goals, validate design decisions, and measure success. You will align that success against our holistic strategy, working to continually ensure CIBC’s digital enterprise client experiences meet our clients’ needs.

You will be expected to participate in UX research efforts for the team, with strong collaboration, communication, time-management and organization skills — able to work closely with your teams on multiple initiatives and apply prioritization accordingly.

You will leverage a range of research tools, such as UserTesting, Feedback Loop and Optimal Workshop along with resources such as Adobe Analytics, Forrester’s and collected market research and content to conduct your work and, as a result, impact our roadmap and strategy.

You’ll work closely with, and take direction from our Sr. UX Researcher. You’ll share your passion for research in design across several cross-functional internal teams of Product Design Leads, Visual Designers, UX Designers, Content Strategists and writers who’ll share your vision. Together, you’ll work with an extended team including a project manager/product owner, stakeholders/business owners, SEO, testing, accessibility, analytics, developers, digital strategy, marketing and more. As a team, you’ll drive a client-focused digital transformation to simplify how our clients navigate our pages.


How You’ll Succeed

  • User Research and Testing –You will plan and conduct UX Research for key Enterprise Digital initiatives using a variety of methods (e.g., one-on-one interviews, surveys, usability testing, card sorting, etc.). 
  • Analysis and Interpretation – You’ll will review and analyze UX Research results from studies, surveys, and perform secondary research to provide the teams with insights and recommendations. 
  • Empathy Building – You’ll interpret research findings, present and explain them in a way that’s easy to understand and help build empathy. 
  • UX Research Democratization – You will help democratize UX Research, and empower our partners to take the full benefit of the research work, methodology and tools.
  • Administration and Team work – You’ll help maintain project objectives and maintain a repository of research to help build a body of knowledge that contributes to a user-centered design process.


Who You Are

  • Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork and accountability.
  • You put our clients first. You engage with purpose to find the right solutions. You go the extra mile because it's the right thing to do.
  • You love to learn. You're passionate about growing your knowledge, and you know that there is no limit to what you can achieve.
  • You're driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of an inclusive team that enjoys working together to bring a shared vision to life.
  • 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.
  • You give meaning to data. You enjoy investigating complex problems and making sense of information. You're confident in your ability to communicate detailed information in an impactful way.


Important information 

  • You must be currently enrolled in post-secondary education to be eligible. However, you do not need to be in a registered Co-Op program to be considered for this role. 
  • You are currently pursuing a degree in HCI, Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Social Science, or a related field. 
  • Please include your resume (no more than 2 pages), a cover letter (no more than 1 page), and your most recent unofficial transcript with your application.  These should all be uploaded into the Resume section of your application.  
  • Work Location: Toronto. Details on your work arrangement (proportion of on-site and remote work) will be discussed at the time of your interview.
  • Duration of Work Term: 4-month term available


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 work to recognize you in meaningful, personalized ways including a competitive compensation, a banking benefit*, wellbeing support and additional offers such as employee and family assistance programs 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.

*Subject to 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



Expected End Date



Job Location

Toronto-81 Bay, 16th Floor


Employment Type

Temporary (Fixed Term)


Weekly Hours




Democratization, Teamwork, User Experience (UX) Research

How to Apply