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Learning & Development Intern (May to August 2024)

Last update 15.02.2024
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In a changing world, unprecedented challenges require unmatched talent. Join one of Montreal's Top Employers in 2022. We are a dynamic and growing organization having its main establishment located in downtown Montreal and part of a leading international banking institution fully committed to building a more sustainable future. Note that the position may be in the Canadian Branch of BNP Paribas or in one of its subsidiaries based in Montreal.

Internship program

As an intern, you will benefit from a 4 month program that aims to give you the tools to develop yourself and discover your potential through customized trainings, networking sessions and transversal projects.

More information about the program available on our website:

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The position at a glance

The intern will provide support to the L&D Team.

The Intern will assist with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the L&D functions and duties. The intern will carry out responsibilities in the following areas: training logistics planning and delivery, Summer Academy, Graduates and intern development, Language lessons, training campaigns and promotion of events.

In detail

  •  Provide support in the delivery of L&D events to employees and managers
  • Interact closely with the different HR Teams (HR Connect team, Talent Acquisition, ER, HRBPs…)
  • Document processes and review policies to ensure they are update
  • Support the delivery of all in person session training ensuring room booking, security access passes and delegate coordination
  • Create events in the LMS in partnership with team in Lisbon to capture all events and mark attendances
  • Build and send out periodic newsletter
  • Participate in the graduate and intern sessions
  • Contribute to L&D projects and act as project administrator.
  • Implement required campaigns to deliver on the Summer Academy, Language Lessons and other initiatives
  • Review our policies and update as required.

The strengths and skills that will help you succeed

  • Undergraduate student from a Bachelor in human resources/industrial relations or in Management/Business Administration in progress with a graduation date in December 2023 or May 2024.
  • A desire to grow and develop a career with HR and learn about all the different disciplines within HR
  • Excellent Communication skills, with good written and verbal English and French
  • Flexible and collaborative mindset
  • Uses own initiative and can work independently although uses judgement to know when to ask for help and guidance
  • Takes responsibility for own work
  • Understands and is process oriented
  • Appreciates that projects need to be completed, methodical approach with an ability to work under pressure
  • Able to build appropriate professional, and accessible relationships with employees and line managers
  • MS Word - Must have a minimum of intermediate skills, good typing skills an advantage
  • MS Excel - Ideally will have intermediate to advanced skills, the ability to put together spreadsheets with formulae and filters, produce charts and graphs, v lookups, pivot tables
  • MS PowerPoint - intermediate to advanced skills
  • Good general IT skills and now how to navigate through databases and retrieve information efficiently.
  • Bilingual French and English
  • Proactive & works on own initiative
  • Excellent Organisation skills
  • Prioritization & Time Management while multi-tasking
  • Good Team Spirit
  • Ability to deal with individuals at all levels
  • Discretion
  • Assertiveness.

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What you need to know

  • We will review candidates as they apply, so don’t wait to submit your application;
  • If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. BNP Paribas will work with you to ensure that you are able to participate fully in the process;
  • You must be legally eligible to work in the Greater Montreal area and, if applicable, hold a valid work or study permit. Physical presence in BNP Paribas’ office(s) is an essential function of this position;
  • Given the vast majority of our clients, both internal and external, are based outside of Quebec and Canada, specific language requirements may apply. These will be clearly mentioned in the qualifications of the position;
  • All BNP Paribas employees in Canada must be adequately vaccinated against COVID-19 on the date of hire, unless exempt for a reason protected by the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at the heart of our commitments

At BNP Paribas all employees are on an equal footing allowing us to create a work environment that values and respects people for their talents, skills and competences.

BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act and Canadian Human Right Act).

To learn more about our DE&I commitments, click here

About us

BNP Paribas is the top bank in the European Union and a major international banking establishment. Present in 65 countries, with more than 190,000 employees, the bank holds key positions in several areas of banking and financial services.

BNP Paribas’ mission is to contribute to a responsible and sustainable economy by financing and advising its clients according to the highest ethical standards, while striving to respond to essential concerns in terms of the environment, regional development and social inclusion.

Since 1961, BNP Paribas has supported large Canadian companies and institutions in their business development by offering a full range of specialized financial services and investment products.

With over 1,200 employees, BNP Paribas in Canada continues to attract experts from diverse fields as well as ambitious young talent from around the world. We are proud to offer our employees a rewarding and international workplace where they can build their professional careers by honing their skills, meeting challenges and enriching their knowledge of the financial industry.

Our certifications and partnerships

  • Montreal Top Employer 2022
  • Women in Governance  – Parity certified -  Silver certification
  • CCDI Consulting Inc. (Canadian Center for Diversity and Inclusion)
  • Pride at Work Canada
  • Rainbow Accreditation issued by Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)
  • ROSEPH – Grouping of specialized organizations for the employment of persons with disabilities
  • IndigenousWorks

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