Sun Life Financial Inc.
New grads at Sun Life Financial working with a team leader  

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People

Here are some of the reasons why Sun Life Financial Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2018):

  • Sun Life Financial manages a rotational leadership development program to provide recent grads with opportunities to rotate through different roles -- the program ranges between 2 to 3 years in length and features 5 different streams: business leaders, IT, asset management, risk management and account executive
  • Additionally, the company maintains an actuarial development program that includes job rotations and offers additional company-sponsored benefits, such as study materials, exam fee reimbursement and study time
Participants in Sun Life Financial's Rotational Leadership Development Program at a ballroom event  

Highlights

Industry Direct Life Insurance Carriers
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON, Toronto ON, Montréal QC
Full-time employees in Canada 9,574
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,250 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, online employee skills inventory
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives manages a CPA pre-approved program and offers support for those writing the CPA exams, including study leave, incentives for passing exams and job rotations

The Career Directory

Sun Life Financial Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Sun Life Financial employees take a selfie to mark the company's 150th anniversary

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Direct Life Insurance Carriers
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON, Toronto ON, Montréal QC
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Rotational Leadership Development Program Participant, Actuarial Analyst, Account Executive Development Program Participant, Business Analyst, Information Technology Professional Development Program
Starting salary $60K to $65K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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