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Career Support

Although almost all students in the program are currently employed, many choose to pursue new job opportunities during or immediately after completing the program. Through our dedicated Career Advancement Centre (CAC), Smith School of Business provides comprehensive services and resources to help you achieve your career goals.

How the Career Advancement Centre supports you:

  • Career direction and exploration
  • Personal branding (Resume, Cover Letter, Professional Pitch and LinkedIn)
  • Networking and alumni connections
  • On-campus recruiting
  • Summer and full-time job searches
  • Interview preparation
  • Job offers and salary negotiations


The CAC’s Corporate Relations team coordinates on-campus recruiting, and an online student resume book to connect students and employers. You also have 24/7 access to QUEST, our career management platform which includes job postings, and a database containing salary information and job interview questions as experienced by past Smith students.

A variety of financial institutions across the Greater Toronto Area recruit directly from the Smith Master of Finance program, including:

  • Bank of Montreal
  • CIBC
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • HSBC Canada
  • Manulife
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Scotiabank
  • State Street
  • Sun Life Financial
  • TD Canada Trust

Industry Networking Events

Throughout the year, the program hosts a variety of annual industry networking events for current students, alumni and representatives from hiring organizations. This provides an excellent opportunity to meet and speak with people who are currently working in the area of finance.

Career Coaching

Our team of professional Career Coaches is available to work with you to define your career objectives, and, if required, help shape your job-search strategy and fine-tune your resume, cover letter and interview skills.

Career Development Sessions

Queen's provides career-related information sessions, seminars, workshops and conferences to help you create and implement effective career management strategies.

Online Resources

Smith also provides a broad range of online resources for networking, career planning and employment opportunities.