First Nations/Metis/Inuit Candidates - Underwriter, Risk Management Internship (6-Month Contract)
Hamilton, ON
2d ago

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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.

Are you an Indigenous post-secondary student or a recent graduate wanting to enter the banking sector? Do you want to provide banking services to people in your community?

We're looking for you to join our team as an Underwriter!

As the Underwriter, you'll be working in our department of Credit Adjudication, Lending Risk Management. Some of your daily tasks include reviewing, processing, and approving residential mortgage / real estate secured / unsecured applications received by branches and alternate distribution channels.

Additionally, you will negotiate, approve, decline, and make recommendations for applications within established CIBC practices, as well as review, prepare, and make considered recommendations to the Senior Underwriter when residential mortgage applications are above authority limit.

Using your analytical talent, you will collect information to use for documentation to support each credit application and manage high work volumes to meet short timelines while maintaining a high quality of work.

What we Offer :

We know our people are our greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client, and to do it well.

As part of our team, you will :

  • Thrive : Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home
  • Connect : Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity
  • Develop : Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training
  • Prosper : Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, and employee share purchase plan
  • 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.

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    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

    CIBC is committed to doing our part to protect our team, our clients and our communities. We want to ensure we have a safe and healthy workplace, and we want to do our part to get through this pandemic.

    In keeping with this commitment, and as a condition of employment, CIBC requires all successful candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date, or provide written proof of a medical exemption, or other substantiated accommodation request under applicable human rights legislation.

    Self-Identify as First Nations, Metis, or Inuit

  • Strong oral / written communication skills
  • 4th year post-secondary student (or recent graduate) studying Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, or a relevant field of study
  • Able to use MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Eager to work within a team
  • Able to manage varying priorities with competing deadlines
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