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Campus Candidates

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Campus Candidates

Want to make a difference and kick-start your career? Working for us means joining a global investment firm with a unique purpose – helping ensure the financial security of millions of Canadians. Once here, you can gain experience, develop your skills and have a real impact. We’ll set you up for success.

Please note: CPP Investments is always on the lookout for top talent and recruiting on-campus year-round. We only engage directly with universities and their career centers to recruit students. We do not engage with third party providers that charge students for their services. If you have any questions about our campus recruitment timelines or process, please contact us directly at

Growing your Career


We’ll work with you to build a development plan designed to help you achieve your career goals. A combination of formal and informal learning opportunities will help you gain relevant technical experience as well as important soft skills. We offer company-wide departmental overviews for you to explore more about CPP Investments and meet with senior leaders across the firm. You’ll also advance your knowledge and expertise through skills-based training – all while engaging with talented colleagues from across our global locations.


On the job apprenticeships provide our new joiners with rich learning opportunities through a range of on-the-job assignments. This is where your experience goes beyond training into the daily work of CPP Investments. Starting on Day 1, you’ll have meaningful responsibilities and opportunities through challenging, impactful projects, whether you joined us for an internship or full-time role.


We provide personalized guidance and support to ensure you have a positive onboarding and work experience. Your assigned manager and mentor play active roles in your learning and development. Through regular check-ins and discussions (ideally in person and over coffee) they will provide feedback, advice, insights, and observations on your career development. Your campus advisor will also be there to support you through your experience.

Preparing for Your Interview

Our interview process varies depending on the role, but we always let you know what to expect. Our assessment typically includes behavioural interviews and case studies, and may include group discussions and skill testing.
View tips for a successful behavioral interview.

Internship Programs

We offer internships across most of our departments, open to varied backgrounds and experience levels, with opportunity to convert to full-time roles.

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Graduate Programs

We offer hands-on roles with opportunities for learning and applying investment knowledge – while acquiring skills for long-term career success.

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In Their Voice

Hear what some of our recent interns and full-time colleagues have to say about their experiences at CPP Investments.

Campus Candidates FAQs

Only current students are eligible for internships and full-time campus roles. We offer some campus opportunities for new graduates on our Campus Job Board, so please check job descriptions for eligibility. If you’re an experienced professional, please refer to our Experienced Professionals Job Board.

We have Campus programs in Toronto, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco and São Paulo. We hire students, interns, co-ops and new graduates from various educational backgrounds. Individual roles have different requirements for eligibility. You must have a valid work permit or right to work in the position’s location.

We do our best to keep you informed about the status of your application. If you are selected for an interview, we’ll send you an email with a detailed interview plan. If you have questions or require accommodation, let us know.

Submit your resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript for each role you are interested in. If interested in more than one role, submit a different cover letter for each explaining your interest and qualifications. Cover letters can be addressed to Hiring Manager.

We invite you to create a job alert to be notified of future roles. Our Campus team hosts networking and professional development sessions throughout the year, so follow our announcements and your university career center, and be sure to check our website often for new opportunities.

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