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Operations and Strategy

Posted on 
November 6, 2023
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Job Description

We are banking at another level.

Choosing BDC as your employer means working in a healthy, inclusive, and skilled workplace that puts forward the best conditions to bring together unique teams where employees are empowered to act. It also means being at the centre of ambitious economic and financial projects to see further and to do things differently, to fuel the success of Canadian entrepreneurs.

Choosing BDC as your employer also means:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits, including an Employee Savings and Investment Plan where BDC matches part of your voluntary contributions, a Defined Benefit Pension Plan, a $750 wellness and health care spending account, to name a few  
  • In addition to paid vacation each year, five personal days, sick days as necessary, and our offices are closed from December 25 to January 1
  • A hybrid work model that truly balances work and personal life
  • Opportunities for learning, training and development, and much more...

Position available full time or part time for Winter 2024.


No other bank is doing what we do.

This means that the experience you will gain with us will not only be rewarding, but also unique.

At BDC, we help Canada and its entrepreneurs create a prosperous, inclusive and green economy. Our mission is to help Canadian businesses thrive by providing financing, capital and advisory services. We are the only Canadian bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs, which means you will gain valuable experience, while also making an impact on the Canadian economy. We provide personalized advice and unparalleled financial support to 56,000 entrepreneurs, regardless of their origin and background.

We are among: Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 16 years • Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 13 years

At BDC, we offer you the opportunity to gain experiential experience that will allow you to consolidate your learning and skills, in a hybrid work environment, surrounded by exceptional professionals - a real catalyst for your career!

The Intern, Operations and Strategy is an integral member of the BDC Capital Operations and Strategy team and is provided unprecedented access to the portfolio of the most active VC/PE investor in Canada. This position entails supporting BDC Capital to provide strategic analysis, portfolio reporting, systems management, and transactional support to achieve operational and strategic objectives.

“BDC Capital is the investment arm of BDC, the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs. With over $6 billion under management, BDC Capital serves as a strategic partner to the country’s most innovative firms. It offers businesses a full spectrum of capital, from seed investments to growth equity, supporting Canadian entrepreneurs who have the ambition to stand out on the world stage.”

In this Operations and Strategy intern role with BDC Capital, you will do:


  • Produce strategic insights on BDC Capital’s portfolio and the state of Canada’s VC & PE ecosystems, leveraging BDC’s proprietary data sets
  • Prepare executive briefing notes for senior management


  • Support the configuration of iLEVEL, BDC Capital’s industry-leading portfolio monitoring tool
  • Participate in the collection of quarterly fund investment financial data
  • Monitor and correct data quality in iLEVEL across the various data sets


  • Support the BDC Capital investment team by taking minutes at Investment Committee meetings, and performing market research and due diligence
  • Back up the team on administration of investment files: authorizations, amendments, disbursements, entering cap tables in the Framework PE back-office system

You wish to meet us? You are currently studying finance, at the bachelor’s or master’s level, and you have an interest in and/or knowledge of Venture Capital? We want to meet you!

Start date: January 3, 2024

End date: April 26, 2024

You must be registered to continue your studies in Fall 2024. Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset.

And, who knows? This opportunity could be the beginning of a successful career!

*Please note that temporary positions are not eligible for benefits.

Proudly one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, we are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible environment where all employees can thrive and feel empowered to bring their whole selves to work. If you require an accommodation to complete your application, please do not hesitate to contact us at

While we appreciate all applications, we advise that only the candidates selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.

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