SIA ANALYST PROGRAM

Launch your career in social innovation and social finance.

The Analyst Program is a paid summer internship hosted in collaboration with SIA partners in cities from coast-to-coast.

As an SIA Analyst, you'll get to:

triangle-01

Work with a social purpose organization

Interested in starting or working with a social enterprise, start-up, co-operative, non-profit in the future? Get some real-life experience working with a variety social purpose organizations throughout the summer. You’ll get exposure to SPOs from all sorts of sectors (climate, health, education), organizational types (ventures, non-profits, co-operatives), and geographies (from the Pacific Northwest to the Maritimes).

square-03

Work with an intermediary

SIA Analysts will be placed with a SIA host organization. Our network of partners consist of leading Canadian impact incubators, accelerators, investors, and advisory firms. You’ll get to learn alongside those at the very forefront of Canadian social innovation and social finance, and work on projects that will shape the future of the sector.

circle-02

Develop your skills and network

Throughout the summer, SIA Analysts will get to participate in a robust development program that features weekly speakers – ranging from entrepreneurs and investors to scientists and policymakers. We also ensure you get to develop relationships on a 1-on-1 basis, and set up our Analysts on coffee chats with professionals in our network.

AT A GLANCE

  • Location: Anywhere in Canada
  • Commitment: Full time summer internship
  • Dates: May 2021 - August 2021
  • ELIGIBILITY

  • You are between the ages of 18-30.
  • You can be living or studying anywhere in Canada. The program is open to all Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and international students with Canadian study permits.
  • You can be studying, working, or pursuing any initiatives - there is no education (university or college) requirements needed to apply.
  • You are legally able to work in Canada.
  • HOW IT WORKS

    1 | Submit an application

    Applications open early 2021.

    2 | Invitation to interview

    We want to understand your interests and how the Analyst Program can help you achieve your goals.

    3 | Welcome to the Analyst program!

    We'll introduce our 2021 Analyst Cohort in spring 2021.

    4 | Get started on your projects

    All SIA Analysts will split time with their host organization and SPO projects managed by the HSBC Social Innovation Academy.

    5 | Speaker series

    Engage with practitioners and experts in the field through our weekly speaker series.

    6 | Networking Program

    Develop relationships with professionals in the social innovation and social finance sector in Canada.

    APPLICATIONS OPEN IN 2021

    Interested? Join the SIA Fellowship program to tune up your skills first.

    The HSBC Social Innovation Academy is an equal opportunity organization committed to building and fostering a fair and inclusive community that values diversity and encourages respect for all. We welcome applicants across any race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, Indigenous status, or any other legally-protected factors. We recognize the value of identifying and removing barriers for any applicants interested in participating in our programs. Please contact us at hello@socialinnovationacademy.ca to start a conversation about different accommodations available.

    OUR SUPPORTERS

    HOST ORGANIZATIONS