Our leaders and students talk about why Sun Life’s Co-op Program is so valuable to their careers and to the company.

Experience Sun Life through an internship or co-op term, offered throughout the year in a variety of areas within our Toronto, Waterloo and Montreal offices. Take charge of your career – before you graduate.

Co-op program for students in actuarial and information technology programs

Please note that these roles are available to students in an official co-op program. We target a number of specific schools, and positions will be posted through your co-op career centre each semester. All postings will be listed through your university co-op job portal.

  • Actuarial co-op students enjoy challenging work and are a part of our professional community. This includes exam support and participation in education sessions.
  • Information technology co-op students work within our Enterprise Services division in roles such as business systems analyst, application developer and project co-ordinator.
  • As a Sun Life co-op student, you will have the opportunity to build professional networks and participate in social events.
  • Successful students will have the opportunity to return for further co-op placements with the potential to build a long-term career at Sun Life.

Summer internship program

Our summer internship program is open to university students from a wide range of academic backgrounds. As a summer student, you’ll have opportunities to learn about the financial services industry and Sun Life in particular, to help kick-start your career.

Positions typically run from May to August in a variety of areas, including actuarial, finance, customer service, office administration, information technology and human resources.

Summer internship roles are posted each year in February. Candidates must apply online.