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Become an employee

At Sun Life, we work together, share common values and encourage growth and achievement. We offer many career paths that attract a wide variety of talent and skills. Follow a path that lets your talents shine.

Become an advisor

A career as a Sun Life Financial advisor may be the perfect opportunity to build your own business and have a career for life.

Learn about joining our career sales force

Get started as a student or new grad

If you want to work in an environment that lets you contribute to your full potential, one of our student and new graduate programs could be the chance you’re looking for. Get your career off to a bright start.

Read more about our student and new graduate programs

Why join us?

As a leading international financial services organization, we currently provide protection and wealth products to over 37 million people in 26 countries, and almost 27,000 employees world-wide. We aim to attract the best and to provide the opportunity for our people to become even better.

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If you want to work somewhere your talents will be recognized and rewarded, then you should explore a career at Sun Life.

Current opportunities

Student and new graduate opportunities

Build a career as an advisor

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Career paths

As a diverse, global business, Sun Life has a wide range of career paths that may be right for you.

How do I apply?

All applicants must apply using our online system. We do not accept resumés by mail, fax or email. You can submit a job-specific application, a profile for future opportunities or a general profile. Here are answers to some of the questions you may have about becoming an employee. To learn more about becoming an advisor, read this FAQ.

FAQ about our application process

If you included your e-mail address on your profile or application, you should receive an e-mail confirmation within 24 hours. If you don’t receive this confirmation, check the spam folder of your e-mail provider in case it was mistakenly sent there, or review the application you submitted and make sure it’s complete.
Our online job application process allows you to access your draft applications, update completed applications (if the opportunity is still posted) and view completed applications. To access this information, sign in to the site and go to the “My Jobpage” link. You will see your application history for Sun Life Financial positions.
If you are one of the candidates selected for an interview, we will contact you as soon as possible. This step may take a few weeks as we collect and review applications. We may also consider your application for other roles within the organization as they become available, so be sure to keep your profile and resumé current on our system.
Yes. Sun Life Financial has a multi-stage process designed to help you discover if you are suitable for a career as an advisor or within our sales force. Learn about joining our career sales force.

FAQ about our online application system

Sign in to your account. Select “My Jobpage” and then “My Submissions” to see if your application was sent successfully.
Select the “Apply online” option from a position listing or select the tab “MyJobpage”. Select “Forgot your user name?” A webpage will open and request your e-mail address. Enter it and select “validate” to retrieve your user name. If you’ve forgotten your password, select “Forgot your password?” and enter your e-mail address only. You will receive an e-mail with an access code and instructions for creating a new password.
Sign in to your job account to update your e-mail address.

You can set up a free e-mail account with Google, Yahoo or Hotmail and use that on your application.

Take note of the error message you receive and send the error message along with information on how you received the error in an e-mail to
All resumés must be attached to your online application. Review the file size limitations and submit again.
Sign in to your application account, select “My Jobpage”, and look for your draft application. If the position is still posted, select “Finish/edit my application link”. If this option is not there, the position is no longer available.
Yes, but the information you previously entered will be saved. You will need to verify the accuracy of the data.

Among our many honours, Sun Life is proud to have been named one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers for 2015.

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Sun Life is a great place to achieve your career goals. But don’t take our word for it. See for yourself what our people say about the opportunities, support and rewards we offer.

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