Master of Financial Economics student Danielle Shkiler has been selected for the eleventh iteration of National Bank’s prestigious Women in Financial Markets Internship Program. The award brings with it an offer to begin her career in the Bank’s financial markets sector, as well as a $5,000 prize. Danielle will join the Financial Markets rotation program in 2021.
National Bank has been proactive in increasing the representation of women throughout the organization. Remarking that the career advancement of women is a priority at National Bank, Laurent Ferreira, Executive Vice-President and Co-Head of Financial Markets at National Bank, noted that it is unique initiative in the Canadian banking industry, specifically aimed at supporting women in a field where their numbers have typically been low.
A mentorship program is also offered, “Our program focuses on personalized support, collaboration and learning to enable participants to flourish and nurture their interest in finance,” said National Bank’s Denis Girouard, Executive Vice-President and Co-Head of Financial Markets. “We are proud to attract such talented candidates year after year and to make a difference in their career path.”