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Job Description

There is a possibility of the work term being virtual. If the work term becomes remote, we require students to be physically located in Canada.

Duration: 4 – 8 months (8 months preferred)

In this role, you will be a key member of a team that supports and maintains critical business applications within the Global Retirement technology portfolio. You will be exposed to a dynamic technical landscape that comprises numerous technology stacks across backend systems and websites. You will also learn about one of the fastest growing areas within a large financial services organization.

Workingin a fast-paced environmentalongside developers, analysts, vendors and internal business partners, you will have the opportunity to fix problems and investigate ways of doing things better. You will also contribute towardthe smooth operation of the team by keeping document libraries updated, maintaining reporting,improving processes andmanaging initiatives.

While this is a technical role, it will be adapted to suit varying proficiencies. Some of the technologies you will be exposed toare:SQL, .NET, C#, Unix, Oracle, Reporting Services, Java, NIFI, Kafka, Mainframeand many more.


  • Data analysis and maintenance
  • Troubleshooting and incident resolution
  • SharePoint site development and support
  • Coordination of effort across multiple teams
  • Ensuring adherence to quality standards and audit compliance
  • End-to-end management of small to medium sized projects
  • Reporting / Metrics


  • Ability to learn quickly and a “figure it out” attitude
  • Strongwritten and oralcommunication skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Self-drivenwith an eye for process improvements

Technical Skills (Nice to Have):

  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Object orientedprogrammingconcepts
  • MicrosoftOffice Suite
  • Reporting tools (PowerBI, Pivot tables, etc.)
  • SharePoint
  • JIRA, ServiceNow, other intake/ticketing tools

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, you are required to be enrolled in an accredited academic institution for the duration of your work term at Manulife/John Hancock. Along with your resume, as part of your application, you are required to submit a copy of your most recent transcript (unofficial transcripts are accepted). Thorough and accurate completion of your application will expedite the review process.

If you are ready to unleash your potential, it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2019, we had more than 35,000 employees, over 98,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 30 million customers. As of September 30, 2020, we had $1.3 trillion (US$943 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $31.2 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 155 years. We trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife/JohnHancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract,developandretaina workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention,advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin,colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

It is our priority to remove barriers toprovideequal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process.All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent withapplicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies.To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact [email protected]

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