Business Analyst Intern - TD Lab Incubator

Business Analyst Intern - TD Lab Incubator


Have you ever wondered how North America’s most successful corporates develop some of their most innovative ideas? If so, join our lab-based, fast-paced, and passionate engineering team that ideates, builds, and tests innovative solutions that will shape the future of digital banking. The TD Lab Incubator is an authentically lean and highly collaborative work environment where a progressive team is changing this bank one sprint at a time. Make your mark in a setting where every day operates like a well-funded start-up, while helping TD lead the way in fintech!


As a business analyst intern in a role like no other, you will explore emerging technologies and be empowered to start/stop projects because of what the market tells you. You will work in a vast, open and collaborative workspace in the Waterloo Region’s Communitech Hub alongside other leaders of corporate innovation, Velocity Garage, and a host of start-ups.


You will truly learn, apply and experience lean concept projects by:

  • Focusing on the right thing through design, prototyping and testing ideas with customers (out of the building)

  • Answering critical business questions as challenges by using methods (such as the Google Design Sprint)

  • Rapidly develop your vision of a solution into functional prototypes (for web and/or mobile)

  • Investigate potential of new and emerging technologies (e.g. AI, big data, platform features)

  • Refine presentation skills by pitching sprint demos and concepts to senior technical executives

  • Share research insights with teams eager to learn about TD Lab projects and our competitive landscape


Every day is different and the skills you bring that would be an asset include:

  • Work independently with minimal supervision, establish priorities, and add value by helping drive each initiative, project, or team you are assigned to.

  • Participate as part of a team with targeted deliverables, working on initiatives designed to improve processes, systems, and applications which support our key businesses.

  • Develop technical requirements through business requirement gathering techniques to understand scope, functional & non-functional relationships, dependencies, risks, and facilitate the communication between business and technology areas

  • Assume an "ownership" role, on behalf of customer ensuring deliverables meet end-user requirements

  • Build and maintain positive working relationships by effectively communicating and sharing knowledge with your team, peers in the program, and your TD business partners


Additional skillsets include:

  • Creative, innovative and media savvy

  • Stimulated by the digital world, and current with leading-edge digital technologies and trends that support product strategy and development

  • Conceptual thinker with proven analytical and problem solving skills – ready to take on challenges

  • On track to complete Undergraduate degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Business Technology Management or Technology Sciences

  • Excellent verbal & written communication with ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Ability to develop good business relationships with customers, business partners and stakeholders



  • Weekly catered lunch from a variety of vendors (e.g. Pepi’s Pizza, Taco Farm, Frat Burger, Arabesque)

  • Special treats throughout the week (i.e. seasonal and sensational)

  • Monthly team events (e.g Bowling, Archery Tag, Axe Throwing, Escape Rooms)

  • Mid-term hack week (i.e. your group project to wow us with something novel)

  • Latest MacBooks and mobile hardware

  • Design your own swag (i.e. something you wear)


The Lab’s technical, design and business mentors will guide you through our end-to-end design and development process. You will work on several projects throughout the term and be exposed to the latest in modern technologies. You will have the opportunity to act like an entrepreneur, bringing impactful ideas to life, while taking on challenging business and project tasks. You can read about our co-op experience from one of our former co-op employees here:  


If you are a self-starter, like to think outside the box, and are looking for a challenge - this job is for you!