Internship Opportunity


Digital Accessibility Analyst

Number of Positions:
Application Deadline:
Feb 14, 2020
Start Date:
Feb 17, 2020
End Date:
Oct 23, 2020

Job Description:

*Please follow the instructions after submitting an application to Career Edge portal. You will receive an email with a link to RBC Career Website to submit an application again in order to be considered for this role.  

**Please KEEP YOUR NAME consistent on Career Edge, RBC internal application system, AND resume

Digital Accessibility Analyst

What is the opportunity?

The Enterprise Digital Accessibility team empowers the RBC enterprise to remove digital barriers for clients and employees with disabilities by advising that appropriate accessibility features be incorporated into RBC digital solutions throughout the project management life cycle. In this role, you will be supporting the development of processes, tools and best practices, as well as educating the RBC community on digital accessibility.


What will you do?

  • Develop tools to support the implementation of digital accessibility
  • Educate the RBC enterprise (e.g., projects, product owners, and RBC community) on digital accessibility to ensure compliance with Accessibility policies, Guidelines and Best Practices
  • Educate teams in designing, coding and testing accessible user interfaces
  • Train teams in both automated and manual accessibility testing
  • Train stakeholders from different fields on the user experience of persons with disabilities using financial business applications
  • Research and keep abreast of industry accessibility standards, WCAG guidelines, best practices and tools for developing accessible solutions, and UI frameworks
  • Promote and communicate Accessibility policies, services, tools, Accessibility Guidelines and Best Practices to the RBC enterprise through various communication channels


What do you need to succeed?

Must Haves:

  • Thorough knowledge of accessibility standards, legislation, guidelines and best practices (WCAG 2.1, WAI-ARIA 1.1, PDF/UA) for developing accessible digital solutions
  • Thorough knowledge of accessibility evaluation techniques (e.g., testing procedures, testing methodologies, and testing tools), and experience evaluating digital solutions (automated testing, manual testing, and adaptive technologies testing) for Web, Windows, native mobile and PDF
  • Experience in Web programming (e.g., HTML, JavaScript, CSS), including programming with various frameworks (e.g., bootstrap, AngularJS, React)
  • Demonstrated ability in written and oral communication skills along with strong presentation skills (e.g., documenting, presenting and explaining accessibility remediation to designers, developers, and testers)




  • University degree in computer science, user experience design, inclusive design, or related discipline
  • IAAP Certification
  • Experience with Agile and Iterative-Waterfall methodologies


What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • A world-class training program in financial services
  • Opportunities to do challenging work




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Employer Question 1:

Are you legally eligible to work in Canada for the entire duration of this internship?

Employer Question 2:

Do you require any accommodations for the interviewing and recruitment process?

Employer Question 3:

Please rate your oral and written English communication skills on a rating scale of 1-4 1 I cannot communicate in this language 2 I can communicate, but could not conduct business on behalf of RBC, in this language 3 I can communicate and conduct business on behalf of RBC in this language 4 I can communicate, conduct business on behalf of RBC, have written articles, done official translation work, in this language