At KPMG in Canada, we’re here to empower you to explore your passions and inspire you to begin thinking about your career opportunities as you transition from high school to post-secondary education.

We have the tools and resources to support your learning and growth on your next journey. Our high school programs will help you explore career paths, develop your skills for the future and build long-lasting relationships. You will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced leaders, participate in various programs, workshops, and events, and discover a community that celebrates the unique perspectives that you bring to the table.


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KPMG SPARK Scholarship

KPMG in Canada is proud to present the KPMG SPARK Scholarship, available to 10 high school students across Canada. 

To be eligible for the KPMG SPARK Scholarship, the student must:

  • Be in their final year of high school (outside of Quebec) or CEGEP (in Quebec)
  • Have a minimum overall grade average of 65% in their most recently completed school year
  • Have applied to an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada
    • Post-secondary institutions in Canada: Canadian education institutions which have recognized provincial degree/diploma-granting powers, or their affiliates (e.g., vocational school, colleges, universities)
    • Must be enrolled in a full-time program at the time of tuition fund transfers. The program applied to must be minimum one-year duration (university preparation programs in any jurisdiction are not eligible). You must be in a business or STEM program
  • Be a permanent resident or citizen of Canada
  • Attending our annual SPARK event held in November is considered an asset

High school collaborations

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Junior Achievement

KPMG in Canada is proud to team up with Junior Achievement to help empower youth while they navigate the early stages of their career and make their mark in their communities.

Through our teamwork with Junior Achievement, KPMG in Canada is a National Supporting Collaborator of World of Choices (WOC) Program with a goal of impacting 5,000 to 7,500 12–17-year-old students annually. World of Choices provides grade 8-12 students with an opportunity to hear from individuals who have achieved success in a variety of sectors including professional services. These events will inspire young people and help them understand the limitless opportunities available to them as they pursue their educational and career goals.

YELL Canada

YELL Canada is Canada’s first high school entrepreneurship course eligible for university credit. It provides youth with the practical tools and experience they need to succeed in the real working world.

KPMG in Canada employees are involved in the YELL Venture Challenge as mentors and judges, attend classroom speaking engagements across the country, and lead office tours for secondary school students interested in learning more about life at our firm.

ICON Talent Partners

ICON Talent Partners is a not-for-profit talent development organization dedicated to educating, training, and mentoring top diverse talent for high-impact sectors, where they are often under-represented. KPMG collaborates with ICON on our Black high school internship program, which provides each individual with a scholarship and paid internship at KPMG. 

ABEEL Foundation

ABEEL is a not-for-profit that enables youths to share their vision for a world that is more inclusive of the Black experience, ultimately helping in building a better, safer, and more inclusive world. KPMG in Canada collaborates with ABEEL for our Black high school internship program, which provides each individual with a scholarship and paid internship at KPMG.

KPMG Black High School Student Scholarship and Internship Program

In collaboration with ICON Talent Partners and ABEEL Foundation, KPMG has provided over 30 Black high school students with a post-secondary scholarship each and a six-week summer internship in a service line aligned to their career interest when possible. Additionally, all students are guaranteed an interview for any future post-secondary internship they apply for at KPMG in Canada.

The purpose of this program is to provide a platform for the advancement of Black secondary school students nationwide and empower them in realizing their full potential through exposure to opportunities at KPMG that align with their aspirations. KPMG is invested in positively impacting the professional growth of Black youth through opportunities at KPMG, and we know that their diverse perspectives and contributions benefit the Firm and drive our business forward.