Vector’s Core Values

  • Inspiring – We will lead, excel, and have a positive impact in all we do.
  • Collaborative – We foster strong, positive relationships with one another and with our partners and stakeholders.
  • Integrity – We act fairly, credibly, and ethically.
  • Respectful – We value others and are considerate and responsible for our actions.
  • Transparent – We will conduct our business with openness and honesty.

Why Work Here?

People are the key to our success

Our top priority is to foster a rewarding, flexible, and overall amazing work culture that encourages growth, development and achievement amongst a diverse and inclusive team.

We value your work

With highly competitive benefits including an 8% employer-sponsored GRRSP, health and wellness spending accounts, and a generous parental leave top-up, a flexible hybrid work environment, and a culture that encourages collaboration, innovation, and recognition.

Learning is core to our culture

We make strategic investments to give our professionals and researchers the opportunity to learn every day. This means access to continuous learning through research, commercialization talks, events, courses and employee-selected professional development to accelerate their careers.

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Kevin Jae Woong Jeong

Associate Support Analyst

“Although I’m not directly involved in AI research, I feel like I’m enabling individuals to unlock their full potential.”
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Leanna Vu

Marketing Specialist

“Working alongside such bright and talented people inspires/motivates me to work harder so that I can achieve my goals and make an impact on my community.”
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Our commitment

Building a more diverse, inclusive community 

Our culture is about fostering equity, inclusion and diversity across the AI ecosystem and within our own community – working to build a more diverse, inclusive, and vibrant economic future for Canadians.

The heart of our progress to date, lies in our actions around advancing EDI: 

  • Vector’s organizational values as outlined above;
  • Dedication to hiring diverse talent and ensuring that we treat you with respect and support throughout the process and your time with Vector; 
  • An employee led EDI committee;
  • Our commitment to the 50:30 challenge and;
  • Strengthening Canada’s AI ecosystem through Vector-led programming to increase the representation and participation women and members of Black and Indigenous communities.

Our goal is to enable all employees and those in our AI ecosystem to thrive as their exceptional selves and reach their full potential.

Curious for more?

Sure – glad you asked!

We are located at the Schwartz Reisman Innovation Campus in downtown Toronto. Vector is home to a dynamic and vibrant community of over 700+ researchers as well as more than 100 professional staff. 

With state-of-the-art facilities, resources and talent, the Vector Institute is the place to come, to be and to stay.

In the spirit of reconciliation, the Vector Institute respectfully acknowledges that for thousands of years, the land in which Vector operates on has been the traditional lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples. These lands are now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.

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