Sales & Trading Summer Internship – New York

Right for you if:

  • You have a fascination with the financial markets and can work in a high pressure environment
  • You are looking for an internship where you will add value, be challenged and have tremendous growth opportunities
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Careers in GBM

The Sales & Trading Summer Internship is a three month position in Scotiabank’s Global Banking and Markets division that is designed to introduce undergraduate students to the stimulating and dynamic environment of wholesale sales & trading. Students will gain practical, hands-on experience by rotating through the following areas:

  • Equity Sales & Trading
  • Financial Services
  • Fixed Income
  • Prime Services

The objective of the internship is to identify outstanding candidates for full-time opportunities or a subsequent internship with the Global Banking and Markets team.


  • Providing assistance to the Sales, Trading and Structuring staff on the trade floor in the execution of their day to day functions
  • Assisting in preparing client presentations, daily market commentary and providing timely client support
  • Working on research projects as required


  • Undergraduate degree to be completed by the end of Spring of the following year
  • High academic achievement with a passion for the markets
  • Record of leadership ability through extracurricular accomplishments
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills

How to Apply

This summer internship runs from June through August. We begin accepting applications in December for our internships that start in the following year. Please check your school’s Career Centre for our posting.

As a Summer Intern you will:

  • Participate in a mentoring program where you will be teamed-up with a mentor who will serve as a guide for professional and personal development
  • Develop a solid understanding of Global Capital Markets through our unique rotations
  • Work on a project where you will get the opportunity to expand your knowledge and network on a business area of your choice
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