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Sales & Trading Summer Internship – Canada

Undergraduate. Work Term: May – August


We have an internship that’ll introduce you to the world of wholesale sales & trading. This challenging and hands-on summer internship at Scotiabank’s Global Banking and Markets Division will give you practical knowledge and valuable experience in these areas:

  • Credit Derivatives & Emerging Markets
  • Debt Capital Markets
  • Energy & Agricultural Commodities
  • Equity Derivatives
  • Equity Sales & Trading
  • Financial Services
  • Fixed Income
  • Prime Services
  • Risk Solutions

At the end of this program, we’ll be selecting one candidate for a full-time opportunity or a second internship with our Global Banking Markets team. Apply now – we can’t wait to see what you’ve got!

This is right for you if:

  • You want to build your experience, skills and expertise in the financial markets and you thrive in a high-pressure environment.
  • You want a hands-on workplace experience that gives you opportunities to contribute, be challenged, and grow.

Your accountabilities

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

What qualifications you need

  • Undergraduate or relevant Master’s degree to be completed by the Spring term of the following year
  • High academic achievement with a passion for the markets
  • Solid record of leadership abilities 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

Our internships run from May to August. Please check your school's Career Centre for our summer internship postings – we begin accepting applications in November for internships that start in the following year.

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