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Sales & Trading Rotational Program

Graduate/Undergraduate. Work Term: 12 – 18 Months


This coach-led, hands-on program will give you the experience of a lifetime. You’ll get to build technical and analytical skills to confidently help you handle the sales, trading and risk management functions of day-to-day market activity. Plus, to give you a deeper understanding of our global business, we’ll send you to one of our offices in New York, London or Asia, where you’ll spend one segment of your program – it doesn’t get much better than that!

This is right for you if:

  • You want to put your exceptional analytical and strategic skills to work in the high-pressure environment of the financial markets.
  • Your career goals include growth and future opportunities in Scotiabank – here or abroad.

Your accountabilities

  • Assisting the Sales, Trading and Structuring staff in their day-to-day functions on the trade floor
  • Conducting industry and product research to support business needs
  • Helping prepare client presentations and daily market commentary
  • Various types of analysis using fundamental and technical data
  • Monitoring markets, economic releases, trends and factors that affect market movement

What qualifications you need

  • You're enrolled in your final year of an undergraduate degree or MBA/relevant Master’s degree
  • A demonstrated passion for financial markets
  • Record of outstanding achievement in academic and extracurricular activities
  • You're an independent thinker and decision-maker who can contribute effectively to your team's success
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to thrive in a demanding and constantly changing work environment

How to Apply

Please check your school's Career Centre August to September for our postings – this is when we recruit for upcoming opportunities.

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