Global Capital Markets (GCM) Rotational Development Program Page

Undergraduate, Masters and MBA graduates

12-18 months

Overview

The Sales and Trading, Global Capital Markets (GCM) Rotational Program is a 12 to18-month program designed for students completing an undergraduate or graduate degree. You’ll develop both technical and analytical skills associated with the sales, trading and risk management functions of day-to-day market activities. Since our our business is global, it is critical for Analysts and Associates to spend part of their time in this program in New York, London or Asia. Upon completion, you’ll be assigned to one of our Sales and Trading desks.

During the program, you’ll assist the sales, trading and structuring staff on the trading floor, supporting their day-to-day activities, as well as doing industry and product research. You’ll also assist in preparing client presentations and daily market commentaries, while performing analysis using fundamental and technical data. You’ll also be responsible for monitoring a variety of markets, economic releases, trends and factors that affect market movement.

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Does this sound like you? 

  • You're enrolled in your final year of an undergraduate degree or MBA/relevant master’s degree (including STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)

  • You have a passion for financial markets

  • You have a demonstrated record of outstanding achievement in academic and extracurricular activities

  • You're an independent thinker and decision maker who has the capacity and desire to make strong contributions to your team's success

  • You possess a strategic mindset with the ability to thrive in a demanding and constantly changing work environment

  • What to Expect

    As part of the Sales and Trading, GCM Rotational Program, you’ll participate in the Capital Ideas Program, a two-week orientation program designed to introduce participants to our culture, people, products, and services. You’ll meet your dedicated program manager who will provide ongoing mentorship, coaching, and development, and who will ensure your successful transition in and out of rotations, while preparing you to complete the program and launch your career as a leader.

    Through exposure to our unique products and services, you’ll develop a solid understanding of credit and trade floor risk. By completing a rotation in New York, London or Asia, you’ll gain an appreciation and understanding of the global nature of our business and client needs.

    How to Apply

    Check the postings at your career portal at school or with your career centre and apply directly today. Typically, these roles are hired well in advance and are extremely competitive, so we suggest contacting your career centres for timing, as well as your Scotiabank campus recruitment team