Impact - Global Capital Markets (GCM) Rotational
Development Program Page

Undergraduate, Masters and MBA graduates
12-18 months


Impact is Scotiabank’s Global Capital Markets (GCM) Rotational Program, which is a 12- to 18-month program designed for students completing an undergraduate or graduate degree. You will rotate every 12 weeks on various product desks and develop both technical and analytical skills associated with the sales, trading, and risk management functions of day-to-day market activities. Since our business is global, Analysts and Associates must 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 on a full-time basis.

During the program, you’ll assist the sales, trading, and structuring staff on the trading floor as well as doing industry and product research. You’ll 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.

Impact - Global Capital Markets (GCM) Rotational Development Program

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


    At the start of the program, you will participate in Capital Ideas: a two-week orientation designed to introduce participants of Impact to our culture, people, products, and services. You will also 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. You will be fully equipped to complete the program and launch your career as a dynamic leader.

    Through the various rotations, you will gain exposure to our unique products and services and develop a solid understanding of credit and trade floor risk. On top of that, you will come out of the program with a global mindset after completing a rotation in New York, London, or Asia where you will gain a full appreciation and understanding of the global nature of our business and clients.

    How to Apply

    Check the postings in your school’s career portal, with your career centre, or visit our student jobs page