Sales and Trading Internships
and Co-op Placements

Undergraduate, Masters, and MBA co-ops and interns
Fall (September to December), Winter (January to April), Summer (May to August)


A great introduction to the world of wholesale sales and trading! This challenging and hands-on term/placement at Scotiabank’s Global Banking and Markets Division will provide practical knowledge and valuable experience in:

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

At the end of your term, top performers will be selected for successive co-op placements, internships or full-time roles on our Global Banking Markets team.

Equity Research Summer Internship

Does this sound like you? 

  • You're currently completing your undergraduate or graduate degree in either business/commerce or in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM)

  • You’re part of a formal co-op program, or want to arrange your own (like an internship)

  • You want challenging, hands-on work experience that encourages your contributions

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

  • You have a clearly defined interest in the Capital Markets

  • What to Expect

    Our Sales and Trading students get an exclusive sneak peek at our Global Capital Markets Program during their co-op and  start to build an important relationship with our dedicated Program Manager. During your term, you’ll assist the Sales, Trading and Structuring staff on the trading floor in their day-to-day functions. Preparing client presentations, daily market commentary, and timely client support are all part of the experience. You may also work on research projects, as required by the business and our partners.

    As a Sales and Trading intern or co-op student, you’ll take part in a bank-wide orientation to learn more about Scotiabank and gain exposure to senior leadership across the organization. There’s a huge social component during your time with us. Evenings out, lunch & learns, and internal career fairs are all part of it. You’ll have access to skill-building modules, as well as challenging work-integrated learnings - all of which come together to create a stimulating environment where you will have the chance to thrive. We want you to be a sponge and take it all in, bring your great attitude, always be your true self, and take advantage of every opportunity that comes your way. This is your time to shine. 

    How to Apply

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