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Summer Analyst - Global Investment Banking

Financial Services, Investment Banking
25th February 2019

Application Deadline: Rolling; early application recommended.

Royal Bank of Canada is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to institutions, corporations, governments and high net worth clients in over 100 countries.

We understand that the first steps in any career in finance are critical. With that in mind, we have the right formula to provide you with the opportunities and professional development you need to turn those first steps into a rewarding career.

You'll be part of a company with a superior financial track record, credit rating and reputation. In fact, we maintained a high credit rating throughout the financial crisis.

Interns will gain hands-on experience within our Global Investment Banking function and receive career-building mentorship. Every year we recruit successful applicants into our London Global Investment Banking teams within many areas suited to the interests of driven and focused students. We are committed to hiring the best students as we understand the value of growing talent from within the Summer Intern Programme and the significance that this diversity brings to our workforce.

Programme details

As a Summer Intern you will be placed within a key area of our Global Investment Banking division to develop an insight into the responsibilities of a full-time Analyst. Summer Interns are placed in areas such as ECM and across a range of sectors including Healthcare, Utilities & Renewables, Industrials and Consumer & Retail. You will gain valuable exposure to the operations of a major international investment bank, as well as the hands-on experience you need to kick-start your career.

Learning from experience

During the course of the programme, Summer Interns are given various projects to complete which may include:

  • Financial modelling and valuing companies
  • Supporting financing transactions across a range of industries
  • Analysing transactions and providing insights to leadership
  • Reporting on industry research/activity for colleagues
  • Developing and editing pitch books and presentations for senior management

Training & Development

You will be supported and developed in numerous ways throughout the programme including:

  1. Classroom based training covering commercial and industry knowledge
  2. Speaker Series - regular information sessions delivered by our sector and product leadership
  3. On the job training
  4. Buddy programme
  5. Networking and shadowing opportunities
  6. Social events with the wider 2019 Capital Markets cohort

You will receive mid and end-of-summer reviews as well as constructive feedback from your business manager throughout your placement.

Great care and resources have been devoted to ensure that at the end of the programme you have a solid understanding of the elements necessary for a successful career in the Finance function.

What do we look for?

We look for diverse individuals with outstanding academic records, proven analytical skills, a demonstrated interest in finance and a history of participation in extracurricular activities. Other essential qualities we look for include strong oral and written communication skills, proven leadership capabilities, initiative, and the ability to play a key role as a team member in a fast-paced and challenging work environment. Fluency in a second European language is not required, but would be an advantage.

Application Details:

For further details of our programmes and how to apply, please visit our website.