Risk Management Summer Analyst Programmes
at RBC Capital Markets

Applications open on 14th January 2013

Risk Management Summer Analyst

The European component of our Risk Management function is run out of our London office in the heart of the City, overlooking the Thames.

Interns will gain hands-on experience within our Risk Management function and career-building mentorship. Every year we recruit successful applicants into our London office for many of our teams within Risk Management.

Programme Details

As a Summer Analyst you will be placed within a key area of our Risk Management function, providing valuable insights into how a major international investment bank works, as well as giving you the experience you need to kick-start your career.

You will gain hands-on experience working directly with traders, marketers and other risk managers as well as varying asset classes; including foreign exchange, commodities, fixed income, credit and equity; both derivatives and cash.

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

  • Key research for new initiatives

  • Market analysis
  • Assist with presentations
  • Developing and editing reports for senior management
  • Supporting the area that keeps the firm functioning at industry-leading levels You will receive mid and end-of-summer reviews as well as constructive feedback from your business manager throughout your placement.

The programme also features a Speaker Series - regular information sessions given by our leading market professionals as well as trading simulation activities. There are also several educational and social events throughout the programme.

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 Risk Management function.

What do we look for?

Minimum 2:1 predicted degree classification in a quantitative, accounting or finance-related subject

Strong numerical and analytical skills

Awareness of global economic issues and a genuine interest in the international financial markets

Creativity, logic, interpersonal skills and inner drive all come into the equation.