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2022 Global Markets Program - Sales & Trading - Royal Bank of Canada

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WHAT IS THE OPPORTUNITY? RBC Capital Markets is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to corporations, institutional investors and governments around the world. With more than 7,100 professionals, we operate out of 70 offices in 15 countries across North America, the U.K., Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. We work with clients in over 100 countries around the globe to deliver the expertise and execution required to raise capital, access markets, mitigate risk and acquire or dispose of assets. According to Bloomberg and Dealogic, we are consistently ranked among the largest global investment banks. RBC Capital Markets (RBCCM) is part of a leading provider of financial services, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Operating since 1869, RBC is one of the top 15 largest banks in the world and the fifth largest in North America, as measured by market capitalisation. With a strong capital base and consistent financial performance, RBC is among a small group of highly rated global banks. Global Markets Summer Program Internship opportunities exist within RBCCM for energetic, bright and talented undergraduates and graduates. The Global Markets (GM) Summer Program extends for 10 weeks and provides interns the opportunity to gain in-depth, hands-on experience while working and learning alongside our experienced market professionals. In selecting intern candidates, we look for well-rounded individuals with a track record of outstanding academic achievement, proven technical and analytical skills and a diversity of extracurricular activities. Other essential qualities we look for include strong oral and written communication skills, leadership qualities, initiative and the ability to play a key role as a team member in a fast-paced and challenging work environment. Structured as a rotational program, students will be provided with practical training, hands-on capital markets experience and career-building mentorship throughout the ten-week program. There are opportunities across product groups and markets roles to suit the interests of driven and focused students. Participating businesses include Global Equities, Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities, and Central Funding Group. WHAT WILL YOU DO? Summer analysts help analyze markets, monitor trading services, and develop new products that will help clients maximize their market performance across a spectrum of asset classes. While responsibilities and projects will vary across desks, the rotational program (Equities, FICC, Central Funding Group) experiences include: Analyzing and developing trade ideas in equity and fixed income products Aggregating sector/market news flow Updating Corporate and Analyst marketing data Providing client feedback reports and brainstorm solutions Engineering tools and streamline processes to aid efficiency Analyzing data to form summaries of overall changes in market positions WHAT DO YOU NEED TO SUCCEED? Top grades in a four-year US college or university program and entering the final year upon completion of the program Basic market knowledge and a demonstrated keen interest in capital market Strong research abilities and excellent analytical and communication skills Extremely motivated and able to take initiative in order to identify ways to add value and improve practices Demonstrated problem-solving skills, business sense and the ability to multi-task and prioritize in high pressure environments Proficient with the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Technical knowledge of programming/coding languages preferred WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual. Direct exposure and hands-on experience including opportunities to do challenging work Ability to make a difference and lasting impact Opportunity to connect with different desks across our Global Markets businesses, and RBC as a whole Ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team Training including orientation sessions as well as an in-class curriculum and regular information sessions with key business leaders Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors.