Royal Bank of Canada

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. Working at one of the world’s leading investment banks means you will benefit from the breadth of opportunity, depth of resources and quality of training that comes from our size, experience and strength. It will also give you the chance to work with world class clients and colleagues.

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 for a 9 week placement to develop an insight into the responsibilities of a full-time Analyst. Summer Interns are placed in areas such as ECM, Leveraged Finance and across a range of sectors including Infrastructure, Natural Resources, Healthcare, 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.

RBC also offers full-time, and internship opportunities across a number of its other business areas, including Equity Research, Finance, Global Markets, Investor and Treasury Services, Risk Management, Technology and Wealth Management. RBC also offers insight programme opportunities open to 1st year university students in their first year (or in their second year of a four year course) looking for their first experience within an Investment Bank.

Application Details

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