Finance Internships in Canada: Sample Host Companies

finance-summer-internship-jobs-at-goldman-sachsThinking about taking a finance internship or investment internship in Canada? 

Finance Internship Description

Internship Duties:  This is a client relations and financial research internship. Students in this company will assist the wealth management team with developing and executing client appreciation events and give-aways. They will assist the team with sales research, data input as well as calling clients via phone. Students will have to complete a security check with RBC before beginning the internship.

English Requirements: Higher Intermediate Spoken English and Above. An asset if student is comfortable with speaking on the phone.

Other Requirements: Knowledge of MS Office – especially Excel. Must have some education or work experience in finance or economics.

Minimum Duration: 8 weeks 

Investment Internship Description

Internship Duties: Interns will work with a small investment team, or with an individual advisor.  Interns will assist with client prospecting, including completing mail-outs, client appreciation packages, and organizing client prospecting seminars and events.  Interns with more technical skills will conduct research using tools such as Bloomberg terminals, including research on stocks and commodities, and present this information to a senior financial advisor together with recommendations.  NB: Due to Canadian financial regulations, a student may not have direct contact with clients or their confidential financial information.

English Requirements: Upper Intermediate English and above

Other Requirements: Good knowledge of Excel.  Some previous work experience.  Preferably some education in business and finance.

Minimum Duration: 8 weeks 

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