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2024 Summer Internship Diversity Scholarship
Global Markets, Analyst
Updated on 3/20/2023
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • 1 page resume including cumulative GPA
  • Cover letter detailing:
  • Summer Analyst role of interest (Investment Banking, Corporate Banking Analyst, Global Markets Generalist or Global Markets Quantitative/Technology)
  • Location preference: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, or Calgary
  • One page essay highlighting an accomplishment or impact you have had which exemplifies what you would bring to BMO to support Our Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life
  • Summer interns will work on one desk in Global Markets over a 15-week period. Interns will be provided with desk job descriptions prior to starting and will be placed based on preference and skill set. Each intern will complete one week of onboarding and training with other interns across BMO Capital Markets. There are continuous professional development activities throughout the summer. These activities include teach-ins, trading games, meetings with senior leaders, and networking events with both peers and Senior Leadership
  • A variety of desks host Summer Analysts including Equity Sales and Trading, Clearpool E-trading, Prime Finance, Structured Notes Sales and Trading, Leveraged Finance, Securitized Products Sales and Trading, Origination, Debt Capital Markets, and US Interest Rates Sales and Trading
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or Master's program (non-MBA) with a graduation date of December 2024 or April 2025
  • Strong academic record and extracurricular achievement
  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of financial markets; with knowledge of programming and quantitative trading as an asset
  • General knowledge of financial strategy / accounting / economic / capital management principles
  • Excellent research and analytical skills, able to collect, analyze and interpret data
  • Detail and results orientated
  • Strong interpersonal skills used within a demanding team environment
  • Demonstrated proactivity, resiliency, positive attitude and high motivation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to attentively review, assess and provide detailed information daily on multiple projects in an organized manner
  • Strong work ethic and a high level of professional integrity
  • Knowledge and familiarity with data manipulation / Excel/spreadsheet skills including VBA are an asset as well as strong quantitative/statistical background
  • Database experience (SQL, Oracle)
  • Knowledge of Excel, including scripting and efficient spreadsheet design
  • Strong technical writing ability
  • Application deadline: March 20, 2023
  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified and invited for a virtual/in-person interview March
  • Final round interviews will take place in March/April
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified and announced by April
  • Successful candidates will join the 2024 Summer Analyst Class
  • Development and deployment of business solutions such as pricing and risk models
  • Market data capture and display, spreadsheet development
  • Providing insight into trading strategies leveraging quantitative modelling
  • Improving on existing technology involving system infrastructure, internal reporting, client/management presentations, etc
  • Bespoke projects requiring market, portfolio, or client research and data analytics
  • Creating client presentation materials using PowerPoint and Excel
  • Developing client trade ideas
  • Planning client events
  • Recapping and organizing market data and events
  • Shadowing and learning from Trading, Sales, and Strategy professionals
Bank of Montreal (BMO)