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Campus recruiting for Capital Markets

 

An exceptional opportunity to launch your career.

 

Our Culture

 

Our Culture

 

The BMO Capital Markets environment is dynamic, entrepreneurial, fast-paced, and collaborative. Our professionals are committed to providing value-added advice to clients.

 

BMO Capital Markets offers:

 

  • Client impact: Opportunities to create great customer experiences
  • Support for success: Managers and co-workers committed to coaching, guidance and collaboration
  • Career possibilities: Encouragement to fully develop your potential
  • Learning & development: Access to a variety of growth opportunities
  • Diversity & inclusion: An open and supportive workplace
  • Respect & integrity: A culture of personal accountability and high ethical standards
  • Performance culture: Rewards and recognition that drive performance

 

BMO Capital Markets is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we gain strength through our people and perspectives. We recognize that different perspectives inspire innovation and contribute to our knowledge. Moreover, we understand that a diverse workforce mirrors the communities in which we do business.

Canadian & US Recruiting Timelines

 

Canadian & US Recruiting Timelines

 

Canada:

 

August-October

 

  • Information sessions
  • Specialized events
  • Job application deadlines: refer to your school's application submission deadline
  • Candidate interviews
  • Offers extended to candidates for full-time positions

 

November-January

 

  • Information sessions
  • Specialized events
  • Job application deadlines: refer to your school's application submission deadline
  • Candidate interviews
  • Offers extended to candidates for summer internship

 

May-August

 

  • Summer internship program timeframe
  • New class of analysts and associates start in July

 

Note: Co-op terms run all year. Please consult your career center if you are enrolled in a co-op degree program.

U.S.:

 

August-October

 

  • Undergraduate & graduate information sessions
  • Specialized events
  • Job application deadlines: refer to your school's application submission deadline
  • Candidate interviews
  • Offers extended to candidates for full-time positions

 

November-January

 

  • Graduate information sessions
  • Specialized events
  • Job application deadlines: refer to your school's application submission deadline
  • Student Shadow Program candidate interviews
  • Summer Associate candidate interviews

 

February-March

 

  • Summer Analyst candidate interviews
  • Offers extended to candidates for summer internship

 

May-August

 

  • Summer internship program timeframe
  • New class of analysts & associates start in July
UK

 

UK Recruiting Timelines

 

Full-Time Programme

 

The Full-Time Programme begins with 5-weeks of training in either Canada or the U.S., after which new analysts will join the London office in August. The London I&CB team focuses exclusively on the Energy and Metals & Mining sectors, offering clients M&A advisory, corporate broking, capital raising, lending and risk management services. Analysts will immediately work alongside senior banking professionals, providing the opportunity to gain unparalleled experience and exposure to the intricacies of the investment banking business.

 

Summer Internship Programme

 

The Summer Internship Programme is a 10-week programme that will be of interest to those individuals seeking practical, hands-on experience in a dynamic investment and corporate banking environment prior to completing a university degree. As a Summer Analyst you will be staffed on pitches and live transactions immediately.

 

The objective of this program is to identify exceptional candidates for Full-Time Analyst positions at BMO Capital Markets upon graduation. As such, select Summer Analysts may be given offers for full-time employment at the completion of the Summer Internship Programme.

Recruiting Timeline

 

Full-Time Programme: August-October

 

  • Information sessions and specialised events
  • Application submission deadline: September 30th
  • Round 1: Telephone interviews
  • Round 2: Assessment centre
  • Offers extended to successful candidates

 

Summer Internship Programme: November-January

 

  • Information sessions and specialised events
  • Application submission deadline: December 31st
  • Round 1: Telephone interviews
  • Round 2: Assessment centre
  • Offers extended to successful candidates

 

June-August

 

  • Summer Internship Programme timeframe
  • New Full-Time Analysts start in early July

 

Contact Information

 

Please submit your application to uk.campusrecruitment@bmo.com

How to Apply

 

How to Apply

 

We post opportunities or participate in information sessions at a number of schools.

 

The career centers of our target campuses determine presentation schedules, interviews and establish offer/acceptance guidelines. Please ask your school's career center for more information about campus visits and information sessions. If you are attending one of the schools where we post opportunities or hold information sessions, please refer to your Career Center to apply.

 

If your school is not listed, you are welcome to apply for our open positions. Please note that at present, our campus recruiting efforts focus on North American candidates only.

Email your cover letter, résumé and transcripts in one document to the appropriate address below. The subject line of your email MUST be in the following format: First Name; Last Name; School; Job Posting Name. Only COMPLETE applications will be reviewed.

 

Canada*: capitalmarkets.campus@bmo.com

 

U.S.*: bmocm.usrecruiting@bmo.com

 

U.K.*: uk.campusrecruitment@bmo.com

 

* Note: You must be eligible to work in the country where you are seeking a job opportunity

 

Full-time Opportunities

 

BMO Capital Markets offers exciting full-time opportunities for those with a passion for the capital markets and a track record of success. Join a bank that defines great customer experience and turns your potential into performance.

 

Investment & Corporate Banking Analyst

 

Job Description

 

The Analyst program is a 2-3 year program that will be of interest to those individuals seeking practical, hands-on experience in a dynamic investment and corporate banking environment prior to pursuing a post-graduate degree. Analysts gain valuable exposure to a number of industries and financial products. Select individuals who display exceptional competence and maturity may be offered a promotion to Associate at the end of their analyst tenure.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Industry and company research
  • Financial modeling
  • Analysis and valuation
  • Coordination of client pitches
  • Drafting of presentations

 

Requirements

 

This position is open to candidates in their final year of undergraduate studies. Most analysts have business administration, commerce or engineering degrees but we accept applications from students from other programs who have a strong academic record. We seek highly motivated individuals with financial modeling skills, a demonstrated interest in financial markets, excellent interpersonal skills, strong work ethic and a high level of integrity. Additionally, BMO Capital Markets desires candidates who display exceptional leadership in extracurricular activities.


Investment & Corporate Banking Associate

 

Job Description

 

Investment banking associates manage key aspects of client transactions. Associates work in either a specific product group, with exposure to a variety of different industries, or a specific industry group, with exposure to a variety of financial products. These products may include public and private debt, equity financings, mergers and acquisitions and financial advisory services.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Preparation of pitch books to support your sector's business development initiatives
  • Financial modeling
  • Business, industry and capital markets research
  • Ensuring materials are accurate and complete
  • Participation in client meetings

 

Requirements

 

The position is open to candidates pursuing their MBA and who have relevant experience. We seek highly motivated, mature individuals with excellent interpersonal skills, strong work ethic and a high level of integrity. Additionally, BMO Capital Markets desires candidates who display exceptional leadership in extracurricular activities.


Sales & Trading: Analyst/Associate

 

Job Description

 

Our Trading Products Rotational Program is designed to provide a perspective on responsibilities and opportunities within our Sales & Trading business. Competition for this program is intense, and successful candidates will become part of a team of highly qualified professionals.

 

Analysts and associates rotate through various trading and sales desks over a 12-month period, gaining exposure to a wide variety of products and services. The program combines on-the-job learning with meaningful work experience, direct exposure to industry professionals, and opportunities in various parts of BMO Capital Markets.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Market research and analysis
  • Data manipulation and spreadsheets, including VBA
  • Developing presentation materials
  • Providing client contact support as necessary

 

Requirements

 

The Rotational program is open to those completing an undergraduate (Analyst role) or graduate degree (Associate role). Preference is given to those completing a degree in a business or math related discipline. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who can work well in a team based environment. They must possess excellent research and analytical skills; superior data manipulation and spreadsheet skills including VBA: be detail- and results-oriented; have a demonstrated knowledge of financial markets and general knowledge of financial strategy, accounting, economic capital management principles and analysis.


Co-op Program

 

We run a Co-op Program in Canada, during the fall and winter academic terms. Similar to the Summer Internship Program, co-op students work closely with full-time analysts and associates to assist in a variety of analyses and workflows.

 

While not required, these programs are often viewed as an initial step for securing a full time opportunity with BMO Capital Markets.


 

Summer Opportunities

 

BMO Capital Markets offers exciting summer opportunities for students with an interest in capital markets and a track record of success. Summer internships provide hands-on experience and are a great way to explore potential opportunities upon graduation.

 

Summer Investment & Corporate Banking Analyst

 

Job Description

 

The Summer Analyst program is a four-month program that will be of interest to those individuals seeking practical, hands-on experience in a dynamic investment and corporate banking environment (corporate and government finance, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets, and project and leveraged financing) prior to completing an HBA/BCOM university degree. As a summer analyst you will work as members of a variety of client and transaction teams.

 

The objective of this program is to identify exceptional candidates for full-time Analyst positions at BMO Capital Markets upon graduation. As such, select Summer Analysts may be given offers for full-time employment at the completion of the summer term.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Researching specific companies and industries
  • Preparing securities analyses and valuations
  • Detailed financial modeling and maintaining specific databases
  • Assisting on written presentations and the development of information memoranda

 

Requirements

 

This position is open to candidates in the third year of their undergraduate degree. We seek highly motivated individuals with strong analytical and communication skills, integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Additionally, BMO Capital Markets desires candidates who display exceptional leadership in extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to those students with a concentration in finance, accounting or economics.


Summer Investment & Corporate Banking Associate

 

Job Description

 

The Summer Associate program is a four-month program that will be of interest to those individuals seeking practical, hands-on experience in a dynamic investment and corporate banking environment (corporate and government finance, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets, and project and leveraged financing) prior to completing an MBA. Summer associates participate on a wide variety of client transaction teams on public underwritings, mergers and acquisitions projects, and other advisory engagements.

 

The objective of this program is to identify exceptional candidates for full-time positions at BMO Capital Markets upon graduation. As such, select Summer Associates may be offered a full-time Associate position, contingent upon meeting certain requirements relating to the completion of an MBA.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Analysis of financial and capital market information, valuations, financing alternatives, and capital structures.
  • Various tasks associated with taking an active role in the execution of transactions and in the preparation and marketing of proposals to corporate clients.

 

Requirements

 

This position is open to candidates in the first year of their MBA program. We seek highly motivated individuals with strong analytical and communication skills, integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Additionally, BMO Capital Markets desires candidates who display exceptional leadership in extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to those students with a concentration in finance, accounting or economics.


Summer Sales & Trading Analyst

 

Job Description

 

The Summer Analyst program is a four-month program that will be of interest to those individuals seeking practical, hands-on experience in the Trading Products Group of BMO Capital Markets (debt products, financial products, equity products, equity research, foreign exchange, institutional relationship management, securitization, asset portfolio management and credit investment management for our corporate, institutional and government clients) prior to completing your university degree.

 

The objective of this program is to identify exceptional candidates for full-time Analyst positions at BMO Capital Markets upon graduation. As such, select Summer Analysts may be given offers for a second internship or a full-time employment at the completion of the summer term.

 

Position Description

 

The duties of the role include performing a variety of analytical and administrative tasks as assigned. These assignments will vary widely from day to day and may include developing presentation materials using MS PowerPoint and MS Excel, fielding client phone inquiries regarding booked trades, and providing other client contact support as necessary.

 

The ideal candidate must possess excellent research and analytical skills; excellent data manipulation/spreadsheet skills including VBA; be detail and results orientated; have demonstrated knowledge of financial markets; and general knowledge of financial strategy/accounting/economic/capital management principles/analysis.

 

Requirements

 

This position is open to candidates in the second or third year of their undergraduate honors degree. We seek highly motivated individuals with strong analytical and communication skills, integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Additionally, BMO Capital Markets desires candidates who display exceptional leadership in extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to those students with a concentration in business, finance, engineering, accounting or economics.


Summer Sales & Trading Associate

 

Job Description

 

The Summer Associate program is a four-month program that will be of interest to those individuals seeking practical, hands-on experience in the Trading Products Group of BMO Capital Markets (debt products, financial products, equity products, equity research, foreign exchange, institutional relationship management, securitization, asset portfolio management and credit investment management for our corporate, institutional and government clients) prior to completing your MBA.

 

The objective of this program is to identify exceptional candidates for full-time Associate positions at BMO Capital Markets upon graduation. As such, select Summer Associates may be given offers for full-time employment at the completion of the summer term.

 

Position Description

 

The duties of the role include performing a variety of analytical and administrative tasks as assigned. These assignments will vary widely from day to day and may include developing presentation materials using MS PowerPoint and MS Excel, fielding client phone inquiries regarding booked trades, and providing other client contact support as necessary.

 

The ideal candidate must possess excellent research and analytical skills; excellent data manipulation/spreadsheet skills including VBA; be detail and results orientated; have demonstrated knowledge of financial markets; and general knowledge of financial strategy/accounting/economic/capital management principles/analysis.

 

Requirements

 

This position is open to candidates with more than 6 months remaining in the first year of a graduate degree program. We seek highly motivated individuals with strong analytical and communication skills, integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Additionally, BMO Capital Markets desires candidates who display exceptional leadership in extracurricular activities.


 

 

 

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