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Global Investment Banking, Summer 2024 Analyst, Acquisitions & Divestitures (Energy, Infrastructure & Transition) (Calgary)

Mar 23, 2023
Calgary, Alberta

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Job Description

What you’ll be doing 

As a student on our Global Investment Banking, Energy, Infrastructure and Transition (“EIT”) team, you will be making a real difference to our clients by helping to provide customized financing and advisory solutions. With offices located in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia, our Global Investment Banking group provides equity and debt underwriting as well as corporate finance advisory services to corporations and institutions through a number of industry and product groups. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a group of professionals ranging from Analysts to Managing Directors who are dedicated to advising clients on infrastructure and project finance and mergers and acquisitions. 

The Calgary-based Energy, Infrastructure and Transition (“EIT”), Investment Banking office focuses on a broad range of energy and infrastructure clients that operate in the following sectors: oil and gas, pipelines, midstream energy infrastructure, renewable and thermal power, utilities, and energy transition / climate-tech. We support these clients with strategic advice, equity and debt fundraising, and corporate finance advisory services such as mergers and acquisitions.

The technical experts (engineering, geology and geophysics professionals) on the A&D team work collaboratively with the IB team and are responsible for a variety of analytical tasks associated with upstream oil & gas asset characterization, analysis of company and resource play data, provide technical inputs into financial models, preparation and marketing of asset and corporate opportunities and develop asset-level insights and thematic pieces.

Our landscape is continually evolving and in addition to traditional mandates, we are highly focused on assisting our clients in:

  • Integrating new power sources, such as renewables, into their businesses

  • Capitalizing on new technologies, such as power storage, carbon capture, renewable natural gas and hydrogen

  • Financing infrastructure to deliver Canadian energy, such as liquified natural gas, to global buyers

  • Positioning their businesses for resiliency and investor engagement.

Details on your work arrangement (proportion of on-site and remote work) will be discussed at the time of your interview.

Important information

  • You are enrolled in an undergraduate degree in Engineering, Geoscience, or related technical program at the time of the work term.

  • Applications should include your resume (no more than 2 pages), cover letter (no more than 1 page) and an unofficial transcript all uploaded to the Resume/CV section of the application.

  • Please indicate your expected graduation date on your resume.

  • Location: Calgary. Please note all employees must work within their current jurisdiction and must reside within Canada. All CIBC student positions require you to be based in Canada for the duration of the term.

  • Duration of Work Term: 4 months (May 2024 – August 2024)

  • This job posting closes on April 30th 2023 at 11:59PM EST.

How you’ll succeed

  • Research and analytics – You will provide a broad range of analytical, research and presentation preparation support to the team.

  • Project management - You’ll be assigned to a variety of transactions and advisory projects such as mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, equity and debt financings, strategic advisory/alternatives projects and full capital structure solution projects.

  • Quantitative analysis – You will apply your strengths in quantitative analysis to create and direct complex financial analysis and models while extracting the “big picture” implications of such analysis.

  • Data analysis – You will analyze company and play data, providing technical inputs and developing asset-level insights that underpin all M&A advisory work at CIBC Capital Markets

  • Database management – You will be responsible for generating and maintaining databases, including: capital cost estimates, operating cost estimates, corporate base declines and asset retirement obligation estimates, etc.

  • Industry knowledge – You will compare and contrast relative play performance across all plays in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (Montney, Duvernay, Oil Sands, etc.). You will develop an awareness of activity, trends and developments in the Canadian and international energy industry.

  • Communication – You will create presentation material for corporate strategy pitches, marketing materials and other general presentations to senior leadership of various E&P & midstream clients.

  • Relationship management - You’ll gain exposure to working with individuals from various groups across the firm and our team approach to executing coverage and financing assignments is designed to provide progressive on the job training.

Who you are

  • You have demonstrated interest in Capital Markets – You are highly motivated, accomplished and a success-oriented individual who has a keen interest in pursuing a career in the financial services industry demonstrated through school courses, clubs and/or related work experience with an interest in the energy industry.

  • You have the technical skills to succeed. You have excellent analytical abilities, including demonstrated knowledge of valuation techniques and practices. You have knowledge of fundamental oil and gas principle relating to production and financial statements.

  • You understand success is in the details. You can multi-task with the best of them, constructively push the status quo, and deliver competing project-based and operational demands in a dynamic environment

  • You're driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of an inclusive team that enjoys working together to bring a shared vision to life.

  • You’re digitally savvy. Your analytical skills are top notch and combine them with strong technical and computational skills help complete financial and data analysis

  • You practice effective communication. Your verbal and written communication skills are second to none which allow you to be able to explain complex concepts in a meaningful way

  • You're driven to succeed. You are motivated by accomplishing your goals and delivering your best to make an impact.

  • Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values – trust, teamwork and accountability.

What CIBC offers  

At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client, and to do it well. As part of our team, you will: 

  • Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home 

  • Connect: Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity  

  • Develop: Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training  

What you need to know

  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please contact

  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit.

Job Location

Calgary-855 2 ST SW, 9th

Employment Type

Temporary (Fixed Term)


Weekly Hours




Data Analysis, Database Management, Financial Analysis, Financial Presentations, Quantitative Analysis, Relationship Management
How to Apply