Offices across Canada

Global Markets, Summer 2024 Associate (Montreal) - Bilingual

Montréal, Quebec
Summer, Early Career, Full Time

Job Description


What you’ll be doing

Join our Global Markets team as a Summer Associate in this 4-month role and become part of a team focused on delivering innovative banking and investment solutions to CIBC’s retail, wealth and business clients including corporates, governments and institutional clients around the world. Our goal remains to be the leading Capital Markets franchise in Canada and to work as one team to build our brand across North America and the world - proudly living our values as we work toward our vision to be the leader in client relationships.

Our Global Markets business comprises our sales, trading, structuring and research teams spanning cash and derivative products in foreign exchange, commodities, rates and equities in addition to securitization, prime brokerage, money markets and more. We are widely recognized for our capabilities and leadership in these areas and remain committed to investing in technology and talent to drive innovation and scalable growth.

As a Summer Associate, you will be called-on to provide detailed analysis, financial modeling, structuring, and research to support senior professionals and help to identify opportunities to win business, execute transactions, automate existing processes and develop new businesses.

At CIBC we enable the work environment most optimal for you to thrive in your role. To successfully perform the work, you’ll be on-site full-time. 


Important information

  • You must be currently enrolled in an MBA or Master’s program, targeting students graduating in 2025.

  • Please include your resume (no more than 2 pages), a cover letter (no more than 1 page), and your most recent unofficial transcript with your application. These should all be uploaded into the resume section of your application.

  • Work location: Montreal.

  • Language requirements: Bilingual French/English.

  • Duration of work term: 4 months (May 2024 – August 2024).

  • Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis; we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


How you’ll succeed

  • Passion for financial markets – Demonstrate strong technical, quantitative, and analytical skills, with keen interest in the financial markets and proven record of academic success, teamwork and extracurricular involvement. 

  • Process oriented – Present detailed analysis, financial modeling, structuring, and research to support senior professionals and help to identify opportunities to win business, execute transactions, automate existing processes and develop new businesses. 

  • Communication - Partner with your team to make an impact by applying a technical skillset to help generate insights and/or optimize processes. Showcase highly effective written, oral and presentation skills with an ability to explain complex concepts. 

  • Relationship management – Provide excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to contribute to high-performance teams and a demonstrate commitment to acting with integrity.


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.

  • You give meaning to data. You have a proven ability to make an impact by applying a technical skillsets to help generate insights and/or optimize processes in a business environment.

  • 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 thrive in a collaborative environment. You enjoy collaborating with a high performing team to come up with innovative solutions while being committed to acting with integrity.

  • Your verbal and written communication skills are second to none. You are able to explain complex concepts in a meaningful way.

  • You have a strong work ethic. You are ambitious and you want to work for a company that gives you a career, not just a paycheck.

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

  • You're fluent in French and English to serve our clients in the community.


What CIBC offers 

At CIBC, your goals are a priority. We start with your strengths and ambitions as an employee and strive to create opportunities to tap into your potential. We aspire to give you a career, rather than just a paycheck. 

  • Our spaces and technological toolkit will make it simple to bring together great minds to create innovative solutions that make a difference for our clients.

  • We cultivate a culture where you can express your ambition through initiatives like Purpose Day; a paid day off dedicated for you to use to invest in your growth and development.


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.

How to Apply