Offices across Canada

Global Markets Equity Research, Summer 2024 Associate

Toronto, Ontario
Summer, Full Time

What you’ll be doing

As a member of the Global Markets team, you’ll be 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. CIBC is committed to a fair and inclusive work environment where diverse ideas and perspectives are valued.

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, money markets and more. We will also be leveraging our trading and technology to deliver innovative, market-leading payment and fintech solutions through our Alternate Solutions Group.  We are widely recognized for our capabilities and leadership in these areas and remain committed to investing in technology and talent to advance our vision.

You’ll be joining our Equity Research team and will be provided the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of our industry and sector coverage teams:

  • Chemicals & Fertilizers

  • Energy

  • Financial Institutions

  • Mining

  • Paper & Forest Products

  • Real Estate

  • Technology

  • Healthcare

  • Industrials


As a successful Summer Associate, you will be given consideration for full-time opportunities in Global Markets. 

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 a MBA or Masters program, targeting students graduating in 2025. Students with a technical undergraduate or graduate degree (ex: Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, etc.), along with a strong understanding of financial reporting preferred.

  • 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: Toronto.

  • 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.

  • Project management – Take the lead with projects and tasks that will provide the opportunity to learn about the Capital Markets industry and to develop the skills required for solid financial analysis.

  • Reporting and analysis - Gain valuable knowledge of the process involved in writing research reports, forecasting, researching and analyzing companies, industries and market trends.

  • 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.


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 have a proven record of academic success, teamwork and extracurricular involvement.

  • You are organized and work gracefully under pressure. You can juggle multiple tasks and prioritize work to make timely decisions and take appropriate action.

  • You're passionate about people. You find meaning in relationships, and surround yourself with a diverse network of partners. You build trust through respect and authenticity.

  • You give meaning to data. You enjoy investigating complex problems, and making sense of information. You have highly effective written and oral communication skills as well as excellent presentation skills. You're confident in your ability to communicate detailed information in an impactful way.

  • You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others don't. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.

  • 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, 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 work to recognize you in meaningful, personalized ways including a competitive compensation, a banking benefit*, wellbeing support and additional offers such as employee and family assistance programs and MomentMakers, our social, points-based recognition program.

  • 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.


*Subject to program terms and conditions



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