Graduate Programme Overview
If you're a recent graduate or soon-to-be graduate join us and unlock a world of carefully curated experiences, knowledge and connections to shape your career.
Along the way, you can expect all the training and support you need to make your mark on the world. To put it simply, we’ll empower you to help determine how we do things and where we go next.
Our graduates are a vital part of our success and we welcome applications from people from all walks of life.
Whoever you are and wherever you want to join us, if you’re curious, creative and ambitious, this is a world in which you can truly belong
Why the Sales, Trading and Structuring Graduate Programme?
Barclays makes markets in nearly all major asset classes, providing sophisticated, timely solutions to our clients.
Our Sales & Trading team works in a fast-paced, dynamic and exciting environment, quickly processing information and anticipating market trends to help clients make their next move. Over your time as an analyst, you’ll develop a solid understanding of the global markets while building your communication, quantitative and analytical skills.
After intensive initial training, you will start your career as a salesperson or a trader on a specific desk in one of our business areas, including: Client Capital Management, Client Strategy, Commodities, Credit, eFICC Trading, Equities, Equity Financing, Foreign Exchange, Municipals, Rates and Structuring. As a Sales Analyst, you’ll start by supporting your colleagues before taking on your own set of clients. You may:
·Analyse and develop solutions to clients’ needs
·Monitor markets and formulate trade ideas
·Perform various analysis on fundamental and technical data
·Attend client meetings or calls with traders, salespeople and research colleagues
As a Trading Analyst, you may:
·Monitor markets and generate trade ideas
·Participate in pricing products
·Help out with daily tasks such as trade reporting or P&L analysis
·Assist with managing risk of the team’s trading books
1-2 year targeted, fast-track programme focused on developing specialist technical expertise.
Markets at Barclays
Markets is the financial barometer of world events at Barclays. So every day is different and it’s a challenging and fascinating place to build a career.
We help institutional investors to identify market opportunities, manage risk and generate returns for their portfolios.
Our teams provide market insights, execution services, tailored risk management and financing solutions to our clients; we help them protect their capital and make the most of their assets.
As one of the largest investment banks in the world, we offer a full range of products and services across every type of investment market.
Who we're looking for
To be considered for this programme, you must be motivated and curious with a degree or expected degree in any area. Ideally, you will have an interest in business and finance, a good work ethic and be keen to learn and develop a technical skill set.
Working in London
If you love the buzz of city life, our global HQ is the place to be. Our London hub is in Canary Wharf, at the heart of London’s financial district. Here, you won’t just be perfectly placed to explore the nation’s capital; you’ll be in a place where you can explore all the many functions and opportunities of a global financial giant.
Barclays will accept applications from candidates who require visa sponsorship to work in the UK.
It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.