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About BMO Capital Markets

A division of BMO Financial Group, BMO Capital Markets offers a full range of wholesale banking services, including advisory, capital markets, research, risk management, sales and trading, treasury management and institutional brokerage. BMO Capital Markets has more than 2,200 employees working from offices in 27 locations around the world, including 15 in North America.

Summer Programs

Summer Investment & Corporate Banking Associate: The four-month program is open to applicants 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. Their responsibilities will include the analysis of financial and capital market information, valuations, financing alternatives, and capital structures, along with various tasks associated with taking an active role in the execution of transactions and in the preparation and marketing of proposals to corporate clients

Summer Sales & Trading Associate: The four-month program is designed for applicants 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 their MBA. 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 objective of these programs 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. For the Summer Investment & Corporate Banking Associate program, an offer will be contingent upon meeting certain requirements relating to the completion of an MBA. In the case of the Summer Sales & Trading Associates Program, an offer would come at the completion of the summer term.

BMO Capital Markets seeks highly motivated individuals with strong analytical and communication skills, integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Additionally, the firm desires candidates who display exceptional leadership in extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to those students with a concentration in finance, accounting or economics. Some additional requirements are based on the position being applied for:

Summer Investment & Corporate Banking Associate: This position is open to candidates in the first year of their MBA program.

Summer Sales & Trading Associate: This position is open to candidates with more than 6 months remaining in the first year of a graduate degree program. 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.

Program Overview

  • Number of Interns: Varies
  • Compensation/Benefits: Paid
  • Duration: 3 to 6 months
  • Academic Level: Graduate Students, Business School Students
  • Degree Track: Juris Doctor, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science


  • Atlanta, GA
  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Houston, TX
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • New York City, NY
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Calgary, AB, CAN
  • Montréal, QC, CAN
  • Toronto, ON, CAN
  • Vancouver, BC, CAN

Application Process
BMO Capital Markets posts opportunities or participate in information sessions at a number of schools. The career centers of these target campuses determine presentation schedules, interviews and establish offer/acceptance guidelines. Ask your school’s career center for more information about campus visits and information sessions. If you are attending one of the schools where the firms posts opportunities or holds information sessions, please refer to your Career Center to apply.

If your school is not listed, you can still apply by emailing your cover letter, résumé and transcripts in one document to the appropriate email address: for U.S. applicants for Canadian applicants

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.

BMO Capital Markets
1 First Canadian Place
100 King Street W.
Toronto, M5X 1H3
Phone: (416) 359-4000

BMO Capital Markets