October 17, 2023

Equity Research Graduate Programme

33,000 (est.)

Are you a recent graduate or soon-to-be graduate looking to embark on a journey of professional growth and development? Join Barclays and unlock a world of carefully curated experiences, knowledge, and connections that will shape your career. At Barclays, we're committed to nurturing your talents and empowering you to make your mark on the world.

Why the Equity Research Graduate Programme?

Barclays is renowned for its award-winning Equity Research team, which provides expert knowledge to empower both internal and external clients to make informed investment decisions. Our Equity Research team covers over 2,500 companies globally and offers actionable insights and innovative products daily.

As an Equity Research analyst at Barclays, you will begin your journey with a seven-week intensive training program. During this training, you will acquire essential product and business knowledge, along with the critical skills needed for a successful start.

After your training, you'll become a part of a sector group within our team. Under the guidance of a Senior Analyst, you'll contribute your ideas and insights to investment theses and reports. As you hone your skills, you'll have the opportunity to present your ideas to clients and colleagues in Sales and Trading. Additionally, your responsibilities may include:

  • Analysing industry macro trends and company financials
  • Collecting, synthesizing, and interpreting data from publications and other sources
  • Crafting both company-specific analysis and general thematic pieces
  • Building and maintaining financial models and industry databases
  • Developing and delivering marketing materials for clients

This is a targeted, fast-track program designed to focus on developing specialist technical expertise over 1-2 years.

The Significance of Research at Barclays

Research is the heart of innovation and a vital source of ideas. It involves deep exploration of the underlying factors that influence the world's financial markets, providing insights that empower our clients to make strategic and investment decisions. Our Research team is a hub of subject-matter expertise, offering real-time intelligence and a long-term vision, and it plays a critical role in the performance of our global investment bank.

Who We're Looking For

To be considered for this program, we are seeking motivated and curious individuals with a degree or an expected degree in any area. Ideally, you should have a passion for financial modeling, analysis, numerical prowess, and a keen interest in identifying current trends while envisioning tomorrow's emerging trends.

No matter how high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits that can be tailored to you and your family's needs. When you support our customers and clients at Barclays, we'll support you with rewards that genuinely make a difference:

  • Paid holiday and vacation
  • Competitive pay
  • Private medical care
  • Disability assurance
  • Flexible working
  • Life assurance
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Retirement planning

Seize the Opportunity!

Don't miss your chance to join Barclays and embark on a rewarding career journey. Apply now and become a vital part of our Equity Research team. With an application deadline of March 14, 2024, the time to act is now. Shape your future and make a lasting impact with Barclays.

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