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Your career in Markets and Research

Fast, fascinating and always in motion, the Markets business is a barometer of world events - not to mention an incredible place to build your career. You’ll work closely with clients around the world to help them achieve their ambitions in the right way.


Areas in Markets and Research

Perhaps you have a talent for building great relationships. Maybe you’d thrive on the pressure of a fast-paced business. Or you might want to stretch your problem-solving or communication skills. Whatever your strengths, you can make the most of them in one of our teams.

Whether you join us an as intern or a graduate, you can rely on our commitment and support to help you learn fast and make achievements to be proud of.

In Europe and the Middle East we have opportunities in six areas. Learn more about each below.

Business units

Business units
  • Sales

    Key to the growth of our clients’ businesses – and our own – our sales teams deliver well-informed, up-to-the-minute advice, and an around-the-clock service. As a Salesperson, you’ll work with high-profile corporate and institutional clients. These are organisations that have significant capital to invest – pension funds, insurance companies, central banks and the like. It’ll be your job to match their needs to our products and services. It means often thinking beyond the obvious, always acting responsibly, putting our clients first and partnering with colleagues from across the bank. You’ll have a flair for relationships as well as a talent for analysis and numbers.

  • Trading

    Our Traders trade a wide range of products and across a variety of markets. They’re highly focused, and they need to think on their feet.

    The products we trade vary from foreign currency to interest rates, credit and equities (stocks). Whatever area you work in, you’ll stay abreast of market movements in order to make informed decisions that build your clients’ trust as well as the strength of their portfolios. It’s fast-paced and demanding, but also team-driven. So expect to collaborate with colleagues in Sales and other areas of Markets, enjoy ample support while using your analytical skills to the full.

  • Research

    Sector specialists. An ideas factory.. Our Research team digs deeper into what’s driving the world’s financial markets and economies. The ability to articulate and present succinct, accurate and insightful messages is crucial here. You’ll learn to react swiftly to market movements, cutting through the noise to provide instant yet thorough analysis. And you’ll spend time thinking analytically on sector and global trends to generate powerful investment ideas. All while building relationships with some of the Bank’s most important clients. Whether you join us in Equity Research, Credit Research or Economics and Market Strategy Research, your work will empower our clients and our business.

  • Quantitative Analytics (QA)

    QA gives us the innovative tools and models we need to offer the innovative solutions our clients require. It’s an invigorating environment. And its breakthroughs keep us at the forefront of our industry.

    The QA teams provide modelling, analytics development and expert advice across Trading, Risk and Treasury. Alongside other teams, you’ll help deliver solutions for risk management, changes in markets structure, capital utilisation, derivatives pricing and strategic technological advancements. If you’re logical, love solving problems, enjoy work well in teams and have strong mathematical and programming skills (C++, Python or R), you’ll soon make an impact.

  • Trade Capture Team (TCT)

    TCT supports our Markets business by capturing trade information quickly and accurately. And with colleagues across the globe generating huge amounts of trades daily, that’s no mean feat. The TCT ensures all trades placed are entered accurately, accepted with the right terms, and reviewed or adjusted as needed to manage risk. This team works with colleagues across Trading and Sales; weighing in on the design and implementation of system architecture to support trade capture. Your highly analytical mind coupled with your knack for processes – along with our support – will help you succeed here.

  • Structuring

    Contribute to products and solutions that make a real difference for our clients’ financial needs. In Structuring, you’ll work closely with both clients and internal teams - from Research to Sales to Trading – on a wide range of live projects. Whether it’s identifying the best transactions for a pension fund, or finding a bespoke investment for an asset manager, you’ll take on a range of challenges - and you’ll use your keen analytic skill to find the best way forward every time.   

Asset Classes

Credit

A globally coordinated platform providing sales and trading of cash, loans and derivative credit products, from investment grade to high yield, emerging markets, distressed, and special situations

Equities

Full service capabilities across content, issuance and execution for exchange-traded and over-the-counter equities products  

Macro

A consolidated platform for sales and trading of interest rates, foreign exchange, and commodity derivative products

Opportunities in Markets

At Barclays, we offer a wide range of career opportunities to help you find momentum. You’ll find an overview of all our roles in Markets and Research below, so use our dropdown filters to find the ones that suit you best. Then, just click to find out more or use the star in the bottom left to save your perfect roles to your wishlist for later.

Front Office - Markets

Spring Analyst

You’ll learn how we operate in a fiercely competitive and ever-changing industry. Do well and you might even gain a summer internship.

Education level
Undergraduate
Front Office - Markets
Spring Analyst
Start date
April 2017
Opportunity duration
1 week
Location
London
Quantitative Analytics

Off-cycle Associate

On this longer internship, you’ll work on a unique business project, and witness first-hand how powerful quantitative analytics can be within a world-class business.

Education level
PhD, Specialised Masters
Quantitative Analytics
Off-cycle Associate
Start date
June 2017
Opportunity duration
3 - 6 months
Location
London
Quantitative Analytics

Full-time Associate

Be at the heart of innovative technological advancements. Take on new challenges, develop your technical skills, and make an impact.

Education level
PhD, Specialised Masters
Quantitative Analytics
Full-time Associate
Start date
August 2017
Opportunity duration
1 year
Location
London
Quantitative Analytics

Summer Associate

Spend your summer working with us on a unique business project. By the end, you’ll understand the power of quantitative analytics and how it influences our global business.

Education level
PhD, Specialised Masters
Quantitative Analytics
Summer Associate
Start date
June 2017
Opportunity duration
9 weeks
Location
London
Research

Off-cycle Analyst

On this longer internship, you’ll build models and learn how to generate investment ideas through data-driven analysis. All with help from experts in Banking, Sales and Trading.

Education level
Undergraduate, Graduate
Research
Off-cycle Analyst
Start date
This opportunity is now closed.
Opportunity duration
3 - 6 months
Location
London
Research

Summer Analyst

Spend your summer learning to build models and generate investment ideas through data-driven analysis. All whilst working alongside fast-moving Banking, Sales and Trading teams.

Education level
Undergraduate
Research
Summer Analyst
Start date
Various
Opportunity duration
9 weeks
Location
London
Research

Full-time Analyst

Gain a deep understanding of what drives sectors and markets, and help us generate the innovative investment ideas that power and guide both our business and your clients.

Education level
Graduate, Masters + 1 more
Research
Full-time Analyst
Start date
August 2017
Opportunity duration
1 year
Location
London
Sales

Off-cycle

Learn to match products and services to the needs of high-profile investors. You’ll work with experts across Sales, Research and Trading, building new skills as you go.

Education level
Undergraduate
Sales
Off-cycle
Start date
Various
Opportunity duration
3 months
Location
Zurich
Sales

Summer Analyst

Spend a summer learning to match products and services to the needs of high-profile investors. You’ll work with experts across Sales, Research and Trading, building new skills as you go.

Education level
Undergraduate
Sales
Summer Analyst
Start date
Various
Opportunity duration
9 weeks
Location
London
Sales

Full-time Analyst

In this vibrant environment, you’ll never stop learning. Build a career where you’ll make markets in one of our asset classes, thinking and acting at the speed of international finance.

Education level
Graduate, Masters + 1 more
Sales
Full-time Analyst
Start date
February 2017
Opportunity duration
1 year
Location
Frankfurt, Zurich
Trade Capture Team

Summer Analyst

On this summer internship, you’ll learn what it takes to capture trades, providing support to the Sales and Trading team and gaining vital skills along the way.

Education level
Undergraduate, Graduate
Trade Capture Team
Summer Analyst
Start date
June 2017
Opportunity duration
9 weeks
Location
London
Trade Capture Team

Full-time Analyst

Make the most of your analytical mind and flair for processes. With intensive training from the start, you’ll learn to capture trades and become an integral part of your team.

Education level
Graduate, Masters + 1 more
Trade Capture Team
Full-time Analyst
Start date
August 2017
Opportunity duration
1 year
Location
London
Trading and Structuring

Summer Analyst

Your internship will help you get to grips with how to price and execute trades, learn about global markets, and liaise with Sales, Trading and Structuring teams.

Education level
Undergraduate
Trading and Structuring
Summer Analyst
Start date
June 2017
Opportunity duration
9 weeks
Location
London
Trading and Structuring

Full-time Analyst

As a Trading and Structuring Analyst your goal is to differentiate us from our competitors by creating innovative investment ideas and solutions.

Education level
Graduate
Trading and Structuring
Full-time Analyst
Start date
August 2017
Opportunity duration
1 year
Location
London

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The work we do is affected by global events every hour of the day, making it a fast-moving and fascinating place to build a career. In financial and commercial terms, this is where the world happens first.

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