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*CANADIAN* 2020 Investment Banking Summer Analyst Thread

Hey everyone!
With IB SA and full-time recruitment starting up in Canada over these next couple months, lets get the thread going! This is make or break for some of us and a head start for others!

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Jul 31, 2019

From what I heard:
Evercore Toronto, GS Toronto, UBS and JPM Calgary are Open.
Morgan Stanley Toronto just closed

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Aug 8, 2019

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Sep 19, 2019

long: the sixteen year old age of consent
short: Justin Trudeau

Jul 31, 2019

Let's get the ball rolling. This is what I know so far regarding recruitment

TD - Accelerated + diversity has started
Citibank - Accelerated recruitment has begun

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Aug 7, 2019

Has TD started accelerated for FT 2020 as well?

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Aug 7, 2019

not yet from what i know, however it will start soon as FT usually happens before SA , so be prepped

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Jul 31, 2019

National Bank is opening sometime in August

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Jul 31, 2019

Banking, eh?

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Aug 1, 2019

Had a MS Toronto first round a few days ago. It was pretty brutal and I probably failed.

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Aug 1, 2019

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Aug 2, 2019

MS Toronto had superdays and offers are out (Have been for like a week).

Aug 2, 2019

Yea. I know I didn't get it.

Aug 1, 2019

Spoke w Director at Barclays Toronto (alum from non-target) - 3 Toronto positions, 1 Calgary position. Recruitment to ramp up mid-late August apparently, heavy in Ivey recruiting but I was told I'd be included in process. National is sometime in August too, spoke w head recruiter and 3 MDs. 1 associate told me they're adding an aptitude test this year to apps. Speaking w BMO VP in coming week to figure out their schedule for recruitment.

I don't have connections at Scotia, or CIBC. Only ER connections at RBC.

I'd love to hear how recruitment is going for everyone else.

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Aug 10, 2019

Barclays has started to move - 1st rounds starting btw.

Aug 12, 2019

thought it was pushed to september?

Aug 2, 2019

Does anyone know what the status is on BAML's recruiting process for Toronto? It doesn't look like their website has Toronto SA apps open but I've received emails saying that the apps are open from my school.

Aug 2, 2019

I didn't see anything on their website yet for IB recruitment, i expect something to launch this month. I would assume however that they are probably starting target recruitment very shortly which is why you are getting emails from your school

Aug 2, 2019

Right that would make sense. Thing is I thought it was target recruitment, but it was simply a reminder that "Apps are now live, made on rolling basis so apply early!". Problem is that puts me and probably many others in the same boat as you, as it looks like the only apps open are for NYC, Houston, LA, SF and Palo Alto. I'm sure CDN will start soon though!

Aug 2, 2019

There are Info Sessions being hosted in Toronto right now.

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Aug 2, 2019

Not really SA, but wondering if anyone knows the timelines for Winter 2020? Mostly looking at the Big 5.

Also is RBC done for SA in Toronto?

Aug 2, 2019

Not really sure for Winter 2020, but my understanding was that Big 5s won't be done until October cause they go to targets in September for OCR. They may have an accelerated process, but I have no knowledge of that at the moment.

Aug 2, 2019

RBC Toronto did have an accelerated process for diversity, that might have been what they're referring to

Aug 8, 2019

RBC just opened yesterday to everyone.
I'm assuming they already did recruiting at targets

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Aug 2, 2019

BMO accelerated recruiting has started for the associate level. Much of what I have heard from the other Canadian banks is end of August/early September for applications coming out.

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Aug 9, 2019

BMO investment banking 2020 apps are out, they went out end of july

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Aug 2, 2019

Following. Only bank thats done so far is MS Toronto, I've heard CS Toronto might be done too but not sure. Big 5 are gonna start moving in early September probably.

Aug 6, 2019
  • hirevues for jp morgan & goldman have gone out to some applicants (rolling basis)
  • bmo SA 2020 postings have started to go up for schools
Aug 6, 2019

Greenhill TO is done for 2020

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Aug 7, 2019

source?

Aug 7, 2019

Can confirm this is true

Aug 6, 2019

National Bank went out yesterday to targets

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Aug 7, 2019

BMO Scotia and National all up for targets

Aug 7, 2019

Can confirm at my school as well. Which means RBC TD and CIBC will probably have to move soon too.

Aug 14, 2019

TD not doing formal OCR this year. At least for 2020 FT positions, not sure about SA.
Only "select candidates" being invited to interview FT.

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Aug 7, 2019

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Aug 7, 2019

jmsb is definitely a non-target right?

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Aug 8, 2019

CS Toronto has one spot left, their process was heavily accelerated

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Aug 9, 2019

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Aug 9, 2019

Anyone hear back for UBS Toronto first round?

Aug 9, 2019

UBS toronto started recruiting? OCR or did you apply online? target?

Aug 9, 2019

Yes they have started. They don't post.

Aug 9, 2019

Not sure if first rounds have been sent out but they've been accepting resumes through referrals

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Aug 28, 2019

bump... has anyone heard back from first rounds yet?

Sep 4, 2019

yes, offers were out a couple of weeks ago

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Aug 9, 2019

Does anyone know if the Canadian banks are taking sophomores as well? I'm from a U.S target, so I don't know if that'll help given I'm Canadian.

Aug 9, 2019

if you have the profile you will definitely have a shot. Im not sure if the canadian banks have a specific sophomore SA program like banks in the US have , but i know people that have got internships at canadian banks the summer before junior year

Aug 9, 2019

yeah definitely if you have the profile, im not sure if the jmsbgamechanger guy has the profile tho

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Aug 10, 2019

RBC is posted

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Aug 10, 2019

Anyone hear from UBS?

Aug 11, 2019

Anyone know anything about BAML or Citi?

Aug 11, 2019

Idk about Citi Toronto but Citi Calgary has given quite a few first rounds out already. They have a weird process though.

Aug 11, 2019

BAML canada applications arent out yet, they have a reception this Wednesday so i think the applications will be out after that. Citi Toronto's apps drop next week, Calgary has given first rounds but then they ghosted everyone? Idk whats happening there tbh

Aug 19, 2019

Any idea if Citi Calgary still sending out more 1st rounds? Got my application in after your comment (Aug 11) :(

Aug 11, 2019

GS Calgary sent out hirevues, does anyone know about GS Toronto or JPM Calgary?

Aug 12, 2019

My buddy's got a GS TO superday this week. Not sure if that's the timeline for everyone in the office or not.

Aug 19, 2019

Any info on interview/superday timeline for GS Calgary? I know GS Toronto is pretty much wrapped up now

Aug 12, 2019

the guys at GS TO said that Canada-wide, they want to be wrapped up before school starts the first week of September

Good luck to your friend!

Aug 13, 2019

BAML Toronto Summer IB was posted on my career website yesterday (semi-target) good luck everyone!

Aug 13, 2019

pm me please! what school?

Aug 13, 2019

pm also

Aug 13, 2019

Taking a guess at wlu

Aug 13, 2019

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Aug 13, 2019

BAML and RBC are posted on my career site (target). Only B5 that haven't posted are TD and CIBC yet, but CIBC has an info session the first week of school.

Aug 22, 2019

CIBC running a soft process for Winter 20 and Summer 20. Sent a resume drop to everyone who came to their on campus summer event. uw/wlu

Aug 22, 2019

Yeah I should've updated this, TD and CIBC have since posted on my targets OCR site.

Aug 14, 2019

Has anyone finished the questionnaire for National - finishing it later tonight and wondering what the response rate is like for first rounds.

Aug 14, 2019

i have a friend who finished it yesterday; didn't hear back anything yet, but they seem to be recruiting earlier this year and it is rolling basis so maybe something soon

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Aug 17, 2019

Has the friend heard back yet?

Aug 14, 2019

What was the questionaire for

Aug 15, 2019

I take it you didn't apply - it's first screen in the process.

Aug 15, 2019

BAML TO up on my school website few days ago as well. Anybody got info on Calgary offices for Big 5? The

Aug 19, 2019

Heard from contacts at some of those banks that interviews won't be until last week of September

Aug 15, 2019

Anybody hear back from JPM Calgary (2020 FT) after submitting app and pymetrics?

Aug 18, 2019

Pretty sure JPM Calgary isn't recruiting for FT, the posting that's up wont really be used.

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Aug 19, 2019

Any info on JPM Calgary interview timeline? Posting said they were considering interviews on rolling basis but no one I know has heard back after 2-3 weeks of having sent the application.

Aug 19, 2019

CIBC postings are out.

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Aug 20, 2019

Is it posted on your school portal? Target?

Aug 20, 2019

Does this include the Capital Markets Program (IB, S&T and CB)? My school's only posted the Graduate Leadership Development Program and Tech program so far.

Aug 21, 2019

My school's post has all those 3, target

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Aug 21, 2019

They are posted on my school portal, but also available online for anyone to apply to (search for the intern specific workday career site rather than the general one). Includes IB and S&T, as well as a few other postings. Currently attending a semi-target.

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Aug 21, 2019

Yup, figured it out. Thanks pal! FT isn't up as yet, SA is up. Same, I'm at a semi-target as well

Aug 21, 2019

Does anyone know when interviews are going to happen for RBC IB SA 2020 positions?

Aug 21, 2019

networking events take place early-mid september so i expect it to happen right after that

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Aug 21, 2019

Alright thanks a lot for the help man

Aug 21, 2019

I am a little confused. How is recruitment already near finishing if On-Campus Recruitment in September has yet to even happen?

Also if anyone has any insight on Scotiabank's recruitment I would greatly appreciate it.

Aug 21, 2019

its not near finishing, its just getting started

Aug 21, 2019

But what is all this talk about recruitment finishing up? Also I have an additional question: Do I e-mail my contact to forward my resume in advance and then apply online afterward?

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Aug 23, 2019

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Aug 23, 2019

Scotiabank Toronto IBD had first rounds and super days last week, I know one person who's going through the process

Aug 23, 2019

full time or SA? accelerated/diversity? i knew scotia is rolling but this seems early even for them

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Aug 21, 2019

Lets get her going eh bauds, full send at the cotty in muskoka then packing dip sniping chicks down at boots and hearts. You guys got the ronas with lime ready just in time in for some good facking on campus recruitment and superdays

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Aug 22, 2019

Are postings up for Barclays?

Aug 22, 2019

Yes, at least for Calgary

Aug 22, 2019

Where do you see the Barclays Calgary posting? Haven't seen/heard anything about it

Aug 22, 2019

Does anyone else have a problem with the Citi IBSA link? I've deadass tried to submit this thing ~10x and it won't submit

Aug 23, 2019

Hey, was speaking with an analyst and Md at bmo who head up recruiting and they said that majors don't really matter anymore... is that what other are hearing as well? Find it hard to believe

Aug 23, 2019

Yup, talked to an ED there who's part of recruiting and he says that they are more neutral on what you major, really just about skills and experience

Aug 23, 2019

Anyone heard from MS Calgary for SA 2020 IBD after hirevue ?

Aug 23, 2019

Did you apply online or on campus recruitment? I didn't see a posting for MS Calgary online. Target?

Aug 23, 2019

Oh sorry. It's JP Morgan, My mind was occupied. I applied online, Non-target.

Aug 25, 2019

Is UBS done hiring for SA 2020 in Canada?

Sep 4, 2019

yes

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Aug 26, 2019

FT BAML updates?

Aug 27, 2019

Not yet mate! yet to hear back, applied a couple of weeks ago. What about you?

Aug 28, 2019

In the same boat

Aug 27, 2019

Does anyone have info on TD and Scotia? If apps are out and what timelines look like

Aug 27, 2019

TD and scotia have both launched at my school (semi-target) . pretty sure they are only campus recruitment applications, not "global" postings on their website

Aug 27, 2019

has anyone heard back from national bank after completing the survey/screen?

Aug 27, 2019

Not yet. Speaking with a VP there, I believe they are waiting until the end of the application period before moving forward.

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Aug 30, 2019

It's closed now so hopefully we'll hear soon

Sep 6, 2019

I'm a bit confused about this years National Bank position. It seems in the past they were offering a rotational program, but this year they are actually hiring SA for specific divisions? Or am I not understanding?

Sep 8, 2019

usually national recruits in october, but they moved up their SA class. I expect rotational apps to launch later on

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Aug 28, 2019

Anyone hear back for BAML summer analyst for first round?

Aug 28, 2019

Not yet

Aug 28, 2019

Which location?

Aug 28, 2019

I can't handle the stress of recruitment anymore, so im not going to apply to any banks. Good luck everyone and glad you find this page useful.

I am putting all my eggs in one basket - a firm in Los angeles

cheers

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Aug 28, 2019

Thanks and good luck

Aug 29, 2019

This is a mood

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Aug 29, 2019

any updates on GS Calgary superday results?

Aug 29, 2019

When was your superday and do you go to a target?

Aug 29, 2019

27th and target

Aug 29, 2019

Any updates on JP Morgan Calgary for SA IBD?

Aug 29, 2019

Mine still says under review, august 26th. IDK what's goin on over there.

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Aug 29, 2019

Mine too

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Aug 30, 2019

Any updates on TPH Calgary IBD SA 2020?

  • Prospective Monkey in Other
Sep 1, 2019

First rounds early next week!

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  • Prospective Monkey in Investment Banking - Mergers and Acquisitions
Sep 2, 2019

How do you know for sure? And do you mean this week (week of September 2nd) or next week (week of September 9th)?

Sep 6, 2019

Anyone hear back from TPH Calgary?

Aug 31, 2019

Has anyone heard from citi for full-time corporate banking

Aug 31, 2019

Sure there's a FT Thread no?

Aug 31, 2019

Is it typical for SA to come out before FT?

Aug 31, 2019

usually the postings will go out at same time , but full time deadlines are quicker and offers are handed out before or at the same time as SA at the latest

Aug 31, 2019

Damn, I've seen way more SA positions than FT so far

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