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Barclays Credit Research Associate - Expert Summer Intern Programme - 2022 in New York, New York

Turn information into insight

Barclays’ award-winning Credit Research team provides expert knowledge to enable both internal and external clients to make informed investment decisions. Covering Investment Grade, High Yield, Emerging Market, Municipals and Credit Strategy, this team offers actionable insights and innovative products, every day. Find out if you have what it takes to succeed here by becoming a summer associate.

Fundamental analysts are responsible for covering companies within specific sectors or industries while strategists analyze macro trends and their impact on the overall credit market. In addition to performing macro and industry analysis, the research team works with internal contacts (trading, sales, investment banking, etc.) and external clients (money managers, pension funds, hedge funds, etc.) on a regular basis in order to better evaluate the credit markets. This is a fast-paced and exciting role requiring a high degree of interaction and partnership with Sales & Trading.

Real responsibility, right away

As a summer associate, you’ll spend the summer rotating through two coverage areas in our Credit Research team, gaining valuable experience and having a genuine impact on our business. Under the direction of a senior analyst, you’ll exercise your critical thinking skills, contributing insights and ideas to investment theses and reports. You may:

  • analyze macro trends and assess their impact on overall credit market

  • build quantitative models to highlight relative value within credit

  • build and maintain financial models and industry databases

  • opportunity to participate in client meetings and phone calls

  • understand the next wave of financial analysis through opportunities to work with our Quantitative Portfolio Strategies and Data Science teams.

    A place where you can thrive

    At Barclays, you’ll be surrounded by people who will help you achieve your ambitions. Our collaborative, supportive environment gives you the chance to build solid relationships with senior leaders and peers alike. During the program, you’ll also:

  • participate in formal and informal training

  • connect with junior and senior mentors

  • attend dedicated networking sessions and other program events

  • receive detailed performance feedback

  • give back to the community through volunteer events.

    We invite top-performing, eligible summer associates to join us as full-time Credit Research analysts after graduation.

    To be considered for this program, you must:

  • be a masters or MBA student with an anticipated graduation date between December 2022 - June 2023.

    Ideally, you would also have:

  • a GPA of 3.2 or above

  • a strong interest in business and finance, though no specific major is required

  • resourcefulness, team-orientation, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrated through participation in extracurricular activities

  • if MBA:

  • advanced knowledge of accounting, bond math, corporate financial valuation methods, financial modeling and the market

  • advanced Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills and basic knowledge of Bloomberg

  • intermediate knowledge of derivative valuation methods

  • basic knowledge of statistical methods

  • knowledge of fixed income securities (preferred)

  • the ability to prioritize numerous tasks independently, demonstrated through work experience.

    Ready to apply?

    Please submit an application through Barclays’ online system ( . Then, submit your resume and cover letter through your school’s career management application system if required. Please note that you can apply to only one Barclays graduate program globally.

    About Barclays

    Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the firm.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

    Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

    Our Purpose and Values

    We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability for the common good and the long term.

    Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


    We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.

    For further information about Barclays, please visit our website

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    It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, 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.