University Graduate Internship
The Location: Johannesburg/South Africa
The Team: The Johannesburg office is S&P Global’s hub for sub-Saharan Africa. S&P Global is a leading provider of financial markets data and analytics and the Johannesburg office is home to 4 S&P Global teams including Ratings, Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and Platts.
The Impact: Our internship programme is tailored to transfer know how and build skills among young South African university graduates that want to pursue financial markets career path.
What’s in it for you: The internship with an entry level salary lasts up to 12 months and will provide you with an opportunity to gather your first professional experience in financial services and enhance your CV. You will work with various teams acquiring profound credit, analytical and/or marketing skills. You will have access to S&P’s learning tools and programmes including the opportunity to take S&P’s in-house analyst certification exam.
Responsibilities: Provide research support to senior team members; contribute to our published research and ratings reports; work with our data bases; analyze business and market data, and survey our markets and clients in general.
What We’re Looking For: Highly motivated South African university graduates with a top notch business, accounting or economics background. Candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn new skills and have the ability to work in a small team and to communicate easily with a variety of analysts and marketing professionals.
Basic Qualifications: Excellent numeracy and English writing skills, ability to work with Excel, PowerPoint and other mainstream Microsoft applications.