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Capital Markets and Sponsor Finance Program

As an analyst in the Capital Markets and Sponsor Finance Program, you will build a foundational knowledge of capital markets skills through extensive classroom training and working closely with the team's senior professionals. Completion of this program will give you exposure to a wide range of industries and a transferrable skillset to help you grow a rewarding career.


  • Boston, Massachusetts location
  • 8 weeks of classroom work with the Commercial Banking Development Program
  • 4 weeks of in-house Capital Markets training covering group operations, pitchbook basics,
    legal overview, financial modeling, etc.
  • Project example: Support debt capital markets transactions from origination to closing
  • Unique volunteer events, networking events and business competitions that offer exposure
    to our customers, community and executives


  • 2-day orientation in downtown Boston with all bank-wide Early Career Development Program colleagues
  • Branch and customer site visits (such as the Harpoon Brewery)
  • Dedicated community service activities with your peers
  • Early Career Program development days
    • Several development/training days, where executives in the bank will speak to you 
      about high-level banking operations and offer advice on how to succeed
  • Strategic Challenge – All Early Career colleagues are split into mixed teams and assigned 
    an organizational problem
    • Over the first 3-months of the program, you and your team will schedule calls and 
      meetings to develop a plan to win and solve the problem statement
    • Your team will present to a panel of judges in September and the winning team will 
      be given the opportunity to present to an executive counsel the following month


  • Depending on your performance and the need of the business, you will have opportunities such as:
    • Full-time analyst with promotion to Associate
    • Internal mobility within Citizens, including Syndicate Trading Desk
      and Corporate Finance Coverage Roles
    • Buyside opportunities, either as an Associate in Private Equity or an
      Investment Analyst at a Hedge Fund
    • Transferable skillset applicable to a wide range of exit opportunities

The application window is now closed. We will begin accepting applications again in the fall of 2020.