EARLY CAREER: YOUR SPRINGBOARD TO A SUCCESSFUL CAREER AT RATHBONES

Thinking, acting, and investing with a sense of responsibility – that’s our purpose.  

Rathbones have been trusted for generations to manage and preserve our clients’ wealth. We aim to build wealth and enduring value for individuals, families, and institutions, through active investment management built around our clients, charities, trustees and professional partners’ future goals and values.   

We deliver this through our values. We’re responsible and entrepreneurial, collaborative and empathetic in dealing with people, courageous and resilient in leading change, professional and high performing in all our actions. Our tradition of investing and acting responsibly has been with us from the beginning and continues to lead us forward.   

We’re on a growth journey and it’s an exciting time to join us. 

BE INSPIRED: VIRTUAL INSIGHT DAYS

Designed for school leavers and undergraduates, Rathbones Virtual Insight Days are a great way to explore potential career paths and gain a deeper understanding of the financial industry. They can be a great introduction to financial services and Rathbones, often acting as a precursor to internships and work experience, providing students with a unique opportunity to gain insights into working at our company alongside valuable employability skills.  

Attendees have the chance to meet members of our team, ranging from graduates to senior leadership, and learn about our company culture and values. You’ll also have the opportunity to network with other students and professionals in the field and gain valuable advice and guidance from experienced professionals. 

You can register your interest in our upcoming Virtual insight Days by following the links below:

University Student Virtual Insight Day – 18th June 2024 - For students studying at university

School/College Pupil Virtual Insight Day – 30th July 2024 - For students in years 11, 12 and 13, or S4, S5 or S6 in Scotland

APPRENTICESHIPS: SCHOOL & COLLEGE LEAVERS

University isn't for everyone and apprenticeships are a great way for young people and adults to enter the working world and undertake a qualification, without going taking the traditional university route.

Rathbones is a keen advocate of apprenticeships and are often looking for enthusiastic entry level talent to bring into various areas of business via this route.

Keep an eye out for apprenticeship vacancies here.

APPRENTICESHIPS: SCHOOL & COLLEGE LEAVERS

 

University isn't for everyone and apprenticeships are a great way for young people and adults to enter the working world and undertake a qualification, without going taking the traditional university route.

 

Rathbones is a keen advocate of apprenticeships and are often looking for enthusiastic entry level talent to bring into various areas of business via this route.

 

Keep an eye out for apprenticeship vacancies here.

 

 

GRADUATES

Our graduate programmes nurture our future leaders, and we welcome applicants that have recently graduated as well as those with more experience. We look for people with drive and integrity – because our programme will build the knowledge and skills you need to succeed at Rathbones. 

The Graduate Academy includes a combination of placements, projects and qualifications to help you develop the attributes that we and other employers look for. You will work on as many as eight placements in different areas of the business, giving you the chance to put your learnings into practice and explore a wide range of careers. After two years, you’ll have the experience and skills to steer your career path wherever you want to go. 

As well as theoretical and practical skills, we encourage you to develop your personal skills. Learn how to be a good leader, develop a professional network, and collaborate effectively with colleagues. 

“During the graduate programme, I have most enjoyed working in an innovative environment with a steep learning curve and a fantastic team. I have learnt an enormous amount since joining Rathbones. I continue to be supported in my career development and I am given opportunities to take on new responsibilities every day.” – Raphaela Major, Graduate Trainee - Investment Management (London) 

 

GRADUATES

Our graduate programmes nurture our future leaders, and we welcome applicants that have recently graduated as well as those with more experience. We look for people with drive and integrity – because our programme will build the knowledge and skills you need to succeed at Rathbones. 

 

The Graduate Academy includes a combination of placements, projects and qualifications to help you develop the attributes that we and other employers look for. You will work on as many as eight placements in different areas of the business, giving you the chance to put your learnings into practice and explore a wide range of careers. After two years, you’ll have the experience and skills to steer your career path wherever you want to go. 

 

As well as theoretical and practical skills, we encourage you to develop your personal skills. Learn how to be a good leader, develop a professional network, and collaborate effectively with colleagues. 

 

“During the graduate programme, I have most enjoyed working in an innovative environment with a steep learning curve and a fantastic team. I have learnt an enormous amount since joining Rathbones. I continue to be supported in my career development and I am given opportunities to take on new responsibilities every day.” – Raphaela Major, Graduate Trainee - Investment Management (London) 

SUPPORTING YOU THROUGH YOUR STUDIES

We want all our graduates to succeed on our programme. So, we give you the chance to choose the qualification that most suits your career ambitions, and we will give you time for exam preparation courses and study leave. You’ll also have a dedicated mentor to make sure you’re on track with regular one-to-one support. 

All our graduates are on the learning curve together. You’ll join a network of other graduates and attend training together and we’ll match you to a buddy, so there will always be people you can turn to. 

Our graduates make a hugely valuable contributions to Rathbones. To make sure we give you the support you need, we have a graduate development board that helps us continually evolve our programmes based on feedback from participants. 

“When I joined Rathbones, I quickly realised that the company has a very welcoming culture. Everyone is friendly, supportive, and understanding. Senior colleagues are very approachable and interested in the professional development of graduates, helping us every step of the way. Rathbones’ inclusive and collaborative culture is one of the main reasons I recommend others to join the company’s graduate scheme.” – Emmanouil Makrygiannakis, Graduate Trainee - Investment Management (London) 

WHERE YOUR NEXT CHAPTER BEGINS

Our graduate programme could be the start of your successful career in financial services. Usually, we hire a selection of graduates from our course – on average almost 90% of our graduates have secured permanent roles at Rathbones. 

Our graduates have gone on to have roles in investment management, compliance, research financial planning, cybersecurity, data management and business transformation. 

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