Last updated: 08:53 / Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Enrollment Period for BTG Pactual's New Trainee Program is Officially Open

Enrollment Period for BTG Pactual's New Trainee Program is Officially Open
  • Students graduating between June 2012 and December 2014 are eligible

BTG Pactual is looking for new talents for its trainee program. Candidates can be either Brazilians or foreigners, with a degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Math, Engineering and other sciences and technology, and must have graduated between June 2012 and December 2014. Candidates must also be fluent in English and Portuguese.

BTG Pactual is the leading investment bank in Latin America, with over 2,800 employees working at 19 offices in Latin America (Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico), the US, the UK and China. In 2013, it was elected the Most Innovative Investment Bank in Latin America by The Banker and the Best Investment Bank in Brazil and Chile by World Finance.

In selecting candidates, those individuals more aligned with the bank’s culture stand out. BTG Pactual prioritizes identification with the values of the Bank over prior technical knowledge. Candidates who show initiative, focus on results, a long-term vision, an entrepreneurial spirit and determination are likely to receive a better evaluation. The apprenticeship experience at the Bank is based on day-to-day activities and candidates must be able to deal with managing multiple tasks.

The selection process includes online tests, as well as group dynamics and interviews with the HR area, managers and partners of the Bank. The job openings are for the São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro offices, which means those approved must be willing to live in either of these two cities. This edition of BTG Pactual's Trainee Program features 40 job openings.

The program lasts for one year, starting in January 2015. During this period, trainees will undergo job rotation, meaning they will work in up to three different areas of the Bank. Job rotations occur every 4 months and individual performance will be assessed at the end of each period. Trainees will be closely monitored by the HR team and by the managers, and will receive a plan of technical and behavioral training throughout the Program. The technical training sessions are developed internally in partnership between HR and the business lines. Partners, associates and other senior managers of the respective areas are responsible for organizing these sessions. In addition to a salary, BTG Pactual offers trainees a health plan and restaurant/supermarket vouchers.

As an institution based on meritocracy, trainees may be retained on a full-time basis at the end of the program, in accordance with their performance during the period. This is the sixth edition of the trainee program and the retention rate of trainees usually surpasses 95%.