Walter Scott aims to recruit people with an enquiring mind, ambition and integrity. We reward our people well and aspire to create an environment where everyone can maximise their career capabilities.

We are not all the same at Walter Scott, but we share a belief that we work to deliver the best for our clients. As individuals from different backgrounds, we build on this diversity with the help of great partners, including The Robertson Trust, Girls Who Invest, the British Council, Girls Are INvestors (GAIN), the Crankstart Scholarship, Future Asset and the Taylor Bennett Foundation.

For more details on our commitment, please refer to our diversity and inclusion statement.

Current Vacancies

We are always interested in exceptional individuals to enhance the business. Please send a cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Currently, we are not recruiting for any positions. New vacancies will appear here when available on the BNY Mellon job portal.

Internships

We have two internship programmes – Investment and Operations. These will run throughout the summer months in Edinburgh.

The application window for our 2023 internships is now open. For information on how to apply, please see our FAQs below.

Jane Henderson, Managing Director
BSc (Hons) Marine and Environmental Biology, University of St Andrews
Joined: 1995

Applicants should have an enquiring mind, demonstrate excellent communication skills, be flexible and adaptable, and driven to succeed.

Internship FAQs

How long is the internship?

The internship lasts for six weeks from 26 June to 04 August 2023.

When do I apply?

The application window for our 2023 internships is now open. Please look at the details on each programme page to learn more. You can find information on how to apply in the section below.

How do I apply?

It’s simple. Send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] for the Investment Research programme and to [email protected] for the Operations programme. There are no online application forms or tests and we will acknowledge receipt of your application by way of an automated email upon submission.

 

 

 

What degree subject should I be studying?

You don’t need to be studying a financial related degree, we want to hire people from all degree disciplines.

What is the application process?

We will hold an assessment day at our offices in Edinburgh in January 2023. This will include interviews as well as group exercises and the chance to meet people from Walter Scott. This is dependant on Covid-19 restrictions.

Here are the key dates for each programme:

Investment Research Internship – final selection for interviews will be made by Monday 9 January 2023. If successful, candidates will be informed on the 10/11 January 2023 with a view to attending our assessment centre on Friday 20 January 2023.

Operations Internship – final selection for interviews will be made by Friday 6 January 2023. If successful, candidates will be informed between 7-9 January 2023 with a view to attending our assessment centre on Friday 27 January 2023.

Is the internship paid?

Of course, our internship pay is competitive.

What happens after I apply?

We review applications as they come in so please give us some time to do this. We will hold an assessment centre at our offices in Edinburgh on the following dates:

Investment Research Internship – Friday 20 January 2023.

Operations Internship – Friday 27 January 2023.