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 2022 internships is now closed. We will re-open this in September 2022 for our 2023 programmes.

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 20 June to 29 July 2022.

When do I apply?

The application window for our 2022 internships is now closed. We will be launching the process for our 2023 internships in September.

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. Please note that the application window for our 2022 internships is now closed.

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?

It is our hope that we can hold an assessment centre in our offices in February/March 2022. This is dependant on Covid-19 restrictions.

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 in our offices in February/March 2022, exact dates will be confirmed soon.