The RMB graduate programme

Are you a top-performing graduate curious about a career in financial services? RMB’s Graduate Programme is your gateway to a fulfilling career where exceptional people thrive.

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What does the programme offer?

In their first year, graduates go through a comprehensive development programme aimed at equipping them with the skills they need to succeed. This development programme includes: The future fit programme, designed to build the graduates business understanding, critical thinking, complex problem solving, general awareness as well as resilience. The graduates typically work on a business project and will present their solution to a panel consisting of some RMB Exco members.

What you can look forward to:

  • Accessing tailored learning and development.
  • Attending monthly group coaching sessions and access to designated graduate coaches.
  • Monthly group catch-up with the Young Talent team.
  • Building a community through various engagements (virtual and in-person) with grad alumni.
  • Access to Wellness Centre and Gym fitness programmes.
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Characteristics of an RMB Grad

  • Strong academic achievement throughout university
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Comfortable with change and agile
  • Highly motivated and driven
  • Involvement in extra-curricular activities (societies, forums, community work, tutoring, sports and culture)
  • Able to network and build strong relationships
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Qualifying criteria

  • Postgraduate degree (Honours degree or higher) in Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Economics
  • Average of 65%
  • Less than 12 months working experience
  • South African citizen
  • Programme must be attended in person in Sandton, Johannesburg (not remotely).

What our graduates have to say

Frequently asked questions

Paul Harris

I believe that we have a role to continuously nurture our young talent. Just giving them a job is simply not enough. We need to make sure that they are valued, heard and can meaningfully contribute from day one. Our Graduate Programme is geared to empower our young talent who are kick-starting their careers for an amazing career at RMB.”

Rob Leon, Co-Head: Investment Banking Division

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