24 FTA participants in Moscow and 9 in London were recruited for a variety of business areas including Global Banking, Global Markets, Sales and Trading, Structuring, Research, IT and Legal. Each of the participants passed rigorous selection as there were more than 2000 applicants for the programme.
3rd and 4th grade motivated and ambitious students can take part in the programme that begins in July with the familiarization with company, its rules and procedures. In the course of program FTA will be provided with trainings – among them ‘Introduction to Investment Banking and Markets’ and ‘Development of Communicative and Presentation Skills’ among them. The programme will be concluded by the end of August when the results of every participants will be evaluated.
Natalia Nikiforova, Head of HR Russia, said: 'The FTA Programme allows students to try out new role and determine the choice of further specialization. During the internship students have an excellent opportunity for professional development in a team of international level experts, and with these training tools in place, we can ensure that VTB Capital has a pipeline of high quality, entry-level talent for years to come. The results of this program in 2011 exceeded all our expectations and we were able to attract the most perspective participants. I am sure that this year's program participants will again have a wonderful experience for their career development'.