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Goodbody and the Graduate Programme 2024


At Goodbody, we’re deeply proud of our heritage and reputation, and we’re always looking for new teammates that will carry on our tradition of providing quality advice and exceptional client service. Our graduate programme is a fantastic way to gain core industry experience and find out if you’re a good fit to join our team for the long-term. The graduate programme is a critical part of our strategy to find and foster new talent and bring fresh approaches to Goodbody.


Members of the Programme

As a member of the programme, you’ll:

  • Work closely with experienced senior managers.
  • Receive ongoing guidance from former members of the graduate programme who will share their tips on career path progression.
  • Contribute to high profile projects that will directly impact our business.
  • Have access to a plethora of resources to help you succeed within the programme and in the future.

We’d love the opportunity to invest in your development and provide experience that will to help you discover your optimal career path.


About Goodbody

The Goodbody name has been part of Ireland’s economic story for centuries. After 150 years of stockbroking, Goodbody continues to endure and evolve, with a continuous commitment to hard work and serving our clients. Today, we operate as a full-service, investment-led business offering wealth management, asset management and investment banking services. We are both client and community focused. Our company offers an established community partners programme, a Sports & Social group and a Universal Inclusion Programme to ensure that all employees have a voice and are recognised as individuals. Additionally, Goodbody is focused on Sustainability, emphasing four key areas: good goverance, sustainable propositions, our people and economic progress.

What to Expect

Our graduate programme is designed to provide you with the feedback and guidance that you’ll want to gain early on in your career. You will gain functional skills that will serve you over the long term, no matter what career path you choose. As a member of our gradate programme, you will have access to all of the following: 


In addition to the ongoing skills development mentioned above, we provide a top-tier graduate contract package with:

Competitive salary | Study leave | Financial professional qualification support | IT Flex equipment | Hybrid working options.

 Our graduate programme runs for 23 months and is located in our Dublin office.


Former Graduates Share Their Insights



Our Graduate Streams 

While you’re developing professional core skills within our graduate programme, you’ll also have the opportunity to rotate in different work streams if you wish, gaining hands-on experience in different areas of the company and gain hands-on experience working in different areas of the company. Experience within a selection of the business units may open up potential career paths, and help you discover what future role may match your skill set and interests. Click on each button below to learn more about each of the five streams that we offer our graduates.

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Who We’re Looking For

Goodbody is looking for enthusiastic graduates who are keen to start their career in financial services. To be successful in the Goodbody graduate programme, you will be a team player, have a passion for what we do, aim to contribute to the overall organisation and possess a desire to continuously improve. Essential qualities we look for:

  • Client focused, professional approach and presence.
  • Commitment to collaboration, teamwork, execution, and delivery. 
  • Ability to work on time sensitive projects, prioritise tasks and work under pressure.
  • Curious, adaptable, and open to opportunities outside of your comfort zone.
  • Displays focus, drive, and self-direction.
  • Aptitude and interest in financial services. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Values that match our vison and mission: accountability, commerciality, client focus, integrity and a team player mentality. 
  • A minimum (expected or actual) 2.1 or higher in your degree.

Candidates that possess these qualities will thrive in the Goodbody graduate programme.


Application and Timeline

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2024 – 2026 cycle. Thank you to all who applied for this cycle, applications are currently under review.

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