"We have a good team environment and a flat organisational structure so I feel comfortable asking questions."
Human Resources, Graduate, Newry
"Getting a good expenses and accommodation package."
Graduate, Dublin
"There's a lot of responsibility to go around, which is good for confidence as well as preparation for the working world after finishing university."
Human Resources, Entry level, Newry
"I find the biggest perk is the travel element. You get to travel with like-minded people and those of a similar age to you."
Graduate, Dublin
"The good atmosphere makes the place friendly and we we have a good level of responsibility as well as a good support system if required."
Entry level, Newry


"The opportunity to travel and work for some of the most successful financial institutions within the capital markets industry. Some of the locations include North America, Europe and Asia and First Derivatives work hard to ensure that you as comfortable as possible in any location you are placed in."
Midlevel, Toronto
"The exposure to international banks, the people and the travel."
Finance, Experienced, New York
"Getting to live and work in some of the best cities in the world. The young average staff age makes the company a very fun and social place to work. After your initial training FD can generally place you in a high profile team in a bank/hedge fund which it is extremely difficult to get into by applying directly."
Capital Markets, Midlevel, Sydney
"The friendly atmosphere and the very young work force. The frequent opportunities to travel."
Human Resources, Executive, Newry
"Excellent opportunity to learn, working with extremely intelligent people, desirable location."
Midlevel, Montreal
"Challenging and innovative work. Working with people all over the world. Ability to travel internationally. Rewarding work. Working with talented teams of people. Working in a team."
Graduate, Newry
"Opportunity to travel, working with top tier investment banks and funds, working with intelligent colleagues and clients, and learning new skill sets."
Entry level, Montreal
"FD offers excellent opportunities for worldwide travel, training and development and a fantastic expenses package."
Graduate, Dublin
"Level of responsibility at early stages. Level of nearby expertise. Variety in the given job roles/locations/departments/clients. Competitive salary & expenses package."
Graduate, Frankfurt / Munich / Dublin
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