Davy Graduate Programme

About Us

Established in 1926, the Davy Group is Ireland's leading provider of wealth management, asset management, capital markets and financial advisory services. The Davy Group is headquartered in Dublin, with offices in London, Belfast, Cork and Galway. Employing over 650 people, we offer a broad range of services to private clients, small businesses, corporations and institutional investors, and organise our activities around five interrelated business areas - Asset Management, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Private Clients and Research.

Careers at Davy

At Davy, we pride ourselves on being an organisation which facilitates and encourages dynamism, entrepreneurial flair and creativity.

We hire people who we believe will work well on their own initiative, take their career development into their own hands and excel to reach their highest potential.

Davy Graduate Programme

If you are considering a career in financial services and you have a strong work ethic, together with lots of ambition, you should consider the Davy Graduate Programme. For our part, we will do our utmost to nurture and develop your talents and will give you the opportunity to work with and learn from the best and brightest people in the business.

The Davy Graduate Programme Offers:

  • An opportunity to gain challenging and varied work experience with Ireland’s leading institutional, corporate and private client broker;
  • Training and development initiatives (including further education) with set objectives and outcomes;
  • Sponsorship and support to pursue a variety of professional qualifications including Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) accreditation which is the internationally recognised professional qualification in our industry; Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA);
  • Networking opportunities across all aspects of the Davy business;
  • Feedback, advice and support to ensure that you achieve your goals.

Training, Development and Support

Continuous learning is an essential feature of life at Davy. We encourage and support our staff to pursue self-development opportunities through the acquisition of professional qualifications, knowledge sharing sessions, mentoring, formal training and active on-the-job coaching.

The support given to those on the Davy Graduate Programme is multifaceted. This includes the appointment of a ‘Buddy’, who is a previous participant in the Graduate Programme. The role of the Buddy is to assist your integration into the company. You will also be assigned a ‘Mentor’, a senior member of the business who will act as a ‘sounding board’ and a career guide. Our HR team is also on hand to assist and support you along the way.

Application Process

We have an online application process. Application forms should be completed via our website: www.davy.ie/careers/graduates

Applicants must be final year students, postgraduate students, or have already successfully attained a third level degree qualification with a minimum 2:1 achieved. We are welcoming applications from both undergraduates and postgraduates in a variety of disciplines such as Business, Engineering, Economics, Finance, Law and IT.

The Benefits

Our benefits package is designed to recognise and reward your performance. We provide our employees with a range of benefits to reflect contribution, including a highly competitive salary and a discretionary performance related annual bonus.


  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive, discretionary, annual performance-related bonus award
  • Pension scheme
  • 21 days' annual leave, with an extra day for every two years' service, up to a maximum of 30 days (we also treat Good Friday as a public holiday and close on that day)


  • Financial support for relevant further study or professional qualifications such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Accredited Product Advisor (APA), Savings and Investments and APA Pensions, Xetra, Series 7 and Series 63


  • Life assurance (3 times salary to spouse/next of kin plus a spouse/dependent pension for life)
  • Income continuance insurance for long term illness
  • Group health insurance schemes with Aviva, Laya and VHI, allowing you easy access to private health insurance through salary deduction


  • In-house gym 
  • wide variety of in-house fitness activities at lunchtime and after work including yoga, Pilates, circuit training, kettle bells, abdominal conditioning, and boxing
  • Active sports and social calendar


  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee assistance programme – free, confidential and independent advice, support and assistance on matters concerning your work or personal life
  • Tax saver commuter tickets – savings of up to 52% on your travel costs
  • Cycle to work scheme – tax free bicycles with savings of up to 52% on cost of bicycle and safety equipment
  • Access to a wide range of discounts from a variety of shops and restaurants
  • Annual Flu Jabs
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