Career opportunities

Investing in the Future Workforce

At Janus Henderson, we believe in investing for the future – and that includes the future of our workforce. Join a team of innovators and work alongside some of the greatest minds in the industry as we help our clients achieve their dreams.

There are a variety of options to get your foot in the door and learn the ropes of the industry or gain the experience you need for the next step in your career through regional programs offered in the US and UK, including the Janus Henderson US Summer Internship Program and the UK Trainee and Graduate Schemes. Discover more about the types of opportunities available below.

Undergraduate summer internships (US)

Each year, Janus Henderson offers a variety of internships to full-time college students across areas of the business. Typically, opportunities are made available in the following departments:

  • Investments
  • Sales
  • Information Technology
  • Operations

Internships enable Janus Henderson to bring in new, fresh ideas while cultivating potential candidates for the future. These positions are posted to our job board in the November – February timeframe and launch in June. Interested applicants are encouraged to review postings regularly and apply.

Internship Eligibility

Qualified applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for Janus Henderson’s internship program:

  • Candidates must be enrolled as full-time students
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the US

Please note that all internships are paid, we do not offer college credit.

Application Process

Internships are posted on our job board in the November-February timeframe. Interested candidates should check postings frequently and apply. The timeline for selection varies and will be communicated to candidates during the recruitment process.

Program Specifics

Internships are posted on our job board in the November-February timeframe. Interested candidates should check postings frequently and apply. The timeline for selection varies and will be communicated to candidates during the recruitment process.

The Janus Henderson Summer Internship extends 10-12 weeks, from June - August.

Throughout the course of the program, all interns will have the opportunity to participate in the following:

  • Orientation
  • Welcome Breakfast
  • Professional Development and Learning Sessions
  • Keynote Sessions Delivered By Janus Henderson Senior Leaders
  • Summer Internship Social Event

Furthermore, interns are invited to participate in all employee events that take place during the summer, as well as any additional learning opportunities made available to the wider employee base.

We support Employee Resource Groups that serve as networks for colleagues with similar backgrounds and interests to come together and impact the business. These groups influence our policies, lead community involvement initiatives and bring cultural awareness to the firm.

Compensation

Compensation varies based upon the role; details will be discussed during the recruiting process.

Graduate internships (US)

Janus Henderson offers summer internships for MBA students, specifically for those with a background in the financial industry. Candidates selected for these roles gain a breadth of exposure and hands-on experience working side-by-side with Janus Henderson leaders to serve our clients across the globe.

Typical areas in which internships are offered include:

  • Multi-Asset Strategy
  • Equity Investments
  • Fixed Income

As opportunities become available, they are posted on our job board and communicated at select recruitment events. Interested applicants are encouraged to review these regularly and apply.

Internship Eligibility

Qualified applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for Janus Henderson’s internship program:

  • Candidates must be enrolled as full-time students
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the US

Please note that all internships are paid, we do not offer college credit.

Application Process

Internships are posted on our job board in the November-February timeframe. Interested candidates should check postings frequently and apply. The timeline for selection varies and will be communicated to candidates during the recruitment process.

Program Specifics

Internships are posted on our job board in the November-February timeframe. Interested candidates should check postings frequently and apply. The timeline for selection varies and will be communicated to candidates during the recruitment process.

The Janus Henderson Summer Internship extends 10-12 weeks, from June - August.

Throughout the course of the program, all interns will have the opportunity to participate in the following:

  • Orientation
  • Welcome Breakfast
  • Professional Development and Learning Sessions
  • Keynote Sessions Delivered By Janus Henderson Senior Leaders
  • Summer Internship Social Event

Furthermore, interns are invited to participate in all employee events that take place during the summer, as well as any additional learning opportunities made available to the wider employee base.

Compensation

Compensation varies based upon the role; details will be discussed during the recruiting process.

Graduate scheme (UK)

Janus Henderson's Graduate Programme is a two-year training programme with opportunities in Investment Management and Global Distribution.

Unlike a traditional Graduate Programme, you will be placed within one of our teams for the majority of the training programme. This enables you to gain deeper knowledge and a better understanding of the team you are working in.

The Programme is designed to provide you with:

  • Varied hands on experience whilst working alongside fund managers, analysts, sales directors and other professionals in a dynamic and engaging environment
  • On-the-job and formalised training covering both soft and technical skills
  • Relevant professional qualifications, including IMC and CFA.

Application Process

Online Application

  • The online application form will ask you to provide personal details and additional information such as your academic history and work experience
  • You will also be required to answer a number of competency based questions

Online Testing

  • There are two online assessments; numerical and verbal reasoning
  • Each test is carried out sequentially and therefore each test will need to be completed and passed, at the time of sitting, in order to carry onto the next

Video Interviews

  • During the online interview, candidates will be asked to respond to pre-recorded competency-based questions.

Assessment Centres

  • A one-day assessment centre at Janus Henderson's London office
  • The day will be used to assess a range of skills and your suitability for the programme

Final Selection

  • Six candidates will be selected for Janus Henderson's 2018 Graduate Programme
  • Each stage outlined above must be completed and passed before progressing to the next stage

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for intelligent, innovative, forward-thinking individuals who are keen to begin their career in investment management.

We want to see:

  • A sharp, analytical mind with the drive and enthusiasm to succeed
  • A conscientious, motivated self-starter; ready to take on any task that is given

We want you to apply if you:

Are aiming for or attained at least a 2:1 degree. Janus Henderson cares about all aspects of difference including diversity of thought, so we don't mind what subjects you have studied, and want to hear from a broad range of disciplines.

Our focus goes beyond just your academic achievements. We are also keen to hear about your hobbies and other personal interests.

Key facts


SalaryHighly competitive
BenefitsBonus (discretionary), pension (10.5% non-contributory), private healthcare, life assurance, season ticket loan, variety of share schemes, 25 days' holiday
Business areasInvestment Management (which includes Equities, Fixed Income, Diversified Alternatives & Multi-Asset) and Global Distribution
LocationsLondon only
Degree soughtMinimum of 2:1 in any subject
ApplyApplications are now closed for our 2017 intake

Learn more by reading the Graduate Programme FAQ.

Trainee programme (UK)

The Janus Henderson Trainee Programme is aimed at recent graduates, school leavers and those looking for a career change. The programme is for a period of 12 months and is run in our London and Denver offices. Unlike a traditional rotational Graduate Programme, Trainees are placed into one of our teams for the duration of their contract, enabling them to learn what the team does in real depth. It is a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills from a combination of both 'on the job' and formal training. For those Trainees who excel in their roles, there may even be potential to secure a permanent role within Janus Henderson.

Trainee roles are offered in a number of divisions across the Company. The roles and divisions available vary per intake. Roles in previous intakes have been in a number of areas including facilities, operations, human resources, finance, marketing, investments and legal.

Who we are looking for

Whilst exceptional academic qualifications are always desirable, we look for individuals who show a strong desire to learn and embrace a fast paced, dynamic environment. Everything we do at Janus Henderson revolves around three central principles:

  • We put our clients first
  • We succeed as a team
  • We act like owners

Therefore we are looking for applicants who are motivated by providing excellent customer service, like to work and succeed within a team, and people who take ownership of their work.

Current Trainee Opportunities

Applications for the September 2019 intake are due to open on Tuesday 28th May. The following positions will be available:

Investment Management

Investment Services Trainee – click here to apply (from 28th May)

Distribution

Marketing Trainee – click here to apply (from 28th May)
Digital Marketing Trainee – click here to apply (from 28th May)
Sales Support Trainee – click here to apply (from 28th May)

Corporate

Technology Trainee – click here to apply (from 28th May)
Compliance Trainee – click here to apply (from 28th May)
Operations Trainee – click here to apply (from 28th May)
Finance Trainee – click here to apply (from 28th May)

If you are looking to apply, please note the following important dates:

Tuesday 28th May: Trainee applications open
Sunday 23rd June: Trainee applications close at Midnight
Monday 5th August – Friday 16th August: Interviewing and Assessment Stage. Candidates will be required to attend an interview at some point during this two week period
Thursday 5th September and Friday 6th September: 2 day ‘Welcome to the Company’ for successful applicants
Monday 9th September: Trainee’s first official day at Janus Henderson

Next Steps

Candidates interested in employment or internships are encouraged to view our job board and apply. Please refer to the job description for a comprehensive understanding of requirements and responsibilities. In addition, stand out to our recruiters by following Janus Henderson on LinkedIn.



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