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VTB Capital announces talent development programmes for students and graduates

25 February 2011

VTB Capital announces the launch of two programmes focused on attracting and developing talented individuals: ELEVATE and Fixed Term Analyst (FTA).

ELEVATE has been designed to develop a sel ect group of university graduates by providing both on-the-job and formal learning, while also offering practical experience in multiple front office functions. The first class of ELEVATE participants is scheduled to start in September 2011 in Moscow and in London.

ELEVATE starts with induction sessions, providing an overview of VTB Capital. This will be followed by professional training seminars and external pre-certification trainings. The programme includes four 12-week rotations within VTB Capital business divisions.

Fixed Term Analyst (FTA) is an excellent opportunity for current university students to obtain practical experience within key VTB Capital functions. FTA’s first intake is scheduled for February 2011 in Moscow and July 2011 in both Moscow and London.

Alexey Yakovitsky, CEO at VTB Capital Moscow, said “ELEVATE and Fixed Term Analyst have been designed to provide talented and ambitious people with the opportunity to develop professionally. We are building an international team of exceptional individuals who come fr om diverse backgrounds, cultures and working environments. 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.”

Natalia Nikiforova, Head of HR Moscow at VTB Capital, said “The ELEVATE and FTA programmes are an excellent opportunity to start a career in a leading investment company. By launching these programmes, we are investing in the professional development of specialists, laying the foundation of their professional growth and opening up a successful career at VTB Capital.”

Please visit the Graduate Web Portal ( for more information on the project.

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