Franklin Templeton

Recruitment for this position will begin October 2023. Please submit your application now to be considered for our 2024 program. Candidates will begin to be contacted in October this year.

Franklin Templeton welcomes employees from all over the world, creating a diverse workplace and a truly inclusive atmosphere. Each new perspective and fresh approach help us to look to the future with a view to making things better.  Whether you are a recent college graduate or about to be one in June 2024, we understand that starting a career is an exciting adventure.

The Futures Program is a full time, two-year rotational development program for high potential individuals starting their professional careers and provides exposure to different areas of our business. These areas of business include Investment Management, Fiduciary Trust High Net Worth, Global Advisory Services, and more. Associate development is a key goal of the program and is achieved through engagement in purposeful work, network building and mentoring.

An ideal Futures Associate is intellectually curious, thrives in research and analysis, strives to grow as an active learner, and wants to make a positive impact on our business. Futures Associates come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring with them a unique perspective that when applied to solving difficult challenges allows them to propose thoughtful and novel solutions.

Ready for an opportunity unlike anything else?

How it Works: The Program consists of six 4-month rotations within different departments. Each rotation promotes career development and fosters professional acumen through contributions to the goals of the department. The Program’s rotational structure provides a variety of in-depth perspectives, encouraging Associates to explore a range of potential career paths. Associates are exposed to project-related and/or analytical assignments while supporting the rotational area initiatives. Development consists of on-the-job experience and a wide variety of robust training and networking opportunities.

After the two-year period, the program aims to place Associates into a permanent role.

Mentorship: Mentoring is a key component of the Program. A senior Franklin Templeton leader will work with each Associate to:

  • Accelerate onboarding into the Program,
  • Provide networking opportunities and create connections within Franklin Templeton’s inclusive culture,
  • Assist in making career decisions with a long-term view.

Futures Associates will join our San Mateo, CA, New York, NY, and Ft. Lauderdale, FL offices in July 2024.

The characteristics of an ideal Futures Associate include:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s level degree completed by June 2024 in Finance, Economics, Business or related areas
  • Adaptability with capacity for differentiated thinking
  • Data and digital fluency
  • Agility for learning, able to synthesize ideas and information to form a bigger picture
  • Analytical, problem-solving and leadership abilities
  • Growth-oriented mindset and comfort with ambiguity
  • Ability to work with many constituents and stakeholders at all levels
  • Commitment to excellence and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated interest working within the financial services industry

Compensation Range: Along with base compensation, other compensation is offered such as a discretionary bonus, 401k plan, health insurance, and other perks. There are several factors taken into consideration in making compensation decisions including but not limited to location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. At Franklin Templeton, we apply a total reward philosophy where all aspects of compensation and benefits are taken into consideration in determining compensation. The current salary for this position ranges between $65,000 – $85,000. Please note this range may be updated for our Summer 2024 hiring class.

About Franklin Templeton: Franklin Templeton remains a leading global investment management organization for 70 years thanks to our greatest assets – our employees. With over 12,000 employees working in 34 countries around the world to service over 300 financial products, we offer an exceptional range of diverse career options. Our values reflect the best of our employees. We believe in putting clients first, building relationships, achieving quality results, and working with integrity. We value diversity and inclusion and offer a number of corporate programs and business resource groups (known as BRGs) to make all our employees feel valued, welcome and special. Over the years, we have developed the careers of many Futures Associates who came to us with dedication, integrity and a passion for excellence.

Franklin Templeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation. We invite you to visit us at Franklin Templeton Careers to learn more about our company and our career opportunities.

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