Local Internship Programme 2020

Job title: Intern

Company: SEB

Contract type: Internship

Location: Helsinki

Application deadline: 08/10/2019

Published: 03/10/2019

SEB is now looking for interns to take part in our Local Internship Programme during spring or autumn 2020. We have 6 positions within our Large Corporates & Financial Institutions division. The interns will be based in the Financial Institutions Coverage, Markets and Financial Strategy teams. We will match you to one of the teams based on your background and interests. You will get a unique opportunity to learn about banking and gain a thorough understanding of SEB’s business in Finland and abroad.

Financial Institutions Coverage – In this position you will have the opportunity to learn how we work with our financial institutions clients, experience how we advise our clients in new business opportunities and understand how the financial markets work. You will get a good understanding of the financial industry in Finland, the key players, and their behavior. Your daily work might include e.g., industry analysis and research work for various projects. The Financial Institutions Coverage unit consists of 6 team members working in close cooperation with our Markets, Asset Management Sales, and Investor Services units.

Financial Strategy – In this position you will get an opportunity to learn fundamental corporate analysis skills. Your responsibilities will include supporting in strategic advisory projects to our corporate clients regarding their financing and capital structure in corporate events such as M&A, large investments or capital raising. You will be a part of a small team working closely together with large corporate clients.

Markets: FICC Sales / Equity Research – We are looking for a FICC Sales team intern for the spring and Equity Research team intern for the autumn.

In the Sales team position you will gain an in-depth understanding of the FICC Sales functions and the different product offered within Markets. You will also gain firsthand experience of collaborating with different internal stakeholders within the bank and maintain daily client contacts.

As an Equity Research intern, you will be part of our research team in the Markets department, supporting our senior equity analysts in their daily work. The job description is versatile. It comprises, among other things, searching, gathering and formatting information and data, and preparation of research reports and presentations to be presented internally as well as externally to our institutional investor clients. Our mission is to help our customers to make good investment decisions based on extensive analysis of corporates and in-depth market research.

During your 4,5-month internship you get to

  • Work in a defined position alongside talented professionals as a part of your home team
  • Learn about a variety of roles at SEB and build your network by visiting other departments
  • Gain insight and understanding of our product offering, our clients and the banking business in general

Your profile

We are looking for students (approx. 2nd – 4th year) from various backgrounds who have the potential, passion, and desire to become future talents within SEB. We expect that you have a genuine interest in the financial markets and eagerness to learn.

We wish that you have

  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong communication and networking skills to help you navigate in the organization
  • The ability to prioritize tasks, work with individual projects and work well under pressure
  • Fluency both in English and in Finnish

Working at SEB

Ever since founded in the service of enterprise over 160 years ago, we have played an active part in the development of the societies and markets in which we operate. We have long been the bank of choice for large corporate customers and institutions in the Nordic countries.

We strive to create a workplace for people who want to grow and develop, and who are committed to supporting our customers to reach their goals. We provide scope for development and we always want our employees to feel valued, included and engaged.

We are 320 colleagues in Finland, working at our brand new activity-based office in the center of Helsinki. Our office is designed for us – to support good collaboration and wellbeing at work. We are proud of our high engagement and job satisfaction. At SEB you can combine the opportunities of an international organization with the responsibility, flexibility and variety of tasks enabled by our relatively small and thus agile teams in Helsinki.

Learn more about our organization, how we see our role in society and our vision on https://seb.fi/tietoa-sebsta/tietoa-meista.

Additional information

Should you have any questions about the Local Internship programme or the recruitment process, please contact SEB’s recruitment partner aTalent Recruiting’s Recruitment Manager Vilma Vuorinen (050 513 4740, vilma.vuorinen[at]atalent.fi). You can learn more about SEB at www.seb.fi or www.sebgroup.com.

How to apply

Please submit your application documents in pdf-format through aTalent’s recruitment system: https://apply.atalent.fi/seb-local-internship-programme-9-2019 by October 8th  at the latest. Make sure your application documents include 1) your CV, 2) a short cover letter where you also indicate your preferred a) business unit(s), b) time period (spring and/or autumn 2020) and 3) your latest transcript of study records.

Please note that for top selected candidates the recruitment process will include an all-day recruitment day called Assessment Day at SEB (on Friday 1st of November 2019).

We look forward to hearing from you!