Established in 1590, Berenberg is one of Europe’s leading privately-owned banks. With a strong presence in the financial centres of London, New York and Frankfurt our 1,640 employees carry the bank’s long tradition of success into the future.
Our International Graduate Programme
At Berenberg, we believe that talented employees are essential to our success. That is why we are proud to have earned a reputation over the years of offering a high-quality and challenging training programme for university graduates. Not only do our graduates accumulate extensive practical experience during the programme they also develop their skills through individual training, benefit from international opportunities and have a lot of fun!
We are looking to hire outstanding graduates onto our 15-month rotational training programme to start in October 2020.
Your first six weeks
Your classroom-based induction has been expertly designed to provide you with the skill set required to succeed.
Alongside extensive training to get you up to speed with Excel, financial modelling and accountancy, you’ll also learn about stock pitch and presentation techniques.
There will be introductory sessions with each business head and plenty of opportunity to get to know your peers on the programme and wider colleagues.
The rotations - choose your own path
Once you have completed the induction, you will spend the rest of the programme rotating through the Bank.
During this time, you will gain experience across the key business areas, with the opportunity to spend time in at least one of our international offices.
By choosing your preferred rotations, each programme can be tailored to push your career in the right direction.
Senior people will actively guide you throughout your rotations; this ensures that alongside making a contribution to our business, you are also supported to determine which business area is right for your permanent position and long-term success at Berenberg.
- Equity Research
- Corporate Finance
- Wealth and Asset Management
- Corporate Banking
Your ongoing professional development
At Berenberg, we continually invest in our people.
On completion of the graduate programme, you will be able to access additional resources designed to continually enhance your skills in your chosen career path.
We support all employees to study for and attain the professional qualifications relevant to their role, such as the CFA programme.
Who we'd like to meet
We encourage applications from candidates with the following attributes:
- outstanding interpersonal skills; smart, inquisitive and driven;
- an ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
- students from any degree discipline who have attained or will be expecting a 2.1 or above;
- fluency in English is essential and additional languages (especially German) are beneficial;
- eligibility to work in the UK on a permanent basis.