SEB Local Internship Programme 2019

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Now is your chance to peek into the banking world and get a firsthand experience on how SEB works with the biggest corporate and financial institution clients in the market. SEB is now looking for interns to take part in their Local Internship programme during spring and autumn 2019! (2nd-4th year of studies)

Local Internship Programme 2019

Type: Full-time, 4,5 months fixed
Working hours: full-time
Preferred background: 2nd-4th year of studies
Starting date: January 2019 or August 2019
Location: Eteläesplanadi 18, 00130 Helsinki
Application DL: 3.10.2018

SEB is now looking for 6 interns to take part in our Local Internship programme during spring or autumn 2019. The positions are placed in different parts of our Large Corporates & Financial Institutions division: in Financial Institutions Coverage, Large Corporates Coverage and Financial Strategy business areas. 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 behaviour. The Financial Institutions Coverage unit consists of 4 client executives and 2 account managers working in close cooperation with our Markets, Asset Management Sales and Investor Services units.

Large Corporates Coverage – In this position you will get a good knowledge of the credit process and fundamentals of the banking business. Further you will have the opportunity to learn about our corporate clients and get a good understanding of their business with the bank. You will be supported by a team that consists of 5 account managers. You will also work in close co-operation with the Industry & Corporate Analysis team and the Client Executives.

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 part of a small team working closely together with large corporate clients.

During your 4,5-month internship you get to
– Work in a defined position alongside with talented professionals as a part of your home team
– Visit other departments to learn about variety of roles at SEB and build your network
– 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) 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 organisation
– Ability to prioritize tasks and to work with individual projects
– Fluency both in English and Finnish

Working at SEB
Ever since founded in the service of enterprise nearly 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.

In Finland we are about 320 employees 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 teams in Helsinki.

Learn more about our organization, how we see our role in society and our vision on

Additional information
Should you have any questions about the Local Internship programme or recruitment process, please contact SEB’s recruitment partner aTalent Recruiting’s Recruitment Manager Laura Isosomppi (044 557 7737, laura.isosomppi[at] You can learn more about SEB at or

How to apply
Please submit your application documents in pdf-format through our online recruitment system: by October 3rd 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 2019) and 3) your latest transcript of study records.

We look forward to hearing from you!