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12 Dec 2014

  • Job Type: Internship
  • Profession: Investment Banking
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Number of Positions: Various
  • Location: London
  • UCAS Points: Finance Summer Internship
  • Disciplines Recruited From: Any
  • Salary: Competitive

About Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse is a global financial services company providing Private Banking & Wealth Management services, and Investment Banking services and expertise,to companies, institutions and high-net-worth clients. We are active in more than 50 countries and employ over 46,000 people.

It’s our aim to build the bank of the future at Credit Suisse—working as one integrated bank, servicing our clients across regions and businesses. It also means fulfilling our responsibility to help shape the global economy, and to make a difference in people’s lives.

We offer entry-level hiring programs in a variety of business areas. Our programs give you the chance to make an impact, and provide world-class training and support to help you develop into a leader. Throughout your career with us, you will benefit from cross-business and international mobility opportunities.

We look for people with a wide range of experiences, interests and degrees who will add fresh perspectives to our business. A career with us means that you can help shape our future.

About Finance

The Finance division manages the bank’s capital, funding, liquidity and expenses to keep Credit Suisse agile and competitive, and enable its long-term growth. The division provides a range of high quality, efficient services that are necessary to make global, firm-wide decisions, including:

  • Drive cost efficiencies and growth discipline to help the bank exceed its RoE target of 15%, while seeking new business opportunities
  • Improve the control, quality and efficiency of our information, advice and services
  • Engage with the business to prepare the bank for regulatory changes
  • Prepare financial and regulatory reporting across the entire bank (Financial Accounting).

We offer internships in the following areas: Product Control, CFO Change, Financial Account, Corporate Real Estate and Services, Tax, Group Finance and Risk

About the Program

Our 10-week summer internship program will provide you with formal financial markets and Excel training, as well as on the job practice and mentoring. You will work as an analyst-level resource for one dedicated desk within Finance for the 10 weeks of your internship. We will evaluate your preferences prior to your start date and take them into consideration when making desk allocation decisions.

You will be assigned a Credit Suisse buddy who will provide you with additional support prior to, during, and after your internship. As well as undertaking an assigned desk-specific project during your internship, you will also be working on a group project with other interns; this will help you build upon your project management, team collaboration and presentation skills

The program offers opportunities to meet with senior managers, colleagues and peers at all levels across the bank. So you may gain insights into the bank, its culture, and build a professional network.

Your managers will work with you on an objective and review process, which provides structure to your placement and gives you an outline of placement requirements and goals. This practice also gives us a tangible framework for assessing you for a full-time graduate position after your graduation in 2016. The summer internship is our core hiring channel for our full-time Analyst class.

Degree Requirements

To be eligible, you will have completed or be due to complete a Bachelors, Masters or PhD qualification (or equivalent) in any discipline.

All applicants must be in their penultimate year of study, be available for the full 10 weeks and be able to start full-time employment in July 2016.

What We Look For

While our employees have a wide range of experiences, interests and degrees, they share an intellectual curiosity, a desire to achieve and a pattern of excellence and achievement. Whatever your background, you’ll need to be:

  • Client-focused and committed to developing creative solutions
  • A critical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills
  • A self-starter who is able to envision long-term goals and ways to attain them
  • A collaborative team member who builds excellent relationships
  • An articulate communicator who also recognizes the importance of listening
  • Analytical and logical, with raw intellectual abilityAbout Credit Suisse
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