Students

Take a new step in your career! You may like internship or traineeship at “Swedbank”.

We wish to see people developing and growing together with Swedbank, which is why it is important for us to contribute to development of internal and external successors. We welcome both students and professionals, who would like to take another step in their career, acquire high level knowledge and skills, to get to know our organization and culture.

We are always on the lookout for future colleagues: talented individuals who can help us become an even better bank.

Internship provides students with a possibility to acquire real practical knowledge by learning from professionals in different areas. During the internship programme students get deep knowledge of particular areas and have opportunities to participate in trainings, get to know experts from different areas, to get better acquainted with the organization, its employees and culture.

We arrange practice in the area of:

  • Customer service;
  • Financial and Analysis;
  • Know Your Customer (KYC);
  • Human Resources;
  • Administration and document management;
  • IT. For those students who are interested in IT, we offer exceptional practice programme – IT Academy@Swedbank. More information about this programme you`ll find here.

We arrange practice programme twice a year:

  • Winter practice programme: from February to May;
  • Summer practice programme: from June to August.

However, we can also look for opportunities of practice at time that is convenient for you:

  • We accept trainees based on bilateral and tripartite agreements;
  • Internship at Swedbank is a great experience to get better acquainted with yourself in a working environment and understand at which working tasks you truly enjoy. Please note that internship program is without pay.

In addition to the usual internship activities this year, our KickStarters will also participate in seminars and webinars about Swedbank, get to know more about the bank and activities here, learn about the career opportunities at Swedbank, meet people and lay the groundwork for their future careers!

More about internship program "Kick start your career" read here.

Questions and answers

Yes, practice can be carried out not only with referral from university, but also on a voluntary basis, by concluding bilateral agreement between the organization and student for a period that does not exceed 2 months per year. Bilateral agreement is meant for persons of 16-29 years of age, who want to carry out optional practice at the organization. We yearly accept over 100 applicants. “Swedbank” employs more than 320 employees holding different education, thus we do not have any requirements for your education. However, in some practice some specific knowledge might be needed, but we invite to apply to practice and speak about it during the selection interviews. Besides practice programme activities, the following: opening and closing events, group tasks, weekly meetings with professionals from different areas, applicant also carries out daily activities that may significantly vary depending on department, where he/she does his/her practice at. Nature, responsibility level and need to be creative may also vary. During selection to practice, we are looking for mutual consensus among student’s wishes, possibilities and what practice spot we can offer. Practice programme is arranged twice a year, depending on the seasons of compulsory training practices for many universities. Winter practice programme starts at the beginning of February, while summer one starts in June.

Traineeship is a paid work that provides opportunity to grow competency as well as to acquire experience in particular area of activity. Traineeships are being offered in various areas. It can be your first work and a possibility to familiarize with the organization and it’s culture, to get to know in details particular area of activity and to easier blend into the labour market.

How long does traineeship take?

Duration of traineeship may vary: maximum traineeship period at a single bank division is 6 months. Traineeship can last no longer than 1 year, e.g. by carrying out traineeship in two different divisions, 6 months in each.

How to apply?

Once you find position of interest under our Job openings click „Apply“. Register in a pop-up window, fill in details about yourself, attach CV and Application letter.

We invite you to join our international team where we jointly develop engaging solutions for customers. We offer great opportunities for learning, developing, knowledge-sharing building your professional career. We value and care of each and every employee in our team.. It’s good growing together in here!