Credit Suisse overview
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, our operation has a global reach and extends to about 50 countries worldwide across mature and emerging markets with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 different nations.
We partner across countries, divisions and regions to deliver holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice, aligned to our high ethical standards. We strive for quality and excellence in our work and professional relationships, recognizing and rewarding extraordinary performance among our employees and providing opportunities for internal mobility, dedicated training and leadership.
As a global and inclusive community, we benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value and drive results for our clients, shareholders and communities. Our values are brought to life through the entrepreneurial spirit of all within our network. We are Credit Suisse.
Our Internship Program runs for 10 weeks, from June to August and is open to students graduating in 2022 who are passionate about gaining an insight into Investment Bank: Sales, Trading and Structuring.
Investment Banking provides opportunities in Sales, Trading and Structuring across a range of products covering Equities Sales and Trading (CASH, Prime), Equity Derivatives, Credit (Global Credit Products, Securitized Products) and Global Trading Solutions (FX, Rates, EM).
In Investment Bank: Sales, Trading and Structuring you could be involved in a range of activities; from brokerage, risk management, hedging products and market making of equities and equity-related securities (derivatives, convertibles, futures and options), to sales and trading of instruments spanning the credit spectrum (bonds, credit, FX and derivative products).
During the internship you are allocated to a rotation of desks (3x 3-weeks) - either a combination of functions (Sales, Trading or Structuring) or a rotation in one function across different products (e.g. Cash sales, Prime Services Sales, Credit Sales). Allocations are communicated prior to start date - there is no need for any desk preferences to be stated at application stage.
Credit Suisse is noted for the diversity of its employees, but seeks colleagues with a common set of abilities - highly motivated and creative individuals who have demonstrated academic achievement, and have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. We'll be looking at your potential, your ability, your academic background and your extracurricular activities. We're looking to build future leaders who add fresh and diverse perspectives to our business.
Whatever your background, you'll need to be:
- A leader who engenders dedication, assumes responsibility and mobilizes others
- A problem solver with excellent analytical skills
- A self-starter who achieves significant results
- A supportive and adaptable team member who can build long-lasting relationships
- An articulate communicator who also recognizes the importance of listening
- Principled and committed to the highest standards of ethical behaviour
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