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 Spring Insight Programs will give you an in-depth view of how the investment banking industry works.
You will join us in our London office, where you will choose one of our two programs, within the following business areas:
Investment Banking & Capital Markets (IBCM) and Global Markets (GM)
4 day combined program
GM offers Research, Sales, Trading and Structuring across a range of products. GM is involved in a range of activities; from brokerage, risk management, hedging products and market making of equities and equity-related securities, to sales and trading of instruments spanning the credit spectrum. Our Research department is an environment where investigative reporting meets sophisticated economic and financial analysis to help our clients meet their investment goals.
IBCM offers securities products and financial advisory services to corporations, governments and institutional investors. Operating across the globe, Credit Suisse’s investment banking business specialises in innovative solutions, drawing on expertise from across the full spectrum of products.
2 day program
Credit Suisse requires first-class technology to operate efficiently and competitively, and relies on thousands of the best technology people to carry it forward. Always looking towards the future, the Technology division is focused on 6 themes: Data Science & Analytics, Cyber Security, Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Innovation & Automation, Cloud, FinTech.
While you’ll focus primarily within areas you select, you’ll also get exposure to other businesses. You will take part in skills sessions, CV workshops and business information sessions, as well as social and networking events.
You’ll need to be studying for a Bachelors, Masters (or equivalent) in any discipline, and be a first-year student of a three-year degree course, or second-year student of a four-year course, graduating in 2021.
While our employees have a wide range of experiences and interests, 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 leader who naturally attracts followers
- 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 ability