Internship Programme

Internship Orientation

On-the-job learning

Technical and Professional Skills Training

Buddy and Mentor

Networking opportunities

About the Programme

Our Internship Programme is designed to give students a true insight into a career in finance and to provide your first look into what life is like on our Graduate Programme. You’ll become part of a collaborative workplace here at Deutsche Bank and will experience our inclusive culture first-hand. The focus will be on building on your technical and interpersonal skills, you will take on real responsibilities, hear from senior leadership through our speaker series, work on live projects, grow your network and learn first-hand how we deliver for our clients. Read the Unofficial Guide to Banking to better understand how our different business areas operate and what skills you’ll need for these.

What we offer

In your first few days with us, you will attend a comprehensive Orientation designed to aim to support you to get up to speed as quickly as possible. You’ll get to understand more about us, how we are structured, the work that we do and how you will play a key role during your time with us. Your technical and professional skills training continues throughout the Internship with weekly business updates and bite-size training sessions.

"During the internship, colleagues gave me responsibility because they felt like I was capable of handling it. I knew that if I did run into any challenges, they would be there to help me every step of the way." Kofi – Graduate Analyst

You will have met your graduate buddy before you joined, and they, together with our Early Careers team, your Line Manager and Mentor will be on hand throughout the programme to answer any questions you have.

Although you will be working in one division of the bank, we encourage you to understand our broader business and so provide numerous networking opportunities to meet fellow interns and colleagues across our network.

By the end of your time with us, you will have gained invaluable work experience and have a clearer sense of your future career path. We will also be in the position, if successful, to make you an offer for our Graduate Programme once you complete your studies.

‘Welcoming any new member of the team at Deutsche Bank is always a real pleasure. The junior talent recruiting process is a very important part of our HR responsibility and we all celebrate our new joiners as interns or recent grads. At Deutsche Bank, we work together to bring the very best talent to these fantastic career opportunities. Our interns and recent grads will be the leaders of Deutsche Bank in the future, and we are excited to see them start their journey here.’ Bob Dibble – Regional HR Head of the Americas

We look for more than just excellent academic achievement. What’s more, you’re passionate about building a career in global banking, and have a deep interest in your chosen field.

We accept applications from any degree discipline but to apply for our Internship Programme you must be in your penultimate year of undergraduate study.

Please note that our Internship Programme start dates and duration can vary slightly to align with university term dates in your country.

Which divisions offer this programme:

We offer our Internship Programme in a range of different divisions across our business and you will need to decide before applying, which division interests you the most. We have created a useful guide to help you understand where your career in banking may lie.

In 2023, we will offer our Internship Programme in the following divisions:

Investment Bank: Corporate Finance, Fixed Income and Currencies (Sales, Trading & Structuring), Company Research

Corporate Bank

International Private Bank

Technology, Data and Innovation

Infrastructure: Chief Administration Office, Finance, Group Audit, Human Resources, Risk

DWS: For DWS programmes please click here.

Use the role search tool to see what currently available.

Find out for yourself

Watch the 2021 virtual Global Internship Programme highlights video for a sneak preview of what our 2021 interns experienced with us.

Read about Kofi’s path from a non finance major onto the frontline of a global bank and how he’s keen to encourage other interns to follow in his shoes here.

Virtual summer Internship 2021

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