International Trainee Programme 2020

We are looking for people who want to disrupt and help us with our challenges. There are many new players in the field of banking and we need to be quick on our feet and challenge ourselves daily as we are on a fast and exciting digital journey.

Who we are looking for

To enjoy working at SEB you are passionate, humble, with a potential and desire to become a future leader. Our vision is to deliver world class service and therefore we need committed customer driven people that collaborate and strive for simplicity.

General requirements

You have an academic degree in Finance, Economics, IT, Engineering, Behavioral Science or equivalent and maybe some work experience. You are also fluent in written and spoken English. You have experience acquired through leading projects. Extra-curricular work within e.g. customer service or other service areas and studying/working abroad it's qualifying. You are an EU citizen or have a Swedish work permit.

Personal characteristics

You are focusing on building relationships and network. You have an ability to lead others to achieve team performance. You are business- and solution oriented with strong analytical & problem solving skills and a quick learner.

About the programme

The trainee programme starts in September and runs for 9 months and gives you a unique opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of SEB and build an extensive network. We have approximately 24 positions on our sites around the world.

The programme has three parts, common courses, individual development and on-the-job training. The common courses include for example communication & negotiation skills, agile way of working and personal development & self-awareness courses. You will also work with a real business challenge together with other trainees and participants from our Tech programme.

You belong to a home unit from start and you will have a designated tutor to help you best tailor your trainee time, to include everything from product development to field trips and practical work at units in both the home division and other parts of SEB.

Exchanges with other units in and outside the home country will be a natural part of the programme. In connection to the programme you will also have an opportunity to work at SEB abroad.

Our recruitment process

  1. Get to know SEB

    SEB is a large global company with many career paths to consider. Think about why you are interested in our trainee programme and how you could contribute to our future success. Try to get to know us in order to decide if SEB is the place for you.
  2. Let us get to know you

    Now it’s time for us to get to know you. Send us your application no later than January 5 2020. 

    In connection with your application you will be invited to psychometric tests and if your profile matches what we are looking for, you will be invited to competency based interviews.

  3. Assessment

    We will invite a selection of our candidates to an "SEB Day" for inspiration and to meet former trainees and representatives from SEB. During the day you will also participate in case-solving as part of our recruitment process. It will be an intense and fun day!
  4. Interviews and final offer

    The final candidates will be invited to additional interviews after the SEB Day where they will meet hiring managers and HR representatives. You will be given a job offer shortly after this, if you are the right person for the trainee-position.
  5. Welcome to SEB!

    The trainee programme starts in the beginning of September with an introduction at your home department followed by a common training week with the other trainees.