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What can I expect from the Deutsche Bank Internship Program?

There’s no better way to experience for yourself what a career at Deutsche Bank is like than through one of our internship programs. Whether you join investment banking, technology, or another of our internships, our programs offer responsibility from the outset, following comprehensive training. You’ll work on projects that have a real impact for our clients and gain unique insights into our bank and your area of interest. You’ll start to build the knowledge and the contacts you’ll need to succeed – and you could gain a place on our Deutsche Bank Graduate Program.

What types of opportunities are available?

Today’s financial services world is broader than ever. So whether your interests lie in investment banking, trading, technology, human resources, risk management or in another area, our Internship Program will give you everything you need to carve out a successful career. We have opportunities in the U.S. for undergraduate students in the following program areas:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Technology
  • Global Markets
  • Global Transaction Banking
  • Human Resources
  • Risk
  • DWS (previously Deutsche Asset Management)
  • Wealth Management
  • Private & Commercial Clients
  • Compliance

What is the culture like?

We’re proud of our friendly, supportive culture and we believe in doing what is right – not just what is allowed. But what really sets Deutsche Bank apart is the way we do business. Our values – integrity, sustainable performance, client centricity, innovation, discipline and partnership – are embedded in everything we do and expressed through the day-to-day actions of our people. We have a clear picture of the kind of bank we want to be and our people bring that to life. Joining us, you’ll be a key part of a diverse, inclusive team and will be empowered to use your individuality and integrity to drive forward market-leading solutions. We’ll encourage you to think for yourself, ask questions and share your ideas – and you can be confident your voice will be heard. You’re an individual at Deutsche Bank, not a member of the ranks. 

Do I need to have a certain degree to apply?

Your degree subject isn’t the most important fact – we welcome high-achieving graduates from any discipline. We welcome applications from talented students from a wide-range of backgrounds, inviting fresh thinking, mental agility and a passion for the world of finance. To succeed, you’ll need a record of outstanding academic achievement, excellent communication skills – appropriate for a global business environment and a high level of professionalism and integrity.

Who do you look for?

We don’t restrict our thinking to a fixed profile or background. We’re looking for people who are full of imagination, enjoy solving problems and respond positively to challenges. You’ll need to be able to see the big picture, without losing sight of the detail, and have confidence to challenge the status quo. And, of course, you’ll be passionate about building a career in global financial services and knowledgeable about your chosen field. 

What types of people work at Deutsche Bank?

At Deutsche Bank, we believe that strong teams are diverse teams and that success comes from difference, not uniformity. We employ people of over 100 different nationalities and we focus on talent, intellect and ambition rather than background. Wherever you come from and wherever you’re going, we’ll give you the support, training and opportunities you need to grow. We value integrity, sustainable performance, client centricity, innovation, discipline and partnership. If you embody those values and beliefs, you can help us meet our goals.

Which candidates are eligible for the Deutsche Bank Internship Program?

Candidates should be pursuing an undergraduate degree and be in their penultimate year of study.

How can I apply?

Please apply through our careers website:

What is the interview process like?

The interview process is designed to stretch your mind and help us get to know you in depth. Typically, you can expect to attend two interviews, focusing on the core competencies we need and involving discussions about your degree and extracurricular life. In addition, there may be some online assessment tests, which you will find both stimulating and challenging. Of course, we’ll let you know exactly what’s going to happen before the process begins.

Why should I join Deutsche Bank?

We are Germany’s leading bank with strong positions in Europe and significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We’re driving growth through our strong client franchise, investing heavily in digital technologies, prioritizing long-term success over short-term gains, and serving society with ambition and integrity. That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the chance to shape the future of our clients.

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