Summer Internship Programmes

Students with a strong academic background will have the opportunity to gain first-hand practical insights into Berenberg. Our summer internship programmes are only offered in our London office.

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Internship programme opportunities

We offer two different summer internship programmes in our London office: the European Equities Summer Internship Programme and the Investment Banking UK Summer Internship Programme. As an applicant, you possess the autonomy to choose the area that suits you best.

Join us and you will become a trusted member of our team, gaining hands-on experience and making a significant contribution to live projects. As an intern you can look forward to the opportunity to be fast-tracked to our Investment Bank Graduate Programme if you stand out during your internship.

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European Equities Summer Internship Programme

Based in London.

If you are a student expecting a 2:1 or above in any subject, this nine-week summer internship programme gives you the chance to gain insights into European Equities. The programme begins with an intensive induction time, where you learn the skills you will use in your role. You will then join one of our teams, supporting senior colleagues in analysing client research or sales needs. You will also enjoy the opportunity to prepare your own research and client notes and hone your presentation skills.

You will need to be in the penultimate year of your studies, and have excellent interpersonal skills, with the drive to work in a fast-paced environment. Fluency in English is essential and additional languages, especially German, are beneficial. You will need full rights to work in the UK.

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Investment Banking UK Summer Internship Programme

Based in London.

On this 13-week internship programme, you will receive intensive training before you join our Investment Banking UK team, supporting a variety of projects. You will be actively involved in originating, structuring and carrying out Equity Capital Markets transactions, as well as analysing and screening companies and industry sectors to prepare for origination initiatives and client pitches.

You will need to be in the penultimate year of your studies and have a strong academic record from a top university. As well as having some experience of investment banking, you will need a genuine understanding and curiosity about Equity Capital Markets, with knowledge of company valuation and financial modelling. With an analytical and methodical approach, you will have the ability to thrive under pressure. You will need full rights to work in the UK.

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Meet one of our early careers talents

Hannah A.
Former Summer Intern

Berenberg is a welcoming firm with a variety of personalities and backgrounds, which means you can really be yourself. Everyone brings something unique to the firm. The flat hierarchical structure is a huge benefit, because you get exposed to senior employees with years of experience in their specific industry. Everyone wants you to succeed, so you progress quickly and take on responsibility early. I think it’s a great way to start your career.

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Our typical recruitment process

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Online application

Please apply online on our careers page, including your CV.

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Questionnaire

In order to find out more about your personality we would like you to answer eight personal questions via our recruiting tool. This way we can get to know you better.

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Interview with our Recruitment-Team

We will set up a personal or digital interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition team. We’ll talk through your application to find out more about you and what attracted you to Berenberg.

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Interview with business unit

A series of individual interviews with colleagues from the business.

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Offer

If you are successful, we will offer you a place on the internship programme and call you to talk through the details.


Frequently asked questions

While we've tried to answer all the questions that you may have about a career at Berenberg. We're sure to have missed a couple. That said, here are a few answers to the most common questions that our resourcing team are asked.

And remember if the answer isn't here you can always contact the team.

What is the application deadline?

You can apply for our European Equities and Investment Banking internship programmes from springtime onwards. However, places on our internships fill up fast, so the best approach is to apply as early as possible.

Can I apply by email?

Unfortunately, we can only accept applications through our online recruitment system.

When will you be holding interviews?

We will be holding interviews for our European Equities and Investment Banking internship programmes on a rolling basis.

Do you support visas?

Unfortunately not. You will need full rights to work in the UK.

Apply now

Our internships offer you the opportunity to gain practical experience, working in a major bank. You will enjoy the chance to discover new skills, support live projects and be an active team member, in a culture that encourages you to speak up and make a genuine contribution.

Apply now on our online recruitment system, including a copy of your CV.

Current internship opportunities

Contact the team

If you have any questions about the recruitment process or the programme itself, please contact us.

Contact the team