Fall 2020 Internship - Business Intelligence

 Montreal, Canada       Internship        Information Technology


If you're into the following challenges: digital, energy transition, diversity/inclusion and you would like to get involved in building the future, you’ve come to the right place. We are looking for team players, invested people who are able to bring ideas and express their opinions.

Are you looking for a stable company offering international opportunities?

  • Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, Societe Generale employs over 138,000 members of staff in 62 countries and supports daily 29 million clients.

A strong cultural mix thanks to a well-established French company in the Americas:  

  • Societe Generale opened its first office in the United States in 1938 and in Canada in 1974 and has about 2,500 professionals working in 8 U.S. cities, 3 in Canada as well as in Latin America.

A pillar in the economy which is building the tomorrow’s world:

  • Societe Generale is not just a financial institution, it is a group that places innovation and sustainable financial practices at the very heart of its culture. The Societe Generale group has made the digital sector a key lever in transforming banking relationships. The 2019 edition of the eCAC40 Trophies ranks Societe Generale at the top rank of the banks that have best evolved in the digital world!

An opportunity to express yourself and get involved:

  • Our employees resource groups such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet demonstrate the involvement of our employees for their community.

Did you know? Societe Generale remains open as an essential service during Covid-19! We have adopted a gradual process of reopening our offices, placing flexibility and  health and of our employees at the top of our priorities.


As part of its daily activities, the Business Intelligence Competence Center for the Americas region tends to develop various dashboarding and reporting tools to assist business teams in New York and Chicago in their decision-making. With the support of the team members, you will:

  • Collect needs and specify the functionalities to be implemented
  • Develop the necessary applications (dashboard, reports, process automation).
  • Implement, test and deliver functionalities according to our standards
  • Develop/improve existing tools

In this position, you will be supported by members of the BI Center who will be committed to providing you with the tools and advice you need to successfully complete your internship.


  • Very vibrant position, many challenges for you to meet
  • Promotion of several trainees, fostering exchange and teamwork
  • Team and projects on a human scale, sense of mutual support, high level of skills 

Profile Required

You are currently enrolled in a Master's degree program at a university with a specialization in Computer Science or Engineering.

A first experience in Full Stack Development and/or Business Intelligence is required.

You are fluent in English and French.



  • BI tools : MS Power BI, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Grafana
  • Databases : Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL
  • Servers : Unix & Windows

Would be a plus

  • Knowledge of languages : Angular and/or Python
  • Knowledge of ETL tools : Pentaho Data Integration, Talend, Informatica


  • Fast learner: you are able to own over your work quickly
  • Team player : you have a sense of responsibility
  • Proactive: you feel comfortable taking initiatives
  • Flexible: you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, with rapidly changing priorities
  • Result-oriented and analytical : you have a problem-solving mindset

*All our positions are open to people with disabilities.

Why Join Us

A career within the Societe Generale Group is an opportunity to participate in a team effort to build the bank of tomorrow.

Together, let's be the future:

  • Commitment to putting integrity at the heart of our businesses
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
  • Climate commitment
  • Citizen engagement

You're not convinced yet? Meet our employees.

Are you interested in knowing more? Click here to find out.

Business Insight

Societe Generale opened its Canadian headquarters in Montreal in 1974 to offer its financial services to corporations, financial institutions and governments. The Toronto and Calgary offices were opened in 1978 and 2006 respectively.

We now employ over four hundred people, both in the traditional banking sector (investment banking, funds and trading activities) and in the field of information technology, with the opening of our SG Montreal Solutions Centre subsidiary which, thanks to its geographical location and its cultural diversity, provides computer support and development for the New York and Paris teams.

Interested in Corporate Social Responsibility matters such as contributing to the protection of the environment or giving back to the local communities?

Several Employee Resource Groups have been put in place at Société Générale in Canada to help you achieve a sense of fulfilment towards causes that matter the most to you!

Get on board and get involved! We are here to support you!

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 20000GZY
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 08/09/2020
Date of publication: 07/08/2020
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Fall 2020 Internship - Business Intelligence

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