Intern Middle Office Trade Finance - M/F/D


Intern Middle Office Trade Finance - M/F/D

Zürich, Switzerland Internship Others



                Société Générale Zurich Branch (CIB) provides innovative financial solutions, advisory services and capital market products serving the needs of its corporate, institutional and private clients. Present in Switzerland since 1927 SGCIB Zurich Branch offers local and cross-border expertise providing a full range of financial services to its clients with a particular focus on securities, services to foreign funds, trade finance and cash management services.

                Société Générale has been present in Switzerland for 150 years, the Trade Services Desk based in Zürich is offering solutions to Swiss large to middle capped-companies, or to Swiss branches of multinationals to secure and boost their international business. Services can range from the classical Export or Import L/Cs, Guarantees to tailored-made structured solutions.

                The Trade Services Dept. daily supports external clients in their export transactions worldwide demonstrating excellency in the level of customer service.


                The Trade Services Desk of Société Générale in Zürich is looking for a motivated Intern to support the day-to-day international transactions.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Responsible to execute day-to-day well-defined administrative tasks under the instruction of the Head of Middle Office, Middle Officer and the Senior Trade Banker in order to support the correct implementation of Trade Transactions

Profile required

Studies & experience:

  • Apprenticeship within the Banking sector, HFBF or Bachelor/Master’s degree

Language skills:

  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • French or German would be an advantage

Technical, operational & Soft skills:

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of application, especially Excel, Word
  • Natural willingness to contribute to the Trade Services Department’s success in the implementation of International Trade Transactions
  • Ability to work following instructions, in a precise manner and within a specific timeframe
  • Motivated to work and learn
  • Proactive team player with good social skills
  • Flexible, able to work under pressure and sense of responsibility
  • Customer-oriented

Why join us

             Société Générale Switzerland is a multi-category bank offering every employee the possibility to have several careers in a professional career path. Internal mobility and training are two core areas we focus on, in a dynamic, prosperous and evolving context.

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

                At the end of your studies, various opportunities could be offered to you, in Switzerland and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000F8X
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/07/18