International Volunteer Program|Milano|Corporate & Investment banking


Milano, Italy International Volunteer Program Corporate & Investment banking


During your VIE, you will be part of Société Générale CIB M&A team based in Milan.
You will be part of the Corporate Finance Italian team as an analyst working along with 1 Managing Director, 1 Vice President, 2 Associate,  2 Analysts. 
You will assist the team in the origination and execution of Mergers & Acquisition and Equity Capital Markets transactions on Italian corporate clients.
The Corporate Finance team is part of the “Coverage & Investment Banking” (CORI) network of Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking division. CORI is in charge of marketing globally the whole span of the investment banking products of the bank to its major clients.

You will support the team in:

•    Building complex financial models and completing valuation, mergers and other analytical exercises
•    Drafting of presentations for M&A transactions or strategic client dialogue
•    Working closely with the rest of Team to create client deliverables and meet ad-hoc client requests
•    Closely collaborating with various industries, countries and other products’ colleagues during origination and execution stages
•    Perform industry and company research to support business development and on an ad-hoc basis

Profile required

Your profile

•    Prior work experience of Investment Banking at a recognized Investment Bank or advisory boutique
•    A well-rounded academic background from an educational institution
•    Technically proficient in financial modeling (DCF, Multiples, Merger model, LBO model)
•    Rigorous attention to detail
•    Ability to work autonomously while also participating collaboratively as part of a team
•    Strong presentation and communication skills
•    Strong work ethic with good team/ interpersonal skills
•    Analytical approach to problem solving
•    Proficiency in MS office applications
•    Fuent in Italian, fluent in English

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Milano is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. Please see www.civiweb.com, in order to have more details regarding your financial indemnities.

Your career path

This VIE mission will enable you to acquire a broad spectrum of banking products, get an insight on banking commercial approach of large corporate clients, and have a better understanding of an International / Italian banking environment


To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

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 VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France 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, 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.

Reference: 21000MP2
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/09/01
Publication date: 2021/07/20