May - Aug 2021: Intern - APAC CSR Office, Singapore

Internship|Singapore|Other job functions

May - Aug 2021: Intern - APAC CSR Office, Singapore

Singapore Internship Other job functions


The candidate will be part of a team based in Singapore.  This is a regional APAC role. He/She will work closely with teams in our APAC offices, including Hong Kong, Beijing and Tokyo. He/She will also work with other areas of the bank such as sustainable finance, compliance, credit risk management and market risk management.

  • Assist in the elaboration of our CSR and sustainability roadmap in APAC.
  • Assist in sustainability reporting and support to management for internal monitoring and reporting.
  • Internal and external presence support, curating CSR and sustainability news, deals and developments in APAC.
  • Support the integration of ESG risk factors into SGs risk management processes as well as to generate new policy developments, with a strong focus on the energy and ecological transition.
  • Sustainability research and due diligence in support of our activities.
  • Supporting our business teams as required in their Sustainable and Positive Impact Finance and Responsible Investment offerings (eg ESG integration, Impact Investing, new products, internal and external stakeholder outreach).
  • Impeccable compliance with conduct rules and guidelines.

Profile required

Academic Background and Certifications , Experience

  • Currently studying towards a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Sustainability or Environmental Sciences, Law, Renewable Energy, Business, Finance or a related technical field or equivalent.
  • Demonstrates the capacity to work in a team environment, on collective success
  • Knowledge of one or more of current sustainability issues: e.g. climate change, energy transition, biodiversity, food systems, human rights/anti-slavery, financial inclusion, sustainable cities
  • Experience in sustainability issues or interventions in the Asia Pacific region an advantage
  • Ability to apply innovative solutions to real-world scenarios
  • Fluent English is mandatory

Operational Skills

  • Ability to manage workload and deadlines
  • Self-starter with a strong attention to detail
  • Analytical skills and ability to summarize key messages
  • Keeps abreast of evolving sustainability trends

Behavioural Skills

  • Collective Mindset
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Technological & Digital Savvy
  • Accountability
  • Sensible to Risks
  • Simplification Mindset

This is a 3-month internship with Societe Generale in Singapore whereby you will work within the CSR Office for the period on sustainability matters. In order to apply for an internship opportunity with us please ensure you are currently studying towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and are available for the 3-month period.

Business insight

Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised in its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Societe Generale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 145,000 employees, based in 66 countries, we serve on a daily basis 31 million clients throughout the world. Societe Generale’s teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses:

  • Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama, offering a comprehensive range of multi-channel financial services at the leading edge of digital innovation;
  • International retail banking, insurance and financial services to corporates with a presence in developing economies and leading specialised businesses;
  • Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services, with recognised expertise, top international rankings and integrated solutions.

Department Description

  •  Societe Generale is fully aware of the responsibility of being bankers. Our Group has a leading role to play in helping build greener and more inclusive development models, and to enable the emergence of new sustainable growth drivers.
  • The mandate of the CSR Office is to align our activities with the CSR and sustainability vision of  the Asia Executive Committee and the Group,  and to ensure that CSR and sustainability become an integral part of our strategy in the Asia Pacific.

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: 210002C7
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2021/05/21
Publication date: 2021/01/26