Trainee in Know Your Customer Department – M/F/D


Trainee in Know Your Customer Department – M/F/D

  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Internship
  • Others


Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the Onboarding of new clients by adhering to global policies and guidelines, as well as respecting all associated local, tax or other regulatory requirements
  • Perform due diligence controls in relation to the identification and reputation of prospects including associated parties (directors, shareholders, beneficial owners) using internal, public and paid sources
  • Perform a risk assessment as part of the analysis and document a formalized opinion, by focusing on the presence of potential reputational, PEP and sanction risks, as well as commenting on the purpose of the client relationship, and highlighting any other identified issues (e.g., documentation), to ensure the bank remains vigilant in the fight against money laundering and meets its regulatory obligations
  • Perform other KYC/AML support functions, such as: filtering of individuals and entities against sanctions and assisting in documentary transactions (L/C) approvals

Profile required

Studies & experience:

  • Student status for the whole internship is necessary (min. 1 year)
  • Minimum availability of 30 hours per week

Language skills:

  • Good knowledge of Polish and English
  • Additional language skills are considered a plus

Technical, operational & Soft skills:

  • Knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Very good organization of work
  • Client and quality orientation
  • Accuracy
  • Analytical thinking
  • Commitment
  • Collaboration skills
  • Team spirit

Why join us

Société Générale Poland 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.


  • Work in a pleasant and challenging environment
  • Diverse interactions in an international organization
  • Attractive remuneration
  • Contact with capital markets
  • Contract of mandate

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 Poland and abroad.

Business insight

At Société Générale, 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: 230006EW
  • Entity: SG CIB
  • Starting date: 2023/05/01
  • Publication date: 2023/03/07