Technology Programs

Credit Suisse
London (Greater)
25 Nov 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse is a global financial services company providing Private Banking & Wealth Management services, and Investment Banking services and expertise to companies, institutions and high-net-worth clients. We are active in more than 50 countries and employ over 46,000 people.

It’s our aim to build the bank of the future at Credit Suisse—working as one integrated bank, servicing our clients across regions and businesses. It also means fulfilling our responsibility to help shape the global economy, and to make a difference in people’s lives.

We offer entry-level hiring programs in a variety of business areas. Our programs give you the chance to make an impact, and provide world-class training and support to help you develop into a future leader. Throughout your career with us, you will benefit from cross-business and international mobility opportunities.

We look for people with a wide range of experiences, interests and degrees who will add fresh perspectives to our business.

A career with us means that you can help shape our future.

About Technology (IT)
Technology (IT) is part of the Corporate Functions division, within the Chief Operating Office, as well as being embedded into various business divisions to support critical daily activity. With its global operations, Credit Suisse requires first-class technology to operate efficiently and competitively, and relies on thousands of the best technology people to carry it forward. Always looking towards the future, the Technology division is focused on 6 themes:

  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Cyber Security
  • Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
  • Innovation & Automation
  • Cloud
  • FinTech

Our Credit Suisse Technology professionals work across a diverse range of technology - from complex programming and client relationship management to information architecture. We hire interns in each of these areas, which are organized as follows:

  • Our Technology team partners with the Investment Bank to deliver integrated and innovative front-to-back technology solutions, drawing on expertise across the full spectrum of products. Our Client and Content Technology team leverages bank-wide synergies and industry best practices to provide tools, frameworks and expertise that improve our clients’ technology experience across divisions and use cases, and differentiates Credit Suisse from our competition.
  • Our Technology team also supports our International Wealth Management business, as well as all of our Corporate Functions departments to provide front-to-back, aligned, high-quality IT services to our businesses. Key objectives include supporting the bank’s growth and profitability, ensuring regulatory compliance and operational stability, driving efficiency, and reducing complexity and cost.
  • Our Technology Group CTO team also provides business partners with standardized information technology infrastructure and systems that are reliable, sustainable, financially optimized, and secure.

There are a number of job family roles available to students, including those who have an interest in Technology but are not studying an IT-related degree. Job Families include:

  • Application Architecture and Development
  • Business Analysis & Engineering
  • User and Production Support
  • Quality Management and Testing

Whatever your role and team, you’ll thrive within an environment based on innovation and technical excellence, creativity and delivery.

Our Internship Programs

  • Summer Internship – Starting in June, you will work for one dedicated desk within Technology for 10 weeks. Alongside your day to day role, there will be a series of presentations and insight sessions to support ongoing training and your own personal development.

  • Industrial Placement Program - Starting in either April or June, and lasting for six months, giving you the opportunity to put theoretical coursework and studies into practice in a real-life commercial, business environment. This program is only applicable for students who complete this placement as part of their degree course.

All interns will:

− Undergo Training providing you with an insight into the financial services industry and Credit Suisse, in addition to Excel training.

− Be assigned a Buddy who will provide you with additional support prior to, during, and after your internship.

− Undertake an assigned desk-specific project and a group project with other interns. This will help you build upon your project management, team collaboration and presentation skills.

− Have the opportunity to meet with representatives at all levels so you can start building your professional network.

− Undergo an objectives and review process, to clearly outline requirements and goals. This also gives us a tangible framework for assessing you for a full-time graduate position for when you graduate.

  • Spring Program – A week long insight introducing you to the investment banking industry and the integral role of the Technology (IT) division. You will take part in work-shadowing, skills sessions, business information sessions, as well as social and networking events.

The Spring Insight Program is designed for first year students of a three-year degree course, or second year students of a four-year course. Applicants must be eligible to complete a summer internship or industrial placement to start the subsequent year (in their penultimate year of study).

What We Look For

You’ll need to be studying for a Bachelors or Masters Qualification (or equivalent). We will accept applications of degrees in any discipline, although a relevant degree or major is preferred for most careers in Technology. Subjects include: Computer Science, Financial Computing, Information Management for Business, Mathematics, Physics (and any other related Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics subject).

Our employees have a wide range of experiences and interests. Whatever your background, you’ll need to be:

  • Client-focused and committed to developing creative solutions
  • An analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills
  • A collaborative team member who builds excellent relationships
  • An articulate communicator, who also recognizes the importance of listening
  • A self-starter who is able to envision long-term goals and ways to attain them


You must be graduating in 2019 in order to be considered for the summer internship and 6 month industrial placement program. During your internship, you will be assessed for a full-time graduate position to in 2019.


Summer Program & Industrial Placement Program – 11th December, 2017

Spring Program – 15th January, 2018

Graduate program – positions advertised subject to availability.

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