Global Banking Graduate Programme



Make your mark at BNP Paribas CIB!

We offer two options to specialise within Global Banking:

Corporate Clients | Investment Banking

A programme built on three pillars

1. Job rotations and international exposure ​
  • A 12-month programme with two rotations of five or six months each
  • One international rotation to another BNP Paribas European platform
  • Immersion in two different business lines to expand your skillset
2. Learning and networking
  • Benefit from our solid training path combining technical and soft skills
  • Foster a valuable pan-European cross-business experience across BNP Paribas investment banking or corporate clients activities
  • Be part of a group of international talents 
3. Career development support
  • Gain valuable skills and experience 
  • You will be assigned a buddy from day one
  • Each intake is sponsored by a senior leader
  • Dedicated career support from HR
  • Pathways to senior Global Banking roles
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Your journey as…

a Corporate Clients Graduate

Onboarding in July 2024

  • Start with a two-week induction in our training centre in Paris
  • Choose a specialism, Coverage or Transaction Banking, which include assignments in Cash management, Trade, Liquidity & Investment Solutions, where you will start your rotation
  • Continue with your second six-month rotation and discover another European country and business activity (Transaction Banking or Corporate Coverage depending on your first rotation)
  • At the end of the programme, you will return to your hiring country and first activity, and continue your journey within the Bank

an Investment Banking Graduate

Onboarding in July 2024

  • Benefit from our Investment Banking Academy with a two-week induction in Paris
  • Spend your first six-month rotation within your chosen activity (Mergers & Acquisitions / Advisory or a capital raising activity, such as Debt Markets, or Real Assets, etc.)
  • Spend at least one rotation in our Paris HQ
  • For your second rotation, you will move to another country and start your assignment focused on a different investment banking activity
  • At the end of the programme, you will return to your hiring country and initial activity, and continue your journey within the Bank

We hire graduates based in a number of different countries






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Learn more about our Investment Banking Academy

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Meet Our Graduates – Global Banking Graduate Programme

Who can apply?

Students with a corporate finance background and a maximum of two years’ experience post-graduation.

Not quite ready for our graduate programme?

Explore our internships opportunities, offering a chance to explore careers in finance, with the possibility to progress to a full-time role on one of our graduate programmes. 

Our recruitment process

Online application

Recruitment starts approximately six months before

HR assessment

Individual interviews and group tests

Technical assessment

Interviews focused on technical topics including case studies and Q&As

Interviews with seniors

Motivation interviews with senior experts from Investment Banking or Corporate Clients environment