Internships & Graduates - Danske Bank


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Location (s):

  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Lithuania
  • Norway
  • Sweden


Danske Bank is a Nordic universal bank, and our core markets are Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. In these countries, we serve all types of customer, from personal customers and businesses to large institutional clients. We also operate in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, where our primary focus is business activities, while we serve both personal and business customers in Northern Ireland.


Danske Graduate gives you the perfect start to an international career. By building on the strengths that make you you, we will make both of us great. And you will take your first steps towards a challenging career. Now and beyond your graduate programme.

Danske Graduate

Join our global graduate programme to get the perfect start to your career. Danske Graduate is an 18-month programme with three rotations including one international rotation. The programme consists of three streams: Advisory, Finance & Economics and Business Innovation. You will take your first steps towards a challenging and international career as part of a culture that shares your ambition to succeed. Now and beyond your graduate programme. 

Four graduate tracks: 

  • Finance & Economics - As a Finance & Economics Graduate you will contribute to Danske Bank's ambition to become the most trusted financial partner. You will work and collaborate with senior experts within your area.
  • Advisory - As an Advisory Graduate you will interact with our customers as you help them to be financially confident and achieve their ambitions. You contribute to our aspiration to be number 1 on customer experience.
  • Business Innovation - As a Business Innovation Graduate you will join our journey to push the boundaries of banking and make improvements in how we serve our customers. Your focus will be process, operations or business development.
  • IT Engineering - As an IT Engineering Graduate you help us create state-of-the-art digital solutions that make daily banking and important financial decisions easy. You work with complex tech challenges in an international environment.

First-year opportunities

The First Year Analyst programme in Corporates & Institutions is an opportunity to accelerate your career within multiple career tracks being part of an ambitious organisation. As a First Year Analyst you will have the opportunity to get to the core of financial markets and learn about a broad range of financial instruments. You will get immediate contact with Danske Bank's biggest clients and core business, and will be exposed to challenging tasks. 

Danske Tech

Danske Tech is our way to welcome all newly educated into our IT organisation.

You are proud of your Master’s degree, maybe you have already had a little work experience, and now you want to bring your skills into play in an innovative, friendly and dynamic work environment.  We are looking for a bunch of new talented colleagues within a number of areas, including software engineering, business development and more. If this sounds like you feel free to reach out.


Get hands-on experience through an internship at Danske Bank. Internship opportunities across business units and market areas are posted on an ongoing basis all year round.


A strong Nordic bank

Danske Bank is a Nordic bank with strong local roots and bridges to the rest of the world. For more than 145 years, we have helped people and businesses in the Nordics realise their ambitions. 

We want to help our customers become financially confident and help them build their lives and businesses on a solid financial foundation. We aim to create long-term value for all our stakeholders – our customers, shareholders and the societies we are part of – and our vision is to be recognised as the most trusted financial partner.

We want to help our customers be financially confident and achieve their ambitions by making daily banking and important financial decisions easy. 

We serve them at four business units: Banking DK, Banking Nordic, Corporates & Institutions and Wealth Management.

In addition to banking services, we offer life insurance and pension, mortgage credit, wealth management, real estate and leasing products and services.

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Description of Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for candidates with a strong academic track record combined with an international outlook, an innovative mindset and the ambition to help us push the boundaries of banking and make continuous improvements in how we serve our customers. Great social skills are an important factor as well. You need to complete your master's degree prior to September of Danske Graduate programme year.  


Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Cost/funding for participants:

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