WO Internship Debt Capital Markets Financial Institutions

Description Department/Team:

The Debt Capital Markets (“DCM”) team is specifically geared towards offering tailor-made capital market funding solutions and providing added flexibility in structuring solutions for ING’s Wholesale Banking client base. The DCM Financial Institutions Origination Division in Amsterdam covers a wide array of bond issuers across Northern & Western Europe, Northern America and the Middle East.

Role Description:

Provide direct support to senior DCM originators with the aim to win new bond mandates, support DCM deal execution, take an active role in pitch preparation, coordinate and prepare pricing updates with DCM Syndicate and prepare tailor-made bond issuance advice. As our new colleague will be joining a small, highly skilled team, he / she will be guided / trained extensively and, as such, will be seen as a full member of the team.

Description of the Work Setting:

Teamwork is a very important aspect of our day-to-day work flow. Our new colleague will need to be a good communicator with the ability to establish a good relationship with the team and other departments. Given the nature of our job, our new colleague will be constantly challenged to argument his / her actions. Next to this, our new colleague should be able to assume a certain dose of responsibility when addressing operational deliverables.

What do we offer:

•         Live deal-execution experience in a continuously changing environment

•         An active role in deals with high market visibility and international press coverage

•         Unique opportunity to learn about financial markets in practice

•         Advanced training on the job: Bloomberg, MS Office

•         Exposure to complex projects requiring cooperation with other departments

•         Opportunity to create a network within ING as well as in the wider banking sector

•         Competitive allowance and reimbursement of public transport costs

Qualifications / Experience required:

•         Minimum of Bachelors of Science degree required, Master level preferred

•         Well-rounded academic background with coursework in finance and / or economics preferred

The work is fast-paced, demanding and intellectually stimulating. We look for candidates with the following:

•         Strong teamwork skills

•         Affinity with financial markets

•         Attention to detail

•         Strong quantitative skills

•         Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines

•         Diligence and attitude to continuously learn

•         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•         Adaptability and an ability to continually climb a steep learning curve

Preliminary requirements:

•          Fluency in English is required

•          Applicants will need to be registered as a student with an educational      

           institution for the entire duration of the internship (min. 6 months)