NatWest Markets - Frankfurt Internship Programme

Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Internship - Full Time
NatWest Markets
Job category
Front Office Markets Technical Specialists - Front Office Markets

It's important we assess you for the programme that really suits your talents. Please only make one application, and note that if you make more than one we'll only accept your first.

Our people work differently depending on their jobs and needs. From hybrid working to flexible hours, we have plenty of options that help our people to thrive.

This role is based in Germany and as such all normal working days must be carried out in Germany.

 About you 


  • To be eligible for our NatWest Markets internship in Frankfurt, you’ll need tobe on track to achieve a degree classification of at least a 2.3. You’ll be close to finishing a Bachelor’s degree, in a gap year or studying towards a Master’s degree. 

  • A degree focused on a finance-related subject isn’t essential, but we’ll expect you to demonstrate an interest in finance and capital markets, for example through internships or university lectures. 

  • You’ll need to be fully fluent in both German and English 

  • You’ll need to have a strong interest in developing a client-facing career in finance, focusing on capital markets, asset financing or fixed income derivatives. 


About the programme 


This is a 3-6 month internship, with opportunities available at the beginning of 2023. Working with senior leaders early on in your placement, we’ll give you the tools and support you need to make a real impact to the team around you. 


You’ll gain valuable career experience in financial services with a choice of either working across Primary Capital Markets, Private Financing and Risk Solutions teams or with our Rates, Credit, Money Market and FX Sales teams. 


For interns joining our Private Side Front Office teams, you’ll be supporting Primary Capital Markets and Private Financing and Risk Solutions teams in Frankfurt, Paris, and Amsterdam. Our teams cover leading financial institutions, asset managers, insurance companies and corporates in Debt Capital Markets and Solutions transactions. 


If you join our Public Side Front Office, you’ll be supporting our Rates, Credit, Money Market and FX Sales teams in Frankfurt. These teams service real money investors and banks across Germany, Austria and Switzerland for both primary and secondary market transactions. 


Throughout your internship, you’ll also cover a range of activities relating to client relationship management, which could include: 


  • Conducting financial analysis on fixed income securities and market trends 
  • Organising roadshows and client meetings 
  • Assisting Sales teams in on-boarding, fund set up and settlement topics 
  • Maintaining files for trade booking, splits and allocation 
  • Analysing historical customer trading activity to support Sales colleagues
  • Preparing trade ideas, with in-depth analysis for publication. 


About the business area 


NatWest Markets is the investment banking division of the wider NatWest Group. We provide financing, risk management and trading solutions to customers across rates, currencies, credit, securitised products and financing across the UK, Europe, US and Asia. Putting purpose at our core, we aim to be the partner of choice for our NatWest customers and their financial markets needs. 

Our businesses and product teams work closely together. Our customers place a premium on insight and innovation, and we focus on origination, structuring, risk distribution and high-quality client coverage to deliver this. 

Our customers include financial institutions, corporates, sovereigns, banks, hedge funds, and asset managers. Our integrated, cross-product teams anticipate the needs of our clients and meet them through excellent service and seamless execution. 

Please note applications will need to be submitted in English. Please include a CV and covering letter on a single document. 


Applications will be open until we receive enough applications to complete our hiring. When that happens we’ll close the programme to new applications. It’s important to take the time to make sure you’re making the right decision about the programme you want to apply for (you can only apply for one internship programme) but please complete your application as soon as you can to make sure you don’t miss out.