Financial Markets (Bachelor/Master) Trainee Programme

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During our programme you will gain hands-on experience across your rotations, where you are an integral part of a team to help deliver solutions for ING’s trusted clients.

The opportunity

The ING Financial Markets Graduate Programme provides young talent the opportunity to learn more about ING’s Financial Markets Sales and Trading operations. The aim of this programme is to upskill talent and prepare you for future roles in our organisation. During the programme you will get hands-on experience of what is involved in the day-to-day role as a sales or trader on the desk.

The total duration of the programme is 12 months. During the first 10 days you will receive, together with the other graduates, initial trainings to introduce you to ING, Financial Markets and the regulatory, legal and compliance components of our job. After 10 days of introduction, you will start your first rotation within Financial Markets Sales or Trading. In total you will do (at least) 1 or 2 rotations. One of our senior members of each rotation will be your designated mentor, who will not only guide you during day-to-day tasks but will also coach you personally.

Our Teams

Financial Markets (FM) is the Bank’s gateway to the professional markets around the world. Our primary function is to service the needs of ING’s clients with products, services, and guidance. FM aims to be a significant player in our market leader and challenger markets, with an additionalpresence in all the major international markets and specialist expertise in selected emerging markets and products.

Within Financial Markets our business runs across both Sales and Trading. The programme offers you the possibility to rotate across our franchise, across different teams.

What is Financial Market Sales?

Global Sales provides both flow and highly bespoke financial solutions to clients. The Global Sales organization is structured to reflect the differing needs of our client portfolio. The Corporate team services the corporate Wholesale Banking clients in 6 sectors and the Retail and Mid-Corporate clients from the Domestic Banks across Europe.

Rotation areas Financial Market Sales:

  • Corporate and Financial Institutions Origination Sales (multi asset sales: Credit, Rates, FX, Commodities, Rates, Equity Derivatives)

  • Client Solutions group (product experts: Rates, FX, Equity Derivatives, Commodities)

  • Equity Markets Sales

  • Distribution Sales

What is Financial Markets Trading?

Financial Markets Trading manages risk and covers flow for our client portfolio by interacting closely with the sales desk and other market participants. Trading manages portfolio risk out of new and existing and daily market risks, within the set risk parameters.

Rotation areas Financial Markets Trading:

  • Interest Rates Desk

  • Linear Trading Desk

  • Equity Trading Desk

  • Global Securities Finance Desk

  • XMT Desk

What’s in it for you?

During the programme you will be working as part of one of our Sales or Trading teams and there will be many opportunities to develop yourself, both professionally and personally. During the programme you will learn different skills across your rotations:

  • Develop an understanding of different assets classes and product we offer within Financial Markets;

  • Learn how the solutions we offer differ depending on client type and needs;

  • Work closely not only with clients and sales colleagues, but also with trading, sector teams and risk;

  • Research to ensure we deliver the best service and solutions to our clients;

  • Keep up to date with market events and learn how to formulate views;

  • Bring ideas to the table on how we can create solutions that meet client needs.


Besides many opportunities to grow there are more benefits to working at ING:

  • Excellent base salary;

  • 13th month salary;

  • 8% Holiday payment;

  • 216 hours of holiday per year based on a 40 hour working week;

  • Laptop and budget to purchase a (work) phone;

  • Mobility card;

  • Fixed term contract for the duration of the programme with intention of converting this to a permanent contract based on performance;

  • An informal working environment with innovative colleagues.

Our Financial Markets Programme graduate:

  • Has obtained an academic bachelor’s degree before the start of the programme;

  • Has an interest in the banking industry and financial services

  • Has an understanding of the current economic landscape;

  • Aspires a career within Financial Markets;

  • Has gained extracurricular experience through board years, sports on a (semi-)professional level or voluntary work.

Contact the recruiter below for more information. Want to apply directly? Please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the “Apply” button.

About us

With around 52,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to make a difference. We hire smart people like you for your potential, not your past. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on more responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself. If you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible, surrounded by progressive, inspiring and supportive colleagues, there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING.

Traineeship informatie

Organisatie: ING

Opleidingsniveau: WO


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