Full-Time and Graduate Programs Switzerland: Job Functions

Switzerland: Job Functions

We provide interesting opportunities in all areas of our bank, and you can choose to work in any of the following areas as part of our Internship, Summer Internship or Career Start Programs.

A Variety of Choices to Help You Launch Your Career

Client Advisory

You will work with private clients or corporate and institutional clients. In some business areas you will provide comprehensive advisory services to wealthy private clients and become one of their most trusted advisors for all of their financial and wealth management issues. In other business areas you will advise owners of small, medium and large companies, as well as large institutional clients such as pension funds or insurance companies. You will be trained to become a relationship manager or you will work as a client account manager, sales or investment specialist.

Consulting & Project Management

You will act as an internal consultant and help plan and manage projects for a specific business area or division. You will help develop the business strategy and process flow, and provide product support. You will also help to optimize processes, and gain insights into the tools used to implement financial controls.

Business Management

You will be involved in the planning, coordination and management of staff and business resources, and will support senior management with day-to-day tasks. You will also analyze financial data that is used to provide guidance and strategic advice to the head of a department.

Investment Banking

You will learn about the products and services that we offer in our Investment Banking and Capital Markets business, including sales and execution, advisory, origination and capital raising services. You will help clients across regions and industries in achieving their strategic and financing goals. You will work in areas such as Sales and Trading or Mergers and Acquisitions.

Product Management

You will learn about product life cycle management and gain in-depth product and market knowledge. You will collaborate on the development of new, distinctive products or processes. You will also help define the core analysis and the steps needed for the successful introduction of products.

Asset Management

You will help manage equity and fixed income portfolios, mutual funds or highly specialized products in various asset classes for private clients, companies, institutions and governments. You may also work on investment strategy or asset allocation guidelines for clients and internal stakeholders.


You will analyze information on recent economic developments and global financial markets, and help create research publications for our clients. You will be responsible for challenging research, analysis and modelling. You will also interact with internal and external contacts to exchange or gather information.

Accounting, Controlling & Audit

You will learn about the finance, accounting and controlling functions of the bank, and work on financial invoicing, accounting and consolidated reporting. You will also participate in strategic planning and evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls.

Risk Management

You will learn about our risk management function, and develop an understanding of how to identify, analyze and assess risk. If you join our Credit Risk Management team, you will learn how to make credit decisions, and how to handle loans and financing for private clients, companies and institutions. If you choose to work in a Business Risk Management role, you will identify risks derived from banking activities and help implement measures to prevent, eliminate or mitigate losses. You will also help monitor outcomes/risk levels for various business lines.

Human Resources, Communications and Branding

You will have the chance to participate in the day-to-day work of a modern human resources (HR) department. You will work on strategic HR projects, be part of a recruiting team or be involved in the implementation of HR processes. You can also choose to work for our Communications and Branding team, where you will learn about best practices in marketing and communications, including branding, strategic marketing, advertising, marketing research and event planning.

Legal & Compliance

You will gain comprehensive insight into the legal responsibilities inherent in the financial world. You will help advise internal clients on legal matters, work on legal projects or manage business/enterprise-wide compliance and regulatory matters.

Technology (IT)

You will have the chance to work on innovative technology projects that are shaping the financial industry. You can choose from a variety of exciting areas, from Application Architecture and Development and System Engineering to Business Analysis and Engineering.