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Diversity & Inclusion
Credit Suisse has worked hard to create an environment that is open and inclusive. We promote a culture that accepts and celebrates differences. This, in turn, has helped foster richer one-to-one relationships with our clients, generate a broader array of business opportunities and create a body of intellectually diverse employees.
The Global Employee Networks at Credit Suisse bring people together from across the bank to share information, ideas and experiences. These groups promote career development through networking, informal mentoring, education and access to senior management.
The Employee Networks in the Americas cover the following areas:
- Americas Family Network
- Americas LGBT Open Network
- Americas Veterans' Network
- Americas Women's Network
- Black Professionals Network
- Latino Professionals Network
- Next Generation Network
- Working Mother's Network
Please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about our Diversity and Inclusion programs.
The first step in building an exciting future in the financial services industry.
What is the Steps to Success – The Doug Paul Scholarship Program?
The Steps to Success – The Doug Paul Scholarship Program (previously known as the Doug Paul program) provides talented college sophomores from diverse backgrounds with first-hand experience in the financial services industry. The program offers outstanding college sophomores from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds (Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino and/or Native American descent) the opportunity to participate in a 10-week summer internship program at Credit Suisse in New York City. Additionally, students who successfully complete the summer internship program will be eligible to receive a $5,000 scholarship and may be eligible for a junior year internship program offer.
How will you benefit?
The Steps to Success – The Doug Paul Scholarship Program will provide best in class training to help you learn about the industry and begin a career in financial services. You will be placed in one division for the entire 10-week internship.
The program offers:
- A company orientation followed by divisional training before starting work in your group for the summer
- Additional on-the-job training
- A mentor to help you determine your strengths and plan your career
- Access to the senior leaders at Credit Suisse who can provide support and guidance throughout the summer
- Networking and firm-wide events that will help ensure that you are exposed to all the areas within the bank and understand the big picture of a global investment bank
- A balance of work, social events and networking opportunities
The application deadline is Sunday, November 15, 2015.
Credit Suisse is proud to sponsor the Americas CEO Awards Scholarship for outstanding junior year students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds (Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino and/or Native American descent), interested in a career in either Asset Management, Equities, Fixed Income or Investment Banking.
The scholarship further demonstrates our dedication to diversity and inclusion as we strive to increase the awareness of a career in financial services to students of underrepresented backgrounds.
Successful applicants will demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing a career in financial services and have a history of academic and professional achievement and a proven record of leadership.
Selected students will receive a summer internship within Asset Management, Equities, Fixed Income or Investment Banking in one of our offices in the US. Students can rank their options amongst the following offices: Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. Additionally, students will receive a $10,000 stipend to be used toward tuition, academic and living expenses.
The application deadline is Thursday, October 1, 2015.
The Credit Suisse BA Explorer Program was created to bring together students of diverse backgrounds to explore the world of business. Throughout the 2-day program, you will be provided with an inside view of the financial services industry, including Asset Management, Technology, Investment Banking, Research and Sales and Trading.
The 2-day program is open to first and second year students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds (Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and/or Native American) enrolled in a 4-year Bachelor's degree program.
The 2015 program application deadline has expired. Please check back in early spring 2016 for new deadline information.
Are you a talented college Sophomore woman eager to learn about the world of finance and the endless career opportunities within? If so we invite you to explore all of our Top Talent Women’s Initiatives. These programs offer a unique opportunity to learn more about Asset Management, Global Markets, Information Technology and Investment Banking and Capital Markets.
The Credit Suisse MBA Military Boot Camp is an educational outreach initiative for prior-military MBA candidates who are entering business school fall 2015 and who are interested in a career in financial services. During this day long program you will learn about careers in Investment Banking, Sales and Trading and Private Banking.
You will receive advice from previous Vets who have made the successful transition to Wall Street and will have time to network with members of the Credit Suisse Americas Veterans' Network, the first such network on Wall Street.
The 2015 program application deadline has expired. Please check back in spring 2016 for new deadline information.
Credit Suisse is proud to sponsor the Credit Suisse MBA Fellowship for outstanding first year MBA students interested in a career in investment banking.
Candidates must be current first year students in a fulltime MBA program in the US and eligible for a summer internship during the summer of 2015. The Fellowship is offered to women and students of Black/African American, Hispanic/ Latino and/or Native American descent. Successful applicants will demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing a career in investment banking and have a history of academic and professional achievement and a proven record of leadership.
How will you benefit?
Fellows will receive a summer internship within Investment Banking in one of our offices in the US. Additionally, fellows will receive a $15,000 stipend for the first year of business school. The Fellowship can be renewed for the second year of the MBA program upon successful completion of the summer internship program at Credit Suisse and acceptance of a full-time offer. Credit Suisse will award up to $30,000 fellowship paid directly to the university for the second year, or fellows can elect to receive $15,000 towards tuition, academic and living expenses.
The 2015 program application deadline has expired. Please check back in early fall 2015 for new deadline information.