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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 for more information about our Diversity and Inclusion programs.

Steps to Success – The Doug Paul Scholarship Program  

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

Apply Now

The 2015 application deadline is Saturday, November 15, 2014.

BA Explorer Program for Undergraduates  

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, Information Technology, Investment Banking, Research and Sales and Trading.

The 2-day program is open to first-year and Sophomore students of Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino or Native American descent.

The 2015 BA Explorer program will take place in New York City from Thursday, May 28 – Friday, May 29 at the Credit Suisse New York Office.

Apply Now

To apply, you must be a rising sophomore or junior (class of 2017 and 2018) from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds (Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and/or Native American) enrolled in a 4-year Bachelor's degree program. The application deadline is Friday, April 24, 2015.   

MBA Military Boot Camp

The Credit Suisse MBA Military Boot Camp, 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 MBA Military Boot Camp will take place in July 2015. Please check back in April 2015 to apply.  The application deadline is Saturday, June 13, 2015.

Credit Suisse MBA Fellowship

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.

Apply Now

Apply on the Credit Suisse website by November 15, 2014. Complete your online application for an Investment Banking summer associate position in the Americas and then select "yes" when asked to be considered for the MBA Fellowship.

Securities Women's Mentor Program

The Securities Women's Mentor Program is for outstanding female college sophomores interested in a career in Sales and Trading and/or Equity Research. This program provides numerous benefits including early access to Credit Suisse leaders, technical skills preparation, and shadowing on the Sales and Trading and Equity Research floors. 

The 2014 program application deadline for 2014 has expired. Please check back in spring 2015 for new deadline information.

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