Summer Internship Programme

Apply for Summer Internship Program now! Applications forms are available in the Recruitment process section below.

The Summer Internship Programme is addressed to students who have completed their second year of studies, regardless of the course they’re on. The Programme runs for two and a half months - from early July to mid-September. During that time, students have the opportunity to carry out interesting projects and tasks, learn the nature of work in the banking sector, and establish professional contacts within Citigroup in Poland (Citi Handlowy, Citi Service Center and Citi HandlowyBrokerage House). Each participant of the program through carrying out their tasks acquires knowledge and experience under the supervision of an individual Tutor. At the end of the program, the interns present their achievements and results of their work to the Heads of the divisions at which they were interning. We are continually developing and enhancing the Summer Internship Program based on the opinions of its participants in order to meet the needs and expectations of students. Summer Interns are granted an employment contract and receive salary.

An ideal candidate should
  • Be committed, creative, ambitious
  • Be willing to learn and develop
  • Be a teamworker
  • Be involved in academic clubs and student organizations
  • Have a very good command of English
  • Demonstrate clear professional interests
Recruitment Process

Recruitment process for Summer Internship Programme is now closed. We will open for applications for 2018 season in December 2017.

During the selction process, which take place from February to May aften an initial telephone interview we invite selcted candidates to face-to-face assessment. During the group exercise we verify soft skills of candidates and during the interviews managers assess candidates' knowledge and they are asked about their proffesional and academic interests and career plans. As a part of the interview, students may also be asked to take some tests.

The Programme

During the Programme, participants take part in Orientation training during which they have anopportunity to learn general facts about our organization, its culture, history and the principles of Citigroup entities in Poland.

In addition to Orientation, participants also take part in other custom-tailored training sessions and various integrating activities. In early July, all the interns take part in volunteering activities on a trip outside of Warsaw.

After

Having completed the Summer Internship Program, the interns gain a number of opportunities for development in various fields, depending on their achievements during the Programme, on open positions and the stage of education they’re on.

Graduates and final-year students may continue at specialist positions, or join Citi at one of the Development Programms like the Analyst Programms, the Regional Programms, Global Development Programm in IT or Development Program in Securities Services Operations.

Business Areas

Internships at Citi Handlowy are offered in the following areas:

  • Consumer Banking - here you will be able to work in departments related to the creation and management of credit products, investment products, and insurance products; to analyse sales and customer service quality; to familiarize yourself with business decisions, mobile banking, and electronic banking. The Consumer Banking Division serves individual customers and micro companies, and offers services such as innovative SMART branches, Universal Bankers and Private Banking.
  • Corporate Banking - as part of this internship, you will work within departments such as Risk, Sales, Transactional Banking, Product Management, Trade Financing, Securities, Capital Markets, Bonds, and Treasury. In this section of the bank, we serve local and global Corporate Clients.
  • Treasury - do you dream of being a broker? If you are interested in financial markets, market risk, micro- and macroeconomic analyses - this section is for you. We serve corporate and individual clients e.g. deposits, FX, bonds, notes, swaps, and options.
  • Operations - during this internship, you will work within departments dealing with operational support and processing banking transactions, customer service, supporting Branches and customer service, project and process management, valuation of assets and settlement of securities.
  • Technology - during this internship, you will have the opportunity to work in departments dealing with the management of technology processes, IT security, management of IT infrastructure, development of banking systems, and IT architecture.
    We also encourage you to participate in projects related to IT and economy, where you will be able to familiarize yourself with the management and support of IT processes, data analysis, project management, testing, and parameterization.
  • Support - these are the support departments such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Finance, Compliance, and Strategy.

In the Citi Service Center Poland internships are offered in the following areas:

  • Anti-Money Laundering Operations (AML) are tasked with analysing transactions in Citi accounts in terms of their compliance with the law. Employees of this department are involved in the monitoring and analysis of transactions in the EMEA region which may be linked to criminal activity.
  • Securities Services Operations (SSO) are tasked with: valuation of foreign investment and pension funds and recording transactions concluded by Fund Managers, reconciliation of accounting positions with the depositories’ registers, recording Corporate Actions (such as bonuses, dividends, mergers, subscription rights), fiduciary and Middle Office operations (settlement of transactions between Prime brokers and depositories). This unit also includes the Projects Office. Work in this segment of the bank offers constant contact with international financial markets by way of global investment funds.
  • Technology - during an internship in this area, you will be responsible for conducting important projects in the departments dealing with the management and support of IT processes, IT security, IT infrastructure management, banking systems development, IT architecture. We also offer projects related to data analysis, project management, testing, and parameterization.
  • Support - these are the support departments such as HR, Marketing & Communications, Legal, Finance, Compliance.
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