Equity Derivatives Sales Trainee

Employer: Société Générale

Type: Internship 

Location: Stockholm 

Start: 1 March 2023

Deadline: 26 February 2023

Established in 1864, Société Générale is one of the largest French banks and a universal bank that provides a wide range of products and services, including retail and corporate banking, investment banking, private banking, and asset management. Our Swedish Branch provides corporate and investment banking solutions, such as mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, asset financing, export financing, among others.

Within investment banking, our Global Markets team acts as a trusted partner to external clients, such as corporates, financial institutions, and asset managers, offering expertise in research, investment and risk solutions, execution, and prime services. Our Equities & Derivatives department integrates all of Société Générale’s capabilities in equities, offering flexible and innovative solutions for cash execution, equity finance, exotic derivatives, and structured products.

Our goal is to provide solutions that are tailored to our clients’ investment strategies and current market conditions. With a global presence and 24/7 service, our clients can rely on the capabilities of our sales and traders, as well as our financial engineers, to meet their needs.


As a valued member of the equity derivatives and the financing sales teams, you will play an important role in all aspects of the sales process. You will have the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and to contribute to the business with your unique skills and talents. With your analytical skills, interest in financial markets, and strong social abilities, you will have the chance to grow and develop during your time at Société Générale. Through continuous, hands-on training, you will gain knowledge and experience in a variety of exciting and challenging subjects. Upon completion of your traineeship, you may be offered various opportunities within the company, both in Sweden and internationally.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Be an integral part of the entire sales process
  • Interact with key internal stakeholders, such as trading, structuring, legal, middle office and back-office teams in Paris and London
  • Start developing relations to clients across the Nordics
  • Take the initial steps to becoming a professional in the financial markets




Studies & experience:

  • Bachelor/Master in Finance, Economics or Engineering
  • Prior experience is not required but would be an asset

Language skills:

  • Swedish, Norwegian, or Danish – advanced level
  • English – advanced level
  • French and other languages would be considered a plus

Technical, operational & Soft skills:

  • Some market knowledge and potentially experience in Investment banking/ financial services industry
  • Strong numerical and literacy skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic Python skills is a plus
  • A team player who proactively shares information and collaborates with others
  • Highly motivated, proactive and entrepreneurial
  • Reliable professional conduct
  • Ability to take ownership and drive tasks to completion
  • Demonstrate high level of trust and professionalism in relationship building




Team Spirit, Responsibility, Innovation, Engagement. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and we imagine you share them with us.

Société Générale Sweden Branch is a multi-category bank that provides opportunities for employees to have multiple careers through internal mobility and training. We are committed to fostering a dynamic, thriving, and constantly evolving work environment.

You will have the chance to work in a exciting, dynamic, and positive workplace in our central Stockholm office. As a newly established office, our energetic and creative “pioneer” spirit provides a unique opportunity for you to influence and contribute to the growth and development of our business and client relationships. We value employees with entrepreneurial ideas and a solution-focused mindset and believe that by working together, we can achieve great things. We are proud of our staff benefits program focused on health and well-being, personal development opportunities, and most importantly, our great team of colleagues with a strong sense of teamwork. At Société Générale, we care about each other and the world around us, working towards a sustainable future.

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your studies, various opportunities could be offered to you, in Sweden and abroad.




At Société Générale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

Link to apply: Apply for this job here!