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Deutsche Bank - Analyst Training Program

Available spots 50
Industry Financial Services
Functional area
  • Finance & Accounting
  • HR / Organization
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Operations
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
  • Germany
  • UK
  • New York
  • Hongkong
  • Singapore
Language requirements English (Fluent)
Mentorship program Yes
Preferred study background No preference - all degree disciplines
Recruitment process
  • Online application
  • Face-to-face interview
Contact person +44 207 545 3033
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Required skills

Leadership 7
Team working 7
Problem solving 7
Communication 7
Creativity 7
Commercial Awareness 7
Pressure Resistance 7
Flexibility 7
Networking 4


Graduation is the fulfilment of a long-held aspiration. But for you it is just the beginning. At Deutsche Bank you'll be given the opportunity to achieve your goals, time and again. As one of the world's leading financial institutions, we can provide the platform to take your career further. You will participate in our first-class training programs and be part of our multinational team, creating success today and tomorrow - together. We recruit students from leading universities across the globe into our graduate and internship training programs in many areas of the Bank. Whether your aspiration is to be a systems analyst, investment banker or a trader, we have the program for you.

Deutsche Bank's Analyst Training Programs are designed to provide you with a challenging, deep and broad learning experience. Programs vary in length and format. And, while some involve rotations through different departments to develop broad based knowledge and others focus on developing specialist skills, all of them will equip you with the exposure, knowledge and skills you require for a successful career with the Bank.

Global orientation

At the beginning of the program all new graduate trainees attend a one-day global orientation event in London or New York. The orientation event is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other members of your global class and gain an understanding of Deutsche Bank's business, strategy, values and culture. During the event you will be addressed by members of the senior management team, who will articulate our vision, explain our structure and communicate our core values.

Teamwork challenge
The global orientation event is followed by a three-day team work challenge. In line with Deutsche Bank's commitment to supporting the local community, you will play a key role in a community-based project, developing crucial teamwork skills and taking your first step into what we hope will be ongoing and rewarding involvement in charity work. The teamwork challenge is designed to provide a demanding and stimulating experience, which will develop your abilities for, and commitment to, working across national, cultural and divisional boundaries, while supporting the local community through charitable work.

Induction program

Following the team work challenge you will go on to complete a tailored classroom training program designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to hit the ground running. Delivered by industry leading practitioners and Deutsche Bank staff, the programs involve divisional-specific presentations and workshops and cover a wide range of technical and professional skills.


Mentoring is seen as a crucial element of both your orientation and ongoing career development. You will be appointed a mentor who will provide support and advice on the challenges you encounter, facilitate access to a broader network of people and support your professional and personal development.

Your ongoing development

Learning will be a continual focus throughout your career. Following completion of your training you will begin the continuous development program - designed to consolidate and build on the knowledge gained so far - and complete the career management skills course which will empower you to explore and seek positions with confidence. We also maintain strong affiliations with local universities and colleges for continuing professional and executive development. Depending on your role, we will support you in acquiring the qualifications relevant to your career path.

Travel and working abroad

As a truly global bank, Deutsche Bank also provides fantastic opportunities for you to travel as your career progresses; from visiting clients and attending meetings to secondments to other departments within your division. All of which are key to you obtaining a thorough knowledge of our activities and the diversity within the Bank and the market in which it operates. Even if travel is not an integral part of your role, by the nature of today's business your teams will extend beyond country borders and our program is designed with that in mind, ensuring you have a broad network of classmates to call upon as a resource.

Examples of placements

Example: Corporate Finance Analyst

Graduates joining the program are assigned to a specific product or industry group. You will hit the ground running from day one, taking an active and productive role in live projects. Your role on each project is likely to vary, providing you with breadth and depth of experience as well as a great variety of challenges. Responsibilities will include:

  • Industry and company research e.g. comparable trading valuations, quantitative analysis and financial modeling 
  • Communicating your findings to senior client management, attorneys and other investment bankers 
  • Preparing presentations for clients, rating agencies and investors 
  • Developing and coordinating touring roadshows

Induction Program

The Global Banking: Corporate Finance induction program takes place in London and starts in mid-July. You will participate in a six-week long comprehensive technical training program which will contain challenging assignments to enhance your technical and professional skills. All elements of the program are delivered by leading consultants and complemented by practical discussions and application lead by our own internal experts. The program content is developed by an elite selection of training companies, each a specialist in their own product areas. The input and continuous review of the program by members of the business ensures that each Analyst is provided with the fundamental foundation of skills and knowledge to enable a successful career in Global Banking: Corporate Finance.

The program comprises of:

  • Accounting for banking
  • Cashflow modeling
  • Comparables analysis
  • Financial forecasting and modeling
  • Discounted cashflow analysis
  • Capital structure and markets
  • Credit and risk analysis
  • Leveraged buyout analysis
  • Mergers and acquisitions/merger modeling
  • Orientation into Global Banking through business-delivered presentations

Contineous development plan

We believe it is vital to provide you with key training opportunities throughout your career at Deutsche Bank. The Global Banking: Corporate Finance continuous development plan has been designed to be progressive and fully aligned to the needs of our business and our people. You should expect to attend a technical training program at each 12 month interval during your first four years with Global Banking: Corporate Finance.

In addition to technical training, it is vital that Analysts are provided with the additional skills they require as they develop and progress within Global Banking: Corporate Finance. In conjunction with the business, a number of further training initiatives have been designed and are offered to Analysts during their first two years. These include:

  • Pitchbook writing
  • Career management
  • Presentation skills

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification is available to all Analysts and Associates.  This is not a mandatory qualification and is approved at the discretion of each Business Line Manager.


Candidates should complete their degree during the current school year (2006/2007) and be expecting a high grade average. We accept applications from all disciplines. In general, Deutsche recruits on campus for opportunities in the United States, Europe, Asia and Japan. Candidates are selected based on academic record, level of interest in Deutsche Bank and work experience. Prior experience in the financial services industry is preferred but not required. However, we also accept applications from universities where we do not recruit on campus. All applicants must complete the online application form to be considered. If you are studying at a leading academic institution and commencing your final year of study, you are invited to apply to our global Analyst Training Programs.

The interview process differs across divisions and regions, however, it will typically commence with a first round interview and in some regions candidates may also take part in a meeting at an assessment center. This may be a panel interview and candidates may also be asked to take a numerical or diagrammatic test, or participate in a case study. Applicants will be informed of their particular interview process prior to the interview.

Although the precise timeline, number of steps and evaluation process varies somewhat across our global organization and many divisions, the standard process for most positions is as follows:

Step one:    The online application
Step two:    Face-to-face interview(s)
Step three:  Decision process followed by a Job offer
Please also note that our application timelines vary across regions and divions. For more information regrading our application process please refer to the Related Navigation.

Our interviews are competency based. This means the interviews attempt to highlight the candidate's aptitude for the positions the bank is seeking to fill. They will be asked to show how their experiences demonstrate these competencies. If there are any questions concerning this process, candidates are advised to contact their regional graduate recruitment department.[KL30]

The application process for Analyst and Associate positions commences in early September. Interviews are traditionally scheduled in the subsequent two to three months. The Internship process commences in early January with interviews traditionally scheduled in the following two to three months. While we try to be as prompt with our responses to candidates as possible, the sheer volume of applicant flow can lead to some delayed responses. The online system, however, hopes to alleviate some of that for students by enabling applications to be tracked online if they are unable to get in contact with a recruiting representative directly.